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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 […]

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Ladies add wins to flawless record

The Florida A&M University softball team added another pair of wins Saturday to their undefeated Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference record. The Lady Rattlers swept North Carolina A&T in a home doubleheader, winning the first game 10-2, and the second bout 3-1. In game one, the Lady Rattlers (18-25, 5-0 MEAC) started […]

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Athletic fees may rise again

Last Tuesday, the FAMU Student Fee Committee voted to increase the athletic fee for the second time in two years.  If trustees approve the recommendation the fee will increase by $0.84 to a total of $10.91 per credit hour. After a 40-minute presentation on behalf of the athletic department and […]

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Gym’s grand opening

Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 kicked off the grand opening of The Multipurpose Center Teaching Gymnasium Wednesday with triumphant music as students, faculty, and public officials gathered to unwraps the newest attraction on campus. “This FAMU multipurpose center is just another quality asset that will bring much needed value to […]

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Jordan gets inducted to the Hall of Fame

One of the greatest NBA basketball players to ever grace the courts accepted an invitation into the 2009 Hall of Fame on Monday. Michael Jordan will be honored Sept. 10-12 at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. According to an article in The Chicago Tribune Jordan […]

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Sitting down with Mike

Q:  What does the word success mean to you? A: Success to me is overcoming any obstacles that may be in my way to obtain any of the long-term goals I have set for myself and handling every situation in a positive respectable way. Q:  How far would you go […]

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Team hits field in spring matchup

Florida A&M University football players went head-to-head in their annual spring game at Bragg Memorial Stadium.  This years contest resulted in a 41-0 seemingly effortless shutout by the green team.  The teams were divided by depth chart positions, first team players wore green jerseys while second through fourth team players […]

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Coach reaches 500-win milestone

Veronica Wiggins was so passionate about coaching that she made her way to to the forefront of the Softball Program at Florida A&M University and a place in the record books. Over 20 years ago, Veronica Wiggins returned to Florida A&M University to get her bachelors and masters degrees. Eighteen […]

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After trade demands, Jay Cutler is now a Bear

In recent news the Chicago Bears drafted Denver Broncos quarter back Jay Cutler. To acquire Cutler, the Bears had to give up quarterback Kyle Orton and first-round picks from 2009 and 2010, along with a third-round pick from 2009. To complete the trade, the Broncos had to give back a […]

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Tennis team moves down to No. 2

The Florida A&M University’s men’s tennis team feels confident about making it to this year’s Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference championship with a current season record of (11-5). The team was previously ranked no. 1 in the MEAC for the 2008 season. The team’s ranking this year depends on the results of […]