Author: Ismara Cajuste | Staff writer


Tips to stay safe during spring break

As we turn the page from February to March, college students have one thing on their minds. No, it’s not midterms — it’s spring break! For college students, spring break is a time to celebrate finishing midterms and to get a much-needed break from their studies. For many it’s also […]


What are Rattlers doing after graduation?

Many students find graduation to be an exciting moment, especially graduating from a university. That feeling when one knows they have achieved their purpose and friends, family, and loved ones come together to share the joyous occasion. An HBCU degree has given many people a good perspective. After someone receives […]


Homecoming didn’t always live up to the hype

Florida A&M University’s recent homecoming celebration was a huge event in Tallahassee. Current students and alumni spent an entire week paying tribute to the customs, rituals and other aspects of their alma mater. Many students said that they had to make the best out of homecoming. FAMU enjoyed a huge […]


Longing for GVO and Prime Time

Daija Moore’s favorite places on the weekend are GVO and Prime Time, which means she has a problem. The two popular nightspots closed during the past six months. The two clubs were all-time favorites for many students at Florida A&M University. Many students have wondered why the club line-up for […]


TikTok leak dismays local Chick-fil-A workers

For eight years running, the Georgia-based fast-food chicken franchise Chick-fil-A has been rated one of the best restaurants in the nation. In addition to serving crowd-pleasing items like their classic chicken sandwich, waffle fries and specialty lemonades, they specialize in excellent customer service. But recently the popular chains has been […]


Nike’s new FAMU sneaker sells out quickly

Nike, a multinational corporation that supports Historically Black Colleges and Universities, visited Tallahassee Friday to give FAMU its very own Nike Dunk Low. Florida A&M University and Nike signed a multi-year agreement in March 2021 that covers athletic footwear, uniforms and clothing for FAMU athletes. The event took place at […]


New Black-owned eatery opens in mall

Food choices have often been challenging in Tallahassee. But if you are visiting the mall, the options have just expanded in a way students at Florida A&M might enjoy. SugarCane & Spices is a new Black-owned restaurant that was originally created in 2015 as a food truck by Kae Smith. […]


Serena Williams’ lasting legacy

Serena Williams, a legendary tennis player, has revealed that she is leaving the game. But that doesn’t mean that her impact will come to a close. Women and Black athletes will continue to benefit from her legacy for many years to come. Williams has solidified her reputation as one of […]