Tell Them We Are Rising premiere

By|Brielle Crooms Directed by filmmaker Stanley Nelson, Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities is the first documentary created to explain the impact of HBCUs. The premiere will air on Independent Lens on WFSU, Monday, February 19, 2018. Throughout the documentary there are several historians who stated their perspective on […]

2018 Capital City Mentoring Challenge & Award

By| Javon Cohen In partnership with the Mayor of Tallahassee, Andrew Gillum, the 1000 Mentors Strong group hosted their third annual Capital City Mentoring Challenge and Award event at the Walker Ford Community Center on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00pm. This event highlights Mayor Andrew Gillum’s 1000 Mentors Initiative where he seeks […]


By| Aliyah Glover     Student Government Association held a senate meeting which was packed with students earlier this week. There were people standing along the walls in attendance. “I feel that Monday’s meeting was a success, because it is SGA week and we wanted to be transparent with the student body. We had food […]

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 […]

Not Enough Parking on FAMU’s campus

By| Janai Moton When it comes to finding the perfect parking spot, its crucial to how you mornings or day will turn out. Imagine attending a University with over 9,000 students, and there is limited parking on campus. How does this make you feel? Angry? Frustrated? According to the Tallahassee Democrat, FAMU has experienced a […]

#FORTHECULTURE: The State of Black America Town Hall

By| Nichelle Cobb FAMU hosted a Town Hall Panel discussion apart of the observance for Black History Month, on Friday February 9th. The Town hall included a profound discussion featuring all African American Panelist and a question and answer session immediately afterwards. The panel included various relevant topics that are affecting the Black Community including health […]

Awards and Presentations Board of County Commissioners Discussions Plans for Future Development

By| Nichelle Cobb The Board of County Commissioners had their public meeting on Tuesday February 13th. This meeting consisted of awards, presentations, and discussions for future development and plans for the city of Tallahassee. Commissioner Bill Proctor began with recognizing the work of local Author Roosevelt Wilson, who was also a former publisher of Capital […]

The artwork of Michael Pearce featured at Foster Tanner Art Gallery

By| Blaire Bishop Florida A&M University’s (FAMU)Exhibit featured artwork from Michael Pearce, A professional artist, From England. The exhibit Include ceramics, drawings, paintings, photography sculpture, mixed media, installations and performance art. The Exhibit is open from January 11, to February 2. During this event the sound of soft classical music poured through the speakers as […]

Back to “B.A.E.sics”

Back to “B.A.E.sics” By| Blaire Bishop Adrianne Gurley, a physical therapist, motivational speaker and relater, met her soulmate at FAMU but it wasn’t until social media when she started to interact with her husband. Dr. Marcus Gurley, a pharmacist, motivational speaker, business owner and relerter who found his wonderful wife at FAMU after realizing a […]