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Forum discusses loan changes

A forum hosted by financial aid Monday shed more light on the new changes the office will make this year regarding loans. There will no longer be a list of lenders or banks that students will be able to choose from due to changes by the U.S. Department of Education. […]

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President Ammons address potential cutbacks and budget problems

President James Ammons gave his State of the University Address Monday at the Alfred Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Teaching Gymnasium. His 15-minute speech consisted of a laundry list of potential cutbacks, budget problems a proposed 10-15 percent cut. “I have grave concerns,” said Ammons, “not just for Florida A&M, but for […]

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50th anniversary of sit-ins

This year marks the 50th year anniversary of when seven students attending Florida A & M walked into Woolworth’s restaurant in downtown Tallahassee to order food, were refused service and arrested.Friday, Feb. 19 the re-enactment will take place at the quadrangle at 11:15 a.m. to commemorate the event. The demonstration […]

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FAMU replaces Environmental Sciences Institute director

Officials at Florida A&M announced that Henry Williams is no longer the director of the Environmental Sciences Institute. Florida A& M spokeswoman Sharon Saunders said in an email that Williams has been removed as the institute has chosen to move in a new direction. Provost Cynthia Hughes Harris stated in […]

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Community service in Dominican Republic

At the Pontifical Catholic University-Madre y Maestra there are several classes that allow students to participate in community service for a three-hour credit class. Unfortunately, these classes are not transferable for me because we do not have a similar course at Florida A&M. I decided to take the course anyway […]

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FAMU SBI names new dean

Interim dean Shawnta Friday-Shroud has the job. On Monday Feb. 15, she was named dean of the Florida A&M School of Business and Industry. Friday-Shroud had served as interim dean since she replaced Lydia McKinley-Floyd, who was removed from her position as dean last April. A professor of management, Friday-Shroud […]

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NASA entrusts FAMU with a series of space matter and meteorite samples loan

For the first time students will get a glimpse of space on campus. NASA has entrusted Florida A&M with a series of space matter including lunar and meteorite samples on loan until Feb. 20th. The samples will be used in classrooms and labs in the college of education science areas […]

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Tallahassee woman dissappears

Leon County Police Officers are searching for a missing woman. Danielle Brown, a Tallahassee woman, was last seen leaving her home on Springhill Road wearing a yellow shirt and blue South Pole brand jeans. She was driving a 1994 Silver Buick.The car was later found Monday in a Pavo, Ga. […]

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Campaign strategies may change

Feb. 9, marks the beginning of Florida A&M’s election week and some students are wondering if candidates will spend less on campaign materials. Some students said money should not play a factor in whether a person wants to run for office. Shirelle Clark, 20, a second-year pre-nursing student from Bainbridge, […]

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Foreign studies open

Studying new languages and cultures is making many recent college graduates a valuable commodity in the workplace. However, according to a study by the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, only four percent of U.S. undergraduates ever study abroad.The Office of International Education and Development is attempting to prepare Florida A&M […]