Sunday night, the FAMUAN staff voiced their frustration with the administration's empty promises and shared stories of eviction notices and disconnected utilities before quitting. Even the FAMUAN editor has her lights turned off.
By the end of the night, 14 out of 17 members of The Famuan staff went on strike.
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FAMU staff walks out over lack of pay
Because of the University's failure to issue paychecks to the staff of The Famuan, the student newspaper of Florida A&M University, several staff members are on strike.
The staff members walked out after a Sunday meeting with Dean James Hawkins and Journalism Division Director Dorothy Bland of the School of Journalism and Graphic Communication and the newspaper's co-advisers James Stephens and Valerie D. White.
Hawkins said he would request on-demand payments for the students of The Famuan first thing this morning.
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