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Waffle House Shooting Suspect Is In Custody

Updated at 4:25 p.m. ET Nashville police say the man suspected of opening fire and killing four people Sunday at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tenn., has been taken into custody just miles from the restaurant. Police said Monday afternoon that Travis Reinking, 29, was captured "moments ago." Minutes later, the police released two photos of Reinking in the back of a police cruiser, his clothing torn and with scratches visible on his shoulder. Police said they apprehended him in a "wooded area."...

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AAMU News

The President of Alabama A&M University, Dr. Andrew Hugine Jr. is interviewed by WJAB 90.9 Program Manager, Erica "Fox" Washington for the March Edition of the Presidential Edition Community News from the Hill. 

Topics discussed: 

-AAMU Board Meeting

-New Residence Hall Ribbon Cutting

-College Wide Meetings

-AAMU Leadership Program - 2nd Cohort

-Youth Motivational Task Force

-Conversations with the President

-Alabama A&M University Branch Powered by -Redstone Federal Credit Union Ribbon Cutting

It's Official! The Alabama A&M University Branch Powered by Redstone Federal Credit Union is now open! A Grand Opening Ceremony was held Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Ernest L. Knight Reception Center. With standing room only, members of the Presidents Cabinet, Redstone Federal Credit Union Employees, Members of the Alabama A&M Family (alumni, faculty, staff, students) and media were all in attendance. 

Joe Newberry, President & CEO of Redstone Federal Credit Union began his remarks with a "Go Bulldogs," "Thankful for this opportunity. This is a dream come true."

"Promoting broader knowledge, heightened awareness, strategic actions for learning and intergenerational sharing" 

The Virginia Caples Lifelong Learning Institute (VCLLI) aims to establish a state-of-the-art facility that offers traditional and futuristic courses, while providing a stimulating educational, social, and life enhancing environment by having an impact on older adults, families, and caregivers.

Alabama A&M University is looking volunteers to usher for the Spring 2018 Commencement Exercises. The Commencement will be held Friday, May 4, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Von Braun Center Propst Arena. To volunteer, please contact Ms. Nicole Jackson at (256) 372-8747, Ms. Janet Jones at (256) 372-8089, or click here.

Taking higher education on wheels. Alabama A&M University set off for their Presidential Bus Tour Monday, February 19, 2018. The tour made stops in Alabama cities. During the tour, the administration provided over $16 million in scholarships and held on-site admissions for the future Bulldogs. The Bus Tour included President Hugine, First Lady Hugine, Miss Alabama A&M Aliyah Riley, Student Government Association President Julian Griffith-Battle, the Office of Admissions and more University figures. The tour ended February 23rd at 3 p.m.

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Earth Day 2018

Apr 5, 2018

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs will celebrate Earth Day by participating in two upcoming Earth Day events.

The Alabama STEM Education will host the 2018 STEM Summer Fun camp on the campus of Alabama A&M University! 

Alabama STEM Education is offering this fun, learning experience to 30 middle and high school students. The camp begins June 4th, 2018 and last until August. Registration in $350 per month which includes meals and field trips. For more information, please contact (205) 436-2107.

Join the Metro Atlanta Chapter of the Alabama A&M Alumni Association as they host the Spring Day Party "Fedoras and Fascinators" on March 24, 2018 from    4 - 8 p.m.   

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Music

Emo has plenty of genre-wide classics, the kind of songs that, while never actually topping the charts, have become inescapable within that scene. And while it's a fairly crowded field, one listen to "Passion Fruit Tea" proves that Retirement Party deserve a place in the canon.

I think one of the best things you can say about an artist is that you hear a song and you know it's them. That is true in spades for the band Hop Along, thanks in large part to the unique voice of lead singer Frances Quinlan, both in the way it sounds and what she says with it.

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