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Deadline nears for CNN competition

Students who plan to enter into CNN’s “Black In America 2” iReport contest only have 2 days left. The deadline for entries is April 10.  Submissions must be a one to three-minute video essay based on issues and challenges facing the black community. Students who enter will have the opportunity […]

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Renters enticed by specials

As student apartment complexes prepare for new leases to be signed, not many are offering specials rates considering the condition of the economy.   Although many complexes have not lowered their rates, various specials have been offered to help attract student apartment seekers.    Local apartment complexes The Pointe at Adams Place […]

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Harper encourages positive action

Many people filled the Florida A&M University’s Grand Ballroom Saturday with hopes of receiving a powerful message from best selling author and actor Hill Harper. The “HBCU Empower Me Tour” is what brought Harper to the university.  The tour visited 10 schools, including Bennett College, Johnson C. Smith University and […]

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Week addresses health concerns

Public Health Week begins Monday and Florida A&M University’s Future Public Health Professionals is encouraging students to experience several campus activities centered on health reform. According to a press release, events will be held by FPHP and the Institute of Public Health in observance of the National Public Health Week. […]

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Business school dean loses position

After nearly three years on the job, the dean of Florida A & M University’s School of Business and Industry has been relieved from her duties effective immediately. Lydia McKinley-Floyd was told her services were no longer needed by Provost Cynthia Hughes-Harris. In a SBI faculty meeting held Wednesday an […]

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Suspects held in Sunday shooting

Four people were arrested in connection with the fatal shooting that left one dead and five injured at the Circle K/ McDonald’s parking lot March 29.  According to a Leon County Sheriff’s press release, Earl Jackson, 18, was arrested on March 30 for possession of a firearm by a delinquent […]

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Church sign is vandalized

The purple and white marquee at Community of Faith Church was spray painted earlier this week reading, “My road to hell is paved with good intentions.” Surveying the spray paint can tops left at the crime scene, the Tallahassee Police Department said a neighboring business reported the crime. Officers said […]

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Be Out Day 2009 lacks sponsorship

Be Out Day will go on this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., but without sponsorship.The annual event, which will be located behind the Benjamin L. Perry Building, is funded through the Student Government Association Activities and Services fund. According to Senate President Ricquel Jackson, the event will operate […]

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Organizations receive funds

With their calculators and pencils out, student senators divided funds for five organizations from the special allocations account April 1. With a  $217,000 budget, senators discussed reasons why the organizations requested the special funding. With a sigh of relief from the organizations, all bills were passed. The Florida A&M University […]

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Band needs more funds to operate

The senate chambers were overflowing with students and faculty from various organizations waiting to give their input about the allocation of funds. Unfortunately, many Florida A&M University organizations members were upset about the budgeting so far. The Marching “100” band especially voiced their concern.  Florida A&M University Marching “100” band […]