Author: Ja’Caiya Y. Stephens | Staff Writer


Drumming up dreams and community

Surpassing the campus of Florida A&M University (FAMU), Tyriq Stewart orchestrates more than just beats – he conducts dreams. As the founder of Kardinal Dreams Music Ensemble, Stewart’s rhythm resonates beyond the music, weaving a tapestry of inspiration, mentorship, and community. Born out of Stewart’s passion for percussion and a […]


Tennis team defeats Prairie View

In a commanding display of skill and determination, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) tennis team secured a resounding victory over the Panthers in Baton Rouge, solidifying their dominance in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). With a decisive 4-1 win, the Rattlers improved their conference record to an impressive 7-1. The […]


University implements new housing procedure

As students gear up for another academic year at Florida A&M University, the Office of University Housing says it is introducing significant changes to the on-campus housing application process to streamline procedures and ensure fair access to housing. In an email sent to all FAMU students before Spring Break, OUH […]


Men bow to Southern, 58-44

In their last battle on the road, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) men’s basketball (6-22, 4-13) faced off against the Southern Jaguars (17-12, 11-5), but despite a commendable defensive performance, they fell short with a final score of 58-44. Despite the loss, there were several positive takeaways for Florida A&M, […]


Is country music the new wave?

In recent years, country music has been experiencing a resurgence, captivating audiences far beyond its traditional roots in America. Once confined to cowboy boots and pickup trucks, country music has now transcended boundaries, evolving into shinier fringes and apparel, becoming a diverse and influential genre that resonates with listeners worldwide. […]


Men down Alabama State, 73-65

With an impressive display of determination and strategy this past Saturday, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) men’s basketball (5-20, 3-11) team emerged victorious against the Alabama State Hornets, securing a notable win with a final score of 73-65. Three Rattlers players particularly stood out, each contributing significantly to the team’s […]


Spring Literary Forum returns for 15th year

To recognize their annual event, on Thursday, February 22, the Department of English and Modern Languages at Florida A&M University (FAMU) came to life with the vibrant energy of literature, discussion, and celebration as it hosted its 15th Spring Literary Forum. The event was a convergence of voices, ideas, and […]