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Living “Lavishly” In The Harriet Tubman Quadrangle
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Living “Lavishly” In The Harriet Tubman Quadrangle

By: Nancy Vu, News and Life+Style Reporter (@NancyVu99) The corridors that connect the different halls of the Harriet Tubman Quadrangle are notorious for greeting visitors with an unwelcoming smell. This scent is just one of the many unlivable conditions that residents of the Quad have been subjected to. “I legitimately feel like I’m in prison…

Changes at Sodexo: Bridging the Gap Between Howard’s Student Body and Sodexo
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Changes at Sodexo: Bridging the Gap Between Howard’s Student Body and Sodexo

By: Sidney Johnson, News Reporter (@afamilycompany_) The relationship between Howard students and Sodexo, the on-campus dining service provider, has been tense for quite some time. Complaints have been made against the company for its management of Howard’s dining services, unreasonable hours, quality of food and lack of food options. Many students feel that the existing…

It’s Not  An Anthem Protest
Sports

It’s Not An Anthem Protest

Why can’t players see eye to eye on protest? By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) Donald Trump was hosting a rally in Huntsville, Alabama for senatorial candidate Luther Strange. During the rally, Trump went on one of his infamous rants lambasting those who choose to kneel during the national anthems. While he never mentioned Colin…

#WWYDHU
Opinion

#WWYDHU

Dear Howard University Community, Since its inception in 1924, The Hilltop has been known for its gripping exposés of the ills of Howard University and its profiles of pressing issues in the Black community. In order to uphold this legacy, we are in critical need of resources, respect and reciprocity. As the student voice of…

#YouTube FanFest Finally Lands in the U.S.
Campus, LIFE+STYLE

#YouTube FanFest Finally Lands in the U.S.

By Clarice Metzger, Life+Style Editor (@_itsClarice) What began as a trending hashtag during a meeting with black YouTube creators and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki two years ago has since blossomed into the #YouTubeBlack Initiative, #YouTubeBlack Creators Summit and now #YouTubeBlack FanFest. Since its inception, #YouTube FanFest—a live performance show featuring YouTube’s biggest stars—has taken place…

Vice-President of Howard Communications Offers Homecoming Insight
News

Vice-President of Howard Communications Offers Homecoming Insight

By Bria Horsley, News Editor (@autobriagraphy) If there’s anything on student’s minds this week, it’s more than likely Howard University’s sesquicentennial Homecoming. In preparation for the week’s festivities, an outline of events was shared on the official Bison Homecoming website a little over a week ago. Since the release of flyers and tickets, the most…

Saving & Slaying in Time for Homecoming
LIFE+STYLE

Saving & Slaying in Time for Homecoming

By Sonniya Springer, Life+Style Reporter (@slimmyxslimm) As one of the top HBCUs in academics and fashion, Howard University can come with high standards—and homecoming is no exception. Homecoming is a time filled with shows, performances, reunions and ultimately pop outs. Staying fashionable can be expensive but thankfully, it doesn’t always have to be. Stores in…

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Syrian Airstrike
News

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Syrian Airstrike

By Kai Sinclair, Staff Writer Posted 9:45 PM EST, Fri., Apr. 21, 2017 President Donald Trump increased the nation’s involvement in Syria’s six-year civil war when he ordered a fleet of about 60 missiles to be fired at the Shayrat airbase on April 6 in response to a chemical attack allegedly carried out by the…

Murder Streamed Over Facebook Live
News

Murder Streamed Over Facebook Live

By Justin Cohen, Staff Writer Posted 10;00 PM EST, Fri., Apr. 21, 2017 An elderly man was murdered on the morning of Easter Sunday by a man who appeared to want to send a message to his ex-girlfriend through his social media account. The grisly murder was streamed to Facebook Live. Robert Godwin, Sr., a…

COLUMN: Why Black Women Are Tired of Rallying Around White Feminists
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COLUMN: Why Black Women Are Tired of Rallying Around White Feminists

By Christian-Alexis Bacon, Contributing Writer Posted 9:30 PM EST, Fri., Apr. 21, 2017 In January, the day after the inauguration of now President Donald Trump, the National Women’s March took place in Washington D.C. Nearly a half million white women came to the area in support of the movement. On the Women’s March website, the…

Campus

President Frederick Holds Town Hall In Blackburn

By Kaylin Young Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick sat down in Blackburn Student Centerfor a town hall meeting where he answered questions from students, faculty, and alumni on topics ranging from tuition changes to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ campus visit, Monday, April 17. Questions submitted via email and the town hall was moderated…

D.C. Public Schools Launch Empowerment Program for Young Women
News

D.C. Public Schools Launch Empowerment Program for Young Women

By Kai Sinclair, Staff Writer Posted 12:30 AM EST, Sun., Apr. 9, 2017` On Monday, March 27, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson announced the launch of ‘Reign: Empowering Young Women as Leaders,’ an initiative that will support DCPS’s young women of color. Through a citywide conference for girls of…

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