Author: Paul Dalberry


FAMU graduate student dies in car crash

Florida A&M University lost one of their very own on Wednesday. 23-year-old Matthew Bien-Aime was involved in a tragic car crash on Interstate 10 that ended in flames.  Bien-Aime was fresh off a spring break trip to New York City to visit his best friend Jordan Kinsey. It was the […]


Spring break in Panama City Beach is null and void

In the weeks leading up to spring break, the rumor amid college students was that no one would be headed to Panama City Beach for spring break. The annual vacation spot brings college students from all over the country every year for a week of partying on the beach.  As […]


Fracking bill denied in Florida Senate

Senate bill 318, a bill regulating the practice of fracking in a Florida Senate committee meeting, was dropped Tuesday when sponsor of the bill Sen. Garrett Richter, R-Naples, pulled it from consideration. The Appropriations committee had previously voted down the bill Thursday but a procedural move allowed for a hearing […]


Newton under fire

Courtesy of ABC 11 Leading up to the Super Bowl, the hype surrounding the newly named league Most Valuable Player and Panthers quarterback Cameron Newton was particularly high for a first time Super Bowl quarterback. Throughout the season, Newton’s play could not be questioned as he shredded defenses all the […]


CDA will hire dispatchers for non-emergency calls

Courtesy of Tallahassee Democrat Leon County officials and city of Tallahassee Consolidated Dispatch Agency are hiring additional dispatchers to handle the 67 percent of non-emergency reports. The CDA is adding more employees so that 911 dispatchers can focus on making sure vital services are going where they are needed most […]


FAMU hosts its first African-American read-in

The National Council for Teachers of English, along with the Black Caucus held Florida A&M University’s first African-American Read-In, held in FAMU’s Gore Educational Complex Wednesday. The purpose of the event was not only to bring exposure to African-American literature, but also to celebrate African-American writing. The event also served […]


Tallahassee pushing for North Florida to South Florida flights

Courtesy of WXTL The City of Tallahassee is pushing to provide air service to South Florida with their GetBlue campaign. Florida State University has joined in by adding a $1 million pledge based on calculated travel expenses for their staff. With this pledge from FSU, in the eyes of some […]


TCC investigating sexual assault

Courtesy of TCC Tallahassee Community College Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred Tuesday morning in the Ghazvini Center for Health Education on TCC’s campus.  Around 10:30 a.m., a female student reported that she had been sexually assaulted at the Surgeons Drive Campus. TCCPD Chief Chris Summers said that the woman has vague […]


Potential tobacco ban on FAMU’s campus

Courtesy of The Florida A&M University Faculty Senate is discussing the proposed ban of tobacco products on campus. The ban seeks to prohibit smoking in all areas of the FAMU campus, including the popular e-cigarettes and hookah pens.  To determine the opinions as it pertains to smoking on campus, […]


Cadet Dorothea Rhodel Wins Miss Army ROTC

Last year's Miss Army ROTC, LaDonna Carney crowning this year's winner Cadet Dorothea Rhodel. Florida A&M University held its 65th annual Miss Army ROTC pageant on Wednesday in Howard Hall. Cadet Dorothea Rhodel, a third-year healthcare management student from Miami was crowned as Miss Army ROTC. Cadets were judged on […]