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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 […]

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A FAMU professor gets one daunting surprise in front of his house

There was an accident involving two cars on the corner of Gamble and Cleveland streets around 7 p.m. on Thrusday, Feb. 4. Three passengers had to be pulled out by emergency officials. The collision happened in front of the home of Florida A&M Professor Roderick Rolle. According to Rolle, a […]

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Taliban insurgency rocks Kabul

Taliban militants launched a full-scale assault Monday morning in Kabul, Afghanistan. Detonating suicide bombs and launching grenades at the presidential palace gates, the attack was the largest in the past year. During the attack 12 bystanders died including a child, an intelligence agent, two policemen and two civilians, Interior Minister […]

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Outpouring of support for Haitian-American Rattlers

Little by little, Haitian students shared their sadness with peers and faculty members at an informal meeting Thursday at 3:30 p.m. hosted by the FAMU Campus Ministry. Some students reported they were able to speak with their relatives, while others said they are praying to receive a text message or […]