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Review: ‘Harriet’ brings Tubman to life

The movie “Harriet” is what some would call the closest and most perfect reflection of what Harriet Tubman was actually like. From capturing her beginnings as a slave, her escape, and the dangers she went through to help others escape, it is truly inspiring. Directed by Kasi Lemmons, the heroic […]

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T.I., double-standards and misogyny

When it comes to parenting, it’s normal for parents to want to know if their kids are sexually active. The main questions they’ll usually ask their kids are: “Are you being safe?” and “How long have you been having sex?” Society has set double standards on how to react when […]

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Review: Grub Burger Bar a winner

If you have been searching for a good burger in Tallahassee, search no more because this place has it all. Grub Burger Bar, located on Thomasville Road, has appetizers, salads, burgers and more. Although I was not greeted when I entered the restaurant, the food surely made up for it. […]

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United, we stand taller

Florida A&M is at its finest when multiple organizations join forces to put on an event for the community. That’s what happened on Halloween at the annual “Trunk of Treat.” For the first time FAMU’s Educational Research Center for Child Development, the athletics department, housing department, and Efferson Student Union […]

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FAMU, we can do better than this

The FAMU student body was notified on Thursday that the athletics department would be cutting the men’s cross country and tennis teams in an effort to offset a projected $2.3 million deficit in the athletics department budget, according to information provided by the university to students, staff and faculty. The […]

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FSU fires Taggart after just 21 games

Sunday afternoon, Nov. 3,  less than 24 hours after  a 27-10 beating Saturday afternoon, news spread like a wildfire, Florida State University fires Head Coach Willie Taggart.  After only 21 games FSU had seen enough. FSU’s press release advised the termination was effective immediately which includes a buyout of $17 […]

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FAMU takes to houses of worship to share marijuana research

Medical marijuana has taken high profile since Florida A&M University jump started its first Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative. According to the initiative’s website, MMERI’s mission is to educate and inform Florida’s diverse minority communities about the benefits of medical marijuana and the potential consequences to health and well-being […]