Author: Jamoni Arnold | Staff Reporter


Inclusive representation in Hollywood is vital

Viola Davis and Liam Neeson in the movie Widows                   Photo credit: Google Images The movie “Widows” was released to theaters on Nov. 16. The modern-day thriller, set against the backdrop of crime, passion and corruption, is stirring a lot of conversations about some of its content. Despite content that gives […]


This barber comes to your home

Traveling Barbers Logo Photo courtesy of Simul Martin An ambitious Florida State University graduate student has started an innovative new company, Traveling Barbers. Simul Martin, owner and founder of Traveling Barbers, didn’t expect the life of an entrepreneur. After double majoring in political science and criminology, and an internship experience […]


Sports bar planned for South Monroe

The owner of Cool Cutters is hoping to establish a sports bar in part of the former Winn-Dixie on South Monroe Street. Photo submitted by Sunny Anderson.  If a south-side resident wants to go to a bar, a popular fast food resultant like Chick-fil-a, or a shopping center open past […]


Ali, Commissioner Proctor square off

Bill Proctor, right, and challenger Jasmine Ali, left Photo submitted by Jamoni Arnold The race for the Leon County Commission District 1seat is coming to a quite a climax. Jasmine Ali, a senior at Florida State University studying political science, is challenging longtime incumbent Bill Proctor. With a little over […]


November election focus of Saturday block party

Pre-game to the Polls Block Party official flyer.  Residents throughout the state of Florida residents are gearing up for the 2018 November election. This year’s election could not only produce the state’s first African-American governor, but could also be the turning point in the fight for voting restoration rights for […]


FAMU grad making big moves in late-night food

quot;Tha Munchies" offers red velvet waffles with a chicken dish. Courtesy of Tha Munchies' Instagram page. There are nights in Tallahassee that can seem never-ending. The city’s student population creates a high demand for late-night restaurants. With only a handful of late-night options, a Florida A&M University grad is shaking […]


Do you get what you pay for with student housing?

College Club Townhomes buildings Photo Courtesy of Every fall semester, students arrive in Tallahassee to attend one of the city’s three institutions of higher education. With housing being the priority of many, students find themselves in a whirlwind of deals and promotions, each claiming to be better than the […]


H.E.R.O. a must-join for pre-med students

Jamoni Arnold | The FAMUAN Florida A&M University has a vast array of student organizations, each dedicated to enriching student life and the greater Tallahassee community. There is one organization that has garnered acclaim from many pre-medical students on the campus of FAMU. FAMU’s H.E.R.O is a non-profit organization for […]


Carrasco brings passion to FAMU volleyball

Valentina Carrasco is not your typical Rattler. A senior business administration student from Lima, Peru, Carrasco is a member of Florida A&M’s volleyball team. She began her volleyball career at the modest age of 8. Her father, Antonio Carrasco, is a volleyball coach in Lima and has been an active […]