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Lawson backs Crist

  Democratic state Senator Al Lawson crossed party lines and has endorsed Charlie Crist  for U.S. Senate over the Democratic candidate Kendrick Meek.   “Florida desperately needs an independent senator in Washington who will fight for good jobs and economic opportunity, a quality education for every child and Social Security […]

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Safe team returns to FAMU

  As of this semester, the FAMU S.A.F.E. Team (Students Available for Escort) is making its return to Florida A&M. The Team, which currently consists of five escorts, is back to keeping the campus safe. Lack of funding for over a year left them with no choice but to put […]

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S.A.F.E. Team returns to FAMU

  As of this semester, the FAMU S.A.F.E. Team (Students Available for Escort) is making its return to Florida A&M. The Team, which currently consists of five escorts, is back to keeping the campus safe. Lack of funding for over a year left them with no choice but to put […]

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FAMU High student first in history to score six on FCAT

  Humility is one of the many character traits this young lady does not lack. After becoming the first person in FAMU Developmental Research School’s history to score a 6 on the writing portion of the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) in March, NiaImani Spencer, 14, remains just as shy […]

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W. E. Bill Johnson appointed as new superintendent of FAMU DRS

  This school year students at Florida A&M University Developmental Research School (FAMU DRS) were introduced to a new superintendent W. E. Bill Johnson. Johnson was recently appointed to FAMU DRS by Provost Cynthia Hughes Harris to fill the vacant position after Ronald Holmes resigned from his position of three […]

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Step teams battle it out for BET Title

  Florida A&M clubs and organizations have recently made many  national appearances in competitions. Rampage Step team and the Kappa Delta chapter of Alpha Phi Omega will be competing in this year’s BET Stomp the Yard Homecoming show.  The finalists will win a trip to New York to compete on Sept. 22 during 106 & Park ‘Wild Out […]

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Ghana Research trip successful

Thirteen students from the Center for Global Security and International Affairs at Florida A&M University returned August ##, after a three-week excursion to Ghana, West Africa. The study abroad program allowed each student to study different topics, including economics, medicine, infrastructure, poverty and security. “For the first time in U.S. […]

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Attendance holds delay financial aid

  As of Tuesday, 10,000 students are on attendance hold and are unable to get financial aid, according to Donald E. Palm, assistant vice president for academic affairs.   The large number of holds is due to teachers who have failed to submit attendance, said Palm, in an email to […]

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Bowling alley strikes again

Hundreds of students at Florida A&M University stood outside in the scorching heat and the rain to celebrate the grand reopening of Galimore Lanes on Friday. Student attendees bowled for free during the grand reopening. But, just 48 years ago students experienced the same excitement. “The bowling alley opened in […]

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Trip to South Africa is a success

“The big headline for me was seeing FAMU students get involved in covering a global mega-event and come up with excellent stories in all kinds of journalistic formats. Not to mention getting a chance to do it overseas at a historical event, the first World Cup held on African soil,” […]