Author: Ronnie Mackey Jr.


Hearns Making His Mark In The Business World

Famu sophomore running back Gerald Hearns. Florida A&M University sophomore running back Gerald Hearns not only is a hard worker on the football field but he is already making strides in the business world as well. Hearns has been a starter since his freshman season and most know him for […]


College Athletes deserve to be Paid too

Collegiate sporting teams have been around in this country for nearly over 125 years. Collegiate sports have not always generated revenue in aide to its institutions as they do now, however, there has been recent years of a steady income coming into institutions across the country year in and year […]


Rattlers Offense take a Step Forward

Photo by: Nathaniel Price/The Famuan The Florida A&M University offense has struggled all season long but finally came alive during Saturday’s game against North Carolina Central. Unfortunately those efforts were not enough to upset the conference’s top offensive team as NCCU went on to win 27-24 with a game winning […]


Rattlers Show Improvement but Fall Short of First Win

Courtesy of Famu Athletics   The Florida A&M Rattlers falls short to the North Carolina Central Eagles Saturday night in a 27-24 heartbreaking loss at home.    NCCU's place kicker, Nigel Macauley's kicked the game-winning 20 yard field goal with 15 seconds left on the game clock.   FAMU Quarterback Carson Royal […]


2015 FAMU Homecoming Sneak Peek

Courtesy of Famu Homecoming 2015 The most anticipated time of the year on the campus of Florida A&M University is around the corner with the 2015 FAMU homecoming week approaching this upcoming Sunday. This year’s FAMU homecoming theme will be “Straight Outta FAMU” modeling after one of the top-selling movies […]


Governor Rick Scott Reappoints FAMU Faculty Member

Garth C. Reeves Eminent Scholar Chair, Dame Dhyana Ziegler, Ph.D. Governor Rick Scott made an announcement of his reappointment of Florida A&M University’s faculty member, Dhyana Ziegler, Ph.D., to the Florida Commission on the Status of Women on Monday. Ziegler is a tenured professor and is currently the Garth C. […]


FAMU School of Nursing Nationally Recognized

Courtesy of Ronnie Mackey Jr. The Florida A&M University School of Nursing has been recognized as the nation’s number 21 nursing program out of 1,189 entries by The Nursing Journal. FAMU’s School of Nursing was founded in 1904 and is the oldest baccalaureate nursing program in the State of Florida. […]


Rattler Athletes Champions in the Community

courtesy of Tallahassee WCTV Florida A&M University [FAMU] athletes not only perform like champions on the field but make their marks as life champions in the community as well. Rattler athletes took some time out of their busy morning schedules to volunteer in the community for their “Meals on Wheels” […]


Rattler Football Season Preview

Courtesy of FAMU Athletics The Florida A&M University football team is looking to rebound after last season’s emotional roller coaster ride.  The Rattlers are under new leadership this year with head coach Alex Wood at the helm. His team will be playing with a chip on their shoulders going into […]