Author: Jonathan Edouard | Staff writer


Student Senate holds first meeting of February

Florida A&M University’s Student Senate met this Monday to discuss new events set for this month, allocation of certain funds for organizations that faced traction, and the coronation of new members.  Kayla Braggs, the 49th Senate Student Relations community chairwoman, announced “Black-Out Week,” a week commemorating Black History Month from […]


Holiday loneliness, and how to cope with it

My advice to students who may be spending the holidays alone: go home, if possible, and enjoy time with your family. Thanksgiving and Christmas are two holidays that emphasize personal bonds and the significance of family and friends more than any other time of the year. During this time, family, […]


Ceremony pays tribute to three individuals

Florida A&M University held a plaque endowment ceremony Friday afternoon to celebrate three individuals for their contributions to the university. Erica D. Hill and the late Lewis family had scholarship funds created in their names. The event was set to be held around the Eternal Flame, but due to frigid […]


FAMU cruises in season opener

The Florida A&M men’s basketball team kicked off their season with a win against Edward Waters College in Al Lawson Gymnasium with a score of 90-74.   FAMU finished the 2018-2019 season with a woeful 12-19 overall record. They were able to stay two games above .500 with a respectable 9-7 conference record to finish […]


Haiti on the brink of collapse

Haiti is the third largest country in the Caribbean and it is also the poorest country in the Western hemisphere. Once considered an ally to the United States, Haiti is on the brink of collapse and it’s yet to be seen if a rebound to prominence is capable. To be […]


Student Senate confirms new members

The Student Government Association held their weekly meeting following Florida A&M’s annual homecoming celebrations.  Monday’s SGA meeting consisted of the updates of six new liaisons that were selected, the rest of the semester and what’s to come in November, and the swearing in of eight new senators that were recently […]


Voices Poetry Group celebrates first decade

Voices Poetry Group will be celebrating a decade of expressive art, creative poetry, and original content through spoken truths and original performances with an anniversary event Thursday to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The Google definition of the word poetry is “literary work in which special intensity is given to the […]


Rattlers prepare for Homecoming game against Eagles

After outlasting Norfolk State 30-28, the Florida A&M Rattlers will celebrate their homecoming with a game against conference opponents North Carolina Central University to extend FAMU to their best season start since 2009. The Florida A&M Rattlers (3-1) will look to continue their three-game winning streak against the Eagles (2-3). […]


FAMU vs. Norfolk State preview

With the Florida A&M Rattlers having their sights set on their upcoming matchup against the Norfolk State Spartans, the Rattlers will look to extend their winning streak to three games in a row and secure their first conference win of the season. While home-field advantage may sound like a cliche […]