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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 […]

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Tallahassee to present first Frenchtown iGrow Food & Art Festival

The City of Tallahassee is presenting the first Frenchtown iGrow Food & Art Festival this Saturday. The event will revel in diverse food, culture and a large community. It is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dunn Street Youth Farm. The premier of the Frenchtown iGrow Food […]

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Concert fails to draw FAMU students

When Donald Glover, also known as Childish Gambino, released his sophomore studio album “Because of the Internet” in December 2013, fans anticipated a tour. The Deep Web Tour kicked off February 28, and on April 4, made its stop in Tallahassee. In my opinion, Childish Gambino is a well-known rapper. […]

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Former student joins ‘Bad Girls Club’

Former Rattler Alyssa “Redd” Carswell blew the Windy City away as one of the new cast members of Oxygen’s original series “Bad Girls Club.” After hosting more than 20 shows on Florida A&M’s campus, Rattlers may know Redd as the loud, humorous woman who gave a good dancing shakedown. “FAMU is what allowed me to start […]

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Alcohol Awareness month begins

The month of April is aimed at educating and raising awareness about alcohol abuse. The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependencesponsors Alcohol Awareness Month, which was created to reduce the stigma and encourage communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues since April 1987. This April, the NCADD is specifically targeting the […]

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Rattlers fall to FGCU

A late rally by the Rattlers wasn’t enough to stave off the visiting Eagles of Florida Gulf Coast University as they lost 7-6. The Rattlers (10-17) trailed early, allowing two runs off in the fourth inning. FGCU (19-11) freshman infielder Sterling Koerner hit a double that brought in a runner […]

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Chief of Police vying to make campus safer

Terence Calloway, Florida A&M’s Chief of Police, is taking new initiatives to elevate student safety. After several months as the director of public safety, Calloway has made it his goal to ensure students feel comfortable at school. Students have become acclimated with many of the on-campus law enforcement as well […]