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 […]

FAMU Homecoming Fashion Show 2016: Embracing the Rattler Culture

Words By: Shakyra Chrysostome The most anticipated time of the years rapidly approaching, Homecoming season is here! This year’s homecoming lineup is jam packed events such as the traditional Gospel concert, the return of hoops and hip-hop, the grand Homecoming parade, and the highly anticipated Homecoming block party and fashion showcase. Unlike the premier fashion show […]

Review: ‘Queen of Katwe,’ the Queen of Chess

Words by: Kaiyah Clarke “Oscar- winning” is what is described of the premiere of the Disney film Queen of Katwe, by movie critics worldwide. This exceptionally diverse film follows the true story of Phiona Mutesi, a chess champion who not only won one of the highest awards in women’s’ chess for Uganda, but was also able […]

Judge Extends Voters Registration in Florida

Words By: Rashad Stafford Florida residents now have until October 18 to register to vote. On Wednesday, US Federal Judge Mark Walker agreed to extend the voters registration for the sunshine state from its original October 11 deadline. This comes after Governor Rick Scott originally refused to extend the deadline late last week. “Everybody has […]

Florida’s First Beauty Expo premieres at Golf Club this past weekend

Words By: Shakyra Chrysostome Over the weekend, 100 fledgling beauty brands and beauty-product lovers, from all over the U.S. descended on Tallahassee’ Cross Creek Golf Club for the Florida Beauty Expo. Serving as a hub for networking, learning, and entertainment, the event hosted the newest, most innovative beauty products and beauty brands share their products and […]

Issa Rae Breaks Barriers with HBO’s Insecure

Words by Aliyah Weems From YouTube to the New York Times best-seller list and now the big screen, Issa Rae is the first black woman to be the lead on an HBO show. Insecure, created and executive produced by Rae, made its long-awaited debut on Friday, October 9th. The 31 year-old Los Angeles based comedian […]

Tallahassee Residents Hang Wishes on the Bamboo Tree

Words By: Amanda Jean-Mary A bamboo tree full of colorful wishes swayed gently in the breeze on Saturday during the 12th Annual Experience Asia Festival at the Bloxham-Lewis Parks in downtown Tallahassee. Residents visited the Tanabata table in the Japan section of the festival to write and hang their wishes on the bamboo tree and pray […]