Author: Ruelle Fludd | Lifestyles editor


Job scams target FAMU students

Students at Florida A&M University have been receiving job opportunities through their FAMU email account. The email comes through from a FAMU affiliated email allowing it to bypass the university’s cyber security measures. The offers of high pay and immediate hire draws students into the promises of being a secret […]


Manage your time. Don’t let it manage you

For many, the final semester as an undergraduate is a combination of senioritis, anxiety and excitement. In my last semester, I’ve overloaded my schedule with on- and off-campus obligations to prepare myself for a competitive job market in media.  I currently have two part-time jobs; one as a digital media […]


City of Tallahassee creates two new departments

Tallahassee City Manager Reese Goad has introduced two new departments. Goad announced the two additions at the city commission’s ethics workshop last week. The announcement also comes after Goad faced public scrutiny from Commissioner Jeremy Matlow. After 11 months in the position, Matlow gave Goad a 1.4 out of 5, […]


Mayor, city commissioners voice support for Goad

The Tallahassee City Commission chambers were filled with citizens and staff for the City Commission Ethics Workshop Monday morning. With more than an hour of speakers, the meeting was primarily a show of support for Tallahassee City Manager Reese Goad.  This comes after last week’s release of City Commissioner Jeremy […]


Sen. Harris vows $60 billion for HBCUs

Senator Kamala Harris of California recently held a teleconference exclusively for HBCU student-media outlets. Harris, an alumna of Howard University, planned the Oct. 8 call to spread access to her campaign through HBCU student journalists. The topics covered included Harris’ candidacy, her plans for the presidency and her own HBCU […]


8 finalists for permanent CFO at FAMU

The search for Florida A&M University’s Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance and Administration is one step closer to completion. In a meeting Wednesday afternoon, members of the search committee determined which candidates were best fit for the interview process. Forty-three candidates were reviewed by the group of […]


A cause and a cure

Between 70,000 and 100,000 Americans are afflicted with sickle cell disease, and the vast majority of them are of African descent, according to The current life expectancy for sickle cell disease patients is mid-40s, per the latest Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease. A breakthrough gene therapy treatment, a […]