Author: Saundrina Smith

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Lady Rattlers Rally Against JU in Season Finale

The Florida A&M Lady Rattlers Volleyball team came back for the kill against Jacksonville University winning their senior game (24-26, 21-25, 25-17,25-21,15-12). The ladies lost the first two sets due to unforced errors. The Dolphins hitters found a weak spot in the Rattlers defense by continuously hitting the ball in […]

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Lady Rattlers Drop Home Game to Troy 65-59

Monday night the Florida A&M University Lady Rattlers (1-3) lost to the Troy University Trojans (3-2) 65-59 at the Al Lawson Center. The Lady Rattlers overcame a slow start after beginning the game with a string of misses, that led to them not scoring until just over 17 minutes in […]

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FSU Pulls Out Tight Win Against BC 20-17

Senior day took place on an overcast Saturday that saw sloppy play and some sloppier conditions. The no.3 ranked Florida State Seminoles (11-0, 8-0 ACC) defeated the Boston College Eagles (6-5, 3-4 ACC) 20-17. This win was sealed in the final seconds on the foot of redshirt sophomore kicker Roberto […]

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Gov. Rick Scott Creates New Abortion Ban

Gov. Rick Scott’s abortion ban will stand in Florida, due to his recent re-election as governor. Under the new all abortions will be illegal in Florida at any point in a woman's pregnancy if her doctor determines that the fetus could survive outside the womb, according to the The Big […]

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Supervisors of Elections Challenges FAMU Students

Tallahassee, FL- With elections right around the corner, are you registered to vote? According to Leon county supervisor of elections data, only 10% of FAMU students who lived on campus voted for the local Primary Elections in 2010. Supervisor of Elections, Ion Sancho, says that this is a call to […]

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FSU’s Women Student Union Show Real Women Have Curves

The Women Student Union (WSU) at Florida State University hosted a screening of the movie Real Women Have Curves starring the award-winning actress, America Ferrera. WSU is an agency on FSU’s campus, representing 56 percent of women on campus. Their mission is to empower, engage, embrace and unite women while […]

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FAMU Student Grazed at Party

Tallahassee, Fla. — Friday, Sept. 26, gun shots were fired outside of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universities, Army ROTC building at around 1 a.m Graduating senior Tristan Huff was grazed on the cheek after attempting to leave a party. "I was at a party, I heard gun shots and everybody […]

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FAM-STATE NSBE Give Back to the Community: A Walk for Education

Tallahassee, FL- One way the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) gives back to the community nationally is by distributing educational materials door-to-door during its annual A Walk for Education (AWFE) events. Leon County community resident, Reva Dunlap said, "It nice to have an event for my grand-children to go to […]

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Lady Rattlers Earn First Win of Season over Webber

Starting off a little shaky, the Lady Rattlers basketball team pulled out a victory against the Lady Warriors of Webber University, 52-41. Having an abundance of young players this year, the Lady Rattlers are off to a good start. Florida A&M head coach, LeDawn Gibson, was pleased with the team’s […]

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FAMU Attends Art Basel

FAMU students will be able to enjoy the world of Art Basel this upcoming December. The 13th session Senate meeting passed bill SB14FA-003, which will allow for the trip to be funded by student Activities and Service fees (A&S). Art Basel is an annual event that began in 1970 by […]