The return of Nicki Minaj

By| Destiny McIntosh The generous queen Nicki Minaj is back after months of a hitatus and has finally dropped two tracks Chun-Li and Barbie Tingz but was the wait really worth it? Minaj maybe should have took more time away and tried again with the two hits. It could have been bad timing for rapper […]

Coming of Age: In Conversation with SGA President-Elect David Jackson III

In 6th grade, David Jackson didn’t make the basketball team. “I got cut. Came back seventh grade, got cut. Came back eighth grade, got cut again,” Jackson reminisced chuckling through the sensitive memory. “So, now it’s time for high school and I said ‘You know, I’m not going to get cut this year.’ I worked […]

Wakulla Springs in trouble

Wakulla Springs, once known for its clear water and glass bottom boat tours, has become a target of improvement. The attraction once was just well loved by residents of Wakulla and surrounding cities. The attraction, however, became extremely popular worldwide after Tarzan’s Secret Treasure’ (1941) and Creature From The Black Lagoon (1953) were both filmed […]

Flu Epidemic

Words By| Brianna Hicks   Tallahassee faced its largest flu crisis in years. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC) , the 2017-2018 flu season is already at an alarming rate with the pediatric flu death toll being at 20.This years flu season started early, producing cases of the virus in mid/late […]

iGrow plans to expand

By| Daria Laycock Tallahassee’s own iGrow South City has been granted the honor of the Aetna Foundation Spotlight award. This was done with good reason.  The award is given to programs that find innovative solutions to health problems and iGrow excels in that respect. In the past iGrow, acting as the Youth Empowerment and Leadership […]

How to conquer pollen season

Words By: Lakayra Larramore The season is finally here…pollen season that is, of course. For some, the spring is a glorious time. A time to go out for walks and play in the garden. However, for many, this is the season for watery eyes, stuffy noses, and pollen allergies. Many Floridians suffer from pollen allergies, […]

Sunshine all the time

By| Brianna Hicks Florida is one step closer to officially becoming the sunshine state. In the wake of influx pollen and seasonal allergies, Florida officials gave the green light for Florida to become a state that observes daylight saving time year-round. The bill was passed on Tuesday, with a 33-2 vote and is on its […]

Tree pollen season brings severe allergies

By| Daria Laycock An early dusting of pollen is causing allergies to flare in the North Florida area. Oak trees in conjunction with an unseasonably warm February triggered the the event. Heavy wind, like that from the nor’easter traveling the country’s east coast, exasperate allergies as the gusts allow pollen to travel more easily according […]

Are Tallahassee New Developments Unequal?

By| Eboni Walker   There are not too many places you can go in Tallahassee without seeing some sort of construction site or “coming soon” sign. Florida’s capital has more than 100 new development projects currently in the works. This construction has been dominating the popular streets of Tallahassee for the past year with entities […]