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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 […]

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Career Expo Offers Job Opportunities for Students

The unemployment rate for recent college grads with at least a bachelor’s degree has risen to 5.1 percent, the highest it has been since 1970, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. With the overall unemployment rate in America at 9.1percent, people from all walks of life are readily […]

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‘Q’Pon Queens’ Help Students Cut Costs

On Tuesday, Sept. 27 the founder of “Q’Pon Queens” Vonda Gainer will host the College Coupon Connection at the Palmetto Phase III Apartments from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Co-hosts of the event are Kimberley Williams, director of business development for the Q’Pon Queens and Gainer’s son, Logan Evans, a […]

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Mother of Five Returns to University

Mother of five Lashonda Johnson is taking on the challenge of going back to school at Florida A&M. Her anticipated graduation date is December 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in social work. Johnson, 39, said she has dreams of becoming an elementary school guidance counselor, and plans to pursue […]

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Green Coalition Flash Mob Promotes Moving Planet Event

It’s a riot. It’s a party. It’s a flash mob? Members of Florida A&M Green Coalition took a different approach Tuesday by initiating its first flash mob around FAMU’s Eternal Flame. The event was designed to get students excited for the Moving Planet Day on Sept. 24th at Railroad Square. […]

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Common Lecture Postponed

Almost 1,000 ticket purchasers were disappointed when the Sept. 28 Lyceum book signing and lecture featuring rapper-actor and Florida A&M Alumnus Common was postponed last week. According to FAMU’s Director of Media Relations Pamela Tolson, the event was pushed back because of a time conflict that forces the artist to […]

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‘Unsinkable’ artifacts sail to local museum

The Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science transports its visitors through the construction of the Titanic, as well as chronicles its sinking nearly 100 years ago.  “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” is a worldwide traveling exhibit featuring well-preserved objects like leather shoes, chandeliers, floor tiles, hairpins, plates and toothbrushes. Chief […]

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Students Digitize Business

Two Florida A&M School of Business and Industry students, Andre Albritton and Jerell Hester, wanted to change the look of Tallahassee’s shopping scene for college students. After almost three months in business and 18,000 website views later, Tally ET provides college students with every event Tallahassee has to offer. “We […]

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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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Kevin Hart Does It Again

Kevin Hart has done it again, this time on the big screen. His recently debuted stand-up comedy, “Laugh at My Pain,” is in theatres. Hart has had several comedy specials on “Comedy Central.” “Laugh at my Pain” is his first to be in theatres, joining the ranks of comedians like […]