Author: Javonni Hampton

Lifestyles

Bars Close early in Panama City

Panama City, Fla. is where all the fun goes down during spring break for  students across the country. This year, the hours of fun may decrease. Bars will now stay open until 2 a.m. Panama City officials are in the process of voting to extend the bar hours back to 4 a.m. […]

News

FAMU-FSU College of Engineering stays whole

The Florida board of governors met Thursday at Tallahassee Community College and decided to keep the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering as a joint school. “I am very thankful we have reached this point and look forward to continuing to work towards the best advantage for our […]

Sports

FAMU’s ‘win streak’ ends at one

Jorge Rosa hits the baseline – Courtesy FAMU Sports Info. The Florida A&M University’s men’s basketball could not put together back-to-back wins as North Carolina Central University (20-6, 12-0 MEAC) blew out the Rattlers 73-48. FAMU (1-24, 1-11 MEAC) got out played in all facets of the game. The Rattlers […]

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PSCC receives updates on Leon County Jail and homeless shelters

The Public Safety Coordinating Council met Tuesday at the Leon County Courthouse Commission Chambers and gave advice on how to deal with overcrowded county jails and other public safety concerns. There were updates on the Renaissance Community Center Complex and veteran’s affairs.   The PSCC was an advisory committee for […]

Sports

FAMU’s ‘win streak’ ends at one

  Jorge Rosa hits the baseline – Courtesy FAMU Sports Info The Florida A&M University’s men’s basketball could not put together back-to-back wins as North Carolina Central University (20-6, 12-0 MEAC) blew out the Rattlers 73-48. FAMU (1-24, 1-11 MEAC) got out played in all facets of the game. The […]

Sports

Antilla’s return helps lift Lady Rattlers over the Eagles

Antilla boxing out – Courtesy FAMU Sports Info After being out three games with a concussion, junior forward Olivia Antilla helps the Lady Rattlers pick up a 65-58 win over North Carolina Central University.    The Lady Rattlers were down 5-3 within the first few minutes, then Antilla made her […]

Lifestyles

A Thine Line Between Love and Hate

The Lovely ladies of the Theta Nu Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota international music Fraternity and The Brothers of the Omicron Gamma Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity of America Inc. spreads love throughout Tallahassee, Fla. Friday night.   The event was held at the Hi-Fi Café, on Adams […]

Sports

Lady Rattlers Dominate Albany State in Home Opener after falling to FSU

Courtesy FAMU Sports Info Florida A&M University’s women’s tennis team defeated Albany State University 7-0 in their season’s home opener Sunday after falling 1-4 to Florida State University Saturday. The Lady Rattlers swept the Lady Golden Rams in both singles and doubles' matches in FAMU’s first victory of the season. […]

Sports

FINALLY!

Jermain Ruttley battling through N.C. A&T's defense – Courtesy FAMU Sports Info. Florida A&M University’s men’s basketball team picked up its first win of the season taking down North Carolina A&T University 57-50 at the Al Lawson Center. FAMU  (1-23, 1-10 MEAC) was streaking in the wrong direction, as they […]

Opinions

Change is inevitable

Over the years, Florida A&M University has prepared thousands of students for jobs, careers and opportunities throughout the world. A degree from FAMU holds significant value in the global marketplace, and it should continue to do so. The rapid growth and development of technological advances is changing the world in […]