WHERE ARE THE STUDENT FUNDS GOING?

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Old Building, New Store

By| Lauren Coleman Dollar Tree comes months after Walgreens decided to close their doors on South Monroe. Dollar Tree looks forward to the new location as they bring in some economic development to the community. Greg Daniels, Store Manager of Dollar Tree on Apalachee Parkway, is looking forward to the new store. “I believe that […]

10th Annual Caribbean Week is Underway at The Florida Capitol

By | Ke’Neesha Weaver The 10th year Anniversary of Caribbean Day at the State Capitol took place Tuesday hosted by Senator Daphne Campbell. Sen. Campbell continues to uphold this tradition in aims to maintain the legacy that was established by former State Legislator Hazelle P. Rogers, honoring the many contributions of Caribbean-Americans. For the past ten […]

U.S. Government Shuts Down, Sparks Concern

By | Thaddaeus Watkins Concerns considering the aftermath of a government shutdown sparked the nation as Congress failed to pass a spending bill midnight on Friday. Questions regarding which governmental agencies would still be operating was most inquired. According to the Washington Post, government research operations, disaster-recovery efforts, and most federal office buildings, to name […]