Author: Aleya Bradley | Staff Reporter


FAMU grad student competes for national title

This past Saturday, Florida A&M grad student Shakira Abney-Wisdom competed in the annual Miss Black US Ambassador scholarship pageant in Atlanta. Though preparing for the pageant was a tedious task, Abney-Wisdom made it look easy.   The Miss Black US Ambassador program is designed to help young African American women […]


Marching 100 names first female drum major

Photo credit: Risonistic Photography History was made on the campus of Florida A&M University Tuesday. More specifically,  the magnificent Marching 100 named Cori Bostic the first female drum major in the history of the iconic band. Bostic, an Atlanta native, is a junior in the School of Journalism and […]


SJGC grad eager to make her dreams come true

Post-grad life can be very stressful and at times discouraging. But former FAMU j-school student, Eboni Walker, wants to help other students avoid this post-graduation “nightmare.” After just two months after graduating, Walker has already made her mark in the entertainment world. She has flown to California, Miami, New […]


Delayed but not denied

Come to college, they said. It will be fun, they said. Clearly, whoever made this up obviously lied to us. As a millennial college student we often find ourselves racing with time. We are in a constant rush to see how fast we can get finished with something. Whether […]


Graduation rates rising at FAMU

Photo credit: Tallahassee Democrat   Florida A&M University has seen a dramatic increase in its graduation rates as the institution continues to make improvements with six-year graduation rates for first time in college students (FTIC). On a national level, historically black colleges and universities have a six-year graduate rate […]


FAMU student leaving her mark, one face at time

Most students have a hard time balancing classes, extra-curricular activities and other curveballs that life may throw, but some take on venturing out and starting new businesses.  That is exactly what Erykah Clarke, a third-year health care management student who is better known as “Mochaa,” did. She turned something […]