Author: Shari Ryant | Staff writer

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Pep rally sets stage for SWAC title game

Florida A&M University’s Campus Activities Board held a pep rally Thursday in the Al Lawson Center to build school spirit for Saturday’s SWAC Football Championship game. This was the first pep rally of the school year as FAMU did not have the usual beginning of the season pep rally. Sophomore […]


From cheering at Bragg to the NFL

School spirit is often embedded in the DNA of students at Florida A&M University. But it doesn’t always end with a student’s time as a Rattler. FAMU alumna Chato B. Hendrix has continued her career in spirit since her days on the hill. Hendrix graduated from FAMU in 1997 with […]


Club baseball team new at FAMU

The FAMU club baseball team has been hard at work with practices and games for their fall season. The club stands as its own organization outside of the athletic department. It serves as a way for students to play the sport they enjoy. It’s been around for about […]


FSU circus hosts Halloween shows

Members of Florida State University’s Flying High Circus have been hard at work preparing for their upcoming Halloween shows. The show features typical circus acts but with a Halloween twist. Established in 1947, the circus is one of the oldest college circuses and has been a long-standing part of the […]


Becoming Her makes its debut

With a new school year comes many new opportunities for students at Florida A&M University. New friends, new classes or even new clubs. Members of Becoming Her International are starting their first semester as an official organization on campus. The purpose of the organization is to “help, heal, empower, educate, […]


Student is a UPS ambassador

Florida A&M student Sydney DeMar hosted a virtual UPS [United Parcel Service] internship info session on Wednesday. DeMar is a second-year psychology major who has been a brand ambassador for a month and employed as a sales and solutions intern since May. “As a brand ambassador, it is my job […]


The Diamonds at FAMU sparkle

Whether it’s to DJ Loosekid’s tunes or the sounds of the Marching 100, if you hear music being played during game-day in Bragg Memorial Stadium or Al Lawson Center,  just know the Diamonds of FAMU are in the stands dancing to it.  With their sequined uniforms, bright smiles and synced […]


‘103 on the Hill’ makes its debut

The new student-run entertainment show, “103 on the Hill,” made its debut on YouTube this past Sunday. The show is inspired by BET’s music video show, “106 & Park,” but with a “FAMU- HBCU twist.” The first episode began with co-hosts and creators Cayla Goff and Xavier Yancey revealing the […]


How volleyball plans to defend title

After claiming the 2021 Southwestern Athletic Conference championship, Rattler fans want to know what’s next for Florida A&M’s volleyball team and how they plan to defend their title. The 2021 SWAC volleyball tournament took place Nov.19-21, with FAMU defeating Jackson State University in the final match. 2021 SWAC player of […]