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Florida COVID-19 vaccination sites officially open to seniors

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to roll out, Gov. Ron DeSantis announces seven new vaccination sites around the state. Cities with new vaccination sites include Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Lynn Haven and Port St. Lucie. All seven locations are in partnership with the Florida Department of Health & Churches, […]

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Basketball games postponed due to COVID-19

Just one day after securing their second win of the season, the Florida A&M men’s basketball team (2-6, 1-0 MEAC) has announced the postponement of their next three games. The Rattlers were scheduled to take on South Carolina State today, the second in a two-game series. The university said it […]

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Students getting tested and returning to campus

Move-in period for the new semester at Florida A&M University got underway today. Residence halls reopened early Monday morning after being closed for more than two weeks. Usually, the Student Government Association would help students settle into their dorms, but things are a little different this semester. “Unfortunately due to […]

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Some students question COVID testing protocol

As the spring semester gets underway, Florida A&M University expects students, faculty and staff to get tested for COVID-19 within five days of returning to campus for class or work. The university sent a guideline to students, staff and faculty in a FAMU INFO titled “the COVID-19 Spring Restart.” It […]

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Gospel Choir to perform in Disney Christmas concert

Members of Florida A&M University’s Gospel Choir will bless the ears of the nationFriday morning during Disney’s Christmas Day Concert. The FAMU Gospel Choir is scheduled to perform three songs in the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Celebration, which airs on ABC TV from 10 a.m. to noon. The members will […]

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FAMU receives $1 million from TikTok for scholarships

TikTok made the day for Florida A&M University students who were thrilled to learn Wednesday that TikTok’s Future Health Heroes Fund will be giving FAMU $1 million for scholarships. The fund is designed to provide undergraduate and graduate scholarships for Black, Latinx and indigenous students pursuing medical and health care […]

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A watershed election for LGBTQ+ politicians

When you hear the word revolution, you almost immediately equate it with war. As we progress as a society, the idea of a revolutionary change has shape shitted as great leaders and moments have emerged. Much like the Civil Rights movement and a slew of others, the LGBTQ+ community has […]

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Green-Powell tackles a new challenge

Patricia Green-Powell says her tenure has been a rewarding and inspiring journey marked by groundbreaking educational achievements. “I am pleased to lead the only state supported HBCU uniquely positioned to carry out a legislative mandate that entrusts us with educating minorities about marijuana for medical use and the impact of […]