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Credit scandal grows

The alleged masterminds behind the Circle K credit card fraud are in jail, following their arrest Wednesday by a joint task force of the Tallahassee Police Department, Leon County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Secret Service. Deputies at the LCSO arrested Reginald Voltaire and Junior Douger. They were charged with […]

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Campus checks in effect this weekend

To increase safety and minimize outside activity, the Florida A&M department of public safety is checking for identification during homecoming week. Additional police squads will be stationed around campus checking for foul play in light of the increased attention surrounding the university during homecoming. “We have had a heightened awareness […]

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Senator suggests chamber remodel

In Monday’s meeting, student senators proposed industrial changes for the senate chambers and the Florida A&M Concert Choir requested funds for new uniforms. Senator Iman Sandifer spoke to the senate about a technology improvement plan for the senate chambers. The proposal will transform the student senate chambers into a multi-faceted […]

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Fight erupts during BET college tour

A fight broke out at the BET College Tour event on Wednesday between three non-students at the Florida A&M Park. Authorities at the FAMU Department of Public Safety said no arrests were made. The three victims of the brawl, two former FAMU students and a homecoming visitor, were detained. FAMU […]

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Campus crime rates go up as guests arrive

Homecoming brings celebration, excitement and alumni, but the Florida A&M Police Department is preparing for an increase in crime as the crowds flock in town. “For the past three years, serious crimes on campus have been moderately low,” said Lt. Norman Rollin of the FAMU department of safety. FAMU’s police […]

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Gym, street named for alumni

Florida A&M alumni leaders will be honored in a naming ceremony Friday after the homecoming convocation. Members of FAMU’s Board of Trustees voted to name the Multi-purpose Teaching Gymnasium after Sen. Alfred Lawson and the renovated recreation center after former FAMU athletic director Hansel Tookes. The trustees also voted to […]

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Area between schools gets revamped, will benefit all

Crews from Tallahassee’s Electric Utility have been at work repositioning electrical lines and poles off the Gaines Street right-of-way. The work to revamp Tallahassee’s Gaines Street strip has been in progress for several months. The crews are also in the process of moving and enhancing underground sewer and water lines.  […]

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University aims to dispense good health

As part of its campaign to stop the spread of the H1N1 virus on campus, the Florida A&M  Student Health Services Department has placed hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the university. Tanya Tatum, director of Student Health Services, said the department has a campaign designed to combat the virus. “The hand […]

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Concert promoter arrested Thursday

Florida A&M homecoming concert promoter Willie ‘Will the thrill’ McKenzie was arrested late Thursday night after he entered the WANM radio studios to confront an on air personality over comments she made about the upcoming event. FAMU police cited McKenzie for trespassing then handcuffed him after a routine check showed […]

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Ammons will reduce forums this school year

The president of Florida A&M plans to communicate with the university with fewer forums this academic year compared to the monthly forums he had last year. For the 2009-2010 school year, James Ammons will have one forum per semester.  “We plan to have two forums this academic year, one in […]