Will Packer and Cast of “Almost Christmas” attend FAMU’s Homecoming

Words By: Marissa Weaver, Editor-in-Chief Homecoming at Florida A&M University is known to have a ton of surprises, and this year’s theme of “A Different World” definitely delivered a host of them. FAMU’s own Will Packer, an Emmy nominated producer known for films such as “This Christmas” and “Think like a Man,” was happy to […]

Let’s Call it a Comeback

Words By: Kiara Whitehead  Florida A&M University’s 2016 homecoming was lauded by students as one of the best in a long time; homecoming this year was a labor of number crunching love from the Student Government Association (SGA). The 2016 homecoming celebration was initially allocated only $111,573, which was almost an $100,000 decrease from the […]

FAMU Mourns Loss of Student

Words By: Rashad Stafford Early Saturday morning, 20 year old FAMU Student Quentin Langford was shot and killed, according to Tallahassee Police. Langford was leaving a block party near the corner of Gamble and Perry Street when shots rang out. 20 year old Landsey Ellison was also shot. Ellison was transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital […]

Many Rivers To Cross Festival Does Activism with a Twist

Words By: Chantal Gainous Legendary actor Harry Belafonte conjoined his social justice organization, Sankofa, and countless celebrities including activist Angela Davis, rapper Common, R&B star John Legend, activist and correspondent Van Jones, and many others to put on the inaugural Many Rivers to Cross Music Festival. “This is the Woodstock for black activism,” Van Jones, […]

Local Shopping keeps Community Thriving

Words By: Melissa Poux-Williams You live there, you go out with friends here; you buy fresh fruit and veggies there and frequently stop the coffee shop not too far from your home. Small businesses are everywhere. They are vital to the success of the economy.   Shopping locally not only helps the economy but also […]

Autumn Essentials Lookbook by Revived by Rozier premieres The Pink Shoe Bag

Words By: Shakyra Chrysostome Autumn has officially arrived, temperatures are dropping and fashion pundit James Rozier is invested in getting women ready for the autumn weather in style. Pulse Marketing group and the Pink Shoe Bag have collaborated to present Autumn’s Essential Elements, a live action lookbook curated by Rozier. The event was held on October 14 […]

ArtBar Promises New Outlook on Visual and Performance Art

Words and Photography by: Chantal Gainous Tallahassee’s art scene is growing ever since the renovation of the hipster hub Railroad Square Art Park located between Railroad Ave. and FAMU Way. Creatives are utilizing the space in new and innovative ways, including singer/artist and now curator, Paivia Brown. Brown held her first ArtBar – an interested […]

Lil Wayne Performing in the Capital City

Words By: Courtney Mitchell Grammy award winning hip-hop artist, Lil Wayne, is coming to Tallahassee with a headlining performance for  “The Weekend Kickoff Live” at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. The show is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. The event is presented by Oak View Group and LIVE NATION. Lil’ Wayne […]

Fashion Update: The Shoe Game

Words By: Tatyana Franklin Atmos x Puma Disc Blaze “Night Jungle” Famous Japanese sneaker vendor Atmos has teamed up yet again with Puma for a collaborative take on iconic Disc Blaze silhouette, called “Night Jungle”. This recent collaboration examines the urban jungle and its countless hidden riches. The shoe features a duck camouflage pattern at the toe box, while […]

Celebrating 129 years of Caring and Excellence

Words By: Melissa Poux-Williams Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University sits on the highest of 7 hills and walking amongst FAMU’s campus are Rattlers full of pride. Florida A&M celebrated its 129th birthday, Oct 3, 2016. Convocation kicked off Founder’s Day; students poured in the Lee Hall auditorium, excited for Monday’s convocation. The ceremony started off […]