Lockheart: The Pulse of Campus Fashion Presents ‘Fast Fabulous Fashion’

Words By: Rashad Stafford  “Fast Fabulous Fashion” was held on Thursday evening in the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication Gallery. Alexis Lockheart, a senior public relations student and aspiring fashion mogul, hosted the event. Lockheart recently launched her fashion lifestyle brand “Lockheart: The Pulse of Campus Fashion.” After being presented with the opportunity to […]

Colin Kaepernick Brings Demands for Social Justice to the Field

Words By: Chelsea Stewart   In 1814, Francis Scott Key wrote the poem, Defense of Fort McHenry and it was later renamed The Star Spangled Banner. The hymn, which describes America as “the land of the free and home of the brave,” was declared the United States’ National Anthem in 1931. But today, in a […]

Boutiques Options for Fall Grads

Words By: Kirra Martin The last day for Florida A&M University students to order a cap and gown without excess charges is Oct 21, according to a notice by Herff Jones, the supplier of students graduation gear. If the ladies are looking for the perfect pieces to wear under their gown or to complete the […]

Controversy plagues Birth of a Nation

Words By: Chelsea Stewart After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Birth of a Nation made headlines for its $17 million deal with Fox Searchlight. But since, the film has been surrounded with controversy after a 1999 rape case involving Nate Parker, who is the director, producer and lead star of the […]

FAMU College Democrats Hosts Action Hour

Words By: Tiana Jones The returning organization, FAMU College Democrats, hosted the Students for Hillary and College Dems Action Hour Wednesday, September 21st at The Edison Resturant in Cascade Park. The event featured guest speakers Tallahassee’s Mayor Andrew Gillum and Representative Alan Williams. The College Democrats organization seeks to advocate and educate the student body […]

Solange in Michael Kors New Street-Style Campaign, The Walk

Words By: Lakayra Larramore Solange Knowles is loved for her bold, colorful style that always seems to make a statement. Largely renowned designer Michael Kors has also jumped on the Solange bandwagon and has decided to use her for his new street-style campaign, The Walk. “Solange is strong and passionate and not afraid to share […]

Netflix’s Luke Cage Series Explores Black Male Masculinity

Words By: Romani Poole The new Netflix series based on the Marvel power man, Luke Cage, has debuted and has raised some questions about the current state of black masculinity. When the first issue of Luke Cage came out in 1972, the creation of the “unapologetic black men” was described as the man comfortable in […]

New Tallahassee Center Helps Sexual Assault Victims

Words By: Courtney Mitchell The refuge house opened up its doors to their new center last Monday in the big bend area and has already been officially open for two months. SAFE (Sexual Assault Forensic Exam)  center is a shelter that aids those victims of domestic violence. SAFE provides medical services, counseling, and an interview […]

Elections Postponed for the Second Time

Words By: Kiara Whitehead The declaration of candidacy period for the Fall 2016 freshman and graduate elections has been postponed for the second time. The election was first set to begin on Sept. 6 and was then revised but again delayed. The Student Body Statutes state that declaration of candidacy is supposed to be held […]