Lifestyles

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Webinar puts failure in perspective

In a world of social media where you see only the highlights of everyone else’s life, failing seems so, well, pre-technology. It’s almost as if once it became popular, we forgot that people actually get rejected and, most importantly, it’s pretty damn normal.  “While failure is inevitable, constant failure without […]

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Craft Fest connects businesses, patrons

Due to Tallahassee’s ever changing policies on in-person events and programs, many of the city’s larger engagements have been canceled or made virtual in an effort to slow the spread of the pandemic. Last weekend’s third annual Craft Fest was able to reunite the city through its safety conscious recognition […]

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Women Build Week addresses homelessness

Big Bend Habitat for Humanity has wrapped up another successful Women Build Week. The non-profit dedicated March 8-15 as national Women Build Week and partnered with Lowe’s. Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization working in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and in approximately […]

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Ashley Quintanilla never stops dreaming

Since 17 years old, this small-town girl with big-town dreams has inspired change through her love of pageantry, due diligence to her community through service, and never settling on others’ limitations for her. Born and raised in Quincy, Ashley Quintanilla has blossomed in the spotlight as the former Tallahassee America […]

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Agribusiness at an HBCU

Florida A&M University’s agricultural business is one of the top programs at the university. The applied program is a triple-threat skill set learning academy, featuring the principles of economics, business and management in agriculture. The bachelor’s degree program integrates discipline and management while simultaneously teaching economics and finances. With agriculture […]

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Rattling the pandemic

After one year of worldwide suffering due to COVID-19, Rattlers are still not rattled. Among changes and delays for FAMU students, those most affected by the pandemic are graduating seniors. For Fall 2020 graduates, the in-person graduation ceremony was canceled in exchange for a virtual commencement for safety reasons. Now, […]

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Goat House Farm’s message: Namaste

A non-profit farm on Lake Talquin that specializes in goat education, Goat House Farm, offers everything from farm stays to tours and has recently added a new interactive activity to its services: goat yoga. To bring in the first day of spring, Crystal Crowell, the yoga instructor at Goat House […]