Taking the Law in Your Own Hands

By| Lauren Coleman   People from all over the state of Florida and a handful from Georgia came to Tallahassee a for pro-second amendment rally to protest some parts of the proposal SB 7026. “CS/SB 7026: Public Safety; Citing this act as the “Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act” that each sheriff may […]

Gunning for change

By| Christina Hunter There have been 18 shootings since 2018 began. For students who survived the Parkland Massacre, it ends with them. Valentine’s day, which was supposed to be a day to spread love, was instead replaced with hatred in the form of an assault rifle. Nicholas Cruz, a former student at Stoneman Douglas High […]

Conflict at the Capital

By| Christina Hunter With signs raised and shouts filling the air, tensions were at an all-time high at the Capitol building in Tallahassee, Florida. The anti-rally, which was led by FSU students, was orchestrated to counter the League of the South’s march to the capitol. Richard Garzola, the creator of the Anti-Rally, expressed why he […]

The Importance of Mental Health

By| Lauren Coleman What is mental health and why is it a taboo? According to Mentalhealth.gov, Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It also helps determine how we handle stress and make choices. Mental health has an impact on areas of our body that you would not think of as feeling physical […]

FAMU’S Career Center Strives for Excellence

By| Chambria Gordon The Florida A&M University Career and Professional Development Center has your back. They are a team of dedicated professionals with the goal of assisting FAMU students in their career development. Moreover, they provide career counseling that will prepare and provide opportunities for students to pursue meaningful careers in a variety of professional fields […]

More than Just a Step Show

By| Lauren Coleman   Ballinger Productions and Entertainment is a three-year production company that is known for “The Stompdown.” BPE puts together other events such as stage plays, acting events, film festivals and other events. The founder of BPE, Djuan Ballinger, has been event planning for over 10 years but officially put together his company […]

Mayor Gillum Targets Millennials: A Rising Force in Florida

By| Thaddaeus Watkins The millennial generation is the largest age group to emerge since the baby boomer generation, and as studies shows in Florida, 18-to-34 year-olds, are the largest population group. According to the census bureau, the number of Floridians aged 18-34 currently outnumber those over age 65. Millennials have very different expectations through government, […]