Author: Christaria Barr | Staff writer


DeSantis takes on the College Board

Republican lawmakers in Florida, led by Governor Ron DeSantis, are looking into alternatives to the College Board’s AP courses and exams. The disagreement between DeSantis and the College Board began when the governor started voicing objections to a new advanced placement course on African-Americans studies had been introduced. The state’s […]


Eggs for breakfast?

Eggs are delicious and protein-packed, making them a powerhouse for jump-starting your morning. This breakfast staple is nutritious enough to maintain body fuel throughout the day. Eggs are incredibly versatile, whether boiled, scrambled, or sunny-side-up, and the health benefits give the incentive to eat them more often. They contain heart-healthy […]


FAMU launches program for Black entrepreneurs

FAMU will be offering an advanced racial equity training program for Black entrepreneurs operating on campus and in the local community. A three-year partnership between Concept Creative Group and Blackstone Launchpad will enhance racial fairness in FAMU’s entrepreneurial environment through the creation of ‘Building Black Dynasties’. Starting on January 25, […]


Gillum’s PAC, Forward Florida, is disbanded

The political action committee Forward Florida, which supported Andrew Gillum’s 2018 campaign for governor of Florida and paid for his legal costs related to an FBI investigation and other transgressions, has been disbanded. Cynthia Stafford, a Democratic politician from Miami, said she could see the handwriting on the wall as […]


TMH expedites patient discharges

As hospitals struggle with an overflow of patients, several patients, who tested positive for COVID-19, at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare (TMH) are being discharged and/or transitioned to another department. Brandon Smith a student at Florida A&M University was admitted into Tallahassee Memorial Hospital due to a severe allergy attack but ended up testing positive for COVID-19 while there. Last […]