Author: Tyler Jones | Staff writer


FAMU acquires building for Allied Health Sciences

Florida A&M University announced earlier this week that it had acquired the former FAMU Credit Union building, located at 1550 Melvin St. It was previously owned by Sharon Letterman-Hicks, who is the owner of P&P Communications, CEO of the National Black Justice Coalition and a longtime adviser to former Tallahassee […]


FAMU one win away from first SWAC title

Florida A&M will square off in a rematch with Prairie View A&M, but this time for higher stakes. The Rattlers are hosting the Panthers in the 2023 Pepsi Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship game on Saturday. The Rattlers are energized after winning three of the five SWAC Postseason Individual Awards. The […]


Many already have plans for Celebration Bowl

With the Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship game approaching Saturday, spirits on Florida A&M University’s campus are at an all-time high. The winner of Saturday’s game will face Howard University, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference champion, in Atlanta for the Celebration Bowl. FAMU’s community stands united in the belief that their team […]


Costs for grad students in Florida could go down

Getting a college degree is undoubtedly challenging, especially when the cost factor looms large. To make advanced education more accessible, Florida House Bill 183 sets the standard with a straight-forward mission: reduce fees for graduate students. HB183 requires state universities in Florida to waive specific fees for graduate students that […]


DeSantis, Newsom go toe-to-toe

In an eagerly awaited debate, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and California Gov. Gavin Newsom went head-to-head Thursday in an unusual political showdown between a presidential candidate and a governor who is not running for president, addressing a wide variety of issues. Newsom publicly challenged DeSantis to a debate on CNN […]

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Pep rally sets stage for SWAC title game

Florida A&M University’s Campus Activities Board held a pep rally Thursday in the Al Lawson Center to build school spirit for Saturday’s SWAC Football Championship game. This was the first pep rally of the school year as FAMU did not have the usual beginning of the season pep rally. Sophomore […]


Dr. Who?

For many of us, reading was our first love and the tangible item we encountered that allowed us to escape reality. We’d travel to different worlds and across timelines, and have historical figures in history all in the palm of our hands. Reading used to be something many looked forward […]


Fraternity coming to School of the Environment

Efforts are being made by a committee at Florida A&M’s School of the Environment to bring the fraternity Epsilon Eta to the university. For students interested in pursuing careers in environmental science and sustainability, Epsilon Eta, sometimes called Ep Eta, is a professional gender-inclusive fraternity. It’s the first national environmental […]


This student doubles as a personal trainer

Giovanni Augustin’s sports-filled upbringing paved the way for his entry into organized team sports during high school. However, his junior year took an unexpected turn when he suffered a sprained ankle during a football practice. Recovering from the injury became even more challenging due to the limited availability of necessary […]