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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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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 […]

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Number of thefts on campus are rising

Reports of thefts on campus have continued to escalate since the 2007-2008 school term. According to Lt. Angela Kirkland of the FAMU Police Department, there were 277 larceny reports in the 2006-2007 school year and 230 in the 2007-2008 school year. “Although we don’t have exact report counts for the […]

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Students may see fee increase

Plans were set into place Tuesday by the University Student Fee Committee to recommend an increase in student fees for next school year. The committee heard from the Athletic, Health, and Technology auxiliaries as they presented why their programs needed additional funding. “The presentations gave great insight into ways our […]

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Student Opinion

LeKenya Gamble Q: What do you think about the grade change scandal? A: With computers these days, you can do so many things. Q: What do you think about his possible sentencing? A: The possibility of 30 years is too much. He won’t be able to start his career. It’s […]

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Shooting leaves one dead, five wounded

A 26-year-old Tallahassee man was shot dead and five others wounded after gunshots were fired early Sunday morning in the parking lot of the Circle K/McDonald’s on Lake Bradford Road. The store is less than a mile and a half from the Florida A&M University campus, accroding to a press […]

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Project addresses sexual crimes on campus

In the fight against sexual violence, educating the public and providing healing for sexual assault survivors are steps the Florida A&M University Office of Counseling Services has developed. According to the counseling center, one in four college females are sexually assaulted during their time at college, and one in six […]

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DRS welcomes grads back

Florida A&M University’s Developmental Research School. will have its first reunion for all graduating classes in July. Tommy “TJ” Griffin, FAMU DRS reunion event organizer, said this reunion is about bringing people together. “We want people to share history, love and the Baby Rattler pride of FAMU High,” said Griffin, […]

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GRADE CHANGE SCANDAL

All eyes were glued to Marcus Barrington as he testified Thursday in front of a 13–member jury at the federal courthouse in Tallahassee. Declaring his innocence, Barrington tried to explain his role in reference to the grade changes in 2007 that led to his federal indictment on five counts of […]

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New vice president unveils plan for research

As the newly appointed Vice President of Research, Larry Robinson plans to focus on getting Florida A&M University’s faculty and students more active in research and educating blacks about the effects of climate change. Robinson said FAMU researchers have the ability to find solutions for climate change and cures for […]