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Teach for America aims to make a difference

The Teach for America team at FAMU held an event, “The history of educational inequality,” Tuesday in the Student Senate chambers. One of the inequalities in our educational systems is a drop-out rate of 1.3 million students leaving high school early every year. Half of those students are black and […]

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City of Tallahassee creates two new departments

Tallahassee City Manager Reese Goad has introduced two new departments. Goad announced the two additions at the city commission’s ethics workshop last week. The announcement also comes after Goad faced public scrutiny from Commissioner Jeremy Matlow. After 11 months in the position, Matlow gave Goad a 1.4 out of 5, […]

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A more environmentally friendly campus a goal at FAMU

As concerns for the environment rise the Florida A&M University Sustainability institute is actively working to make the campus more environmentally friendly. The goal of the Sustainability Institute is to create a more sustainable environment at Florida A&M University and the surrounding communities. Their vision is for FAMU to be […]

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J-school implements new advising system

Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism and Graphic Communication re-implemented group advising for spring 2020, and in order to remove the hold from iRattler, students had to attend one of the seminars being offered. Students were instructed to scan a QR code placed around various locations in J-school to register […]

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Twitter set to ban political ads in November

On Wednesday, CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey announced that starting in late November the social media platform would be banning all political ads.  The decision came just a few weeks after Facebook announced that it would allow political ads on its platform, even if there was falsified information in the […]

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FAMU’s new safety measures

FAMU has recently implemented new safety crosswalk measures around its campus. It includes three vertical oranges poles and a reflective, rectangular stop sign. However, the latest safety measures haven’t been given the positive responses they were expected to have.  Many students, including myself, don’t think they will help or are […]

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FSU BSU building bridge to FAMU

The Black Student Union at Florida State University has been taking steps to strengthen its connection with the students of Florida A&M University. This past Wednesday, its members hosted a Wild N Out event which included students from both FAMU and FSU. The event was based off of Nick Cannon’s […]