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‘Dralion’ Dazzles Big Bend Fans

The Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center was filled this weekend for Cirque du Soleil’s visit to the Big Bend area. Children were running about the Civic Center wearing the dragon head pieces sold in the lobby. Laughter and excitement filled the air as the lights flickered to signal the beginning of […]

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Talent and Comedy Collide

Comedian Lavell Crawford had an overflow crowd rolling in stitches Monday during the opening night of homecoming week. Florida A&M annual homecoming comedy and talent showcase here at the Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium. Students, faculty, and alumni gathered to celebrate FAMU homecoming week. The event theme […]

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Show to Bring Big Laugh

This year’s homecoming Comedy showcase starts tonight at 7 p.m with the theme “Every day a star is born.” “The talent portion of the show will include eight to nine acts including two group performers that are all vying for the top spot,” said Brandon Hill, the comedy showcase’s coordinating […]

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Expo Promotes Wellness

Nearly 250 people ventured out in the chilly weather Saturday morning to participate in the Rattler 5k Urban Challenge. Hosted by the Florida A&M Student Health Department, the event kicked off the homecoming week festivities. The Army and Navy ROTC units, along with Marine OSO, were co-hosts of the event […]

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Fresh Produce Spreads

The sun is setting as Jennifer Taylor leaves her Killearn Growers Market on Friday in preparation for a two-hour drive to Jacksonville, then a 10-hour flight to Brazil. She loads her Lincoln Town Car with three pieces of luggage and rushes to Florida A&M to pick up two students who […]

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Pretty Pink Event Raises Cancer Awareness in Tallahassee

The 6th annual Cards for a Cure charity casino night and auction was held Saturday night at the Tallahassee Automobile Museum. More than 200 people attended “The Pink Tie” event, filled with hors d’oeuvres, dancing, a silent auction and live entertainment by the Crooked Shooz band. All proceeds will go […]

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Cheap but Chic

Money has and always will make the world go round. Unfortunately, with steadily rising prices for tuition, gas, and the overall price of living, we as college students have to learn how to manage our money and basically “ball on a budget.” Everyone wants to look their best but not […]

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Career Fair Inspires Students

The recent increase in unemployment was enough motivation for Florida A&M University students to attend the bi-annual 2011 Career fair. Students flocked to the Civic Center between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to network with representatives from some of the nation’s top businesses. More than 80 companies were represented at […]

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FAMUAN Recipe: Pumpkin Bread

Fall is here; a season of change. Soon crunchy leaves will cover the sidewalks, the days will become shorter and the nights longer, and the temperature will begin to steadily decline. Soon, we will be celebrating a marathon of holidays enjoying great food with good friends and family. This is […]

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My adventure as a single mom

I am a full-time student with a 3.33 GPA. Many know me because whatever comes up, comes out. I am not afraid of expressing my feelings. Most importantly, I am a mommy. I have a beautiful one-year old son. I know those first couple of attributes are not descriptive of […]