Author: Jeffrey Baptiste | Staff writer


Does anyone like Instagram’s latest update?

Instagram’s latest update contains bug fixes and performance improvements, which will also hide “likes” for some accounts.  “Heads up,” Instagram CEO Adam Mosseri tweeted. “We’ve been testing making likes private on Instagram in a number of countries this year. We’re expanding those tests to include a small portion of people […]


Students worry as food stamp reductions loom

President’ Trump’s administration is working to trim the cost of food assistance programs. Low-income families and many students are in jeopardy of losing access to free lunches and government aid if the administration is successful following through on its proposal. The objective is to limit the number of people receiving […]


Words carry power. Choose them carefully

Words convey a message that can be interpreted in either a positive or negative manner. Words people choose to communicate with come with energy and power that can impact lives.  President Donald Trump, for example, is continuously under fire for a lack of care for his choice of words. “Before […]

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Refuge House shines light on domestic violence

A domestic violence awareness event took place Tuesday at the TCC Workforce Development Center. Meg Baldwin, executive director of Refuge House, hosted the event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It allowed courageous survivors to share their experiences with domestic violence and how they continue to move along their […]


‘Power of Pink’ unites the community

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Florida A&M University has invited breast cancer survivors, caregivers and loved ones to enjoy a free lunch from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday in the Lawson Center’s 4th-floor meeting room. A special presentation will be shared about the importance of breast cancer screenings, […]


City to continue e-scooter program for 6 months

Electric scooters will be extended for an additional six months throughout the city of Tallahassee.  Initially a three-month program that started in July, it includes motorized bicycles and scooters as mobility options. With a report of more than 60,000 rides during the program’s first two months, city commissioners said they […]