Author: Jasmina Lahens | Staff Reporter


FAMU student is black, vegan and proud

Darrien Fordham, vegan. Photo courtesy of Darrien Fordham. Going to a predominately white, all-girls Catholic high school in Detroit, Darrien Fordham experienced racism for the first time in her life. Her high school was very segregated. Black people only hung out with black people, white people only hung out with white […]


Students vs. the voting booths

Polling places stayed busy Tuesday in Leon County. Photo submitted by Jasmina Lahens It is election time and Americans all over the country were at the polls casting their votes on Tuesday. Young adults and students are involved in politics more than ever before and we can probably thank social […]


The evolution of Brianna Harmon

Brianna Harmon is a talk show host on ‘R News’ at Revolt TV in Los Angeles. Photo submitted by Brianna Harmon.  Brianna Harmon is known as the popular, beautiful, outgoing entertainment star who graduated from Florida A&M University’s School of Journalism and Graphic Communication. She has conquered every department in the […]


The minority experience at FAMU vs. FSU

Experience: HBCU vs PWI  Photo Courtesy of Most historically black colleges and universities were established in the late 1800s as a result of predominantly white institutions excluding black students from their programs. Today however, both HBCUs and PWIs openly accept minority students into their schools. But, do minorities at HBCUs […]


Is Trump guilty of hate speech?

Every citizen in the United States of America has rights, one of them being the freedom of speech. Freedom of speech is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship or sanction. Because of […]


FSU student runs for Leon County Commission

Most 21 year olds aren’t spending their free time developing policies and ordinances, deciding on local tax rates for businesses, identifying local issues, balancing budgets or setting pay rates for county employees. But 21-year-old Jasmine Ali-Mohammed wants to be the exception. The FSU senior is running for Leon County […]