Author: Jarvis Coleman | Staff writer


FAMU bowling team in disarray

In a striking turn of events, FAMU star bowler Shamoria Johnson and her former teammates are hoping to attract public support to restore their scholarships after a semester of confronting their coach and what they describe as an unsupportive athletic department. On Nov. 29, Johnson, who has been dedicated to […]


It often seems that not every war matters

The media frequently focus on hotspots during international crises, crafting compelling narratives that grab attention from around the globe. Although the latest Israel-Hamas confrontation has taken center stage in the media, there are many more unreported tales and unheard voices. Sgt. Zari Cantor, a chayal or soldier in the Aerial […]


Mucarsel-Powell hopes to battle Rick Scott

Former Florida Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell wants to advocate for improved safety and greater possibilities for students in Florida as she works toward a more prestigious position as a US senator. She is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge first-term Republican Senator Rick Scott, a former governor of Florida, in 2024. […]


B.E.S.T. You now on FAMU’s campus

B.E.S.T. You, recently chartered on FAMU’s campus, is looking to introduce girls to the idea of sisterhood and to develop each girl to become a positive change agent of their generation. B.E.S.T. You members were seen beautifully dressed and excited to connect with students in their B.E.S.T. You sweaters at […]


Ervin’s saga from felon to registered voter

Amid the unfolding events involving Marsha Ervin, a 69-year-old resident of Tallahassee facing felony voter fraud charges, a turn of events occurred as a result of a collective outcry from various groups and advocates. This led to a display of victory as Marsha Ervin registered to vote at the Leon […]


Black Women in Medicine busy raising money

To raise money for students, family members or alumni who are currently battling or have previously battled breast cancer, the FAMU chapter of The National Society of Black Women in Medicine, Inc. is sponsoring a fundraiser in the Coleman Library’s second-floor foyer. NSBWM members organized an event called “Ribbons for Healing,” […]


Devoted tailgaters speak out

Recent adjustments to tailgating at FAMU football games have elicited conflicting reactions from devoted fans and spectators. Local residents William Hill and Matthew Ellis, who have supported FAMU for a long time, have seen the tailgating scene change over the past 40 years. The ambience has changed since they closed […]


R&B and paint party

Florida A&M University’s Efferson Student Union and Activities hosted an R&B and Paint event in the Grand Ballroom for FAMU students to celebrate women during Women’s History Month. The room was full of smiling faces and music provided by DJ Savage. The event was packed, as a majority of the […]