Author: Haleigh Porter | Staff writer


Slowly but surely, Florida seniors get the vaccine

As schools continue to struggle to find their footing in the 10th month of the global pandemic, Florida begins to roll out plans that may be promising. On Tuesday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state has registered over 400,000 seniors in the last week who have received the COVID-19 vaccination […]


Local Black churches promoting COVID vaccine

Bethel AME Church hasn’t held in-person service for months, due to COVID-19. The 156-year-old church at the corner of West Orange Avenue and Wahnish Way has partnered with the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Department of Emergency Management, the 156-year-old church on ways to regulate the principal portion […]


Here’s how FAMU is using $125 million grant

Florida A&M University is one of many historically Black colleges and universities receiving a portion of the national COVID-19 relief bill. FAMU is receiving a substantial amount of money from the federal government in hopes to better financially support HBCUs, especially during the pandemic. The bill was approved in late […]


Robinson optimistic during State of the University address

Florida A&M President Larry Robinson delivered his annual State of the University address Wednesday, calling it “Sustaining Excellence.”  Robinson  provided  updates on the university’s six strategic priorities, explained how FAMU has maintained its record of success, and discussed  plans to ensure the future excellence of Florida A&M University. Provost Maurice […]


Florida aims to crack down on vaccine scammers

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Florida, so have scammers. Cyber-scammers have offered Florida’s seniors a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in exchange for personal information and a fee. Since the  COVID-19 vaccine has been dispersed, Florida’s vaccine distribution strategy has continued to evolve, prompting scammers to be on the lookout […]


New group, new sound, N’deci$iv

They’re two artists with two different sounds, but together–– they are one group. In less than 10 months, a local group was able to gain over 26,000 listeners and 30,000 streams. How did they do it? Darnell Zachery, a 23-year-old from Detroit, Michigan, and Christopher Aviles, a 23-year-old Miami native, […]