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Carmelo Anthony: The Tough Road as a New York Knick
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Carmelo Anthony: The Tough Road as a New York Knick

By Darnell Dinkins Jr., Contributing Writer Posted 12:00 PM EST, Mon., April 3, 2017 It has been a long and tough season for the New York Knicks. The team currently has a 28-46 record, and there have been several incidents that portrayed the franchise in a negative light. Early this year, a former Knicks player, Charles Oakley,…

Anti-Travel Ban Protest In Nation’s Capital Calls For Unity
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Anti-Travel Ban Protest In Nation’s Capital Calls For Unity

By Leaynet Sahilu, Staff Photographer Posted 2:45 AM EST, Sat., April 1, 2017 Several protesters from different walks of life attended a demonstration held in front of the White House to condemn President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration, which bans citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States on Saturday, March 11….

Google Plans to Train Howard Students in Coding
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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…

COLUMN: Trump’s Budget is Unsurprisingly Draconian
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COLUMN: Trump’s Budget is Unsurprisingly Draconian

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 1:50 AM EST, Sat., April 1, 2017 Aside from the question of my ideological and political affiliation, there’s the question of nostalgia. I grew up on “Sesame Street,” on “Cyberchase” and “Frontline.” On “Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me” and “All Things Considered.” Publicly-funded media has done more for me as…

They Brought Back Brady’s Jersey, Now Bring Back Our Girls
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They Brought Back Brady’s Jersey, Now Bring Back Our Girls

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:30 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Following the New England Patriots being named the 2017 Super Bowl Champions, champion quarterback Tom Brady announced that his game jersey had been stolen. This was the second Super Bowl jersey the quarterback had lost, as his Super Bowl XLIX jersey had also…

ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away
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ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:30 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Basketball: After falling to Norfolk State in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament championship game, Howard Bison men’s basketball player Charles “CJ” Williams was named to the 2017 All-Tournament team by the MEAC. Williams finished the season having averaged approximately 16 points…

Sports Round-Up: A Tough Week in Sports
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Sports Round-Up: A Tough Week in Sports

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:25 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 On Tuesday, March 22, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish women’s basketball team received news that junior forward Brianna Turner will not be able to play for the remainder of the seasons after tearing her ACL in a Sunday night game against No.9 seed…

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