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Week addresses health concerns

Public Health Week begins Monday and Florida A&M University’s Future Public Health Professionals is encouraging students to experience several campus activities centered on health reform. According to a press release, events will be held by FPHP and the Institute of Public Health in observance of the National Public Health Week. […]

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Church sign is vandalized

The purple and white marquee at Community of Faith Church was spray painted earlier this week reading, “My road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Surveying the spray paint can tops left at the crime scene, the Tallahassee Police Department said a neighboring business reported the crime. Officers said […]

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Be Out Day 2009 lacks sponsorship

Be Out Day will go on this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., but without sponsorship.The annual event, which will be located behind the Benjamin L. Perry Building, is funded through the Student Government Association Activities and Services fund. According to Senate President Ricquel Jackson, the event will operate […]

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Organizations receive funds

With their calculators and pencils out, student senators divided funds for five organizations from the special allocations account April 1. With a  $217,000 budget, senators discussed reasons why the organizations requested the special funding. With a sigh of relief from the organizations, all bills were passed. The Florida A&M University […]

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Business school dean loses position

After nearly three years on the job, the dean of Florida A & M University’s School of Business and Industry has been relieved from her duties effective immediately. Lydia McKinley-Floyd was told her services were no longer needed by Provost Cynthia Hughes-Harris. In a SBI faculty meeting held Wednesday an […]

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Suspects held in Sunday shooting

Four people were arrested in connection with the fatal shooting that left one dead and five injured at the Circle K/ McDonald’s parking lot March 29.  According to a Leon County Sheriff’s press release, Earl Jackson, 18, was arrested on March 30 for possession of a firearm by a delinquent […]

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Band needs more funds to operate

The senate chambers were overflowing with students and faculty from various organizations waiting to give their input about the allocation of funds. Unfortunately, many Florida A&M University organizations members were upset about the budgeting so far. The Marching “100” band especially voiced their concern.  Florida A&M University Marching “100” band […]

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Number of thefts on campus are rising

Reports of thefts on campus have continued to escalate since the 2007-2008 school term. According to Lt. Angela Kirkland of the FAMU Police Department, there were 277 larceny reports in the 2006-2007 school year and 230 in the 2007-2008 school year. “Although we don’t have exact report counts for the […]

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Students may see fee increase

Plans were set into place Tuesday by the University Student Fee Committee to recommend an increase in student fees for next school year. The committee heard from the Athletic, Health, and Technology auxiliaries as they presented why their programs needed additional funding. “The presentations gave great insight into ways our […]

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Student Opinion

LeKenya Gamble Q: What do you think about the grade change scandal? A: With computers these days, you can do so many things. Q: What do you think about his possible sentencing? A: The possibility of 30 years is too much. He won’t be able to start his career. It’s […]