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FAMU spokeswoman Kathy Times leaving

Kathy Times, Larry Robinson’s hand-picked choice to lead  the Office of Communications and to be his official spokeswoman when he was named interim president of Florida A&M University in September 2016, is leaving FAMU. Times told The Famuan that she will be leaving her position at the end of the […]

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Students urged to get involved during MLK Convocation

As students approached Gaither Gym Thursday morning in celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King, FAMU’s gospel choir could be heard serenading the crowd with “We Shall Overcome.” Adner Marcelin president of the Tallahassee NAACP, was a late-substitute keynote speaker at the convocation and used his speech to encourage students […]

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Counseling center rolls out new workshops

This spring, the Offices of Counseling Services is offering new workshops, groups and events to help students with their matriculation through FAMU. From Monday to Wednesday, skills workshops are being held and facilitated by Marquis Stewart and Quantina Washington. These workshops include; “Can We Talk?,” “Couples Corner,” “Self Esteem,” “Study […]

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Generation Action to the rescue

Imagine how inconvenient it would be for a female student whose menstrual cycle just started, she didn’t have any products on hand, and the only place to get free products was the student health center – and she’s across campus, or the health center was closed? Well, this was the […]

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Changes to meal plans impacts RAs

Florida A&M University’s housing department has been adjusting to unexpected changes within the program that occurred last fall. These changes have affected students who work as resident assistants (RA). Student staff members were notified in March of 2019 of the regulation for the 2019-2020 academic year. Kiera Mitchell, a junior […]

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Tobacco 21 not popular with some students

If you enjoy indulging in any activities that include tobacco and you are under the age of 21, chances are, your fun may be short-lived. The Tobacco 21 law was approved last year after legislation was passed that raised the age limit on the purchase of tobacco and e-cigarettes. It […]

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Student Legal Services holds grand opening

Florida A&M held a grand opening Wednesday for its Student Legal Services. Student Legal Services educates and assists students with legal issues, aiming to resolve or minimize existing legal problems and provide students with easy access to legal information, advice, appropriate referrals and representation. And it’s all at no cost […]

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FSU holds free headshot event

A professional headshot that could typically cost $100 or more became free with a follow of two of three social media accounts and a yellow ticket. Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) held a free headshot event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Innovation […]