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FAMU offers services for sexual assault survivors

Though many women and men endure harassment and violence on campus, they are typically hesitant to report it because they are afraid of not being believed or facing punishment. Sexual assault on college campuses is common, according to the federal Department of Education. To address the topic, FAMU’s Division of […]

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County commits to save Lake Hall Schoolhouse

At Tuesday’s Leon County Commission meeting, the audience cheered after commissioners voted in favor of preserving the Lake Hall Schoolhouse. Word to preserve the oldest African-American schoolhouse in the state of Florida, located off Thomasville Road, will finally begin. In a unanimous vote, the Leon County Commission voted to seek […]

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Women on ‘The Hill’ deserve better

Make no mistake, women run “The Hill” at Florida A&M University. Of almost 9,000 students, 66 percent are women. But despite making up such a large portion of FAMU’s enrollment, women at FAMU experience many challenges and often feel silenced, unprotected and unsupported. Women face several disparities in society when […]

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Edibles packaged like candy stirs controversy

Edible cannabis products or edibles are a popular, less detectable alternative to smoking marijuana. The edibles are produced with marijuana leaves or higher strength cannabis extracts. They may be in the form of familiar baked items, candies, and beverages, and are frequently made to appeal to young people. Although the […]

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Tatum says FAMU not seeing any long-term COVID cases

COVID-19 hospitalization cases are the lowest they have been since the early stages of the pandemic. For many, it feels like the cloud of COVID-19 has disappeared — but there are still people fighting against the symptoms caused by the virus. Medically known as post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2, “long-term” COVID […]

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Florida’s Panhandle burns

Massive wildfires in the Florida Panhandle burned an estimated 800 acres when it first occurred, according to the Bay County Emergency Services. This forced nearby schools to shut down and locals to evacuate. According to the Florida Forest Service, the leading fire, Bertha Swamp Road Fire, has been raging this […]

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Judge Jackson’s confirmation offers ‘hope’

History was made Thursday when Miami native Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court.  The U.S. Senate approved Jackson’s nomination with a 53-47 vote, her confirmation has ignited a series of celebrations in communities all over the United States. The SCOTUS appointment for Jackson […]