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President Concert’s pleases FAMU president Ammons

The annual President’s Concert took place in Lee Hall Auditorium Monday at 8 p.m. The event was created to honor President James Ammons and his commitment to the university during difficult economic times. The Florida A&M University Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble serenaded Ammons throughout the night with selections dedicated […]

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Questions still surround FAMU Jones Hall fire

Florida A&M is waiting for an official report from contractor LLT Building Corporation, for an official report of damage sustained at Jones Hall last Thursday. “We got questions for them and we’re waiting for a written report,” said Andrew Balogh, director of FAMU’s Environmental Health and Safety Department. Balogh’s department, […]

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Florida A&M motions to have a four-day school week

What has been a far-fetched dream in the minds of students and faculty for years is finally reality. June 11, will mark the beginning of the four-day school week at Florida A& M. Last summer, the four-day school week was implemented just as an experiment. The Office of Academic Affairs […]

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Martin Lee Anderson case comes to a halt

Dozens of community members and college students gathered on the steps of the federal courthouse in Tallahassee Friday, holding picket signs that read “Murder on TV,” and “Justice delayed is justice denied” as they waited and hoped that Martin Lee Anderson would finally get justice. An hour and a half […]

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FAMU graduate Mario Henderson runs for office

Florida A&M graduate Mario Henderson, 22, recently became a candidate for the Daytona Beach City Commission. He made the decision after being robbed at gunpoint walking the streets of his neighborhood, which revealed to him the difficult, urgent issues within his city that needed to be addressed. “I later found […]

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Census participation rates are the lowest on college campuses

Despite weeks of outreach, statistics show low census participation rates in areas where students live. According to the Tallahassee 2010 Census Participation Rates Map, as of April 17, residents around Tallahassee Community College have the lowest rate of participation at 42 percent. Areas along Tennessee and Pensacola streets also show […]

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Haiti Relief Concert brings celebrities to Florida A&M University campus

Artists Trey Songz, Common and Fabolous performed at Florida A&M University for a Haiti Relief Concert on Thrusday night. Officials said nearly two thousand tickets were sold. Ricquel Jackson, the senior senator who authorized the bill to have the concert said that 81 percent of tickect sales will go to […]

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New details emerge from Brandon Brinson’s sudden death

Tallahassee police are investigating the shooting death of Florida A&M freshman Brandon Brinson of Jacksonville. Brinson, 19, was pronounced dead early Wednesday morning at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, where he was taken by friends after he was shot. FAMU Police Department Lt. Angela Kirkland said Brinson was apparently shot on the […]