Author: Naikeema Fields


Anti-hazing week continues until Friday

Florida A&M's Anti-Hazing Week will bring discussions and a symposium to the campus aimed at ending the practice. National Hazing Prevention Week, which is celebrated by thousands of colleges and universities throughout the U.S., ends on Friday. The university will host a forum on Wednesday and a symposium about Greek […]


Florida Prepaid changes go into effect this month

Florida parents may want to cash in on the Florida Prepaid College Program. House Bill 851, effective July 1, 2014, allows for families who use the plan to reap new rate reduction benefits. Parents will see a 40 to 50 percent decrease in monthly payment rates. Shannon Colvecchio, public relations […]


Feature photo: Crist comes to campus

D.A. Robin/The Famuan; 09/23/2014 @ The Quad Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist speaks to reporters Wednesday on the Florida A&M quadrangle after talking to FAMU student leaders. Crist is on the campaign trail and vying to succeed Gov. Rick Scott after elections in November.  



Florida A&M's food management company is preparing to bring a Chick-Fil-A-branded restaurant to campus. Students are anxiously awaiting its arrival, and some are already planning how they will spend their lunch money. The restaurant is scheduled to open in the second week of October. Director of Business and Auxiliary at […]


Florida State claims win in thrilling Clemson game

In a game marked by quarterback controversy, the No.1 ranked Florida State Seminoles squeaked past the 22nd ranked Clemson Tigers 23-17 in an overtime thriller. Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher was pleased with his team's resolve, but he knows much improvement is needed. "We challenged our guys to find […]


Quilters bring flair to capital city

The Museum of Florida History and Quilters Unlimited are the hosts of the 33 Annual Capital City Quilt Show: Starry, Starry Night until Oct. 19. The event is free and open to the public. Stormy Harrell, team leader and collections curator of the Museum of Florida History, said the museum […]


Coastal Carolina routs FAMU in home opener

Disappointment overwhelmed Rattlers fans as Florida A&M lost 48-3 to the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Coming into Saturday’s game, the 0-2 Rattlers wanted to put on a show in front of the home crowd at Bragg Memorial Stadium. It was the team's first home game this season. Senior quarterback Damien Fleming […]


Parking app changes how people visit apartments in town

A new app is changing how people visit each other at Tallahassee apartment complexes. At West 10 and The Pointe on Adams Street, visitor parking will require registration and may even cost a fee. The complexes have begun using a new app, called Park N Pay, that allows visitors to […]


Alumnus restores ‘Jake’ Gaither’s home

In celebration of Florida A&M's first home game of the 2014 season, an alumnus recognized the legacy of the university's late coach Alonzo S. “Jake” Gaither. Cornelius Jones recently bought and refurbished Gaither's home in Tallahassee. Gaither’s accolades line the walls of the home. Photographs with local and national officials […]