Author: Mariah Wiggs | Staff writer


Main dining hall prepares to reopen

Florida A&M University students are waiting anxiously as the main dining hall wraps up its renovation process. The main dining hall, commonly referred to as the “top cafe”, was built in 1999 and opened in 2000. The top cafe has been under construction for the past two months and is […]


Mr. President, you’re fired!

Donald Trump became synonymous with the term, “You’re fired!” during his famous reality TV shows, “The Apprentice” and “The Celebrity Apprentice.” The game show that ran for almost a decade in the 2000s was hosted and judged by Trump as he observed aspiring business leaders’ ability to execute tasks and […]


Youth vote may have been a game changer

This year, young voters showed up and showed out to make a difference in the presidential election. According to the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRLCE), 49%-51% of voting-eligible young people ages 18-29 cast a ballot in the 2020 presidential election. It was a much better […]


Red Ribbon Week promotes awareness

In the midst of midterms and a quick approach to finals, college students are prone to lean on drugs to cope with anxiety and stress. In honor of October being National Substance Abuse Prevention Month, Florida A&M students Saniya Mathis and Reanna Wilson have worked to raise awareness and encourage […]


Richardson, seeking third term, squares off against Schack

Curtis Richardson, currently the longest-serving member of the Tallahassee City Commission, will face off against challenger Bill Schack on Nov. 3 for the right to represent Seat 2. Since he was first elected in 2014, Richardson has dedicated his service to “building bridges through community engagement.” When asked by E.thePeople […]


Rattlers prepare for new season with schedule in flux

The Florida A&M men’s basketball team is preparing for an unpredictable season.  Constant adjustments have been made in response to the COVID–19 pandemic. Following the program’s first operations meeting earlier this month, steps are being taken to move forward with a schedule in accordance with CDC guidelines to ensure […]


Regal movie theaters close

No lights, cameras or action will be taking place at Regal Governor’s Square after the company shut down for a second time this year, effective Thursday.  More than 350 theaters were affected by the company-wide closing. The theaters experienced a short-lived reopening in August after  being order to close along […]