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Dance Crazes: 2011 to Now
LIFE+STYLE, Multimedia

Dance Crazes: 2011 to Now

By Imara Bright-Johnson, Staff Writer Posted 7:50 PM EST, Mon., Apr. 3, 2017 The Cat Daddy: 2011 While most of us were in middle school, the “Cat Daddy” became extremely popular. California party scene hip-hop group, the Rej3ctz, released this song in March 2011 and it quickly became the top most requested song at most…

Google Plans to Train Howard Students in Coding
News

Google Plans to Train Howard Students in Coding

By Jerry Augustin, Contributing Writer Posted 2:30 AM EST, Sat., April 1, 2017 In an effort to increase diversity in their technical roles, Google has come to a partnership with Howard University to open Howard West, “a three-month, summer Computer Science residency for rising juniors and seniors in the University’s Computer Science program,” according to…

Students React To 16-Page Letter From Concerned Administrators, Faculty, and Staff
News

Students React To 16-Page Letter From Concerned Administrators, Faculty, and Staff

By Kai Sinclair, Staff Writer Posted 2:30 AM EST, Sat., Apr. 1, 2017 Updated 10:00 PM EST, Sun., Apr. 2, 2017 A 16-page letter, written by an unnamed group of “Concerned Howard University Administrators, Faculty, and Staff” calling for Howard President Wayne A.I. Frederick to resign from his position, was sent to The Hilltop newsroom…

COLUMN: Thanks for Nothing, Donald
News

COLUMN: Thanks for Nothing, Donald

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 1:55 AM EST, Sat., March 11, 2017 This one is personal. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, President Donald Trump, flanked by a room of HBCU presidents and advisors, signed an executive order that did absolutely nothing. Or next to nothing. The “White House Initiative to Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically…

Power To The Pen: Student Media Matters
Opinion

Power To The Pen: Student Media Matters

The Hilltop Expresses To Howard University That Student Media Is Still Media. By The Hilltop Editorial Board Posted 9:20 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 On Thursday, First Lady Michelle Obama paid an impromptu visit to Howard University alongside Seth Meyers and Nick Cannon for a panel discussion about her Reach Higher initiative. Among those at the…

Afropunk is more than a Festival, Afropunk is Defiance
LIFE+STYLE, Uncategorized

Afropunk is more than a Festival, Afropunk is Defiance

By: Clarice Metzger, Life+Style Editor (@_itsClarice) Throughout last weekend, my Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook feeds were perfectly saturated with copious amounts of black beauty at Afropunk Brooklyn. I scrolled through countless photos of black people singing and swaying in the sunshine adorned in everything from bold statement shirts to bright colorful Ankara against a…

Student-Run Organizations Kick Off The Year Right
Campus

Student-Run Organizations Kick Off The Year Right

By: Bria Horsley, News Editor (@autobriagraphy) Howard University welcomed 2,300 new freshmen with open arms and a twist on the annual “All White Party.” The Howard University Student Association (HUSA) and Undergraduate Student Assembly (UGSA) have made it their mission to connect with the student body on a personal level. Despite the progression of social…

Bison Prepare For Start Of London Era
Sports

Bison Prepare For Start Of London Era

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJEEEEZY) Howard University enters the 2017-2018 season with renewed optimism and focus. After steady improvement over the last couple of years, Howard looks to make a run at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) title.  To accomplish that goal Howard hired Mike London as the new head coach. London has had…

Letter From The Editor: “Trailblazing A LEGACY”
Letters From The Editor

Letter From The Editor: “Trailblazing A LEGACY”

It is a great honor to serve as this year’s Editor-In-Chief for The Hilltop newspaper during Howard University’s 150th year. This accomplishment represents much more than a personal success of my own, but an accomplishment for the community and the many student voices that represent it. In 1924, Zora Neale Hurston and Dr. Louis Eugene…

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