Author: Vanity Duran


Hollywood Actor Kicks Off Presidential Lecture Series

Hollywood actor Lamman Rucker kicked off Florida A&M University’s Presidential Lecture Series Monday at the Charles Winter Wood Theatre in Tucker Hall with a master class for theatre students and other related majors. Rucker spoke about following their dreams while staying true to themselves and to give back now to […]


Peking Opera In route to Tallahassee

Tianjin Young Peking Opera Troupe will perform at Askew Student Life Cinema on Florida State University. The performance is apart of the international conference on France and Asia. It is free and open to the public this Friday. The Tianjin Young Peking Opera Troupe is a Chinese Professional Opera Performance […]


Beer Bill passes House Committee but Stalls in Senate

The bill to repeal the ban on 64-ounce beer growlers was up for consideration in two different committees Wednesday in Florida. The House Business & Professions Subcommittee and Senate Regulated Industries committees both had a chance to hear the bill. The bill was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Jack […]


Senator Presents Mandatory Minimum Sentence Bill

Senate Bill 1092 on mandatory minimum sentencing, was introduced by Senator Dwight Bullard, and filed by the Senate Chamber on February 19th. The bill, referenced to “The Alexander-Giles Act,” which authorizes a judge to grant a less than mandatory minimum sentence under exceptional circumstances. The bill analysis states a judge […]


Cold Weather Affecting College Class Attendance

With low temperatures in Tallahassee, Fla. many students are looking for ways to bundle up this time of year.            Tallahassee is experiencing low temperatures this week in the low 30s. Many students think the best way to beat the freezing cold weather is to stay out […]


Stories from the Tallahassee Civil Rights Movement

As a celebration of Black History Month, friends of Rev. Charles Kenzie Steele, Sr. reflected on the experiences of the pastor and civil rights activist. Rev. Steele was a prominent leader of the Tallahassee bus boycott and a member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The panelists were: Attorney Kent […]


Lake Ella’s Food Truck Thursdays

Photo by Monique Pearson Lake Ella hosted their weekly Food Truck Thursdays from 6p.m.-9 p.m. The park invites the community to come out every Thursday to eat, drink, listen to live music, and have family fun behind the Cottages at Lake Ella. Shani Alexander, a chef and cashier on the […]


ArtiGras Gives Tallahassee a Taste of the Big Easy

Photo by Reggie Mizell For those who have yet to experience the vibrant atmosphere of Mardi Gras in New Orleans, your chance may come this weekend. Railroad Square Art Park located at 623 Industrial Drive is bringing the culture of New Orleans to Tallahassee with its sixth annual ArtiGras Festival […]


Home of Legendary FAMU Coach Will Receive Historic Marker

The former home of Florida A&M University legendary football coach, Alonzo “Jake” Gaither will become a historic marker. At 212 Young St., on April 11, 2015,  Leon County will mount this prestigious monument that deems the property a historic site.   Cornelius Jones, the Tallahassee real estate entrepreneur, purchased the […]


Uber Provides College Students Transportation

The transportation company Uber is taking away some transportation companies customers in the city of Tallahassee. You can call in a ride for a taxi or an SUV, depending on the number of people you are riding with. They allow you to travel in style with an Uber Luxury Car. […]