Author: Sydney Bellamy | Staff Writer


Baseball comes up short in SWAC tournament

Florida A&M (FAMU) baseball team battled hard as a No.1 seed and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) East Champions going into the SWAC Tournament, being played Wednesday to Sunday in Atlanta at Russ-Chandler Stadium. The Rattlers came close to being back-to-back champions but fell short to the Grambling State Tigers, 14-11, […]


Women fall to Southern, 67-61

The Florida A&M women’s basketball team rallied hard against the Jaguars of Southern University for their final road game this season but fell 67-61 late in the fourth quarter.  The Rattlers led the first quarter but could not keep the lead in the second, going into halftime down one point, […]


A hair business with a twist

Aniyah Sparks, an upcoming loctician in Tallahassee, says that her business was inspired by her own loc journey. Sparks decided to loc her hair in June of 2021. The decision came during a difficult time in her life, but not only because COVID-19 was still new — which stripped her […]


Does FAMU care about its female athletes?

In 1972, Title IX of the Education Amendments was passed to ensure in part that women and men participating in athletics get an equal opportunity. Yet 50 years later, women’s athletic teams still struggle to receive the same support as male athletic teams. Data has shown that women’s athletic teams […]