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FAMU WANM 90.5 kicks week of activities

FAMU’s radio station WANM 90.5, kicked off their week on Sunday with a Gospel Extravaganza. More festivities and entertainment on and off-campus will follow as the week continues. “Everyday is something different,” said Latara Bailey, a radio personality for WANM, who is known as DJ La. “This is my first […]

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Concert heightens awareness of African-Caribbean culture

The African-Caribbean Concert held in FAMU’s Perry-Paige Auditorium opened last Friday with the beating of drums as a harmonious blend of African-American spirituals. Keith Simmonds and the Office of Black Diasporan Culture presented a night of dance, song and rhythm. Jermaine Olaefun Robertson performed a ritual called libation. He explained, […]

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FAMU is working to decrease the number of obese students on campus

Florida A&M faculty and administration are working together to decrease the number of students who struggle with obesity and help them transition into leading more healthy and fit lives. Tanya Tatum, director of Student Health Services, attributes the rising number of overweight students to a family history of bad eating […]

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Hip Hop Caucus event teaches students to create a greener environment

Students and community members rallied on the north lawn of the School of Journalism and Graphic communication to learn how to create a greener environment. The Hip-Hop Caucus, National Wildlife Federation, Green Coalition and FAMU Environment and Sustainability Council sponsored the event. Activists of the go green movement encouraged students […]

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Food Chains Revamp Menus

Throughout the campus of Florida A&M, there are students who simply cannot cook. Not being able to cook has caused them to spend more money trying to keep food on their table. Freshman Brooke Edwards says quick meals and fast food are her main sources for food.   “I can’t […]

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FAMU students struggle with their inability to cook

Throughout the campus of Florida A&M University, there are students who simply cannot cook. Not being able to cook has caused them to spend more money trying to maintain a steady flow of food on their table. ” I can’t cook so, I go to the café or a friend […]

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Consoles beat arcades with convenience

Let’s get one thing straight. I love video games. I’ve pwned n00bs, caught ‘em all, finished the fight, gotten tactical, collected COG tags and found that air-headed princess that was always in another castle across various platforms for years. Arcades and consoles have provided equal amounts of entertainment for me. […]

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Zombies terrorize humans at Florida State University

Squads form and strategize. Safely in the courtyard, at least for now, they load weapons and discuss movement plans. The sun is long gone. The only visible light comes from lampposts and cellular phones of zombies calling for backup. The humans are cornered. The “Massacre at Ragan’s” is imminent.“We were […]

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Arcades are still relevant in the gaming industry

Allow me to blow the dust off the game station control counter, insert a quarter or two and remind a few people why arcades are still relevant.Congratulations, you are now reading an article from a guy who can go into an arcade room with a $1.50 and be there all […]