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Gen Z and the coronavirus: ‘What, me worry?’

Mass hysteria and safety measures due to the coronavirus have become more intense throughout the week, canceling conferences, cruises and concerts. Schools, businesses and general public gatherings across the country are on a hiatus as health concerns rise. But Gen Z’ers aren’t stopping their excursions over this fast traveling pandemic. […]

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SGA planning to hold elections online

The Florida A&M Student Senate held an emergency meeting Thursday evening. The meeting was held to discuss new election dates due to the university being closed during the original dates. Aaricka Freeman, the electoral commissioner, proposed online voting to the Student Senate. “To be brief, there are a plethora of […]

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‘Parental Rights’ bill advances in House

On Monday, the Florida Parental Bill of Rights Act advanced in the House of Representatives in a 77-41 vote. The bill would allow parents to excuse their children from public schools on days when the curriculum would cover controversial topics such as evolution, sexual education and climate change. Rep. Erin […]

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Career and internship fair targets specific majors

Florida A&M University held a career and internship fair Wednesday for education, health, nursing and social sciences majors. The career and internship fair is an opportunity for students to network and build relationships in the business world. Approximately 100 organizations and Fortune 500 companies along with local, state, non-profit and […]

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FAMU Towers slated to be a Residential Development Community

Coming to a university with an associate’s degree at a state college can be a tough transition. Florida A&M is addressing that transition with the new Residential Development Community (RDC). Residential Development Communities match students with similar themed interests. Students will live with dedicated student staff, and space to encourage […]

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Provost tells SJGC students: ‘You are our main priority’

After Friday’s sudden announcement of Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism and Graphic Communication’s new Dean appointment, FAMU’s Provost Maurice Edington met with students to discuss the changes in faculty and answer student questions. Acting Dean Bettye Grable also spoke to students about their concerns. The town hall at the […]

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SGA: Major events in limbo because of coronavirus

Florida A&M’s Student Senate held its final meeting before spring break on Monday. Elections and Appointments chairwoman Carrington Whigham encouraged the entire gallery to participate in early voting and explained the importance of early voting. “Voting is important because there is so much history of African-Americans being denied the right […]

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A probate and a proposal

Sunday’s probate for Florida A&M’s Alpha Xi chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi included a once-in-a-lifetime romantic moment. Thai Nguyen, one of the chapter’s 35 new members, dedicated this celebratory moment to Nidia Alvarez. During the latter stages of the probate, as new members demasked themselves for their public reveal, Nguyen […]