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Track star finishes season with strong determination and heart

It was in the seventh grade where Antoinette Suer, a track and field athlete, discovered her passion for the sport. “I like basketball and thought about trying out for the team, but I had a change of heart when I discovered that I was faster than the other girls and […]

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Rattlers hope to end season victorious

As the end of the regular season draws closer, Florida A&M’s baseball team find themselves under .500, and are looking for a spark. The Rattlers are fifth in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference standings with a 5-6 record. They also find themselves looking up at conference rivals Bethune-Cookman University (11-1) and […]

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Intramural sports bring out competition

College seems to be all about competing. Students must compete in the classroom to get that dream job, but on-campus intramurals allow students to show off their athletic skills. Beside the student athletes playing at Bragg Stadium, Gaither Gym and the other athletic venues across campus, there are other Rattlers […]

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Athletic fee should be raised to help university

On April 7, the Florida A&M University Student Fee Committee met for the consideration of increasing the athletic fee for the upcoming academic year of 2009-2010. The athletic fee is a mandatory fee charged to every student attending FAMU for an assortment of things – from the coverage of students […]

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NFL teams making smart investments

Potential National Football League players should be aware of the NFL’s new scouting techniques. The NFL draft is taking place on April 25-26 and the players have participated in the combines, sit down interviews with teams, and took the Wonderlic test. Even though the players have did everything they could […]

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Hurdler headed to regionals

Damarius Carrol, affectionately known as “Dee,” has been running things on and off the track for his whole life. He fell in love with the sport at the age of 14  and has not slowed down yet. He was introduced to athletics in middle school, and his first experience with […]

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Runners excel at invitational

The Florida A&M University’s men’s and women’s track team raced across the tracks of Tallahassee to take on numerous opponents at the 2009 Seminole Invitational at Florida State. The meet was an opportunity for talented competitors to display their record breaking speed and running abilities. Demetrius Carroll, 21, a 3rd […]

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Opening week ends for Major League Baseball

Now that Major League Baseball’s opening week is in the books, a review is necessary after a week full of triumph and misery. The 2009 season opened right where the 2008 season ended, which was in the city of brotherly love. The Philadelphia Phillies celebrated their ‘08 World Series championship […]

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FAMU Rattlers hope to win last game of series against Jackson State Tigers

The three game series verses Jackson State University will conclude this afternoon for the Florida A&M University baseball team. In the opener the Rattlers were unable to hold on to their early 1-0 lead allowing Jackson State pitcher Samuel Cline to earn the win with a 8-4 final score. The […]

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Rattlers promote the importance of books

Ready to get dirty in their emerald green jerseys and bright orange work out shorts, four Florida A&M University football players walked in a gym full of screaming pre-teens at Fairview Middle School. Tight ends Max Purcell and Brandon Hepburn, offensive lineman Corey Dawe and defensive lineman Cameron Houston were […]