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Woman shoots, kills husband

R. Kelly definitely said it best. “When a woman’s fed up, it ain’t nothing you can do about it.” On Wednesday, Ericka McElroy shot and killed her husband in the garage of their Las Vegas home. He had been abusing her for the past 10 years of their lives together. […]

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Obama should listen to historians

Afghanistan is once again the leading source in news stories across the nation. The country that became a household name in American households following the attacks on Sept. 11 has become one of the top issues President Barack Obama is going to have to address in his infant presidency. ABC […]

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10 ways you know you’re broke

1. You consider Instant Noodles a delicacy. 2. You’re able to make 20 dollars last a full seven days. 3. If you know how to restore your own utilities, after they’ve been cut -off. 4. You break in to random song and dance after realizing, you DO have enough quarters […]

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Bowden will leave when he gets ready

Florida State’s football team is on the road to a lackluster season. Last Saturday’s devastating loss to Boston College has left some faithful Seminole fans questioning the effectiveness of Bowden and his coaching staff. The more prominent of these is FSU Board of Trustee member Jim Smith. Smith has called […]

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‘Twerk Team’ movement not original

It’s official, Lady Luscious, Betty Butt and Mizz Twerksum, better known as the Twerk Team will perform Friday at The Edge nightclub here in Tallahassee. Where do I begin on this group? I really don’t know where to begin because I’m just stunned. The young ladies from Atlanta are attempting […]

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Cocaine addicts’ vaccine development underway

A new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine tested a vaccine that may help addicts get rid of their habit – mainly cocaine. Normally people receive vaccinations to prevent illnesses. According to CNN, Dr. Thomas Kosten worked on the study at Yale before moving to Baylor College of […]

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Snitching is OK when it is beneficial

With Florida A&M University being an institute of higher learning, students might have been shocked to see flashing police car lights and multiple arrests being made on Tuesday due to a fight on the Set. The brawl that took place drew a hefty crowd of curious students and being the […]

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State balancing budget on students

“We must have an aggressive agenda to secure funding for higher education.”  These were words that resonated in a speech given by the Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of the State University System, while meeting with the student body presidents from across the state of Florida. The state is facing difficult […]

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Nepotism hampers university’s progress

Last week I wrote about courtesy at Florida A&M University and how wemust all do our part. I began my piece with an example of how I was treated in a manner that wasn’t exactly welcoming. I received a call from an individual in the Registrar’s office inquiring about whothe […]

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Stand firm under pressure

After watching Bernard Madoff, the ex-chairman of the NASDAQ stock exchange, being taken away in hand cuffs, many people were relieved. He was sentenced to life in prison for embezzling almost $20 billion. Prosecutors made an example of him as a warning to others, who were thinking about or were […]