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 […]

Hazing: FAMU vs FSU

By| Giselle Thomas Towards the end of 2017, the death of an FSU student shook Tallahassee. Andrew Coffey, a 20-year-old Pi Kappa Phi pledge at Florida State University, lost his life due to alcohol poisoning. The death happened in November and FSU President, John Thrasher, decided to put a ban on all Greek life at […]

Library Advisory Board met to discuss new additions

By| Brianna Harmon On Tuesday, the LeRoy Collins Leon County Public Library Advisory Board met for it’s weekly meeting updating the community on what is coming up, and held a new member orientation. The meeting was called at 10 a.m. by chairwoman Carole Fiore who began with the induction of the new member orientation. New […]

U.S. Government Shuts Down, Sparks Concern

By | Thaddaeus Watkins Concerns considering the aftermath of a government shutdown sparked the nation as Congress failed to pass a spending bill midnight on Friday. Questions regarding which governmental agencies would still be operating was most inquired. According to the Washington Post, government research operations, disaster-recovery efforts, and most federal office buildings, to name […]

Unfinished Business

By | Kiah Lewis “Can’t turn around, we’ve come this far by faith”, was proudly sung by attendees of the 48th Annual Citywide Celebration honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination. Priscilla Stephens (who was jailed for sit-in protests in 1960s as a FAMU student […]

Families of FAMU Students Are Left in Despair After Hurricanes

Words by: Jonathan Sanders Dominica storm aftermath. Photocred: NBCNews.com  Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria were two of the most powerful storms in history, leaving a path of demolition through the Caribbean in their wake. The two storms especially devastated the lives of students at Florida A&M University and their family members who are of Caribbean […]

What Happened in Vegas?

Words by: Mikaya Kelly   A man lay on top of a woman as others flee.   On the evening of Oct. 1, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock opened fire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. According to The Washington […]

Bruno and Harrison named SGA President and Vice-President

Words by: Karlyn Sykes Justin Bruno and Devin Harrison have finally won. After nearly a year of court rulings, protests and heated controversy, Bruno and Harrison, his running mate from the spring 2016 elections, became the President and Vice-President of Florida A&M University’s student body on Wednesday. A statement issued by FAMU Electoral Commissioner Adrienne […]

An Open Letter to an Old Friend

Markel O. Mazelin, a former stylist for Journey Magazine, passed away this year. He will be remembered for his support, creativity and love. In this letter, Journey’s former Editor-in-Chief Gina Cherelus wax poetic about how it felt to not only “Meet The Mark” but to have him as a good friend.  Words by: Gina Cherelus, […]