Author: Ashley Jackson


Guitarist inspires while he plays

He is the master of chords and motivates anyone around him as his notes tell his story. Amos Carroll, the bass guitarist for the Tallahassee band N’Spire, is also a modest man. “The first thing that comes to mind when I put my fingers on the bass is that I […]


Lyft, Uber can prevent DUIs

Photo credit: Times of San Diego   ​Porsha Washington fell victim to a drunk driving citation one night not so long ago. She admits she had been drinking before she decided to enter the drive-through of the Whataburger restaurant on Lake Bradford Road. Washington, 24 and a FAMU grad, believed that […]


FAMU Spring Golf Invitational

The FAMU men's golf team competed for the first time in Tallahassee this season at the FAMU Invitational at the Southwood Golf Club. The Rattlers hosted Savannah State University and four other schools on the 36-hole course. The Rattlers head to Daytona Beach next for the Bethune Cookman Invitational.


Rattlers Lose Third Straight Game

Courtesy of HBCU Game Day The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Rattlers are still seeking their first win of the season as they lose to South Carolina State Bulldogs [36-0] in a Thursday night HBCU matchup on ESPNU. The Rattlers struggled against the Bulldogs from the beginning of the game when […]


Motivated to Dominate

Courtesy of Orlando Sentinel Florida A&M University [FAMU] Head Football Coach Alex Wood led a press conference today in the Al Lawson Gymnasium. Wood opened the press conference explaining how improvements were made within certain areas of the football team even though they were defeated by the Samford University Bulldogs […]


Lady Rattlers strike Lady Bison, losing streak

Courtesy of FAMU Sports Info An aggressive pace helped the Florida A&M University Lady Rattlers rebound from a six-game losing streak as they defeated Howard University 65-51 Saturday. Howard (2-16, 2-3) jumped out to a quick 4-0 lead in the first two minutes, but The Lady Rattlers (5-13, 2-4) quickly […]


A time to choose

It’s time to decide where to live next semester. There are the traditional dormitories, the apartment-style dorms or off campus altogether. The only problem is the longer it takes to decide where to live, the higher the prices will be, and availability will decrease. “For college housing (apartments) the best […]