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Beautification projects underway near campus

Tallahassee residents should expect to see new renovations and business ventures moving to the Railroad Square Art District and Railroad Crossings area. Two mainstays, Happy Motoring, which lasted five years on South Adams Street, and Railroad Square Craft House, which has been open four years — are closing. Both cited […]

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National Guard helping to staff state’s prisons

On Sept. 9, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order to activate the Florida National Guard to assist the Florida Department of Corrections with correctional officer shortages. The Joint Legislative Budget Committee approved a $31 million plan to have the Florida National Guard  assist the FDOC for 9 months […]

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President recruitment tour visits Atlanta

Florida A&M University started its President Tour in Atlanta on Wednesday, September 14- 16th, bringing over 1,200 students from several high schools in the surrounding Atlanta area, including Marietta, Stone Mountain, and Lithonia. The trip went from Atlanta to Macon, Georgia. The Presidential Atlanta tour was aimed to locate Georgia’s […]

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Cobb making history in Midway

One woman of color is dominating in a typical man’s profession, not too far from FAMU. On Sept. 8, Kristi Cobb — a two-time alumna of FAMU — was sworn in as Midway’s first female police chief. This memorable event took place a month after her one-year anniversary of being […]

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Fall elections postponed one week

Florida A&M University’s fall elections were scheduled to take place this week, but they have been postponed for one week. The postponement was announced Thursday, one day after campaigns got underway. The announcement confused and disappointed some who were looking to enjoy the first fully in-person campaign period since the […]

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FAMU offers opportunities to study abroad

On Wednesday, Sep 21, with over 20 international education organizations in attendance, Florida A&M University hosted its semi-annual Study Abroad Fair in the Grand Ballroom on campus. With opportunities to receive a high-level education while experiencing life outside the country, FAMU extends an offer to all students looking to broaden […]

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Tallahassee students don’t feel safe living off campus

Florida’s capital is home to eight colleges with the three largest being Florida State University (FSU), Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) and Tallahassee Community College (TCC). According to citytowninfo.com, there are an estimated 70,000 college students in Tallahassee who need off campus housing due to limited space on campuses. […]

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One dead after crash on FAMU campus

Students at Florida A&M University believe that a man was killed this morning in what school officials are calling a “traffic incident” on the edge of FAMU’s campus. The Tallahassee Police Department confirmed the fatality, and added that the deceased was not a FAMU student. At 9:07 a.m. today, FAMU […]

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Some students denied free tickets for football game

Football season is one of the most anticipated times of the year at Florida A&M University. The football games are a time for students to show their Rattler pride. FAMU’s student section is usually packed from top to bottom, side to side. However, at the last home game against Albany […]

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Three finalists for FAMU athletic director

The abrupt resignation of Florida A&M University Athletic Director Kortne Gosha in April is only one of many reasons why FAMU’s athletic department has been in the headlines this year. Michael Smith was named interim athletic director following Gosha’s departure. According to famuathletics.com, this is Smith’s third time in the […]