Author: Damon Arnold


Valentine’s Day in Florida’s capital city

A recent study by the National Retail Federation (NRF) said that Americans are expected to shell out an average of $136.57 this year for Valentine's Day. However, this number is low compared to other years. Last year, the average consumer spent $146.84 on Valentine's Day, which was a record-high. This […]


The White House may help fund HBCUs

Photo retrieved from:     Executive Orders from The White House are aiming towards Historically Black Colleges and Universities to help fund the institutions. Many people believe that former president Barack Obama did not do enough during his two terms to support predominately African American institutions. Omarosa Manigault, an […]


Student leaders hold conference on election

Student leaders of the Florida A&M University Student Government Association convened a press conference on Monday to announce their grievances with the university administration regarding recent SGA election proceedings. Student Senate President Brandon Johnson, along with Student Body Vice President Paris Ellis, Student Supreme Court Chief Justice Ronald Nelson, Attorney […]


Rattlers lose in final seconds to rival, B-CU

After coming off a tough loss to Savannah State, the Rattlers took on Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats Monday night in a highlight filled game. The Wildcats managed to break a seven game losing streak with a final score of 82-76.   Led by Derrick Dadridge, the Rattlers got off to […]


FAMU stems through robotics competition

Sixteen middle and high schools teams, challenged their minds and robots during the VEX Robotics Competition, held inside of Jake Gaither Gymnasium at Florida A&M University- Saturday.   FAMU’s School of Architecture and Engineering hosted an inaugural robotics competition to introduce minority students to robotics, mold critical thinking skills […]


FAMU alumni shows screening of new series

James Bland returned to his old stomping grounds to give an advanced screening of his new series Giants, on Wednesday, in the School of Journalism and Graphic Communications Lecture Hall. Bland is the creator, writer and leading actor in Giants, which will debut on Issa Rae’s YouTube Channel.    Debuting at […]


Wall breaking ceremony for new laboratory

Florida A&M University held a wall breaking ceremony for a new simulation lab in the Lewis-Beck Allied Health building on Friday. This was a success for the School of Allied Health Sciences. Many of the school’s administrators and students gathered to not only witness the wall-breaking, but to hear […]


FAMU sparks new project in Agribusiness

Gasoline is a necessity for everyone to get around, but when it comes down to choosing a gas station to fuel the tank, where should people go?   Florida A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Food Science held an agribusiness seminar entitled, “Complement or Substitute,” on Friday at the […]