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Hiding from press hurts all of FAMU

Do athletes owe their fans an explanation for anything that takes place during a contest, win or lose? Should college players and coaches be bombarded with questions from the media? I believe the answer is yes. Following a loss Monday night, the normally cooperative Florida A&M University men’s basketball team […]

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New faces bring new attitudes

After roster departures, team chemistry is the focal point as the Florida A&M University’s baseball team gears up for the season, which starts on Feb. 20 against Jackson State University. The departure of senior leadership from Corey McFadden and Cirilo Manego will have to be replaced if the Rattlers want […]

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Superbowl XLIII: Cardinals or Steelers?

With the regular season and playoffs behind us, it’s time to look forward to the biggest game of the N.F.L. season, the Super Bowl. February 1, 2009 will square the Arizona Cardinals of the NFC against the Pittsburgh Steelers of the AFC in Super Bowl XLIII.    The Steelers come into […]

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FAMU women athletics spread breast cancer awareness

On February 16th the Florida A&M University athletic department will hold its second  banquet to recognize women’s athletics while spreading awareness about breast cancer. It’s called the Think Pink tea, the Grand Ballroom will be turned into a Pink Wonderland decorated with pink heart confetti and pink carnations. The banquet […]

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Team ready for NCAA game

Florida A&M University’s volleyball team brought home the Mid Eastern Atlantic Conference (MEAC) title Sunday. Despite the obstacles they faced this year, the Lady Rattlers beat the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks in a 3-2 (17-25, 25-15, 23-25, 31-29, 15-10) championship match up. The team had a limited number of players […]

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Volleyball team beats WSSU

Late Friday evening at 7 p.m. Florida A&M University’s volleyball team played Winston-Salem State University and won 3-0 improving their record to (8-10, 5-1) for an audience of 155 fans. They are currently first place in the MEAC South. Volleyball head coach Tony Trifonov said they played acceptably. “We played […]

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Alumna is Olympic Hopeful Horse Rider

While Florida A&M alumna Shayla Wilson, from Orlando, is beginning her path to the horseback riding division of the Olympics, she stops to give thanks to FAMU and use her gift to inspire and help others.       “My life is completely upside down,” Wilson said. “I am doing everything I ever […]