Author: Ja’Caiya Y. Stephens | Staff Writer


Men’s defeat Alabama State, 73-65

With an impressive display of determination and strategy this past Saturday, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) men’s basketball (5-20, 3-11) team emerged victorious against the Alabama State Hornets, securing a notable win with a final score of 73-65. Three Rattlers players particularly stood out, each contributing significantly to the team’s […]


FAMU baseball lose 13-2 to Troy

In a test of resilience, the Florida A&M University baseball team demonstrated unwavering determination as they squared off against Troy University on Tuesday. Although facing formidable opposition, the Rattlers showcased their grit and commitment throughout the game, refusing to falter in the face of adversity. Despite the final score reflecting […]


Harambee Festival draws diverse crowd

Florida A&M University successfully hosted its annual Harambee Festival at Cascades Park on Saturday, drawing crowds from across Tallahassee. This event is a cornerstone of the city’s Black History Month celebrations, featuring a diverse lineup of performers, including Darryl Tookes, a musician and professor at FAMU. Tookes, headlining the festival, […]


The Rattlers win a nail biter, 70-66

Coming into this game, FAMU has a home record of 4-2, seeking to protect the snake pit, improve their home record over Alabama State, and sweep the Hornets in this season series! The first quarter was an aggressive and fast-paced game. Both teams defensively swarmed the ball and made shots […]


7 Rattlers take part in HBCU Legacy Bowl

Saturday was an eventful day for Rattler Nation as there were events taking place all around the Tallahassee area. From the annual Harambee Festival put on by the university to the annual Black Business Expo put on by FAMU alumnus Vaughn Wilson and even the Black History Parade in neighboring […]


Forum focuses on importance of voting

The local organization Partners in Progress and the Florida A&M University Chapter of the NAACP joined forces Saturday for a student leadership forum. The event was open to all college students in Leon County, and it was held  in FAMU’s School of Journalism & Graphic Communication lecture hall. There were […]


High school coaches, staff may face required training

While participating in extracurricular sports, it is important to have staff members such as athletic trainers and directors nearby in case of a medical emergency. For example, if a student-athlete loses consciousness, immediate assistance is required. However, if the trained staff are not in close proximity and have to be […]