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Ceremony requires ticket

Tickets are required to attend the first graduation ceremony on May 3, where former President Bill Clinton will be the guest speaker. The graduates affected by this rule are students of the College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Architecture, The Environmental Science Institute, and The College of Law. […]

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The Fang bitten by financial crunch

The university’s handbook/code of conduct, FANG, will only be available online beginning with the 2009-2010 edition.             This is the second step in FAMU’s goal to become a paperless university, according to Henry Kirby, associate vice president of the Division of Student Affairs and dean of students. The […]

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Internet hurts newspapers

With a new digital age where news can be accessed through a phone, the black and white dailies are losing readership and moving to the Internet.                 Some papers may have to make the tough decision of budget cuts and newspapers are feeling the crisis. The San […]

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Jacquette gets 22 months

Christopher Jacquette was sentenced Thursday to 22 months’ imprisonment for his actions in the Florida A&M University grade change scandal. U.S. Attorney Thomas F. Kirwin announced the sentence of Jacquette, 29, of Tallahassee, for aggravated identity theft, unauthorized access of a protected computer, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud and unauthorized […]

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Budget cuts prompt merger talk

Florida State University is considering a dual program with Florida A&M University as the school may face a possible 21-program elimination due to proposed budget cuts for the next fiscal year. FSU’s Provost Lawrence Abele, said no final decisions have been made on whether the university would cut any programs […]

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FAMU Student sentenced to 22 months

Thomas F. Kirwin, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida, announced the sentence of Christopher Jacquette to 22 months’ imprisonment for aggravated identity theft, unauthorized access of a protected computer, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. On Dec. 2, 2008, Jacquette entered a guilty plea to the indictment […]

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School of Business offers a new master’s program

The School of  Business and Industry will offer a three-semester version of its popular master’s of business administration program beginning this fall. Rose Henderson, student services coordinator of SBI, said it would be as if  a student is completing two years of course work in three semesters. The admission committee […]

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Election feud goes above SGA officials

The special election set for Friday is off – for now. The revote was scheduled after the Student Body Supreme Court ruled that points assessed for the use of unapproved campaign material, overturning the student election of Gallop Franklin and Calvin Hayes.       But according to a memo sent Monday […]

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Students protest removals

Students protested the possible removal of some journalism and graphic professors of the School of Journalism and Graphic Communications Tuesday afternoon.  While organizers were outside, faculty and Florida A&M University Provost Cynthia Hughes-Harris met inside the building to discuss the state of 10 professors who were not in compliance with […]