Author: Kyra Watts | Staff writer

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Review: E&J 5 Buck BBQ a must-visit

E&J 5 Buck BBQ, better known as the “$5 Rib Man” by the students of Florida A&M University, can be found not too far from campus on South Monroe Street. E&J’s is a co-owned family barbecue business. The co-owners, Edwin Barcus and Cederick Davis, placed their business in an open […]

Lifestyles

Transfer students feel at home at FAMU

Most students come to Florida A&M as 18-year-old freshmen without previous college experience. However, many students transfer to FAMU from around the country every year in an attempt to acquire their bachelor’s degree. Some of the transfer students go to community colleges so they are not spending as much on […]

Lifestyles

Mere makes magic with her clothing brand

  Mere Designs is anything but mere. In fact, it’s a Tallahassee-based luxury clothing brand that services clients from across the world with custom pieces such as bridal, prom, evening wear and more. Its founder, Shelbie Mere, 26, says she always had a passion for fashion, but it wasn’t until […]

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Jemele Hill hits a nerve

The always outspoken Jemele Hill hilariously sent closet racists into a frenzy following her expose “encouraging black athletes to stop subscribing to white schools” exploitation tactics. The “Unbothered” host and writer for The Atlantic published an article titled “It’s Time for Black Athletes to Leave White Colleges,” something actual HBCU […]

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Students frustrated by issues at FAMU Village

  With the school year just beginning, students are already experiencing issues with on-campus housing. FAMU Village, the newest residence hall for FAMU students, has been victim to a recurring issue of inoperative washers and dryers.  In the first few weeks of school, students have complained about both washers and […]

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Let’s be clear: Race and culture are not the same

Every individual person and/ or group of people has a history and culture. A person’s background is what shapes their mind and thought process, giving them something to have pride in. With that being said, there can be a misunderstanding of the difference between someone’s race, ethnicity, and nationality. Race, […]

Lifestyles

Winkfield raised the bar at SJGC

Eric Winkfield is a living legend in Florida A&M’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communication. He’s an award-winning leader, and an admired communicator and mentor. In the spring of 2015, the 26-year-old graduated with a bachelor’s in public relations. He immediately took on graduate school at the University of West […]

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Apple unveils newest devices

Apple, the world’s most valuable company for the ninth straight year, looks like it is on the verge of extending that streak with the unveiling of some new products at the company’s annual keynote on Tuesday. Viewers tuning into the live-streamed event got to experience new products set to be […]

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Review: Documentary brings Travis Scott to life

Travis Scott fans all across the world were thrilled when Netflix released the documentary “Look Mom I Can Fly” on Aug. 28. The 85-minute film shares the more personal sides of the Houston native’s upbringing and how “Astroworld” came to life. Being one of the more recluse rappers in the […]