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College of Engineering Sciences Technology and Agriculture receives horses

Veterinary students have a better way to prepare them for their animalscience careers. Two racehorses have found a new home at the Animal Complex and Facility at the university’s Research and Development Center in Quincy, Fla. New York stallion, Smooth Jazz, and Florida stallion, Alysweep, were donated to the FAMU […]

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Sunshine Week stresses rights

Last week was full of sunshine, minus the weatherman. This past week was nationally recognized as Sunshine Week. According to sunshineweek.org, Sunshine Week is a national initiative to open a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information. Led by the American Society of News Editors, Sunshine […]

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FAMU Way continues to expand

Driving to Florida A&M’s campus could be much different by the year 2013. The FAMU Way road extension project would invest in the south side community, with both residents and students possibly benefi ting. The project is currently in the planning phase. The City of Tallahassee is busy giving tours […]

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FAMU employee dies after car crash

Tallahassee police are investigating a case in which a Florida A&M employee was involved in a fatal car accident.Curtis J. Wallace, 20, a student research assistant at FAMU vineyards, died March 10, police said, a day after he and another man sped away from the scene of a reported burglary. […]

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President Ammons awards $3.6 million in scholarships

Florida A & M President James Ammons awarded nearly $3.6 million in scholarships to potential students during the third annual “Up Close and Personal” tour. Jacksonville, Orlando, Tallahassee and Tampa, Fla., and Thomasville, Ga., were the five cities Ammons on this year’s tour. Ammons travels across Florida and parts of […]

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International students participate of FAMU rallys

Saul Linares, left, waves an American flag after arriving at a church in Baltimore, Thursday, March 18, 2010, after walking the past six days from Hempstead, NY. Linares, a factory worker, will join other immigrants, most of them undocumented Hispanics, in Washington, D.C., for a Sunday march to dramatize their […]

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Calhoun selected for military post

The selection of Col. Michael A. Calhoun, a Florida A&M graduate, to command the 50th Area Support Group of the Florida National guard, comes after many years of striving for excellence.Calhoun graduated from the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 1976 with a bachelor of science in pharmacy. He […]

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Census Ambassadors will be visiting “hard-to-count” neighborhoods surrounding FAMU

Plans are underway in an effort to increase participation in the 2010 Census. On March 20, Census Ambassadors will be visiting “Hard-to-Count” neighborhoods surrounding Florida A&M’s campus and they need help from the student body. These “Hard-to-Count” neighborhoods house many families, mostly minorities, opt to leave these important documents dusting […]

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The Farmers & Merchants Bank on W. Tennessee Street robbed

The Farmers & Merchants Bank on W. Tennessee Street was robbed at about 9:30 a.m. The suspect walked into the bank and claimed that he had a bomb. He was given an undisclosed amount of money and then fled the scene. The suspect left the package that he said was […]

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Five Guys a fresh change from frozen fare

Five Guys Burgers and Fries has created a buzz in the Tallahassee eatery scene bringing in a wide range of people from young to old and students to professionals. Located on Thomasville Road, across from the Regal Miracle Theater, Five Guys is open from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. seven […]