Author: Jamari Lofton


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 […]


Rattlers lose In the Opening Round of the MEAC Tournament

  The Florida A&M University men’s basketball team came up short in a crucial match-up game against South Carolina State University in the opening round of the 2017 MEAC basketball tournament, which featured 13 teams held at the Scope Arena in Norfolk, Va. The Rattlers came out a little slow […]


Multimedia short course comes to FAMU

Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Association of Black Journalists (ABJ) brought back its Multimedia Short Course. This event took place on FAMU’s campus, from March 16-18 in the School of Journalism and Graphic Communication (SJGC). This three-day intensive course provided a collaborative environment for students and professionals in the journalism concentration. […]


FAMU president discusses President Trump’s initiatives

  Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump made headlines in the educational realm of politics when he hosted Florida A&M University interim President Larry Robinson and more than 60 other Historically Black College and University presidents and chancellors to the White House before signing an executive order. Reportedly, the executive […]


Get Out: Does race test a relationship?

With a total of $111.1 million, the movie box-office hit “Get Out” has more than quadrupled its budget of $4.5 million. From the increased recognition for his work, Jordan Peele’s satirical twist on what is to be considered modern-day racism has sparked a discussion of interracial relationships, and has the […]