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Man-On-The-Street: Importance of President Obama’s Presidency
News

Man-On-The-Street: Importance of President Obama’s Presidency

By Deja Lakin, Contributing Writer Posted 1:25 PM EST, Mon., Nov. 28, 2016 In January 2017, President Barack Obama will be leaving the White House and president-elect Donald Trump will be his successor. Without a doubt the last eight years have been nothing short of historical. From healthcare reform, increased employment and advancements in the LGBT community,…

Letter To The Editor: Sodexo Management, Inc. Should Provide More Quality Food Options
Letters To The Editor, Opinion

Letter To The Editor: Sodexo Management, Inc. Should Provide More Quality Food Options

By Natalie Finley Editor’s Note: Natalie Finley is a current Howard University student. Dear editor of The Hilltop, Howard University currently has a contractual agreement with Sodexo Management, Inc. to provide dining services to faculty and students on campus. Students of Howard University, who currently have a meal plan need healthier food options in the Annex…

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary, Dies at 90
News

Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary, Dies at 90

By Jason Ajiake, News Editor Posted 1:25 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 26, 2016 Fidel Castro, former prime minister of Cuba and longtime revolutionary leader, has died at the age of 90. “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 10:29 p.m. this evening,” said Raul Castro, younger brother and successor of Fidel, during an official…

COLUMN — Thanksgiving At Standing Rock
News

COLUMN — Thanksgiving At Standing Rock

By Jason Ajiake, News Editor Posted 5:10 PM EST, Thurs., Nov. 24, 2016 On this Thanksgiving Day, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are protesting against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would not only destroy sacred sites, but could also contaminate parts of the Missouri River, the only water source for the indigenous people….

Howard Bison Head Football Coach Gary Harrell To Depart After Six Seasons
Sports

Howard Bison Head Football Coach Gary Harrell To Depart After Six Seasons

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, and Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 2:00 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 Updated 11:15 AM EST, Mon., Nov. 28, 2016 The Thanksgiving holiday became bittersweet for the Howard University football team. While players were heading home to celebrate with their families, the head coach of their team was being released from his position. In an…

When Shaking Hands Becomes Shaking Hands: Howard Hosts 7th Annual International Conference on Stigma
Campus

When Shaking Hands Becomes Shaking Hands: Howard Hosts 7th Annual International Conference on Stigma

By Sytonia Reid, Contributing Writer Posted 2:00 PM EST, Tues., Nov. 12, 2016 The International Conference on Stigma is an annual program addressing the debilitating impact stigma tied to certain health conditions has on our communities. Hosted by Howard University’s Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, in collaboration with the Coalition for Elimination of AIDS-related Stigma (CEAS),…

OPINION — Gandhi Must Go!
Campus, Opinion

OPINION — Gandhi Must Go!

By Juan McFarland, Contributing Writer Posted 1:30 PM EST, Tues., Nov. 22, 2016 In October 2016, administrators at the University of Ghana campus in Accra responded to concerns from both professors and students regarding a statue of Mohandas Gandhi that had been given to the university by the Indian president, Pranab Mukherjee. Students began petitioning the removal…

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