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FAMU to buy housing north of campus

Florida A&M University is trying to address the lack of on-campus housing by expanding to areas north of the campus. FAMU plans to purchase properties on Conklin and Eugenia streets and Rattler Court. The FAMU Board of Trustees approved this proposal last month and allowed President Larry Robinson to seek […]

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Costs mount for students moved to hotels

It’s been nearly two weeks since Florida A&M officials announced the relocation of students to hotels because of a pest infestation in on-campus student housing. Students who lived in Palmetto Phase 3 and Polkinghorne Village West were relocated. Students who resided in Polkinghorne Village West were relocated after a fire […]

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Students scramble to find housing

Since announcing in July that residence halls had reached capacity, Florida A&M students are left to hunt down affordable housing as the already tight market tightens even more. It hasn’t always gone well. Gainesville native Zaneta Douglas, a junior at FAMU, is among many students who have yet to secure […]

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What the new security gates mean for Wahnish Way

Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) campus is rapidly changing. Last year the campus underwent several construction projects, including the addition of the Will Packer Amphitheater and the demolition of Paddyfoote Housing Complex. This Fall, students were welcomed back by yet another new addition to the campus: two security gates to close […]

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Students weigh in on loan forgiveness

President Joe Biden recently announced a plan to forgive up to $20,000 of federal student loans for those who qualify. Biden has advocated for student loan forgiveness since campaigning for president 2020 Two years later, the White House has now put out a three-part plan that embodies what exactly Biden’s […]

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Some students prefer new ‘Rattler Pack’

Florida A&M University’s Bookstore is now offering discounted course materials such as textbooks and access codes. The “Rattler Pack” is a new option available to all FAMU students enrolled in courses for the fall 2022 semester. This package allows for a more efficient and cost-effective way to receive course materials. […]

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TMH expands its reach with TikTok

Social media is an excellent tool that many businesses are taking advantage of, and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare is a great example. TMH has a notable following on TikTok as well as Instagram. The local hospital has gone viral multiple times with various reels of cute animal therapists to their playful […]

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Staffing an ongoing issue for local restaurants

Tallahassee restaurants are in a hiring surge to fill staffing in multiple positions. These unfilled positions include servers, greeters, cooks and, for some establishments, managers. Local restaurants and franchises including Brooklyn Pizza, Hobbit American Grill, Island Seafood, Buffalo Wild Wings and Crafty Crab are “urgently hiring” for multiple positions, according […]