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Students, alumni react as SJGC abruptly changes deans

Many students in FAMU’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communication were stunned by the sudden announcement Friday that SJGC’s dean, Michelle Ferrier, had been replaced by Associate Professor Bettye Grable, who will serve as acting dean. Students and alumni did not take this news lightly. “It really just makes me […]

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SGA allocates $10,000 to campus rec

Florida A&M University’s Student Government Associationheld their weekly meeting in the senate chambers on Monday for confirmations and to discuss special allocations. The SGA jumped right into the evening’s first confirmation. Denied in the last meeting, second year law student, Natalie Alfonso, was finally appointed the position of associate circuit […]

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Traffic safety emphasized at FAMU

Florida A&M University recently introduced multiple reflective crosswalk signs around campus. These signs are placed where traffic is prominent. This past fall semester these signs appeared at every crosswalk on FAMU’s main roads. The signs are placed to improve campus safety by lowering the risk of students and visitors being […]

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Odds stacked against many young Black men

Research done by two social work PhD candidates at Washington university at St. Louis, points to some disturbing trends. Robert Motley and Andrae Banks examined barriers and facilitators to professional mental health service use for Black male trauma survivors ages 18 and older.  Their research involving trauma and mental health […]

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Legislature unlikely to tackle gun violence

Democratic lawmakers in South Florida are pushing for an Urban Core Gun Violence task force. Two bills aimed at reducing Florida’s gun violence issues are currently working through the Legislature, which will conclude its 2020 session in a little more than a week. The proposal would create a 10 member […]