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Robbers Descend on FAMU Campus

It seems as though robberies are becoming more prevalent near Florida A&M with two occurring over the weekend. The FAMU Police Department is searching for the suspects. On Friday, at 5:00 p.m., the FAMU Department of Public Safety investigated the report of a strong-arm robbery near Truth Hall. According to […]

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Home-Cooked Eats Fund Haiti Outreach

On Jan. 12, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake devastated the country of Haiti. While the suffering of the Haitian people was evident, people on a different continent were also affected. Students Save Haiti (SSH) is a community service organization that was established to help support the people of Haiti. The […]

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Success is the Best Revenge for War Veteran

Public speaker, Iraq war veteran, forensic criminologist and active humanitarian are the different labor hats Denise Manning, 31, wears from day to day. She managed to snatch success despite her “rough upbringing” in Oakland, Calif. “I would look around and see people getting pregnant, on drugs or in gangs,” said […]

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A T&T follows takeover trend, harms industry

There are a few major things happening in the tech world that no one seems to know or care about. Everyone seems to think that conspiracy theories are what drive our world forward. Theories – although they are frightening – don’t bother me that much these days. To be honest, […]

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Battle Enraptures Audience at Florida A & M

Opera legend Kathleen Battle entertained audience members in Lee Hall Auditorium Friday with a variety of spirituals, oldies and classical pieces. Wearing a black gown adorned with a magenta floor-length garment around her shoulders, Battle stood and opened by singing the traditional “Roll, Jordon, Roll” and merged into “Plenty Good […]

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FAMU Video Game Club: ‘A Great Place to Meet People’

The sounds of laughter and the clicking from video game controller buttons resonate from the Rattler’s Den every Friday night. Since fall 2010, the FAMU Video Game Club has been inviting hardcore gamers and curious passersby to video game nights and tournaments. In 2008, friends Kreston Shirley and Garrett Bey […]

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‘Commissioned II Love’ Launches Pro-Abstinence Week

Commissioned II Love began its pro-abstinence forum “Single, Saved and Satisfied” Wednesday night in the Journalism auditorium. It was a part of a week-long campaign on the Florida A&M campus. The forum began with praise and worship lead by the ministry’s President Shakinnya Jones, a 24-year-old senior elementary education student […]

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A St. Patrick’s Day Treat – Whiskey Cupcakes

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! We celebrate a time where the town turns green and the festivities last all week long. The holiday started over a thousand years ago. Saint Patrick’s Day has been celebrated in Ireland as a religious day of feasting and dancing. Celebrated on March 17, the day […]

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‘Renaissance Man’ Josh Benson Does it All and Helps People Too

Joshua Smith-Benson considers himself a renaissance man. He freestyle raps, performs spoken word, is teaching himself how to play the guitar (when he has the time) and is embarking on the “365 Project,” which involves chronicling each day of his life with a photo for a year, after discovering a […]

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Dear, Lupe Fiasco: The FAMUAN Reviews ‘Lasers’

Dear Lupe Fiasco, First off, I want to say thank you for your contributions to hip-hop. You truly are the ‘coolest’ hip-hop artist to me, right now. I say right now because at any moment, Nas could drop a mix tape or album, and well, you know how that goes. […]