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Mardi Gras is more than just a party

While the vast majority of the American public believe the words “Mardi Gras” are synonymous with “wildest party of the year,” that unfortunately is not the case. Contrary to popular belief, Mardi Gras did not begin in New Orleans, and its origins trace back to medieval Europe, passing through Rome […]

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Event aims to bridge gender gap

Florida A&M University’s peer mentors hosted a heated discussion regarding double-standards and  issues such as the meaning of relationships in college. The event, called “Girl Code vs. Guy Code,” took place Wednesday at Perry-Paige Auditorium. From stating what love means to self-worth and what body counts mean, each student expressed […]

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Was Charles Gee a typical victim?

Charles Gee never expected to be a victim of gun violence. Gee, an attorney who graduated from the FAMU College of Law, was an undergraduate at FAMU when he learned how guns can change a person’s life.  “I didn’t really think that could be my reality,” Gee said. “I kinda […]

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Toll from shootings vexes city

It’s only two months into the new decade and Tallahassee has already seen five shootings, one of which was fatal. As gun violence continues to become a growing concern, residents and officials alike are relying on each other for a solution. Last year, according to data collected by the Tallahassee […]