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FAMU ’24 adjusts to online classes

Online courses can be difficult for many college students, but for incoming freshmen, they add an additional layer of understanding, focus, and complexity to the process of adjusting to college. This can make a remote semester very difficult to adapt to, particularly if they have never taken an online class.  […]

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LGBTQ+ Advisory Council to plan a public forum

Tallahassee’s first ever LGBTQ+ Advisory Council is planning to organize and host a casual public “listening session” in October. Adhering to COVID-19 safety protocols, the event is expected to take place in a socially-distanced outdoor setting, most likely a park if weather permits, where participants may ask questions and voice […]

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Businesses that are Black-owned and eco-friendly

From lipsticks to rings, Black business owners are paving the way in the world of ethical and sustainable consumption. Many brands are currently transitioning to be more eco-friendly in support of the sustainable mission. While waste and harsh chemicals affect our environment daily, these three brands are not only giving […]

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‘Woke’ comes to life on Hulu

Hulu’s new comedy series “Woke” premiered its first season last week. The main character, Keef Knight (Lamorne Morris), is a Black cartoonist who is on his way to major success when he has a run-in with the San Francisco police that changes his outlook on life. It forces him to […]

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New decade for FAMUly Affair

Ciera Hall, a FAMU alumna, found her passion for photography while taking photos for The Famuan in 2010. She took her passion and created a brand, FAMUly Affair. Over the years the brand has evolved from capturing precious moments of Rattlers and FAMU’s journey, into a platform to connect Rattlers. FAMUly […]

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Aundre’s HowHigh2Fly taking off

Being an entrepreneur has no age limit or age minimum. Twenty-year-old Elijah Aundre, a native of Atlanta, has single-handedly created and grown his own successful clothing brand, HowHigh2Fly. Aundre’s goal is to symbolically show messages through designs to tell stories through clothing. The origin of the name is a mystery and […]

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Nursing student launches swimwear line

The sudden attention on inequality in America has had at least one positive result. It has helped shine a spotlight on Black-owned companies for people to support. Nakini Swim, a Black-owned swimsuit business created by Jonae Harries, a third-year Florida A&M nursing student, is a prime example. The Miaminative has […]