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FAMU seeks donations for Hurricane Ida victims

At the end of August, Hurricane Ida landed in Louisiana causing catastrophic damage to homes and businesses in numerous parishes. Many in New Orleans and other communities in Louisiana still do not have power and are dealing with sweltering temperatures. In the wake of  the devastating news, FAMU has put […]

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TMH continues to grapple with COVID

Is the ongoing pandemic just among the unvaccinated? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the COVID-19 Delta variant is more than two times more contagious than the previous variant and  causes more infections and spreads faster than the original SARS- CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. With […]

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Everything you need to know about financial aid

Financial Aid at colleges and universities provides students with additional funding while attending a post-secondary educational institution. FAMU’s Office of Financial Aid has implemented a fully integrated financial aid system. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an online program used by the federal government to decide a […]

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Studying abroad goes virtual

While COVID-19 has impacted many aspects of life across the world, students studying abroad must also cope with change. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. This caused some students at Florida A&M University to have high expectations for the Office of International Education and […]

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COVID made internships harder to come by

This summer signaled the return to a new normal, with remote and in-person internships — compared to 2020, where an estimated half of all internship programs were canceled altogether. Yet, some students are having a difficult time securing an internship and gaining necessary professional experience. According to Indeed.com, most employers […]

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Main dining hall prepares to reopen

Florida A&M University students are waiting anxiously as the main dining hall wraps up its renovation process. The main dining hall, commonly referred to as the “top cafe”, was built in 1999 and opened in 2000. The top cafe has been under construction for the past two months and is […]

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Local businesses carry on despite Delta variant

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, several Tallahassee businesses shut down because of low demand, instruction from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and employment health concerns. Businesses across the city have been  reopening for service. However, the new COVID-19 variants are making local business owners anxious about […]

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Gamble Street getting a new name

Gamble Street will be renamed after FAMU graduates and civil rights activists Robert and Trudie Perkins. The official ceremony is scheduled for Friday morning. Robert and Trudie Perkins were trailblazers in the Tallahassee community, advocating for the betterment of African Americans and FAMU students. After years of fighting for equality, […]

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Architecture student chosen for national scholarship

Lauren Rodgers, a second-year graduate student in FAMU’s School of  Architecture and Engineering Technology,  was one of two students in the country to receive a notable $5,000 national scholarship. Founded in 1942, Zimmer Gunsul Frasca is regarded as one of the most prominent architecture firms in the country.  A committee […]