Author: Yemanja Murray


FDA permits the marketing of a new laser-based hearing aid

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed marketing of a new hearing aid that will potentially broaden sound amplification for those who have hearing impairment on Tuesday. The EarLens Contact Hearing Device (CHD) is the first hearing device to use light to transit sound.   The combination of […]


Governor Rick Scott Announces Distribution of Over $82 Million for Springs Restoration Projects Across Florida

Governor Rick Scott announced that the Florida Departments of Environmental Protection (FDEP) and the Florida Water Management Districts (FWMD) have approved 26 springs projects to receive the highest budget amount ever for Florida springs on Monday. The restoration plan (management plan), was created to provide improvements in nutrition control and […]


Tallahassee Gets Its First Tesla Supercharge Station

Photo by: Tallahassee Reports Tallahassee is now the 13th city in Florida with a Tesla supercharger network station. If you are ever near Village Square Shopping Center, you will notice six futuristic-looking stations under construction by Tesla Motors, the automotive company that makes all-electric luxury cars. Before the Tallahassee […]


The FAMU Green Coalition Holds Its General Body Meeting

Students taking interest in the green coalition Florida A&M University Green Coalition hosted its first general body meeting Monday at “the bridge” in the Agriculture building. The Green Coalition’s mission is to partner with campus, area and governmental resources to help protect and enhance the health and well being of […]


FAMU Green Coalition General Body Meeting

Florida A&M University Green Coalition will host its general body meeting Sept. 21 at “the bridge” in the Agriculture building at 5 p.m. FAMU Green Coalition was founded in 2006 as the only campus-wide student “green group”.   The Green Coalition has made many contributions to the environment by distributing […]


A Hot Topics Luncheon: What’s Hot in Solar

The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Tallahassee will host its September Hot Topics Luncheon Sept. 23 at the Capital City Country Club. Matt Chentnik, director of engineering for Independent Green Technologies, will give his perspective as the Climate and Sustainability Study and Action Group conducts an interview on what […]


Comets Big Bend Showdown

Tallahassee Comets will host its 12th Annual Big Bend Showdown Tournament July 24-26. According to Rob Hicks, President of Comets Basketball, the tournament provides players with a platform to compete in preparation for state and national championships. "I started this organization for my daughter who was a good young player […]


Why Women Choose to Cut Their Hair Short

Breast cancer survivor Monique Presley   While most women in the African-American community are going natural, there are women who choose to cut their hair for their own personal reasons. Over the years, celebrities like Rihanna and Beyoncé have cut off their trademark looks. This could be because it captures […]