Author: Vladimir Cadet | Staff writer


Opinion: A new era for FAMU athletics

Thursday, June 4, was the day that changed everything for FAMU athletics. That was the day the FAMU Board of Trustees voted unanimously to change athletic conferences, moving the program from the MEAC to the SWAC. This came as a shock to many, including myself. Earlier this year North Carolina […]


FAMU completes sweep of Dayton

                                    FAMU’s John Hancock pitching against Dayton. Photo Courtesy: FAMU Athletics   The Florida A&M Rattlers baseball team won their third straight game against the Dayton Flyers by a score of 6-5 Sunday […]

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FAMU baseball No. 2 in MEAC preseason poll

Pitcher Chandellor Benton gets ready to throw a pitch against Mercer. Photo Courtesy of FAMU   As the season for the Florida A&M Baseball team is underway, they are looking to defend their MEAC championship. However, the reigning champs already face doubt to be able to repeat their successes. […]


Florida Crown Act would protect natural hair

African Americans in Florida who wear natural hair, locks, twists, cornrows and braids, would be protected from discrimination in schools and at work under a bill proposed by state Senator Randolph Bracy, a Democrat from Orlando. Bracy has said he intends to file a bill before the 2020 legislative session […]

FAMU Quarterback Ryan Stanley analyzing field during game Photo Courtesy: Austin Dixon

Stanley sets TD record as FAMU wins eighth straight

On Saturday afternoon, the 17th ranked Florida A&M Rattlers added another win in the record column, as they defeated their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) rival Delaware State University  52-30.  As the Rattlers continued to light up the scoreboard all afternoon long, FAMU quarterback Ryan Stanley made history yet again […]


My journey is just beginning

Almost a year ago I graduated from Palm Beach State College and had my mind set on attending University of Central Florida. I visited the school and met a few faculty members. I have family in Orlando. My mind was made up until a last-minute phone call that changed my […]


First place on the line for FAMU

Expect a dogfight this Saturday at Bragg Memorial Stadium when the top two teams in the MEAC face off. The Rattlers are looking for their sixth straight win and to extend the series over North Carolina A&T State (45-19-3). FAMU continued its hot streak beating South Carolina State 42-38 on […]


FAMU seeks fifth straight win

This Saturday the Florida A&M Rattlers will go back on the road to face conference opponent South Carolina State. The Rattlers will look to extend their overall series advantage against the Bulldogs  (29-25-2).  FAMU is riding a four-game winning streak following Saturday’s 28-21 homecoming victory against North Carolina Central. […]