Author: Nadeige Denis


New Leaf Market Co-op Hosts Food Preservation Seminar

The New Leaf Market Co-op hosted a seminar for Tallahassee residents interested in food preservation and effective ways to preserve foods. Heidi Copeland, Leon County Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent 1, hosted the workshop and informed guests of various methods food can be preserved such as water bath canning […]


Philadanco Performs for FAMU Inauguration Week

ldquo;Philadanco,” The Philadelphia Dance Company performed Thursday night at the Lee Hall auditorium, leaving the audience with smiles and ultimately receiving a standing ovation. “Philadanco” is a nonprofit organization comprised of dancers, choreographers and staff. The company is celebrated by many for its creativity and preservation of predominantly African American […]


FAMU turns Young Hall into women’s dorm

Florida A&M's Young Hall, recognized as a male-only dorm, has now become an all-woman dorm to house the large numbers of women students to campus. The university closed four women's dorms closed the Palmetto North Apartment Complex in the last 12 months. The university traded more than 300 beds between […]


FAMU Village opens

University officials opened Florida A&M Village Thursday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Florida A&M’s president Thursday touted the university’s new dorms as another major addition to a campus trying to be more student centered. Elmira Mangum was speaking at a ribbon-cutting ceremony where she and other university officials welcomed students to […]


Jazz festival to come to Tallahasse Museum

The city of Tallahassee is coming down with a case of the blues. The Tallahassee Museum is presenting the Jazz & Blues Festival on Saturday and Sunday. The two-day event will include performances from local bands such as the Tallahassee Community College Jazz Band, Yellow Dog Jazz Band, the Thomas University Jazz Ensemble and many more. […]


‘Love, Loss, and What I Wore’ to premiere at Theatre Tallahassee

Theatre Tallahassee will present a production of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” on Friday.    The production, which is based on the novel by Ilene Beckerman, was written by Nora and Delia Ephron and will feature six women performing several roles.    Melissa Findley, a director of the production […]


Acknowledging white privilege

Living in the United States, where our president is an African-American, many may argue that white privilege is no longer is an issue, at least not a relevant one.  Everyone living in the U.S. is supposed to be equal under the law, no matter the race or background. But in […]


Set Friday Carnival celebrates FAMU’s 126th birthday

Florida A&M students gathered Friday at the recreation center’s field for another Set Friday. However, this time students were celebrating FAMU’s 126th birthday. The Set Friday Carnival featured two large water slides, water balloons, free food and FAMU’s own DJ Loosekid. “We’re doing our pre-game leading up to homecoming,” said […]


Hair expo to showcase ‘natural’ looks

Florida A&M University alumnae are hosting a natural hair and health expo on Sunday themed “Crowning Glory… My Hair, My Art, My Culture” on Sunday. Valencia and Denise Jones, owners of Mandisa Ngozi Art & Braiding Gallery, Loving my Natural Hair Salon and Tallawah Events & Promotions, are hosting the […]