Author: Tenae Taylor | Staff writer


Young people flock to the front lines

Young Americans with picket signs, bullhorns and face masks have flooded thousands of streets nationwide as protests against racism increase and the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge. The rest of the world is tuned in now, more than ever. George Floyd’s graphic death on Memorial Day in Minneapolis over a […]


COVID-19 and its effects on FAMU’s international students

More than one million international students are finding their lives at a standstill in cities across the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic. Florida A&M University’s international students are no exception. FAMU is home to roughly 270 degree-seeking international students, said William Hyndman, the assistant vice president of the International […]

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FAMU celebrates International Education Week

International students at Florida A&M University are being recognized and celebrated this week through a series of events hosted by the Office of International Education and Development.  International Education Week is a joint initiative by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education designed to honor the […]

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Project preserves legacy of ‘Marching 100’

Preserving a legacy. Dale Thomas, a 1986 graduate of Florida A&M University, is working to restore and share historical footage of the “Marching 100” and the university’s less known music ensembles through a digitization project that is now drawing national attention. Thomas has more than 40 digitized videos published on […]


Panelists warn students about using marijuana

Marijuana is illegal according to federal law. Students, faculty, staff and members of the community gathered in Perry-Paige Auditorium Tuesday night to learn the lesser known facts of marijuana from a panel of experts. At the entrance, guests were asked to sign in. Then, they were given a packet with […]

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Panel to address marijuana use

The Florida A&M University Student Government Association will host an educational forum on the medical and unlawful use of marijuana Tuesday, featuring a panel of eight speakers.  Held in partnership with the FAMU Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative, the on-campus event is free and open to the public from […]


Keys to making group projects work

Group projects — some college students cringe at the thought, others welcome them.  Over the years, students have openly expressed their opinions on group projects in college through case studies, surveys, social media posts and word-of-mouth. Students at Florida A&M University are not excluded. FAMU students took to Twitter recently […]

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FAFSA is open. Don’t forget to apply

The 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. The priority filing date for Florida A&M University is Jan. 1. Completing the FAFSA unlocks federal grants, loans and awards for students seeking financial help with college expenses. Students are encouraged to file immediately. Darmisha Seymore, a senior […]