Author: Sierra Sirju | Staff writer

Lifestyles News

City’s animal euthanization rate goes down

Thousands of animals are found in Tallahassee neighborhoods every year. Next, they are placed in the city’s Animal Service Center, hoping that this critical step will aid them in finding a new home. However, Tallahassee animal shelter officials say they need help increasing adoption rates and to limit the number […]

News

FAMU’s strategic plan under review

FAMU has made significant strides since the “FAMU Rising” strategic plan of 2017, however a change to the higher education landscape has put the University’s increased budget request in jeopardy. During FAMU’s Senate meeting President Larry Robinson stressed the importance of taking more aggressive steps to speed up the University’s […]

Lifestyles

Student organizations prepare to add members

There are plenty of organizations on campus for students to get involved in. From dance, community service, mentors,Greek life, modeling, entertainment — FAMU has it all. Felicia Barnes, coordinator of student organizations, encourages all students to join organizations on campus. “The most beneficial aspects of getting involved on campus is […]

Lifestyles News

Karamo Brown keeps pushing boundaries

Karamo Brown is many things, including a Florida A&M University alum, a television star and an activist. Add public speaker to the list. Brown spoke at Florida State University’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr., event “Moving Forward: Vision, Voice, Vote” Tuesday evening at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Students and […]

Sports

Rattlers defeat North Carolina Central, 66-57

  After suffering a tough loss at the hands of South Carolina State, the Rattlers of Florida A&M University bounced back on Monday afternoon, by defeating North Carolina Central University 66-57.  Early on in the game, FAMU set the tone defensively, as they held NCCU to just 17 points in […]

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Bills aim to improve Baker Act

State Rep. Jennifer Webb, D-Gulfport, and state Sen. Gayle Harrell, R-Stuart, are sponsoring bills that would change the way Baker Act cases are handled in school situations in Florida. The bill would require law enforcement officers to use the least restrictive mode of restraint possible when transporting students to mental […]

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Annual MLK tribute draws a crowd

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stood for justice for all people, regardless of color or creed. His legacy was honored Monday in Tallahassee at the “Silence is Not an Option” event, when the local National Association for the Advancement of Colored People partnered with keynote speakers such as Rep. […]

Opinions

MLK’s legacy of activism

Martin Luther King Jr.’s dedication to activism is the reason we can all take today to celebrate his life and reflect on his legacy. King not only dreamed but dedicated his life to a more diverse America, where everyone can enjoy the benefits of equality and freedom. While we may […]