Author: Shelinka Cunningham


Young Lady Rattlers Prepare For 2014-15 Season

The Lady Rattlers begin their season with intense workouts, conditioning and weight training as they work hard to prepare themselves for the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. It is going to be a long journey for the Lady Rattlers as they are working to build a new team from last season. […]


FAMU Wrestling Team Grounded By UCF

Clif Decius admits he could have done better, the Florida A&M University freshman placed second during the first wrestling match of his collegiate career. The freshman from North Miami High school lost the tournament Saturday during a close match to a returning national placer and all American junior from the […]


Student Senators get Straight to Business

Student Government Association President, Tonette Graham, addressed the student body and offered student leaders a few words of advice. “Make sure you stay on top of your school work, and check in with your professors. We are students first before we are student leaders,” said Graham. Graham also informed the […]


FSU Extends Streak With 34-20 Victory Over UVA

With homecoming festivities in full swing, the Florida State Seminoles added to the fireworks. The Seminoles (9-0, 6-0 ACC) pulled out a gritty 34-20 win over the Virginia Cavaliers (4-6, 2-4 ACC). The level of energy the Noles played with was a sight to sore eyes, especially the set of […]


Rattlers End Home Schedule With 34-17 Loss

The Florida A&M Rattlers (2-8, 2-4 MEAC) suffered another devastating home loss, 34-17 to the South Carolina State University Bulldogs (7-3 , 5-1 MEAC) Saturday afternoon at Bragg Memorial Stadium. For the seniors, it was an especially bitter night as they took the field for the last home game of […]


Rattlers Rally and March For Souls to the Polls

Sunday, October 26, Florida A&M University hosted Get Out the Vote Rally for Gwen Graham with the support of forty second President Bill Clinton and other special guest. Gwen Graham and others expressed the importance of voting, and why Graham is the right choice. “I have been campaigning for the seat […]


Rattlers Drop Homecoming Game Amid Confusion

Four days after head coach Earl Holmes was fired, the Florida A&M Rattlers (2-7, 2-3 MEAC) lost on homecoming, 12-10 game in a nail-biter at Bragg Memorial Stadium to the Norfolk State University Spartans (4-5, 4-1 MEAC). Interim head coach Corey Fuller reflected with a heavy heart about his friend […]


FAMU Unidos and Sigma Lambda Gamma Break the Stereotypes

Stereotypes play a role in the lives of many college students, especially students on the campus of a Historically Black College or University. October 22, 2014, Sigma Lambda Gamma and FAMU UNIDOS (Uniting Nations to Inspire Diverse Opportunities in Society) held an event, “Breaking Stereotypes,”to educate and discuss college students […]


Lady Rattlers struggle outside conference

​ Rattlers huddle up during break Courtesy FAMU Athetics After falling to the University of North Florida in five sets Tuesday night, Florida A&M University’s volleyball team has dropped three consecutive games; all of the them outside of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The Lady Rattlers seem to have a tough […]


Go Pink! 5k

Vibrant cheers erupted near the Market Square Shopping Center Saturday morning as Tallahassee residences rallied the Go Pink! 5K runners through the finish line. What is usually an empty lot behind Shaw's Athletic shoe store was swelling with supporters for the second-annual collaborative event between the Tallahassee Democrat and Joanna […]