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Dropping the wait

Vitamins, extracts and drops. Oh what some college students would not do to shed those excess pounds quickly without stepping foot inside a gym. Many popular ways to lose weight include taking dietary supplements or using liquid weight-loss drops. Some students use raspberry ketones drops and supplements, green tea extract […]

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Technology: A social interaction or distraction?

  Tweets, texts, blogs, posts and status updates have become a part of students’ daily lives, but for some it may be an obsession. Many Florida A&M students use smartphones and other devices to access social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. But the abundance of these gadgets […]

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Student designers showcased fashion expertise

  Florida A&M gave student fashion designers a chance to showcase their creativity at the Urban Renaissance Fashion Show on Saturday in the atrium of the School of Architecture. Rich Moore, a senior graphic design student from Tallahassee, was one of three who produced the fashion show to bring a […]

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Volunteers seek to get people on bikes

Krank It Up, a local, volunteer-run bicycle shop tucked away in Railroad Square Art Park, is offering a space for community members to reassemble bicycles. “We just want to help people learn how to work on their bikes and have sustainable transportation and just get as many people on bikes […]

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The KAR Dining Experience

  Kyra Pierre’s journey for Florida A&M’s Queen of Orange and Green didn’t end in a crown and sash. Instead, the campaign resulted in her first business venture: KAR Dining Experience. Pierre, a first-year doctorate of pharmacy candidate from Miami, partnered with her hometown friends Amber Manker, a senior social […]

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FAMU Lyceum Series presents Pan-Asian dance drama

  Bright lights, oriental-inspired costumes and the sound of soft Asian music filled Lee Hall Auditorium on Tuesday. The FAMU Lyceum Series presented Youth International-Youth USA. YIYUSA performed an original Pan-Asian dance drama by Iny Asian Dance Theater, Twin Cities Chinese Dance Center and Asian Media Access. Kawachi Clemons, interim […]

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Be Out Day expected to draw crowds on Saturday

  Florida A&M’s annual Be Out Day will be held at the Hansel E. Tookes Sr. Student Recreation Center on Saturday. The event will take place during the football team’s Orange and Green spring scrimmage. Be Out Day will offer a variety of competitive games for family and friends, including […]

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Essential Theatre premieres ‘The Color Purple’

  Tables covered in purple cloths adorned with vases and flowers lining the walls set the scene as a bright red carpet led guests to Friday’s sold-out premiere of “The Color Purple.” The stage adaptation by Marsha Norman was based upon Alice Walker’s Pulitzer prize-winning novel and the movie directed […]

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$10 dates to help students save money

  There’s rent to pay, net check season is over and watching a movie at home with your significant other may lead to unwanted things happening. So here are five dates for under $10 that will give you the chance to get closer with limited funds. Breakfast Going out to […]

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HIV/AIDS event concludes Women’s Conference Week

  Students Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS-Access to Rapid Tests hosted “Tea Time: Girl if you only knew” inside Florida A&M’s Grand Ballroom to round up Women’s Conference Week on Friday. Sharronda James, president of FAMU’s chapter of SASHA-ARTs, said the event was aimed at women and intended to bring […]