Author: Asya Griffin | Staff writer


Annual Winter Festival set for Saturday

As the holiday season arrives, Leon County residents are preparing to celebrate the 37th annual Winter Festival, a celebration of lights, music and the arts. Visitors can expect more than 40 food vendors, an art show, holiday displays, a jingle bell run, and a nighttime parade. The festival is set […]


Some student employees at FAMU go weeks without pay

Student employment is fundamental at Florida A&M University. Numerous offices require the assistance of students all over campus. In the title “student employee,” what comes first? Student. Yet, it seems FAMU is unaware of the disparities student employees are facing this semester. Students typically get jobs to help cover groceries, […]


How can you stay informed?

All around us pivotal moments in politics are happening every second. From the war between Israel and Gaza to the GOP debate, our rapidly advancing society is pushing out content by the bulk. So how can students stay informed about what we really need to know, all the while flushing […]


Student helps the homeless in Miami

In the heart of Miami, where the city’s vibrant spirit meets the harsh reality of a growing homeless population, Kamari West has decided to take matters into his own hands. Fueled by a sense of responsibility and a desire to have a meaningful impact on his community, West is spearheading […]


From cheering at Bragg to the NFL

School spirit is often embedded in the DNA of students at Florida A&M University. But it doesn’t always end with a student’s time as a Rattler. FAMU alumna Chato B. Hendrix has continued her career in spirit since her days on the hill. Hendrix graduated from FAMU in 1997 with […]


Domi Station caters to entrepreneurs

A business development center is making its mark in Tallahassee. The Domi Station is a non-profit incubator and co-working space that offers programs, resources and events to help entrepreneurs start and develop sustainable companies. Located on Railroad Avenue between Florida A&M and Florida State universities —along with nearby high-traffic businesses […]


Bible study sessions find a niche

Wise Walk Wednesday Bible Study meets every other Wednesday evening at Kingdom Life Tabernacle. Each session focuses on strengthening individuals’ walk and faith with Christ while also incorporating relatable life topics. Wise Walk Wednesdays is one of the many offerings under the Positive Pathways organization that was founded by Nick […]


Some students hooked on sports betting

A surprising number of young people are addicted to sports betting, many without realizing it. According to a 2018 report in Kindbridge Behavioral Health, 75% of college students gambled and young people have higher rates of gambling problems than older adults. Ease of access has something to do with it. […]