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FAMU falls to B-CU in home finale

The Florida A&M University Rattlers volleyball team took on their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) rivals Bethune Cookman University on Friday evening but fell short to the Wildcats in four sets (26-24, 25-23, 20-25, 26-24). Not only did the Rattlers play their rivals on Friday night, but they also hosted their […]

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FAMU Athletics cuts two men’s teams

In an effort to reduce the Athletic Department’s projected $2.4 million deficit, Florida A&M University will cut the men’s tennis and men’s cross country teams in June 2020.  President Larry Robinson released a statement via email on November first, explaining how his administration reached the decision to dismiss the two […]

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FAMU football attendance in question

Saturday’s game against Delaware State was the lowest attendance this year with just over seven thousand fans in Bragg Memorial Stadium. Many fans usually do not attend games with factors such as weather, but for some, It may just come to the fact it was a predictable outcome.  Scott Cetoute […]

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Club sports galore at the rec center

Florida A&M University’s Recreational Center opens its doors to students who want to take part in intramural sports and sports clubs. Fall’s intramural sports teams include flag football, indoor volleyball, indoor kickball, indoor soccer and table tennis. Aquatics, boxing, soccer, tennis, and ultimate frisbee are just a few sports clubs […]

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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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NCAA finally moving in right direction

California Gov. Gavin Newsom put the United States and the NCAA on notice Sept. 30. He signed a “fair pay to fair play” bill that allows college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness.  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis followed in Newsome’s footsteps and proposed a similar bill for […]

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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 […]

FAMU Quarterback Ryan Stanley analyzing field during game Photo Courtesy: Austin Dixon
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Stanley sets TD record as FAMU wins eighth straight

  On Saturday afternoon, the 17th ranked Florida A&M Rattlers added another win in the record column, as they defeated their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) rival Delaware State University  52-30.  As the Rattlers continued to light up the scoreboard all afternoon long, FAMU quarterback Ryan Stanley made history yet again […]

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Williams wants to play on Sundays

While growing up in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood, Marcus “Point” Williams always knew that he wanted the best out of life. Due to his humble beginnings and being the youngest of four brothers, Williams made a vow to himself to be successful and to make a difference in his family. […]