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A woman’s choice is being threatened

Roe v. Wade provided hope to women around the country and provided a step forward bodily autonomy. However, in the last decade, legislation with the goal of dismantling what that case gave to women has become more frequent and more crippling. Now women are faced with an impossible problem: What […]

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Why do white feminists ignore Black women?

Feminism is an ideology that has continued to gain more recognition over last two decades. In a more straightforward explanation, feminism is the advocacy of equal rights and opportunities for women.  As the term and its movement have grown over time, divides between the stances and opinions of the movement […]

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Students worry amid delay in delivering caps, gowns

With graduation less than a week away, soon-to-be graduates at Florida A&M are concerned about not receiving their graduation packages, including their cap and gowns from Herff Jones. Grads will take the stage Friday and Saturday at the commencement ceremony in Al Lawson, but the question is: Will they have […]

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Rec center can’t afford to open on weekends

The Hansel E. Tookes Student Recreation Center is one of the most visited locations at Florida A&M University. In its pursuit of lifelong wellness and competitive fun, FAMU provides a diverse array of recreational programs and services to FAMU students, according to a top-ranking administrator at FAMU. However, operating hours […]

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Zumbo seeks seat on county commission

Dominique Zumbo wants to make a difference in Tallahassee, her adopted hometown. She plans to challenge Nick Maddox for one of the at-large seats on the Leon County Commission with primaries scheduled for late August. Zumbo is from Oviedo, but was raised in Orlando. Zumbo is the youngest of three […]

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Senate will determine fate of ‘Crown Act’

The House of Representatives passed legislation on March 18 that would prohibit discrimination against people with hair styles associated with a particular race or national origin. Lawmakers in Washington passed the bill, titled Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair, or Crown Act. In the 235-189 vote, only […]

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A makeover for Varsity Plaza

It almost seems that there is a new development project happening in Tallahassee every time you turn around. From new hotels to improving the infrastructure of buildings to investing in numerous beautification projects around town, there is no doubt that the capital city is starting to experience a huge economic […]