Author: Brittney Newborn


A Hot Topics Luncheon: What’s Hot in Solar

The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Tallahassee will host its September Hot Topics Luncheon Sept. 23 at the Capital City Country Club. Matt Chentnik, director of engineering for Independent Green Technologies, will give his perspective as the Climate and Sustainability Study and Action Group conducts an interview on what […]


Walk to End Alzheimer’s

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Journalism Faculty Concerned about Treatment of Student Editors

While sitting in faculty meeting on Sept. 11, a 30-year, full rank faculty member suggested we discuss why President Elmira Mangum is sparring with The Famuan. Other faculty members chimed in concerning the Open Letter to the Editor of The Famuan published the day before.  Having read Editor-in-Chief Reginald Mizell’s column and President Mangum’s response, […]


Champion family reaches settlement with FAMU

Florida A&M University reached a settlement today for $1.1 million with the family of Robert Champion, a drum major who died following a hazing incident by fellow band members. Of the $1.1 million, the university will pay $300,000 through the Florida Department of Financial Services. The $300,000 is the maximum […]


Water and Sewer Enhancements

Courtesy of WCTV Plans are underway to finish the water and sewer construction project on Pensacola Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. The ongoing construction project to repave West Pensacola Street between Macomb Street and Duval Street and MLK Boulevard between All Saints Street and College Avenue started Monday, […]


Tallahassee Airport Receives Federal Grant to Improve Air Services

Resident and students that enjoy traveling can expect to see a new set of flights added in the Tallahassee International Airport (TLH). On Wednesday, the Federal Department of Transportation announced the Tallahassee International Airport as one of the 11 cities awarded with the Small Community Air Service Development grant. The […]


Health Regulations for Food Establishments in Tallahassee

With school recently starting back for colleges in Tallahassee, students are the main customers when it comes to eating out. The problem stands that students aren’t satisfied with the sanitation of the facilities where they eat. Qadeera Allen, a fourth-year visual arts student from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and frequent diner, […]


SGA President Targeted for Impeachment

61st Student Body President, Tonnette Graham. The student senate voted Monday to have Student Body President, Tonnette Graham, impeached. Graham is a Tallahassee native and was the youngest student senate president in FAMU's history. She is currently serving her second term. Monday at the student senate meeting, a speaker, in lobbying form, Kyle […]


Taking Control of your Obesity

The obesity rates are growing higher each day, and traditional gyms are not helping people drop the excess pounds they’d like to lose, so they are joining boot camp style classes. In 2007, Susan Sloan, 53, weighed 350 pounds. Not seeing any results from working out in traditional gyms. She […]