Author: Isis Climes | Staff writer


T.I., double-standards and misogyny

When it comes to parenting, it’s normal for parents to want to know if their kids are sexually active. The main questions they’ll usually ask their kids are: “Are you being safe?” and “How long have you been having sex?” Society has set double standards on how to react when […]

Lifestyles Sports

Club sports galore at the rec center

Florida A&M University’s Recreational Center opens its doors to students who want to take part in intramural sports and sports clubs. Fall’s intramural sports teams include flag football, indoor volleyball, indoor kickball, indoor soccer and table tennis. Aquatics, boxing, soccer, tennis, and ultimate frisbee are just a few sports clubs […]


Homophobia in the black community

Homophobia in the black community is always a trending topic. The black community seems to be torn between supporting individuals in the LGBTQ community or scorning them for their lifestyles. Hyper masculinity and religious beliefs rooted in the black church plays a major role in stimulating disdain toward black individuals […]


Prof. Ellis is FAMU-bred

Reginald Ellis has Florida A&M in his blood. The highly regarded associate professor in history grew up in Whigham, Ga., a small town about 45 minutes northwest of Tallahassee. He frequently visited FAMU as a child to be with his mother, who was an office manager in the university’s Department […]