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Pharmacy student eyes the lash business

Alexia Gillis has launched a trending eyelash brand called The Lash Pharmacy while attending Florida A&M University. The second-year Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate posted her lashes in prescription pharmacy vials on Twitter during the Christmas break. The post allowed her brand to go viral.  In less than three months, she […]

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Student Senate to name new pro tempore

SGA’s Student Senate met Monday to discuss leadership changes, upcoming events and proposed bills. Many initiatives and resolutions were discussed , including the grocery store weekend shuttle for students, a pep rally and concert for Black History Month, a safety team partnership with FAMU Police Department and a possible LGBTQIA+ […]

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Protesters urge lawmakers to make education a priority

On the eve of Florida’s 2020 legislative session, thousands of educators and supporters from across the state rallied at Florida’s Historic Capital demanding more funding for education. Amid threats of mass teacher terminations, a sea of thousands sporting “Red for Ed” accompanied by keynote speakers the Rev. Al Sharpton and […]

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Spring elections coming soon

As the Spring semester kicks off, some students are preparing themselves for the upcoming elections. It gets very busy around this time for students who plan on running for a title such as Miss FAMU, Mr. FAMU, King of Orange and Green, Queen of Orange and Green, Miss Sophomore, Miss […]

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DJ Demp puts spotlight on bullying

DJ Demp hosted an anti-bullying rally to bring awareness to bullying in the Tallahassee community.   Demp, a graduate of Leon High School, is a celebrity disc jockey and member of Ghost Town DJs, a hip-hop group based in Atlanta. During the 23rd Annual Demp Week, Demp celebrated his birthday with […]

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Family, friends pay tribute to Jamee Johnson

Florida A&M hosted a candlelight vigil  Saturday for Jamee Johnson. Johnson, who had attended FAMU, was killed Dec. 14 in an officer-involved shooting in Jacksonville. Over 60 people were in attendance in the Grand Ballroom to celebrate Johnson’s life. His family, including his mother and siblings, were present. The candlelight […]

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Braggin Time shows FAMU’s vintage side

Franklin Jones, a second-year theater student from Jacksonville, takes viewers through a virtual time machine with his new amplifying account @Braggintime on Instagram.  This page has generated a lot of publicity recently as it takes a dive into the past of FAMU’s culture with vintage pictures and videos. Jones’ infatuation […]

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FAMU DRS hosts annual holiday concert

Students at Florida A&M University Developmental Research School (DRS) spread the joy of Christmas through their musical talents at the annual “Holiday Street” concert on Thursday. The concert was coordinated by FAMU DRS’ Fine Arts Department Director of Bands, Emmanuel Brown, and Director of Chorus and Theatre, Andrew Thompson. Every […]

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A better opportunity for refugees in Tallahassee

War, violence and natural disaster have created a refugee crisis in the world. More than 1,000 refugees have been placed in the Big Bend area. Many of the families come from the Middle East, Africa, Congo, and Uganda.   The U.S. government works with the International Rescue Committee and eight other […]