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Shooting leaves one dead, five wounded

A 26-year-old Tallahassee man was shot dead and five others wounded after gunshots were fired early Sunday morning in the parking lot of the Circle K/McDonald’s on Lake Bradford Road. The store is less than a mile and a half from the Florida A&M University campus, accroding to a press […]

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Project addresses sexual crimes on campus

In the fight against sexual violence, educating the public and providing healing for sexual assault survivors are steps the Florida A&M University Office of Counseling Services has developed. According to the counseling center, one in four college females are sexually assaulted during their time at college, and one in six […]

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DRS welcomes grads back

Florida A&M University’s Developmental Research School. will have its first reunion for all graduating classes in July. Tommy “TJ” Griffin, FAMU DRS reunion event organizer, said this reunion is about bringing people together. “We want people to share history, love and the Baby Rattler pride of FAMU High,” said Griffin, […]

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New vice president unveils plan for research

As the newly appointed Vice President of Research, Larry Robinson plans to focus on getting Florida A&M University’s faculty and students more active in research and educating blacks about the effects of climate change. Robinson said FAMU researchers have the ability to find solutions for climate change and cures for […]

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Witnesses testify defendant went overboard in changing grades

One of the three students indicted for the grade-change scandal testified against Marcus Barrington as his federal case continued Thursday morning. Christopher Jacquette, 27, a former Florida A&M University student who pled guilty in the case, testified against Barrington, who pled not guilty. Jacquette said that he was partially responsible […]

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BUDGET BYTE

The 2009-2010 Activities and Service fees budget is an estimated $2.8 million. According to Senate President Ricquel Jackson, the budget is determined through Florida A&M University’s enrollment. Receiving the estimated amount from the budget office, this year’s estimated amount is slightly lower than last year at  $2.9 million. Once the […]

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Guilty

Marcus Barrington, 23, found guilty on all charges. The prosecutor requested that Barrington could not be released before the trial and the judge granted the request. Barrington was immediately take into custody.

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Downtown area receives makeover

Commuting along Gaines Street will soon be very different according to the layout for a new project scheduled to rebuild and revitalize the street by 2011. Gaines Street is moving from a 2-way, 4-lane road to a 2-way, 2-lane street with limited on-street parking from Woodward Avenue to Monroe Street […]

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GRADE CHANGE SCANDAL

All eyes were glued to Marcus Barrington as he testified Thursday in front of a 13–member jury at the federal courthouse in Tallahassee. Declaring his innocence, Barrington tried to explain his role in reference to the grade changes in 2007 that led to his federal indictment on five counts of […]