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‘Red Hills’ Horse Show Draws Equestrians from Across the Country

Last weekend’s Red Hills International Horse Trials offered shopping, food and an international equestrian competition to visitors and residents alike. Held at Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park on Tallahassee’s northside, the Red Hills International Horse Trials has become a staple in the equestrian world. Since 1998, Red Hills Horse Trials has featured […]

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Dozens Unite to ‘Keep Tallahassee Beautiful’

Dozens of organizations joined Keep Tallahassee-Leon County Beautiful and A Knight Creative Communities Institute’s Southside Sense of Place Project to participate in the 16th Annual Super-Clean Sweep. Beautifying South Monroe and South Adams area is an initiative of SSPP. Saturday morning volunteers worked to pick up trash starting at the […]

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Floridians Awaken

Government protests in Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and even Wisconsin may have rubbed off on a large number of self-described “fed-up” Floridians. Thousands gathered at the intersection of Apalachee Parkway and Monroe Streets in downtown Tallahassee Tuesday morning , protesting Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed budget cuts as the 2011 Legislative Session […]

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Mock wreck promotes spring break safety

In honor of spring break safety and awareness day, FAMU prepared several activities yesterday to help remind students on how to stay safe on the road. Several activities were planned throughout the day on The Set including table displays and demonstrations from the FAMU Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol and […]

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Breyon Love is Student Government President

After serving this year as student body vice president, Breyon Love, a junior accounting student from Conyers, Ga., will reign as Florida A&M University’s 2011-2012 student body president and university trustee. Love and his administration want to bring much needed change to the FAMU community by enhancing student services, providing […]

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City to Resurface Historic Railroad

The Tallahassee/St. Marks Historic Railroad, first constructed in the early 1900s, is being resurfaced. In 2006, the Florida legislature funded $5 million to the Office of Greenways and Trails, an entity within the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Roughly $3.5 million of those funds are going toward the resurfacing and […]

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Unemployed Floridians to Face New Rules for Social Benefits

Unemployed Floridians are going to notice several changes to their benefits under a bill passed by the House Finance and Tax committee on Feb. 17. Recipients will no longer get 26 weeks of payouts while looking for a job and newly out-of-work people will have a harder time qualifying for […]

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Engineering Dean Announces Retirement

Ching-Jen Chen has formally announced his retirement as Dean of the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering after 19 years of service. Chen came to the College in 1992 to become the third dean of the joint university college since its creation in 1982. Dean Chen noted in […]

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Financial Aid Drops Paper to Cut Costs, Streamline Service

The Office of Financial Aid is going paperless. In an effort to be more sustainable, OFA will no longer send out paper notifications regarding student financial aid by the next school year. Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Marcia Boyd said that over 17,000 notifications are mailed to students each […]

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Beware: Students Could Lose Possessions to Theft on Spring Break

It’s the week before spring break and while students are planning to have a good time, many are leaving their personal belongings behind. For many students, once classes are over this week they will be heading to another destination. Whether it be back home to spend time with their families […]