Food desert on the South Side of Tallahassee

By Nichelle Cobb Winn Dixie, Publix, and Walmart are some of the traditional places that most individuals like to do their grocery shopping at. These stores are located nine minutes or more away from FAMU’S campus; FAMU is in the heart of the south side of Tallahassee. Most residents of the south side must travel […]

Tell Them We Are Rising premiere

By|Brielle Crooms Directed by filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities is the first documentary created to explain the impact of HBCUs. The premiere will air on Independent Lens on WFSU, Monday, February 19, 2018. Throughout the documentary there are several historians who stated their perspective on […]

2018 Capital City Mentoring Challenge & Award

By| Javon Cohen In partnership with the Mayor of Tallahassee, Andrew Gillum, the 1000 Mentors Strong group hosted their third annual Capital City Mentoring Challenge and Award event at the Walker Ford Community Center on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. This event highlights Mayor Andrew Gillum’s 1000 Mentors Initiative where he seeks […]

Suicide among the youth, don’t become forever young

By| Christina Hunter Clark Flatt was like many other parents with teenagers like his son, Jason. Jason was a normal, loving, all around 16-year-old kid. When Mr. Flatt came to speak at Florida A&M University’s campus, he didn’t come scouting out a potential college for his son. Instead he was the speaker of a Suicide […]

A Seat at the Table for Women in Radio’s Dinner

By| Carly Watson Have you ever longed for a group within your work field that understood you? A group that made your problems their own in order to benefit you? A group that planned networking events all to see you succeed? Meaghan Taylor wanted this as a female working in the radio industry. Since it […]


By| Aliyah Glover     Student Government Association held a senate meeting which was packed with students earlier this week. There were people standing along the walls in attendance. “I feel that Monday’s meeting was a success, because it is SGA week and we wanted to be transparent with the student body. We had food […]

Confirmations & Unfinished Business

By|Aliyah Glover Student Government Association held a senate meeting this week where some confirmations were held. The 47th student senate started tonight’s session just as any other. Call to order, Moment of Dedication, Alma Mater/Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call/Verification of Quorum. The senate meeting consisted of the placement of the university’s SGA vice president […]

Not Enough Parking on FAMU’s campus

By| Janai Moton When it comes to finding the perfect parking spot, its crucial to how you mornings or day will turn out. Imagine attending a University with over 9,000 students, and there is limited parking on campus. How does this make you feel? Angry? Frustrated? According to the Tallahassee Democrat, FAMU has experienced a […]

Marvel’s “Black Panther” Isn’t Exactly What People Expected…. It’s Better!

Photo credit: Marvel By |Simone Williams After nearly three years of intense anticipation, “Black Panther” opened in theatres this passed Thursday. The story follows T’Challa who, after the unfortunate death of his father, must take the throne and become the Black Panther to defend Wakanda against outside forces which threaten to destroy their way of […]

FAMU no longer using Blackboard as its official learning system and instead switching to Canvas

By| Brea Hollingsworth FAMU will no longer be using Blackboard, university officials confirm. The university is switching to a new learning management system called Canvas. The program is currently used by Florida State University, Florida SouthWestern State College, University of Florida, and University of South Florida among other Florida University systems. “The institution is currently […]