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 […]

Pamper Me Pretty Part 2: Showcases Women-owned Businesses and Empowerment

By| Javon Cohen “Pamper Me Pretty Part 2” was held on Saturday, February 10 in Phase III assembly room. Mia Wilborn, a Junior Pharmacy student and Audri Salter, a Junior Political Science and African American Studies student hosted the event. This event mark the second installment to their event last year in November. The evening […]

Rattlers Defeated During Homecoming Football Game

Rattlers Defeated During Homecoming Football Game By | Janai Moten and Brianna Hicks Florida A&M and North Carolina A&T battled it out, in a game some would consider under-coached and unacceptable. FAMU’s homecoming game was played at Bragg Memorial Stadium this past Saturday. The Aggies defeated FAMU in a petrifying 31-20, leaving many in a […]

The Fight for Action Fame

By | Ricardo Brown This past weekend, Proud Mary starring Taraji P. Henson will premiere in theaters. It was one of the year’s most anticipated films when the trailer dropped last year. When the end of the year rolled around, thousands of fans flocked to twitter, not to share in the excitement of the movie, […]

Kwanzaa: The African-American Christmas

By: Job X. Kent The holidays are quickly approaching, and whether you are spending it with family or flying solo, this season can be hard for a couple of individuals for various reasons. Despite which holidays you celebrate, how you commend them or why you think they are vital, it helps to stay concentrated on […]

Black Girl Magic Superstar Siblings Tackle Art Activism

Words by: Leondra Santil “For us, this sh*t is for us.” From her song F.U.B.U in her third album, A Seat At The Table, Solange established her first number one as one for the people. With a subject focused on being black in America and the emotions attached to this identity, Solange’s personal reality speaks to […]

Freshman Class Elects New Officials

Words By: Kiara Whitehead After a tumultuous campaign season the class of 2020 freshman class president, vice-president, freshman attendant, and freshman senators have finally been elected. The candidates began their campaigns for on Sept. 19th after a twice delayed candidacy period. “The elections were pushed back due to the fact that there was no appointed […]

New Tallahassee Center Helps Sexual Assault Victims

Words By: Courtney Mitchell The refuge house opened up its doors to their new center last Monday in the big bend area and has already been officially open for two months. SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Exam)  center is a shelter that aids those victims of domestic violence. SAFE provides medical services, counseling, and an interview […]

Impeachment Claim Brought Against Electoral Commissioner

Words By: Kiara Whitehead At the Wednesday meeting of the student supreme court a claim against Electoral Commissioner Adrienne Floyd was reviewed. The claim was filed by an anonymous complainant and accused Floyd of not fairly and properly completing her job function. The complainant cited Chapter 901, Section 3 points H and L were violated […]