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BOT votes for external investigation

The Florida A&M Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Wednesday to launch an external investigation into the now-debunked donation of $237 million by Gregory Gerami. The vote came after over 90 minutes of statements from members of the community, trustee members,  FAMU President Larry Robinson as well as extensive discussions […]

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Tornadoes ravage Tallahassee

On Friday, May 10, Tallahassee was struck by catastrophic tornadoes that left a trail of devastation and tragedy in its wake. The storm, which hit with little warning, caused extensive damage across Leon and Gadsden counties, leaving residents reeling and authorities scrambling to respond. The scale of the disaster is […]

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Mr. Williams goes to Washington

In the heart of Washington, D.C., where decisions are made and the nation’s future is crafted, one Florida A&M University alum’s journey from the hill to the White House is a testament to the transformative power of education and community. Alan Williams, White House Senior Advisor for Public Engagement and […]

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Some students boycott brands amid Israel-Hamas war

Students are turning away from brands that they claim are fueling the Israel-Hamas war in an effort to show their stance against the war.  National brands such as McDonald’s, Starbucks, KFC, Coca-Cola and Dominoes are all facing scrutiny. The war initially ignited on Oct. 7, when Hamas, a terrorist organization, […]

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Caleb Parker is HBCU chess champion

In a historic moment for Florida A&M University, sophomore computer science student Caleb Parker emerged victorious at the prestigious HBCU Chess Classic, marking the first time in the university’s history that a student has claimed the top spot in this esteemed competition. Parker, a Tallahassee native, beat a North Carolina […]

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How safe is Uber?

Uber is the most popular app for transportation, but many users are beginning to wonder if it’s truly safe to use.  Uber started in 2009 in San Francisco. Its 2020 safety report shows that from 2017 to 2020, there were 9,805 reports of sexual assault on its rides, including 852 […]

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Social workers face multiple challenges

Social workers  often feel underpaid for the depth of their work. It is a huge issue that has been going on for years. According to 2022 national estimates by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics,, Florida is ranked with the second highest employment level of social workers behind only California, […]

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Bryant’s legacy lives on following sentencing

After almost 2 years of court struggle and a non-verdict, Khalil Ogilvie had been charged with the first-degree murder of 22-year-old, Makayla Bryant.   Two years following the fatal shooting of 22-year-old FAMU grad Makayla Bryant, a jury sentenced Khalil Ogilvie to two decades behind bars.  A jury convicted Ogilvie on […]