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Too Close For Comfort

In a game plagued by penalties, the Florida A&M football team found a way to come out with a 28-22 win in its home opener against the wildcats of Fort Valley State on Saturday. A touchdown pass from quarterback Austin Trainor to redshirt freshman wide receiver Lenworth Lennon in the […]

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Soul Food Spots Serves Good Eats

Students can get all the taste and flavor of down-home cooking without driving home to their parents’ kitchens at Champions Chicken and Waffles. Owner Patricia Edwards said the name of the restaurant came from her son Darnell Baker, who liked to say “everyone who wakes up to a new day […]

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Two Young Actresses on The Rise

The film “Underground” directed by Florida A&M alumnus Akil DuPont has had monumental success. Hillary Eaton, 13, stars as Ruby and her sister, Nike, 8, stars as Emala. When Hillary was 11, she played the role of Ruby, granddaughter of older Emaal. Not knowing what to expect from the film, […]

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Zoe Saldana Sizzles As Assassin in ‘Colombiana’ Thriller

With the constant interruptions of my favorite shows, I began to look forward to the movie commercials, the ones with a very dominant Zoe Saldana, in full gun-down gear. Colombiana stars Zoe Saldana with Michael Vartan, Callum Blue, Lennie James and Jordi Molla. After witnessing her parents’ murder as a […]

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FAMU among Top ABJ Chapters, but Loses Title to UGA

The Florida A&M chapter of the association of black journalists was nominated for student chapter of the year at the National Association of Black Journalists Convention in Philadelphia. FAMU-ABJ has been nominated each year since being awarded the title in 2008. The chapter has continued to be nominated for their […]

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Gallery: FAMU Horizons Summer Art Camp 2011

Dozens of children drew, painted and sculpted creative pieces at this year’s Florida A&M University Horizons Summer Art Camp. Enjoy these pictures of the young artists courtesy of FAMU Art Professor Noble Sissle.

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Inside: FAMU’s Marching 100 Summer Band Camp 2011

For six days each July, Florida A&M University’s vaunted Marching 100 puts eager teens through their paces. This year’s Marching 100 Summer Band Camp was no different. Middle and high-school students faced a rigorous rehearsal schedule and saw up-close how the Marching 100 functions, before performing live on FAMU’s “The […]

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Gallery: Marching 100 Band Camp Parade 2011

Over 200 teens braved heavy rainfall and lightning Thursday as they followed Florida A&M’s Marching 100 Band through the university. The annual Marching 100 Summer Band Camp Parade featured two separate performances from these young musicians on FAMU’s “The Set.” Enjoy these photos by Multimedia/Online Editor D. A. Robin.

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Michael Beckford: A Young Author on a Mission

At eighteen, Miami native Michael Beckford published his first book, Speak Up! Poetry. Now, seven years later, the young author is working on his fifth book and managing his Christian-literature publishing firm, Speak Publishing. The 25-year-old has released three other books since Speak Up! Poetry – I Am The Secret, […]

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Bill Proctor: A Man Committed to Service

Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor has devoted his life to service. Whether raising his family, teaching at Florida A&M or leading a church service, Proctor commits himself entirely. “I understand that in my one life I am called to serve, and the servant gives. The servant is not to take,” […]