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Opinion: The racism pandemic

Even in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, black people still face a never-ending battle — racism. On May 25, George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was taken down by a white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin. Floyd was handcuffed and placed face down on the road as Chauvin knelt […]

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Opinion: FAMU must fix Scholarship Office

Florida A&M University can be a beacon of hope and a place for new beginnings for some, while simultaneously it can be a rude awakening for others. All that glitters isn’t gold — especially if that “gold” comes from the University Scholarship Office. According to the Office of Institutional Research, […]

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Opinion: Support your local restaurants

While it may seem harmless to place orders through popular online delivery apps such as Uber Eats, GrubHub, Postmates and DoorDash, but these third-party delivery platforms often take 30 to 40 percent off every order from the restaurant. Here are some ways that you can still support your local restaurants […]

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We will always remember our friend

Te-Andre Anthony Brown was a senior business administration student at Florida A&M University, born in Jamaica on June 28, 1998. Brown moved to Fort Lauderdale from St. Ann, Jamaica in April 2009. Brown’s younger brother, Tre Brown, did not like the move away from the Jamaican culture, when they first […]

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Do not go outside when states reopen early

Numerous governors across the United States have plans to reopen their states early for economic reasons, and not because it is safe. The coronavirus pandemic has put a pause on life for America. This pause included closing non-essential businesses for more than a month, but it did not include pausing […]

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Tik Tok has rescued many from boredom

Outside is closed but Tik Tok isn’t. People from all over are at home bored, stuck in quarantine due to COVID-19.  According to Tik Tok, individuals are spending 20% more time on apps. 60% of the users are between the ages of 16-24. Tik Tok is taking the lead as […]