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Apartment complexes embrace financial aid

    Living off campus is no easy task, especially when many students rely on financial aid to pay their rent.  But many apartment complexes have started a financial aid deferment program that makes it easier for students to pay their monthly obligations. The program allows students to use their […]

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A fashion Mixer

  NI13 Photography and Way Out West will be hosting the Fashion of Tally mixer at 1212 N. Monroe St. on March 17. The mixer will bring together individuals who are passionate about arts and fashion in Tallahassee. “We wanted to have a sophisticated event where people who are innovative […]

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Insurance Saves Students in Danger

Most people know it is important to have homeowner’s insurance. But renters, especially students, rarely stop to consider whether they also need to protect themselves. “I’m a broke college student, can I really afford to pay renters insurance on top of my car insurance,” said John Watson, a senior, criminal […]

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On-Campus or Off-Campus Living: Students Weigh In

High student enrollment, limited campus living space and increasing gas prices are leading more students to nearby apartment complexes. Adams Pointe, University Gardens, University Courtyard, Rattler Pointe, The Cottages of Magnolia and College Club are all within a two-mile radius of Florida A&M’s campus, and each serves as home to […]

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Community Celebrates ‘Swan Lake’ Performance

The night ended with a roaring standing ovation. Thursday night at 7 p.m. the doors to Lee Hall Auditorium opened for the last performance of the Lyceum Series season. The Moscow Festival Ballet performed “Swan Lake.” The silent tale tells the story of a Prince and his love for a […]

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Jakes and Patterson: ‘Foot Soldiers for Change’

On May 26,1956, Wilhelmina Jakes and Carrie Patterson, two Florida A&M students, boarded a congested, but public Tallahassee bus. They sat next to a white woman in a three-passenger seat behind the bus driver. After being condemned by the bus driver and the local police for refusing to give up […]

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Filmmaker Will Packer to Premiere ‘Think Like A Man’ in Tallahassee

Florida A&M alumnus Will Packer will speak at the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication in Room 2002 today as part of the “History Teaching History” program presented by Walmart. Packer will also promote his upcoming movie, “Think Like a Man,” which is based on comedian Steve Harvey’s book, “Act […]

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Her Story: Honoring the Black Woman

Her-Story began with mood: dim lights and music from the late Whitney Houston. It was a celebration of courageous women of color. Many students, professors and community members attended Her-Story Friday at the Carrie Meek-James Eaton, Sr. Black Archives Research Center and Museum at Florida A&M. The celebration began with […]

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International Education Week

  The Office of International Education and Development will be hosting International Week Feb. 27 to March 2. The 2012 International Week, called Globalization: A Reality for 21st Century Students, is geared toward informing students about international opportunities and internships. The week of events begins Monday with the Roll Call […]

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The Perfect vintage Find

  The Other Side Vintage, which has been family owned and operated for 13 years, has become a staple in the Railroad Square community. As customers walk, bike and drive into the square, it is the first store to greet them. The products that the store offers have attracted customers […]