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Virgil Abloh, a fashion icon, dies at 41

Virgil Abloh, one of the leading African American voices in the fashion industry, died Sunday. He was 41. The cause of death was a publicly unknown battle with angiosarcoma, a rare form of cancer. The fashion icon lived a fulfilling life inspiring the lives of many fashion enthusiasts and others […]

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Grant will help Riley Museum digitize archives

The John G. Riley House and Museum have been awarded a $246,250 grant that will support the digitalization of its archive collection. Founded in 1996, the John Gilmore Riley Center and Museum is a historical tourist attraction in the heart of downtown Tallahassee. The historical home houses a vast, rich […]

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Unvaccinated and unable to go home

Looking to get away from the cold weather and head to the tropics? Feeling homesick and ready to visit your family in the beautiful islands? Caribbean islands have reopened to international tourism, but many islands have adopted different restrictions and requirements for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers, and protocols can change […]

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Parents file suit against Leon schools

The parents of a local teenager are suing Leon County Schools, alleging that teachers met with their daughter concerning her gender identity without their knowledge or agreement.  According to the lawsuit, the couple’s middle-school child began experiencing gender dysphoriain late spring 2020. Despite the child’s request for they/them pronouns and […]

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Loans can become unwanted debt

Debt accrued during college can have a significant impact on the future life of a student. Unfortunately, most students tend to take higher loans than their actual expenses while focusing on their studies. In cases where the students mismanage their loans, it is likely to have negative impact after they […]

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Jones Hall observatory telescope has never worked

Unbeknownst to many students, there is a celestial observatory located at the top of Jones Hall.  However, the telescope that was dedicated to the observatory more decades ago, has never worked since its arrival at Florida A&M University. Will it ever? The observatory has been installed on campus for years, […]

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ELC a key lifeline for Big Bend families

Many families struggle with paying for child-care expenses, one of the biggest items in families’ monthly budgets. It is often higher than the cost of housing, college tuition, transportation or food. Families in Leon County and across the Big Bend region struggle daily trying to find quality child care that […]

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Royal Court’s absence in Orlando raises suspicions

What is going on with Florida A&M University’s Royal Court? Students are left wondering after sordid rumors of a physical altercation involving members of the Royal Court began circulating around campus, questioning the court’s status at the moment. When asked about the validity of these rumors, Royal Court adviser Andre […]

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DeSantis, Florida lawmakers challenge Biden policies

On Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis, joined by Republican Florida lawmakers in Brandon, signed a bill protecting Florida residents from losing their jobs to federal COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The bill, approved one day earlier by the Republican-controlled Legislature, is designed to remove COVID-19 vaccine mandates from President Biden’s administration — in addition to […]