Lifestyles

Lifestyles

Trustees plan for FAMU’s future

The Florida A&M Board of Trustees met last Thursday and Friday to discuss recruitment and enrollment on campus. The board approved a strategic plan for the university, with a goal to ensure the university achieves international recognition as a premiere land grant and research institution committed to exemplary teaching, research […]

Lifestyles

TLT latest show not for weak-hearted

Provocative is definitely the word when it comes to the Tallahassee Little Theatre production of “Bug.” After jumpstarting its 60th season with a crowd pleasing musical, TLT has now transformed its intimate coffee house into a suitable arena for a tale of psychological proportions. Written by playwright Tracy Letts, “Bug” […]

Lifestyles

New Moore documentary exposes corrupted economy

“Capitalism: A Love Story” is more like a persuasive essay than a two-hour film. Michael Moore, the director and genius behind the documentary, explores the nature of criminal fraud, crooked corporations and castrated leadership that has tainted the image of the U.S. political culture. The movie opens with the decline […]

Lifestyles

Comedians wanted

If you are a rising comedian or the funniest friend out of your clique, then Tallapalooza needs you. Jay Elliot is a local comedian with a mission to help other aspiring comedians. Beginning on Oct. 13, Elliot will be the host of a weekly comedy night called Tallapalooza. The event […]

Lifestyles

New Google feature a big hit

Google recently released their newest online service, Google Voice. This new phenomenon is available by invitation only. I received my invitation a few days ago and I’m still amazed with it. Google tries something different when it comes to using a phone number. Instead of having a number assigned to […]

Lifestyles

LeBron James makes big screen debut in documentary

LeBron “King” James is known for his powerful dunks, camera worthy crossover and overall dominance on the court. But the Cleveland Cavaliers’ star is temporarily trading in his basketball jersey and Jordans for a movie script in his chance to shine on the big screen. “More than a Game”, is […]

Lifestyles

Christian artist serves up biblical rhymes

Many music artists feature guest artists on their albums to enhance the sound of certain tracks. Independent Christian hip-hop artist Jonathan Snell has no exception when it comes to his music album, “Almost There.” In fact, Snell claims he isn’t the main writer, Christ helped. Snell is only a vessel. […]

Lifestyles

Pornographic images common

Bored at my aunt’s house on a scorching hot day in the summer of July 1998, my younger cousin and I were channel surfing. My aunt was gone to work so we were home alone. Nothing was on TV and it was too hot in Jacksonville to make us want […]

Lifestyles

Microsoft’s Zune HD comes out on top

For those of us still riding the train of rebellion when it comes to Apple, Microsoft has released the long awaited Zune HD. We now have plausible reason to gloat. Though I have never been a fan of Apple, I must admit that I always thought Microsoft was lacking in […]

Lifestyles

Faith heals scars from fire

Robert Streater, III was told as a child he would never walk again. His life would be very different. Despite that decree over his life, Streater never lost hope. At age eight, at his childhood home in Richmond, Va., Streater was playing in a pile of leaves on a crisp […]