Author: Joanne Cherisma | Copy Desk Chief


Declaring the throne

Tis the season to be elected into office at Florida A&M University. The anticipation was high in the Grand Ballroom on Sunday, for the Declaration of Candidacy. This was a candidate's attempt to convince the student body one last time to gain final votes before they cast their ballots. Running […]


Byron Samuels will not receive an extension

                After just three seasons at the helm of being the head coach at Florida A&M University, Byron Samuels will not return as the head coach at the beginning of the 2017-2018 season. Ultimately, ending his stint at FAMU, after the athletic administration […]


Student election concerns voiced at Senate on the Run

The Florida A&M University Appointments Committee held an event Monday to address campus-wide concerns regarding the Spring 2017 elections. “Senate On The Run: Election Edition” took place in the Senate Chambers at 5 p.m.   Eager and concerned students questioned the stance of the Spring 2017 elections due to multiple, […]

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News 20 Online Recaps

  March 27, 2017 On today's online recap, find out what historic building caught fire and see the latest in the tragic Tallahassee Memorial Hospital elevator death.   March 22, 2017 On today's online recap, find out what hot topics are being discussed at city meetings and see what one […]


FAMU grad breaks boundaries

Khaneshia Smith, a Tallahassee native, is on her way to becoming a multi-award winning actress. Smith, who often goes by the title “KJ,” is making her mark in Hollywood with grace and charisma one role at a time. What started off as just a high school dream her senior year […]


Hall of Fame head coach honored for 700th win

    Florida A&M University held a news conference on March 15 to honor and celebrate head coach of the FAMU softball team Veronica Wiggins after she became the first HBCU Division I head coach to reach 700 wins. In front of a small crowd made up by a few […]


Rattler baseball update

FAMU Athletics The Florida A&M baseball team is off to a hot start to their 2017 season. Sitting at 14-6 (5-1 MEAC) after the first month of play, the Rattlers have been rolling and most recently completed a sweep of the Savannah State Tigers.   The strong offense of the […]


Breaking News: Grable re-elected as faculty senate president

Bettye A. Grable, Ph.D, was re-elected Tuesday as president of Florida A&M University’s faculty senate. Grable was chosen by a majority of the 57 total voting members. She was last elected in 2015, which was also a re-election. Grable is a tenured professor in the School of Journalism & Graphic […]