Author: Ivy Gray | Staff writer


World Health Day addresses inequities

Today, April 7, marks the commemoration of World Health Day. In 1948, World Health Day began and since then the annual celebration has tried to bring awareness to the importance of health issues. World Health Day supplies global opportunities to shine light on important public health issues that affect communities […]


Leveille ready for life after FAMU

FAMU will hold in-person graduation ceremonies later this month for spring 2021 graduates starting on Friday, April 23 and continuing through Sunday, April 25. As classes quickly come to an end, graduates prepare for their final days at FAMU. Marvin Leveille, a graduating economics major, tells The Famuan that he […]


McCullum wins two awards, makes history

Robert McCullum, head coach of FAMU’s men’s basketball team, was named the 2021 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year. He also was named the National Association of Basketball Coaches District 15 Coach of the Year. This marks the first time a head coach from FAMU has won the MEAC […]


Elijah Rutland basks in national spotlight

The NBA dedicated its All-Star weekend to elevating HBCUs, and Florida A&M was one of many schools featured during last weekend’s festivities in Atlanta. And one FAMU student stood out in particular. Elijah Rutland, a senior graphic design major, was featured as an artist during the NBA All-Star HBCU Student […]


Marching 100 to play at Sunday’s NBA All-Star game

Florida A&M’s acclaimed Marching 100, along with other HBCU bands such as Grambling State University, will pay tribute to HBCUs while performing before Sunday’s NBA All Star game in Atlanta. The Marching 100 and other bands will perform during the NBA All-Star player introductions from their respective historical campuses. During […]


Experts: Wear two masks

Coronavirus deaths have declined in the past 10 days, but health professionals worry that with the new and more powerful strains of COVID, those deaths may rise again. Research has shown that now you may inhale less and be more harmed by the new wave of coronavirus. Recently, some high-profile […]


I just lost my brother and my best friend

Growing up with siblings, I always pictured my two brothers and I growing old together. I pictured that I would be the best auntie to my nieces and nephews. I pictured that I, like always, would buy birthday cards for our parents, and just write my brothers’ names on it. […]


Robinson optimistic during State of the University address

Florida A&M President Larry Robinson delivered his annual State of the University address Wednesday, calling it “Sustaining Excellence.”  Robinson  provided  updates on the university’s six strategic priorities, explained how FAMU has maintained its record of success, and discussed  plans to ensure the future excellence of Florida A&M University. Provost Maurice […]


Second testing site at FAMU now open

Since April 2020, FAMU’s Bragg Memorial Stadium has housed a free COVID-19 testing site, which has been convenient not only for FAMU students, but also the general public. The site provides thousands of rapid tests daily. At the site, you are able to walk up, register online and get tested […]


Foster Tanner takes us back in time with art

On Thursday, Feb. 27, the Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University Foster Tanner Fine Arts Gallery kicked off its on-going art exhibition, Voices of FAMU. The exhibition featured over 20 different art pieces, created by FAMU’s Fine Arts Alumni. Voices of FAMU was the collection of 6 decades of artwork starting […]