Author: Amber Tookes


Leon County Schools celebrate First Responders Appreciation Day

Courtesy of Wise Realty Company Leon County Schools honored first responders Friday, for their commitment and dedication in protecting the community. Astoria Park Elementary School had a brunch for the first responders, which included fruit and danishes, while the school children ate their lunch. Principal of Astoria Parks Elementary School, […]


Lincoln high school shooting threat update

House calls were made to Lincoln middle and high school parents and students following a shooting threat Monday morning. There were multiple cops in uniform and there were also cops undercover as substitute teachers for the ones that didn't come, and there were even cops hiding throughout the school. According […]


FAMU Annual Budget Application Is Now Online

It is officially that time for all registered clubs, organizations, and university departments to submit their annual budget applications to the Florida A&M University Student Government Association for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. Jan. 19 is the deadline. Many FAMU students did not know what the Annual Budget Online Application was […]


“Relationships Goals”

Nowadays, “relationship goals” are based off of memes on social media. This could be the cause for so many unhealthy relationships. How can someone know what “relationship goals” to look for if they continue to choose people who don’t necessarily meet the criteria? According to Alexia McKnight, a senior business […]


Foundation for Leon County Schools holds Harvest Moon Soiree

The Foundation for Leon County Schools held it’s  7th Annual Friends of the Foundation Harvest Moon Soiree on Thursday evening, at the Goodwood Museum and Gardens Carriage House. The foundation is to support Leon County Public Schools. This event auctioned items such as: tickets to upcoming Florida State University home games, […]


Makeup: The artistry of beautification

Makeup is acquired through skill, authenticity and creativity. But while some people are self-proclaimed makeup artists that learn tips from Internet sites such as YouTube, others learn naturally. According to MintLife, a finance website, women spend an average of $15,000 on makeup during their lifetimes. Nearly $4,000 goes toward mascara alone. […]