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Housing fair to inform residents on forclosure

The Smith-Williams Service Center will be hosting the annual “National Fair Housing Month” workshop April 17.   The goal for the workshop is to provide information to homebuyers, renters, housing providers, realtors, attorneys and others involved in the housing market about fair housing and lending practices. Angela Hendrieth, manager of […]

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Romance after graduation

Collegiate couples graduating May 3 have a lot more to worry about than just finding a job. As if the burden of graduation and the insecurity that comes with it isn’t enough, there’s the underlying question of will the love last after graduation? Some graduating seniors determine the fate of […]

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Engineering day allows graduates to give back to FAMU

Talk of life after college sometimes consists of aspirations of a six-figure-paying job, a house with more rooms than necessary and a head-turning car. Not many mention how they plan to give back to their school. The Engineering Technology Annual Alumni Industry Day gave former students the opportunity to bring […]

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Celebrate Life Day discusses abortion bills

The Celebrate Life Day event on April 10, focused on protecting the rights of all, especially unborn children. The event started with a prayer breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Doubletree Hotel’s ballroom in Tallahassee, with 150 people gathered to hear the many speakers concerned with life. […]

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Students explore entrepreneurism

Entrepreneurship is a growing trend in the United States. Small businesses have generated over 65 percent of the net new jobs since 1995, according to Forbes. More and more individuals are starting their own businesses, and college students are no exception. Florida A&M is stomping grounds for a few entrepreneurs […]

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Glory to God: The story of Desmond Lockhart

Desmond Lockhart, 28-year-old Miami, native, knows all about the power of religion. Lockhart moved to Tallahassee, seven years ago to escape his dangerous lifestyle. “Only thing I saw was going to the penitentiary,” Lockhart said. He was affiliated with gangs, acted off of impulse and lacked self-control. Because of his […]

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Tallahasse to offer “Cash for Trash”

The spirit of spring-cleaning could earn Tallahassee residents money off of their utility bill. Tallahassee’s biannual Cash for Trash day is scheduled for Saturday April 19, from 8a.m. to 2 p.m. Tallahassee residents can participate in the program by bringing large trash items that won’t fit into their 96-gallon waste […]

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College students suffering from high obesity rates

College students in the U.S. may need to put down the pizza and pick up a salad. The rising rate of obesity on college campuses is too big to ignore. Over the past few years, the rate of obesity has made a shift in the wrong direction. A report from […]