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Marching 100 member publishes book

Student, entrepreneur, and Marching 100 member Omari Harris has added author to his long list of accomplishments. Harris is a junior business administration major from Pensacola who has always known that he possessed many talents. He knew that he would utilize them when he finally made it to Florida A&M […]

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FSU’s freshman class makes history

  On Monday, Aug. 26, Florida State University’s class of 2023 made university history when it was named the largest freshman class in school history. The university expected over 6,520 freshmen to be enrolled this academic year. More than 35,000 students applied, 17,000 were accepted, and well over 6,500 enrolled. […]

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Local group works to register ex-felons to vote

Pictured second to the left is Bob Rackleff founding member of Big Bend Voting Rights Project a political organization with three volunteers before they head door to door on their voters registration campaign. Picture courtesy of Big Bend Voting Rights Project Facebook page.  There’s a strong effort underway to get […]

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Venom tracker off-track as semester starts

FAMU's Venom buses seat only 25. Photo Submitted by Olivia Abney The newly updated FAMU App finally made its debut with the long-anticipated Venom Express Tracker feature. What seems like forever ago to returning students, nearly one year after its initial conception, the shuttle tracking mobile app went live just […]

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Dorian casts shadow over Labor Day

Friday night's projection of Hurricane Dorian hitting Florida's east coast. Photo Submitted by Ruelle Fludd Hurricane Dorian became a Category 4 hurricane on Friday, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm is projected to hit the Bahamas starting this weekend.  Potential landfall on Florida’s Atlantic Coast is predicted to […]

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Student Senate holds first meeting of school year

The 49th Student Senate during confirmations on Monday Photo Submitted by Ciara Mims The 49th Student Senate held its first meeting on Monday, with reports from three committees, including nine confirmations on the Elections and Appointments Committee, and reports from the Executive and Judicial branches. Senate President Christopher Miller officially […]

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All systems go at One-Stop-Shop

Students meet with Financial Aid advisors at One-Stop Shop Photo Submitted by Nicole Williams  One-Stop Shop ended with a positive outlook for the beginning of the school year at Florida A&M. One-Stop Shop, an event created to be a hub for students’ back to school needs, concluded Thursday with many […]

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Black Twitter sparks Popeyes chicken sandwich craze

Popeyes on Jackson Bluff ran out of the new fried chicken sandwich before 3 p.m. Photo Submitted by Bleu Bell  A new favorite menu item at Popeyes has restaurant lines out the door, making the popular fried chicken chain “Louisiana not-so-fast.” The fried chicken sandwich, available spicy or classic on […]

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FAMU’s ‘historic’ season comes to a close

  The Rattlers welcome Kaycee Reece back to the dugout after he brings in the third run of the game. Photo Submitted by Sterling Bright ATLANTA —Coming off a loss to Georgia Tech in its NCAA Regional Tournament opener Friday night, Florida A&M was hoping to grab a win and […]

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Georgia Tech stings FAMU in NCAA Regional

FAMU head coach Jamey Shouppe and the Rattlers gear up for their matchup against Georgia Tech on Friday. Photo Submitted by Sterling Bright ATLANTA —Florida A&M, coming off a stirring  Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship, displayed confidence and poise heading into its first NCAA Regional baseball tournament since 2015. The Rattlers […]