Author: Jared Melhado | Staff Writer

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Studying makes you smarter

As Florida A&M University students work toward attaining their degrees, it is recommended that they study, keep the brain active and focused on retaining their material. Even if they are gifted beyond comparison, they should still be setting aside time to study. Studying is the most effective way to retain […]

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Self-care means taking care of yourself

Self-care is essential to the mind, body and soul. There are an endless amount of activities, small or big, that anyone can do to help themselves. Self-care should not be introduced once you realize that you are experiencing burnout; self-care needs to be an active part of your routine to […]

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Forum focuses on importance of voting

The local organization Partners in Progress and the Florida A&M University Chapter of the NAACP joined forces Saturday for a student leadership forum. The event was open to all college students in Leon County, and it was held  in FAMU’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communication lecture hall. There were […]

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Wednesday is FAMU Day at the Capitol

Florida A&M University is preparing for the annual event, “FAMU Day at the Capitol,” which will take place Wednesday.  The event will begin at 10 a.m. and it will kick off with the cheer team, students, alumni and, of course,  The Marching 100. The idea behind FAMU Day at the […]

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How important are graduation photo shoots?

We are not too far from the Spring 2024 commencement ceremony. Days to weeks prior to graduation, students will begin posting their graduation photo shoots on their media pages. Graduation photo shoots allow the graduate to showcase their journey, involvement and connection to their university. Also, the time spent, the […]

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‘Transfer Safe Space’ a new forum

A “Transfer Safe Space” opened its arms to Florida A&M students on Wednesday. Coleman Library’s second-floor study lounge  was filled with students who had the chance to come together and share their perspectives. The session ran from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Transfer Safe Space is a new initiative that allows […]

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Winter weather can cause depression

Are Tallahassee’s cool winds and cold breezes putting “clouds” over the heads of students? Weather can impact mental health, and Tallahassee has been experiencing a spate of bitter, cold days. Last week, the Tallahassee area had a low of 24 degrees on Wednesday, Jan. 17. “The winter season is known […]

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Students flock to JCPenney Suit-Up

The semi-annual JCPenney Suit-Up event for Florida A&M students took place from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday evening inside JCPenney at Governor’s Square Mall. HireARattler within FAMU’s Career & Professional Development Center partnered with JCPenney to give students an opportunity to purchase discounted professional attire. The center’s goal is to […]