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FAMU Connection ‘Seizes’ University History

Performing in a packed Charles Winter Wood Theater, the FAMU Connection showcased their high-energy, recruitment tactics with their “Seize the Day performance,” on Wednesday. With a strong show tune presence and a blend of soul, jazz and gospel, the 12 members of the FAMU Connection chronicled the history of the […]

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FAMU Connection Strikes Tonight

The Florida A&M Essential Theatre presents The FAMU Connection: Seize the Day Performance tonight. Operating under the artistic leadership of Luther Wells, the university-governed organization offers students the “bus and truck” tour experience. The FAMU Connection, consist of a touring group of students which come from all over the university, […]

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Upward Bound’s Epic Magazine Brings Success

Florida A&M’s Upward Bound students established U.B. Epic Magazine, a multi-media web publication. Michelle Hayes, a media advisor and publicist for U.B. Epic, said the magazine was founded by students this summer. “The magazine began its process late June as a media project and evolved into a really dynamic web […]

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Eulogies Honor Fallen 9/11 Heroes

On Sept. 11, 2001, the United States suffered one of the most devastating attacks in the country’s history. Citizens from around the country watched two planes collide into the World Trade Center. Attacks on the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. killed 184 people. In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the […]

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Students Cash in on Their NetChecks

  ‘Celebrate Your YOUniqueness’ is its slogan. Last Thursday made one month since Younique 1 Boutique (Y1B) has been in business. Its creators are two Florida A&M students. E’Dena Johnson and Niekeisha Pryce said that they used their summer Financial Aid net checks to open their first business.  “We stepped out on faith,” said Johnson.  Y1B is a small […]

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Spike Lee Speaks at Golden Tribe Lectures

Success and focus came late for Spike Lee, the acclaimed director told a sold-out audience at Florida State’s Ruby Diamond Auditorium on Thursday evening as a part of the Golden Tribe Lecture Series. Lee discussed several topics, including his humble beginnings as a small-time film director and the importance of […]

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FAMU Student’s Death Stirs Abuse Discussion

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered community gathered on Friday to address issues on same-sex domestic violence and the role it played in the recent and unfortunate loss of Florida A&M’s basketball player Shannon Washington. Washington was killed last Sunday in a violent argument with her partner, Starquineshia […]

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HawthoRNe Flatlines Early

It happened during a staff meeting, while the opinion editor was going over her budget. At first I thought I heard her say HawthoRNe was canceled, but then I heard, HawthoRNe was canceled. I kid you not. To my surprise the meeting went on as if nothing happened, I totally […]

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18 First Dates

Creative minds are finding their own way to brew up love connections around Florida A&M. Palmetto North held a speed-dating event last night to help students along. The entrance held eighteen red chairs with gold trim that were lined up across from each other awaiting the anticipating students. The smooth […]

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Women’s Center Aims to Improve Community through Essay Contest

Florida A&M University’s Women’s Center, located in Sunshine Manor at Florida A&M, announced its winners of its “Back to School” essay contest on Aug. 25, sponsored by a government grant to increase health and wellness of women of color. The winners of the contest are Brittney Croslin, who received the […]