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Kershner offers daily messages of hope

Jermaine Kershner is a motivational speaker and a recent graduate of FAMU’s School of Journalism and Graphic Communication. He is currently pursuing his MBA at FAMU’s School of Business and Industry. Kershner is from Dallas, by way of Tampa, and a member of the Alpha Xi chapter of Kappa Alpha […]

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Castillo does it all

Yennifer Castillo is more than a triple threat. A senior biology education major from Opa Locka, Castillo is known to many on Florida A&M University’s campus as a friend. But behind the surface, she’s a chef, a singer, a musician, a tutor, an artist, and a business owner. “If you […]

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It’s easy to avoid drinking and driving

In 2014, a drunk driver hit and severely injured Jackie Faircloth, an 18-year-old crossing an intersection near Florida State University’s campus. Faircloth sustained permanent disabilities from the crash and is now living in an assisted care facility. Her family successfully sought damages from the local bars involved in providing alcohol […]

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1619 Project illuminates, fascinates

As a part of general education at Florida A&M University, all students are required to take a course on African American history, where the topic of slavery is inevitably included in the curriculum. This year, 2019, marks the 400–year anniversary of the first slave ship from West Africa reaching what […]

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Black on Black Rhyme turns 21

If you’ve ever visited Nefetari’s, just off Gaines Street, then you’d know that it’s not only a restaurant with a menu filled with delicious cuisine, but it’s also a cultural arts center filled with artifacts from around the world that represent many African dynasties. Perhaps one of the most artistic […]