Author: Antonio Walcott | Staff writer


FAMU, FSU to offer new doctoral programs

Beginning Fall 2023, FAMU and FSU’s joint college of engineering will begin offering more doctoral programs in material sciences and engineering. The move follows an uptick in popularity of both programs in the professional and graduate industries. After receiving approval during the Board of Governors’ meeting on Nov. 9,  graduate […]


REI opens in Market Square

As the chain’s first store in Florida’s Panhandle, REI brings a new level of preparation and excitement to Tallahassee’s outdoor community. Originally founded in Seattle in 1938 over a lack of accessibility to outdoor equipment, REI has since become a nationally recognized hub for newcomers and experienced adventurers looking to […]


North Florida Fair returns

Local residents and college students alike are invited to experience the food, fun and games of the North Florida Fair. Taking place daily through Sunday at the fairgrounds on Paul Russell Road, the fair has been drawing crowds every day. Starting at $8 for adults and $5 for children between […]


Corey Simon, can we talk?

As the November midterm elections rapidly approach, many candidates are ramping up appearances, doubling down on party rhetoric and reasserting to the public just how important this upcoming election is. But one candidate has taken an unusual route to earning the public’s trust by circumventing both interviews and candidate forums […]


Brrr. This week’s cold snap set records

Tallahassee residents are no strangers to cold weather, but as temperatures continue to drop this week some residents feel they may have gotten a preview of what’s to come. Wednesday night marked the beginning of a nearly three-day long cold snap that has seen the temperature fall to a staggering […]


Local shop caters to Greek life

Located in the Railroad Square Art District at 682 McDonnell Drive, sits the only store in Tallahassee servicing the Greek letter organizations of more than 50,000 students across FAMU and FSU. The locally owned retailer specializes in merchandise for fraternity and sorority apparel and paraphernalia as well as game-day essentials […]


FAMU PD monitors more than 1,500 cameras

As the fall semester dawns and students begin to settle into their classes, they may find that it’s more than just Florida A&M University professors welcoming them back with a smile. A new initiative by the Department of Campus Safety and Security has produced dozens of signs on campus in […]


Tanelus’ FAMU videos a hit on social media

Jean Tanelus, assistant director of facilities and operations at Florida A&M University, continues to focus his talent with film on producing sports media and the diverse culture of campus Greek life. Tanelus spent his previous four years at FAMU earning a bachelor’s degree in business administration before graduating in July […]