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School of Business Industry seeks glorious day

Student desktops and slightly smudged erase boards do not take up space in room 307, unlike other classrooms in the west wing of the School of Business and Industry. Behind this door, mementos of the school’s illustrious history line the walls and shelves. Magazine covers bear Florida A&M’s name. Hard […]

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FAMU central manufacturing plant placed on non-compliance facilities

Oil spills from an underground tank have placed Florida A&M’s central manufacturing plant on the list of non-compliance facilities. The plant, located at 2400 Wahnish Way, is on the watch list because of an out of regulation petroleum underground storage tank or UST’s  usually large tanks used to store petroleum […]

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Vice president of Students Affairs finally retires for good

As Florida A&M seniors prepare to walk across the stage on Saturday, one official will also be leaving ‘the Hill’ for the last time. Vice President of Students Affairs Roland Gaines is retiring for the third time. Twice before, he has tried to retire, but “this time, it’s permanent,” he […]

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Venon Vision banned due lack of organization

Due to yearbook lack of organization, the Venom Vision, Florida A&M’s school yearbook, will not publish this year. Mr. FAMU, Brandon McCaskill, a fourth-year broadcast journalism student from Largo, Md., said in his platform that he would bring back the yearbook during his yearlong term. “I’m not sure what happened […]

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Fight leads to release of tear gas at Cram Jam

Sergeant Westbrook, a Florida A&M police officer, confirmed that tear gas was released into a crowd to end a fight during the annual Cram Jam event late Sunday night. “We got out here and it sounded like a shot had been fired, so we fired tear gas. I walked up […]

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Safety tips shared to help deter local theft

Tallahassee protection services and student housing administrators agree that students can significantly decrease their chances of summer home burglaries. Lt. Nancy Burnes, the head of the crime prevention unit at the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, said burglars commonly enter homes that are unsecured by homeowners. “Make sure the house is […]

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Student opens clothing boutique

Inside the Pepper Flower Boutique there is a variety of clothing including short and long satin and cotton dresses of different prints. There are navy blue and white strapless one-piece jumpsuits, jeans, bikinis and a white bathing suit with a plunging v-neck, pink hearts and lace—which look more like lingerie. […]

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Construction expands student housing options

Students at Florida A&M will soon have more housing options. The Florida A&M University Board of Trustees approved a request on Thursday to enter into a financing agreement and begin construction on Sampson and Young Halls. Roland Gaines, Vice President of Student Affairs, requested that the renovation of Sampson and […]

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Notre Dame has first African-American valedictorian

For the first time in the University of Notre Dame’s 168 year history, an African American will lead the Fighting Irish’s graduating class across the stage. Katie Washington will be the university’s first African-American valedictorian. She has made straight A’s through her entire school career. Washington is a biology major […]