Author: Tristin Brown


As race moves ahead, Charlie Crist vies for FAMU votes

Student leaders of Florida A&M University talked with Charlie Crist, former governor of Florida, Tuesday about education. Crist, who is a Florida gubernatorial candidate, will face off against Gov. Rick Scott in November’s general election. He was pitching his plans for education to students and vying for their votes. D.A. […]


FAMU turns Young Hall into women’s dorm

Florida A&M's Young Hall, recognized as a male-only dorm, has now become an all-woman dorm to house the large numbers of women students to campus. The university closed four women's dorms closed the Palmetto North Apartment Complex in the last 12 months. The university traded more than 300 beds between […]


Anti-hazing week continues until Friday

Florida A&M's Anti-Hazing Week will bring discussions and a symposium to the campus aimed at ending the practice. National Hazing Prevention Week, which is celebrated by thousands of colleges and universities throughout the U.S., ends on Friday. The university will host a forum on Wednesday and a symposium about Greek […]


Florida Prepaid changes go into effect this month

Florida parents may want to cash in on the Florida Prepaid College Program. House Bill 851, effective July 1, 2014, allows for families who use the plan to reap new rate reduction benefits. Parents will see a 40 to 50 percent decrease in monthly payment rates. Shannon Colvecchio, public relations […]


Feature photo: Crist comes to campus

D.A. Robin/The Famuan; 09/23/2014 @ The Quad Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist speaks to reporters Wednesday on the Florida A&M quadrangle after talking to FAMU student leaders. Crist is on the campaign trail and vying to succeed Gov. Rick Scott after elections in November.



Florida A&M's food management company is preparing to bring a Chick-Fil-A-branded restaurant to campus. Students are anxiously awaiting its arrival, and some are already planning how they will spend their lunch money. The restaurant is scheduled to open in the second week of October. Director of Business and Auxiliary at […]


Florida State claims win in thrilling Clemson game

In a game marked by quarterback controversy, the No.1 ranked Florida State Seminoles squeaked past the 22nd ranked Clemson Tigers 23-17 in an overtime thriller. Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher was pleased with his team's resolve, but he knows much improvement is needed. "We challenged our guys to find […]


Quilters bring flair to capital city

The Museum of Florida History and Quilters Unlimited are the hosts of the 33 Annual Capital City Quilt Show: Starry, Starry Night until Oct. 19. The event is free and open to the public. Stormy Harrell, team leader and collections curator of the Museum of Florida History, said the museum […]


Coastal Carolina routs FAMU in home opener

Disappointment overwhelmed Rattlers fans as Florida A&M lost 48-3 to the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Coming into Saturday’s game, the 0-2 Rattlers wanted to put on a show in front of the home crowd at Bragg Memorial Stadium. It was the team's first home game this season. Senior quarterback Damien Fleming […]