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Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs
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Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Beyoncé Knowles-Carter headlined Coachella in 2018 in what was a highly-anticipated and critically-acclaimed performance. A year later on April 17, while Coachella 2019 was unfolding, Knowles-Carter published Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé featuring the full two-hour performance and behind the scenes footage of the show’s development. Homecoming was a performance dedicated…

Letter from the Editor – Staff Sign Off
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Letter from the Editor – Staff Sign Off

This year, The Hilltop staff has worked hard to bring the Howard community informative and entertaining issues each week. We set out to record history and define legacy, as The Hilltop has done since 1924. We’ve covered campus and national news, had a culture section filled with information on various interests and chronicled Howard athletics….

Speaker Nancy Pelosi Visits Howard for King Lecture Series
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi Visits Howard for King Lecture Series

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Wednesday, Feb. 27, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited Howard University to participate in the Gwendolyn I. and Colbert S. King Public Policy Lecture Series with the King Endowed Chair, political strategist Donna Brazile. The event, which was planned in observation of Black History Month, was designed to provide black…

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Defining Legacy: In Memory of Janice Mcknight-Magona

REMEMBERING AN IMPORTANT CHAPTER IN HILLTOP HISTORY. By Jaylin Paschal   Janice Mcknight-Magona, a 1984 graduate of Howard University’s School of Communications, passed away Nov. 30 after a long illness. Mcknight-Magona served as the editor-in-chief of The Hilltop during her time at Howard. Her work lead to her expulsion, after she published a series of…

SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School
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SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief The Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council held a town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss school and departmental advancements, advising,  issues, opportunities and concerns. Students from several classifications and majors came out to spend the evening educating themselves on school affairs and projects. The chairs of the Strategic,…

Donna Brazile New King Endowed Chair
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Donna Brazile New King Endowed Chair

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief (@creativelbrtn) Donna Brazile has been appointed as the 2018-2019 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy by Howard University. Brazile will engage the Howard community on politics, criminal justice reform, civility and voting. The role of the King Chair is to bring an experienced perspective to the…

Budget Cuts Continue to Surprise Affected School of Communications Faculty, Students
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Budget Cuts Continue to Surprise Affected School of Communications Faculty, Students

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief (@creativelbrtn) In a matter of budgetary staff reduction decisions, The Cathy Hughes School of Communications has lost figures of the school which students deem integral to their success. After public student opinion refuted and reversed the termination of Ms. Carol Dudley, career development advisor, students have been paying close attention to…

Howard Forever: Is HU the Real Wakanda?
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Howard Forever: Is HU the Real Wakanda?

By: Jaylin Paschal, Life+Style Reporter (@creatveiiberation) When the blockbuster Black Panther came out in February, it took no time for people to start referring to Howard as the “real Wakanda.” As students, most of us snarked. In February, undergraduate students were experiencing infrastructure disasters and administrative shortcomings that made Howard seem far from even being…

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