GOIN’ DOWN SOUTH; AN EXHIBIT ON WOOD CARVING

By| Javon Cohen   Presented by Florida A&M University Foster-Tanner Fine Arts Gallery and the Artist in Bloom Festival featured an Exhibition of Wood Carvings by a fifth-generation wood carver, LaVon Van Williams Jr. The exhibit features many of Williams’ stained reliefs and figures carved out of wood that captures church-going men and women, jazz […]

Polo’s Refuge Gives Hope to Dogs Forgotten

By| Chelsey Brown Polo’s Refuge, a senior retirement home for Shih Tzu’s is a sanctuary for senior dogs that each come from different walks in life. President and Founder of Crossroads Shih Tzu Rescue and Polo’s Refuge, Leann Lund started this venture after her experience with animal rescue shelters that only catered to the “cute […]

Gender Fluidity: Breaking Barriers?

By| Javon Cohen   Gender Fluidity got its first wake up call when it was introduced in fashion industry that caused a shift toward a gender-fluid society. But how does this conception trickle down to becoming the norm on a college campus and its influences on how people chooses to dress. Is Gender fluidity something that […]

Conversation and Social Media

By| Lauren Coleman   Language and conversation change as generations grows, we speak in broken words and sometimes what we say is unidentifiable. You walk past a group of middle school kids cursing trying figure out how did they learn this. You continue about your day and speak to your friends in the same manner […]

Conquering colorism

Words By| Cristina Hunter The year is 2018. African-American president, Black Girl Magic is in full effect Marvel released Black Panther and people of color are standing together proudly. However, there is still an old practice within the African-American community that needs to expire, colorism. It seems hard to fathom how far we’ve come to […]

Car How To

By| Brianna Hicks With the semester ending and summer quickly approaching, the sand and beach are continually buzzing in everyone’s ear. The checklist is almost complete with the necessities to hit the road. Everyone knows someone who has ignored that light flashing on the dashboard. Do not be that person anymore- read these tips to […]