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FAMU 1 of 4 schools selected for LaSalle scholarships

Chicago-based LaSalle Investment Management announced Tuesday the founding of the LaSalle Real Estate Scholarship for Blacks and Latinos. Florida A&M University stands as one of the four schools —including two other HBCUs — to share $500,000 from the new scholarship program. LaSalle Real Estate Scholarship is a five-year program that […]

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The national coin shortage can redefine the economy

As essential businesses remain open during the pandemic, many are experiencing a coin shortage. Americans have the option to either pay with exact change or a debit/credit card. According to usmint.gov, COVID-19 has disrupted the supply channels. Social distancing guidelines have catalyzed this nationwide scarcity in coins. Main contributors to […]

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COVID-19 cases continue to rise at FSU

  After a weekend of tailgating, Florida State University’s coronavirus cases rose to over 1, 200. Since Aug. 2, 2020, the university uses a Covid-19 dashboard to indicate the rise in cases each week. Within this past week, student cases rose from 839 to 1,230 and employee cases rose from […]

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University offers more suicide prevention training

Silence onsuicides continues to grow louder each day on college campuses around the country. As it happens, September is Suicide Prevention Month, and FAMU decided to have asSuicide prevention training. Because of the pandemic, the suicide prevention training was available through Zoom for FAMU students, faculty and staff. The first […]

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YouTube to remove accessibility feature

YouTube is under fire after the company made the decision to suspend the community contributions feature, effective Sept. 28. Community contributions allow users to submit their own edits to video title/description translations, subtitles and closed captions. After being reviewed by either the creator of the video or the community, the […]

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Black Archives to offer virtual tours

Virtual tours have become the hottest trend among museums all over the country as they cope with the effects of  COVID-19. The Meek-Eaton Black Archives Research Center and Museum is no different, and it hopes to join the bandwagon with its latest venture-online museum tours. For the last six months, […]