Author: Kiana Simmons | Staff writer


Save the Sole is FAMU-made

There are many ways to give back to those in need and Save the Sole gives back to their community through donation drives. Save the Sole is a student-run community service project that was created in August 2022 by co-founders Takyra Johnson, a fourth-year science pre-physical therapy student, and Nadia […]


Ready or not, here life comes

Every student dreams about the day when they get to walk across the stage, move the tassel, and throw their caps in the air screaming “I did it!” The idea of finally getting to step into the real world after graduation is exciting, but before reaching that point it is […]


Is AI coming for your job?

We live in an age of many technological advancements. From smartphones to self-driving cars, we have found ways to make our everyday activities easier and more convenient, but one question begs to be answered: Should we work with or against Artificial Intelligence or AI?  AI is something we now use […]


Pretty on Purpose with a purpose

Pretty on Purpose, a relatively new organization on Florida A&M University’s campus is devoted to empowering Black women while fostering a culture of self-love and wellness. Pretty On Purpose was founded on Sept. 12, 2023, which exposes holistic and sustainable beauty products to Black women and girls to introduce safe […]


Charter Review Committee votes on issues

The Tallahassee Charter Review Committee held a meeting on Tuesday at the Renaissance Center to begin voting on the ongoing issues and debates pertaining to the city commissioners, elections, charter review dates, and additional concerns. Many citizens still had questions and comments regarding the last CRC meeting held on Feb. […]


Charter Review Committee hears from public

Tallahassee’s Charter Review Committee held its fifth meeting on Thursday to discuss the size of the city commission, possible pay hikes, and future elections while welcoming input from the public. According to, the CRC aims to consider four main topics: the number of seats on the city’s governing body, […]


Celebrating another ‘Night to Shine’

A celebration of inclusion and joy was held Friday as the Tallahassee community came together for the 10th annual Night to Shine prom, a tailored event for individuals with special needs.  Night to Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, which offers a night full of glamour, friendships and […]


BetterMynd fills a vital niche

From coping with academic stress to personal concerns, students are discovering and utilizing the on-campus counseling services and support that are available to them through BetterMynd. FAMU counseling services has partnered with BetterMynd, an online counseling resource that has collaborated with over 100 universities. It focuses on enhancing mental health […]


Does social media lead to isolation?

In the age of social media, college students are constantly navigating campus life all while staying connected with fellow students. Instagram, X, and TikTok are all great ways to connect with others. These virtual realms of likes, comments, and follows seem to make the world go round, but what happens […]


Club baseball holds interest meeting

As the spring semester begins, so does registration for FAMU’s club baseball team. The baseball club held an interest meeting last week for students to receive more information on the club and the opportunities available to those interested in participating in the sport.  The FAMU baseball club was founded in […]