Author: Ciara Brown | Staff writer

Sports

Intramural sports to commence despite COVID-19

With all of the unforeseen changes that have taken place due to the vicious hit of the coronavirus, what would usually be regular extracurricular activities for Rattlers during the school year, are now uncertain. Activities students would normally not think twice about indulging in; like enjoying a week full of […]

Opinions

Review: A Town Wings disappoints

A Town Wings isn’t the best wing restaurant in town, but the quality of the wings is notable. At any wing restaurant, you can expect to have your buffalo, garlic parmesan or lemon pepper flavored wings. The restaurant might even have tenders, but not seafood. A Town Wings succeeds in […]

Opinions

Are FAMU students hypocrites?

  Florida State University has been catching backlash from a viral video showing them partying in a crowd with no masks. A lot of the slander came via Florida A&M students, which led to the question: Are FAMU students hypocrites? If there is one thing FAMU is known for, it […]

Opinions

Big corps, leave us alone

Guilt-tripping is a powerful tactic. Oftentimes in abusive relationships, the perpetrator will deceive the victim into believing they’re at fault. The public is in an abusive relationship with big corporations, and it’s time they stop guilt-tripping us. Most people have heard the phrase “carbon footprint,” in conversations on climate change […]

Lifestyles

A Rattler’s guide to parks in Tallahassee

With campuses reopening for the fall semester, and the closing of night clubs and bars due to COVID-19, college students are looking for new places to socialize, while also being mindful of the COVID-19 health precautions. Although Tallahassee is known for being a ‘college town’ with an extensive nightlife, Tallahassee […]

Opinions

Some beauty standards are dangerous and damaging

Beauty standards have been around since the beginning of time. From pale faces and powdered wigs to corsets and rib removing, many have gone to extreme lengths to achieve a certain look or status. At the same time, toxic chemicals, botched surgeries, and deathly fashion have affected women tremendously, though […]

Lifestyles

Nursing student starts skincare line

Third-year nursing student Sarene Morgan decided to create a solution for people struggling with bad acne. Her recently launched skincare line, Bare Radiance Skin, was inspired by her own personal struggles with acne. “I always had issues with my skin and a lot of the solutions the dermatologist prescribed only […]

News

City OKs police review board despite public skepticism

Tallahassee city commissioners voted unanimously on Wednesday to create a citizens’ police review board. Ordinance No. 20-O-31 had been introduced Sept. 9 to form a citizens’ police review board and the decision was made to hold a public hearing on the issue. According to City Attorney Cassandra Jackson, the ordinance […]