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Regulations for rent increases under consideration

Inflation has caused homeowners and landlords to raise the prices for tenants. The problem with this: It’s happening without a timely notice. The Leon County city commission is considering a proposed ordinance that regulates rent increases. According to the Tallahassee Democrat, in the past year, rent has increased by 15% […]

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Student Senate greets new members

The senate held their annual Monday meeting on October 17.  Seats were full due to the eight newly elected freshmen senators and two graduate senators. SGA President Zackery Bell swore in the senators and reminded them to remember why they ran and stay true to who they are. President Pro-Tempore, […]

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Brrr. This week’s cold snap set records

Tallahassee residents are no strangers to cold weather, but as temperatures continue to drop this week some residents feel they may have gotten a preview of what’s to come. Wednesday night marked the beginning of a nearly three-day long cold snap that has seen the temperature fall to a staggering […]

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The pink tax costs women a pretty penny

How much does it cost to be a woman? The exact amount is unknown; however, due to the “pink tax,” products marketed toward women on average cost 7% more and up to 50 percent more than comparable items marketed to men. The “Pink Tax” is a non-government-issued markup by manufacturers […]

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Food pantry on campus invaluable for some

On the campus of Florida A&M University, many resources are available to students, such as counseling services, academic tutoring and peer mentors. But one of the many resources that isn’t touted too often is the food pantry on campus. According to CNN, grocery prices have increased 13.1% over the past […]

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FSU grad assistants rally for better benefits

Dozens of FSU graduate assistants came together last week to march and be heard. During this rally, grad students shed light on their struggles. The march took place on FSU’s campus from Dirac Library to Landis Green. The goal was to be seen by as many people as possible. The […]

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‘Good Morning America’ coming to FAMU

As part of this year’s homecoming — themed “The FAMU Experience” — ABC’s “Good Morning America” will host a special edition episode from Bragg Memorial Stadium on Oct. 28. FAMU President Larry Robinson announced this addition to the homecoming lineup during a meeting with the Board of   Trustees earlier this […]

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FAMU buys apartment complex near campus

Florida A&M University President Larry Robinson, standing in front of the Lighthouse at Brooklyn Yard apartment complex, announced Monday the purchase of the complex from Summit Properties along with a management arrangement for the remainder of the year. The property on Eugenia Street near campus will increase the number of […]