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 […]

iGrow South City, The Aetna Foundation Spotlight Award

iGrow South City, The Aetna Foundation Spotlight Award By| Lauren Coleman iGrow “Whatever You Like”, a youth empowerment and urban agriculture entrepreneurship program of the Tallahassee Food Network, was named a finalist in the “Healthiest Cities and Counties Challenge.” In January, iGrow South City was given notification that they are a part of the top […]

New Business: 47th Student Senate

By| Aliyah Glover The senate was called to order at 6:14pm. They began by singing FAMU’s Alma mater and reciting the pledge of allegiance. There was a dedication to fallen student Brodric James followed by a moment of silence. “I’m so happy that they have this on the agenda every week to pay homage to […]

Flu Season causes over 800 Leon County students to be out sick

By|Brea Hollingsworth   Leon County Schools is taking serious measures to prevent the spread of the flu in its schools. Recently, Leon County Schools made an announcement that they were not going to shut down schools due to the flu. The statement was in response to Gulf County’s announcement that they were going to shut […]

Images Fashion Show

By| Brianna Harmon With spring finally here, the fashion world is popping. Images Modeling Troupe held it’s spring fashion show on Saturday Feb. 3 at the FAMU Campus Recreational field in a heated tent. This year’s show was themed around the noun Anomaly, a deviation or departure from the norm or common order. “For over […]

Animal Adoption in Tallahassee

By | Carly Watson The Tallahassee Animal Service Center is working hard to deal with the issue of abandoned animals around the city. At the Tallahassee Animal Service Center over 6,000 animals are abandoned each year. Of those animals, nearly 50 percent are adopted while around 40 percent are euthanized. Assistant Director at the TASC, […]

Tally Cat Cafe

By| Carly Watson Cats and coffee make an excellent combination. That’s why Courtney Yehnert, Katie Logue and Josh Kendrick decided to create the Tally Cat Cafe. With a great love for helping cats, the trio decided a cat cafe is just what Tallahassee needed considering the high cat population. “It’s going to be a coffee […]

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 […]

SJGC hosts All-School Colloquim in Lee Hall

Staff Writer | Asia Irvin The FAMU School of Journalism and Graphic Communication hosted its “All-School Colloquium,” a time to come together to receive important information that we as students need to know about the program, according to Professor Francine Huff, who is the Knight Chair for Student Success. Dr. Valerie White, Interim Journalism Division […]