Author: Charles Rhaney | Staff writer


Alumna Sylniqua Janay creates originals

Sylniqua Janay, a FAMU alumna, is a full-time research associate and fashion designer from Miami. Her brand, Janay Atelier, consists of handmade fashion. She sews each piece. Her brand name is Janay Atelier; Janay comes from her middle name, and Atelier means “workshop or studio for an artist,” which ultimately […]


Fuel Tax Act keeps prices at the pump in check

A temporary gas-tax break, effective for October, should lower Florida gas prices this month. The state’s Florida Motor Fuel Tax Relief Act of 2022 took effect on Oct. 1. By doing so, the state suspends its 25.3-cent gasoline tax for the rest of October. According to the state average, it […]


Students yearn for Wandering Chef

The Wandering Chef food truck was a beloved staple of the FAMU community, and its absence is felt around the campus. The Wandering Chef arrived on campus in October 2016 and was a great food spot for students and faculty for three years, until it closed due to the pandemic. […]


Yes, the pandemic continues

It’s a new school year with an old pandemic, and everything is reverting to normal except for the pandemic. With everything opening back up to standard, students are returning to campus with optional masks and six feet of distance not being enforced. FAMU offered hybrid classes last year, where some […]