Author: Sydne Vigille


The third annual sheriff Larry Campbell Thanksgiving Turkey Drive

Adam Mattison giving his speech about the event. Photo credit: Sydne Vigille Canned goods ready for packaging. Photo credit: Sydne Vigille Alex Wood preparing the boxes for the food items. Photo credit: Sydne Vilgille Chief Terrance Calloway of Florida A&M University Police Department presenting an award to Attorney Jim Floyd […]


Embrace your inner artist at Painting with a Twist

    The Painting with a Twist logo. Photo Credit: Akilah Smith  Offering a unique and memorable experience, Painting with a Twist brings a new festivity to Tallahassee and the surrounding areas. Painting with a Twist offers painting classes with an instructor that are two to three hours long. The painting […]


The season of giving back

Students helping Professor Daniels in the clothing drive for children in South Africa.  Photo credit: Christopher Daniels  With winter approaching, there are a significant amount of people in South Africa who do not own the proper clothing to sustain the change in weather. The majority of those people are children. […]


Tallahassee Salvation Army hires for the holidays

Bell Ringer Positions | Photo credit: Salvation Army Tallahassee  The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching and local residents of Tallahassee can expect to see buckets swinging and cheerful ringing. The Salvation Army will be kicking off their annual Red Kettle Campaign this November, but in order to make […]


Rattlers fall short, lose 29-24 to BCU

Chad Hunter lining up before the start of the play | Photo credit: Vaughn Wilson The annual Florida Blue Florida Classic ended as the Wildcats defeated the Rattlers 29-24, as they erased a 14-point deficit during the fourth quarter. The win extended the Wildcats’ winning streak against the Rattlers to […]


Home is where the heart is

Thanksgiving decorations in the top cafe | Photo credit: Isis Climes  During the season of Thanksgiving, being surrounded by family is a normalcy.  For students living on campus, finding transportation back home to celebrate with their family is not an easy task.  This and other setbacks such as holding a job […]


Food drive participation on campus

  Students in OSA decorating food and toy drive boxes. Photo credit: Amari Godwin Food drives were once a huge deal to the students at Florida A&M University. At one time students could trade in non-perishable food and canned goods for hours of community service, but rules have changed and […]


Two FAMU students nominated for the Irene Ryan Award

Jessica Allen as Grace Dubose Dunbar.  Photo credit: Jessica Allen  Jessica Allen and Raquel Daniels are the two newest nominees for the Irene Ryan Award. The two were nominated for their superb performance as Grace Dubose Dunbar and Marie Dunbar, respectively in the 1960’s themed stage play The Nacirema Society […]


The season of heartbreak: FAMU football 2017

  Florida Classic game on Nov. 18th. Photo credit: Sydne Vigille  The Florida A&M (FAMU) Rattlers wrapped up their last football game of the season against the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats in the annual Florida Blue Florida Classic on Nov.18, losing the game 24-29. This gut-wrenching loss was a trend for the […]


The closing of a striking chapter

Rattlers taking a time out. Photo credit: Sydne Vigille In their final home game of the 2017 season, seniors Pamela Soriano and Valeria Lopez fight alongside their teammates to secure the win against the Alabama State Hornets. The stands were full with colors from their native homelands. As their family […]