Category: North Area

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Breakfast Contest


For the past five years, the Brothers of the Upsilon Lambda Chapter have hosted an annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Oratorical Breakfast Contest.  Held during Black History Month, Upsilon Lambda has given more than $15,000.00 in academic scholarships to African American high school males in the eleventh and twelfth grades.  Upsilon Lambda was Fraternity’s […]

FAMU student named Intern of the Year at advertising firm


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Growing up in Decatur, Ga., Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Business and Industry student Troy Harris II never knew what he wanted to be. He was not interested in being a doctor, lawyer, engineer or anything else his mom suggested. It was while watching the Mel Gibson movie, “What Women Want” […]

Alumnus Brandon Mitchell Vying for Votes on Fox Series, So You Think You Can Dance


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – For Florida A&M University alumnus Brandon Mitchell, dancing is reminiscent to taking the final plunge on a roller coaster. Once the music starts, the rush of adrenaline seizes his body and he leaves his heart on the dance floor. “When I dance, I’m telling the audience what’s going on in my mind,” […]