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College students swap weights for pole dancing

Every girl inside the hot pink room accented with multi-colored fluorescent lights clapped as Lia Massia and Siara Johnson were awarded certificates that read, “Mastered in Official Rapture Graduate.” Massia, a FAMU Alumna with a degree in mathematics from Colorado Springs, Colo. and her friend, Siara Johnson, 21, a third […]

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Hip-hop artist T.I. and FAMU alumni give their take on the hit film Takers

Tip “T.I.” Harris, an award-winning rap artist and break-out actor, gave an exclusive AT&T Conference Call to colleges around the country, including Florida A&M. Here’s what he had to say about his role in newly-released film “Takers,” and his future as an actor and entertainer. Q: As a musician and […]

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DJ Jay Elliott lets students voice in their thoughts about relationships

  The laptop clock flashed 5:30 p.m., and laughter and playful banter echoed off of the Styrofoam walls of the 97.9 broadcast studio. The music dropped and show participants eagerly donned their headsets. Soft, cushioned, mismatched chairs and equipment lined the walls, illuminated by a single dim lamp placed in […]

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FAMU DRS Brings “The Wiz” to Campus

The students of Florida A&M University Developmental Research School received a standing ovation for their modern-twist production “The Wiz” on Thursday night. The play mimics the 1978 film that stars Diana Ross, along with the late Michael Jackson.  Almost 700 family members, students and friends watched Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin man and […]

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FAMU students sets fashion trends by taking pets to classrooms

It is common to see students toting around teacup-sized dogs in shoulder bags as they go about their day. Dog experts say a majority of students do not have poochies for companionship. “I feel 99 percent of college students have their dogs for a fashion accessory,” said David Roundtree, a […]

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Super Vegan Me: My journey to become a fully vegan continues

It has been an honor serving as the Lifestyles Editor for the Famuan this semester. Although it has been stressful a majority of my time here, I believe it has equipped me with some knowledge of how the workforce will be when it is my time to transition from Florida […]

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Student opens clothing boutique

Inside the Pepper Flower Boutique there is a variety of clothing including short and long satin and cotton dresses of different prints. There are navy blue and white strapless one-piece jumpsuits, jeans, bikinis and a white bathing suit with a plunging v-neck, pink hearts and lace-which look more like lingerie. […]

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Studies show social media may be good for networking, not personal skills

Social networking is one of the fastest growing communication channels. However, social networking can be the detriment to personal contact and interpersonal communication. A new study from the International Center for Media & the Public Agenda (ICMPA) at University of Maryland shows American college students who admit they are addicted […]

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Panelists discusses sexual assault awareness in FAMU Perry-Paige Auditorium

The Florida A&M Chapter of S.I.S.T.U.H.S., Inc, facilitated a panel discussion on sexual assault awareness in Florida A&M University’s Perry-Paige Auditorium. Representatives from Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Progressive Black Men, Sunshine Manor, and the Florida Department of Health spoke out about rape on college campuses. April is Sexual Assault Awareness […]