Rattlers stance on 2019 USDA Food Package Proposal

Rattlers stance on 2019 USDA Food Package Proposal By|Ke’Neesha Weaver Donald Trump and his administration wants to cut out food stamp assistance and instead give lower income families food boxes every month. Trump administration would be sending a box of canned goods that has likened to like Blue Apron, a high-end meal kit service. The […]

What Is Fake News?

By Job X. Kent What is fake news? Following Trump’s presidency, you begin to see a plethora of news outlets producing more light-hearted stories or features. These stories can be described as “fake news.” The term has turned out to be broadly utilized. Be that as it may, it’s justifiable there’s confusion when some fake […]

Tallahassee Getdown Event

Words by: Dennis Boulin Downtown Tallahassee lives a street festival tradition with live music, food trucks, local arts; craft beer and wine. The festivities are not only for enjoyment, they also benefit charities, and kid’s fun! Tallahassee Downtown Get down is one of the greatest fall traditions in Tallahassee. For nearly twenty years, Adams Street has come alive on the Friday night before Florida State Seminoles and Florida A&M University Rattlers Football teams […]

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 […]

Women Kneel Too

  Words by: Shaya Chamorro Raianna Brown in 2016 at the Georgia Tech Game. Photo by: David J. Griff   It is no surprise that women would become a part of the #TakeTheKnee trend. Before the 2016 NFL season, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a stand (or knee) for the people of this country […]

#NOBAN: Black Muslim Students at FAMU on Life under the Trump Administration & the Relationships with Non-Muslims on Campus

By: Angelique Fullwood On the same day Donald Trump came to Tallahassee for a presidential election rally at the Tallahassee Car Museum, first year civil engineering student Abdul Razak Brimah left the Café while wearing his Muslim Student Association shirt. While he was walking up a stair case, another FAMU student stopped and asked him […]

How To Buy the Black Vote

  Words By: Nallah Brown The pursuit of buying the black vote usually begins with politicians smiling in your face, and ends with a slap across it. The black vote has always been an essential part to winning any election in this country. But, mimicking our latest dance moves and visiting our churches for staged […]

Tim Kaine Returns to Tallahassee to Win what He Calls the “Checkmate” State

Words By Anjelicia Bruton Democratic vice president nominee, Tim Kaine, recently returned to Tallahassee last Friday, Oct. 8,  in an attempt to encourage students to take advantage of early voting that will end Nov. 6th. Kaine took the stage at the Florida State University (FSU) Oglesby Union in a room of diverse supporters that included […]