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Vaccine’s side effects take toll on some

  After emphatically proclaiming five months ago that the COVID-19 vaccination would only be for those age 65 and older, Florida Gov.  Ron DeSantis and the state of Florida have officially opened the vaccine up to those age 18 and older. Teenagers who are 16 and 17 may also receive […]

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Sustainable Tallahassee promotes community involvement

Leon County hosted their 8th Sustainability Summit this week. The theme this year focused on “Sustainability in Action.” Sustainable Tallahassee hosted a week filled with events featuring Beekeeping 101, Composting 101, a live cooking class, etc. via Zoom. The theme encourages attendees to take the information they have learned and […]

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Is Florida under-counting COVID-19 deaths?

‘ The number of Floridians who have died from COVID-19 is approaching 34,000, according to the state of Florida, but a recent study by the American Journal of Public Health suggests that the number is actually much higher by thousands of cases. In April 2020, it became clear that Florida […]

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COVID lawsuit protection bill signed into law

As the country gradually opens up the state of Florida has officially shed light on protection for Florida businesses and healthcare providers. As of March 29, Senate Bill 72 is officially effective. SB 72 is in place for civil liability for damages relating to COVID-19; specifying requirements for civil actions […]

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Dorms return to double-occupancy in the fall

Make no mistake: Students are eager to get back to the “normal” college life. Florida A&M’s Office of University Housing is making that possible starting with the fall semester when it returns to double-occupancy rooms. In spring 2020, students who resided on campus had to move out of all residence […]

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Smoothie Tower opens near campus

Joe Morris is a 2013 Florida A&M University graduate who partnered with two young men who met at FSU eight years ago through the Progressive Black Men organization and are now community activists and business owners. Joshua DeGraff works in industrial engineering and process engineering. He says that alongside trying […]