Author: Tracey Belizaire | Staff writer


After 30 years as head coach, Wiggins to retire

With years of experience and a passion for Florida A&M University, longtime head softball coach Veronica Wiggins recently announced her retirement after this year’s season. Wiggins was born and raised in Miami. Growing up, she was the oldest daughter of nine and had responsibilities that everyday teenagers wouldn’t care to […]


Annual parking-ticket amnesty program underway

Florida A&M University’s Adopt-A-Family Amnesty Program is back for another holiday season to aid local families in need — and students. The Department of Campus Safety & Security and the Office of Parking & Transportation have teamed up to present a parking ticket amnesty program designed for FAMU students, faculty, […]


Historic markers honor Frenchtown’s rich history

City officials, Tallahassee residents and local media outlets braved dreary skies Friday to witness the unveiling of the Soul Voices: Frenchtown Historical Markers and walking trail at the Renaissance Center. Frenchtown is one of the oldest African-American communities in the state of Florida. The Frenchtown Soul Voices Historical Markers highlight […]


FAMU student creates organic skincare products

Florida A&M University psychology student Andrea Cintron has tapped into her passion to create a skincare business. The Orlando native established her business, Yarí Beauty & Skincare, on July 20. Her business offers organic hand-crafted soap bars for her customers. “We provide the best quality products that enhance and contribute […]

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International summit returns to FAMU

Florida A&M University will host its third annual Energy Water Food Nexus International Summit next month.  The School of the Environment will be presenting the two-day conference Nov. 7-8 with a pre-summit event on Nov. 6 in the Lawson center.  EWFN is a new science enterprise that started at FAMU […]


Review: Joy at Glory Days Grill

Juicy, flavorful and delicious are adjectives I can use to describe the food at the award-winning restaurant, Glory Days Grill. The sports bar cahin opened its first local franchise in late August on Capital Circle Northeast. Although the drive was lengthy, it was worth it because the food and service […]

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FAMU welcomes Spell, new dean of students

Hailing from Chicago, Bomani H. Spell is Florida A&M University’s new associate vice president and dean of students. Before his relocation to FAMU, Spell worked at several institutions including Jarvis Christian College, Westminster College and Tuskegee University. Spell has been at FAMU for only a month and says he finds […]