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Amendment 4 would impact all future amendments

On the Nov. 3 ballot, Floridians are being asked to vote “yes” or “no” to Amendment 4, which would require residents to vote twice on proposed constitutional amendments in two successive elections for official approval. As of now, amendments need to be approved only once and many Floridians think it […]

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Black women battle a silent health crisis

Celebrities like Beyonce and Serena Williams are often showcased in the media for unprecedented feats and occasional celebrity gossip. But, after giving birth both Beyonce and Williams graced headlines when they revealed to fans their negative experiences with healthcare professionals during their pregnancy. Without the strain of external stressors childbirth, […]

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Minneapolis residents demand justice

Editor’s note: FAMU public relations major Samirra Demry is a native of Minneapolis and is at home this fall taking courses remotely. MINNEAPOLIS — The state of Minnesota and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul pride themselves on being highly ranked as one of the best places to […]

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YouTube and BET to host virtual homecoming

  Florida A&M University’s homecoming may not be canceled after all. For one night virtual event, YouTube and BET will air a homecoming special with performances from musical artists including FAMU’s Marching 100 and Concert Choir. The “HBCU Homecoming 2020: Meet on the Yard” is set to air at 8 […]

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Student Senate fills more positions

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s Student Senate confirmed new members during its ninth session meeting of the fall 2020 term. The titles that were filled on Monday evening were Secretary of Student Welfare, Deputy Comptroller, Surgeon General, Secretary of Economic Development, Deputy Director of Student Lobbying, Deputy Secretary of Economic […]

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Harris urges Jacksonville to vote early

JACKSONVILLE — Senator Kamala Harris of California, the Democratic vice-presidential candidate, visited the University of North Florida Monday to kick-off the first day of early voting.  After a brief halt in her day of campaigning in Orlando and Jacksonville due to two people associated with the campaign testing positive for […]

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Child-care centers ride out the pandemic

Finding a safe daycare is essential for parents. A local child care facility, Bright Stars Learning Center, has successfully conquered the challenges presented by the pandemic. “My husband always told me it was a dream of his for us to own a childcare center. That vision led me to take […]

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Lines form as early voting begins

There has already been a record number of mail-in ballots cast in Florida  as the heated election enters its final two weeks. Now Florida voters have the chance to vote at the polls in the early voting period that started Monday. Voters have the option to cast their ballots early […]