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Ed: Don’t Swap Roommates; Just Swap Movies

As I walked into the half empty theater with my friend at my side, I was a little surprised that there weren’t more college students. “The Roommate” is a story about a college freshman who gets roomed with a psychotic, schizophrenic, obsessive maniac. Since we’re all college students in a […]

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Town Hall Meeting Held on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

A town hall meeting was held on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Feb. 7, focusing on the prevention of HIV/AIDS. “You can’t heal what you won’t reveal,” said statewide minority AIDS coordinator Ronald Henderson. Florida has the third highest HIV/AIDS infection rate in the United States, according to Tom Liberti, […]

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Prominent Author Encourages Students to ‘Protect Each Other’

FAMU has had 15 registered cases of HIV within the past year. The College of Pharmacy and the Institute of Public Health held its monthly seminar series Thursday evening from noon-1 p.m. Dr. Samuel Frimpong, human services specialist for HIV/AIDS in Duval County, was the guest speaker. The empty auditorium […]

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Reviewed: Nuberri Yogurt shop

The city of Tallahassee has added a new frozen yogurt shop to the dessert population just this past October. Conveniently located within the Publix shopping plaza off of Blair Stone Road, Nuberri Frozen Yogurt is very new, yet has already built a loyal customer base. Mary Jo Ferros, 62, a […]

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Standing Ovation for ‘Change It Up’

An 8 ½ x 11 sheet of paper was taped to the ticket booth window in Tucker Hall with big, bold letters splayed across it, stating: Tickets are sold out. Change it Up II: The Look of Love, a FAMU Essential Theatre Production, had a packed house opening night on […]

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FAMU Student Supports Family Overseas through Tally Rally

Outside the Capitol Building, people gathered to show support for and solidarity with the anti-government protesters in Cairo. For Michel Ibrahim, a pre-med student at Florida A & M University, the Solidarity Rally for Egypt gave him a way to support his family overseas. Ibrahim was born in Egypt in […]

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Casserole Encourages Friendship and Familiarity

Here is a dish you can make in a pinch. With the hectic schedule of being a college student, finding time to relax with friends is always difficult. Being a new student to Florida A & M University, I rarely get to see my friends that go to Florida State […]

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TCC Honors Leaders with 2011 Black History Calendar

Drummers exuded energy, drama and chemistry with accompanying dancers in the center. Attendees ate, drank and waited for the introduction of the Tallahassee Community College 2011 Black History Month calendar.    The purpose of the calendar was to pay tribute to influential blacks in the Tallahassee community. “In the last […]

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‘Change’ comes to FAMU this weekend

“Change it Up II: The Look of Love” is a production filled with poets, emcees and actors blending spoken word styles.  Each element is centered on one theme: love.  “Generally we do plays,” said Kimberly Harding, a theatre professor and director of the production. “About four or five years ago, […]

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Crash Victim Stays Positive

  Glenneisha Darkins, 19, abandoned the burning Monte Carlo with her friends in tow and Bible in her purse. She followed her friends to the ’99 GMC Yukon her group was trailing, completely unaware that her bad road trip was about to turn worse.   Nov. 24 was the date […]