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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]