Lawrence Dow

Letter From The Editor: A Legacy Trailblazed
LETTERS FROM THE EDITOR

Letter From The Editor: A Legacy Trailblazed

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief, (@TheCozyJAZ) I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions. – Zora Neale Hurston As a bound and determined freshman, I visualized all my wildest and biggest dreams on the center of The Yard….

Howard Forever: Is HU the Real Wakanda?
LIFE+STYLE

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…

Wakanda and the HBCU: Fantasies and Realities
EDITORIAL

Wakanda and the HBCU: Fantasies and Realities

By: Dr. Gregg Carr, (@AfricanaCarr) Each spring, thousands of young students and their elders descend on Howard and our sister institutions in the glorious annual rite of the HBCU college tour. Wide-eyed prospectives from fifth through twelfth grades from cities across the country make annual pilgrimage to my classes.  Our Howard University Alumni Club of…

Ashanti Martinez: A Love Letter In A Campaign
NEWS

Ashanti Martinez: A Love Letter In A Campaign

By: Kayla York, News Reporter Shaking the hands of residents and leading without limits meet Ashanti Martinez, the unlikely but qualified candidate for state delegate of Maryland. As a Black, Latino and gay male, Martinez is a revolutionary pioneer in the making. The 21-year-old Political Science major is not only a Howard University student but…

Inaugural Bl(activism) Con Bridges Several Generations of Protest
CAMPUS, NEWS

Inaugural Bl(activism) Con Bridges Several Generations of Protest

Howard University has long been a breeding ground for black activism. On Saturday, April 21, the topic of activism and its role in the black community were explored in the first-ever Bl(activism) Conference. The event, coming several weeks after the longest student- led sit-in in the university’s history, brought activists from several generations together to…

The Longest Student Sit-In in Howard’s History Comes To An End
CAMPUS, NEWS

The Longest Student Sit-In in Howard’s History Comes To An End

By Jazmin Goodwin and Autumn Dalton, Howard University News Service After nine days of occupying Howard University’s administration building, student protesters ended their sit-in after administrators and student organizers agreed on a way forward for some of the students. A press conference was held by the university’s board of trustees to share a statement of…

50 Years Later: The Demonstration that Changed Howard and the Legacy It Left
CAMPUS, NEWS

50 Years Later: The Demonstration that Changed Howard and the Legacy It Left

By: Kyra Azore, News Reporter (@KyraAzore) “Beep beep bang bang, Ungawa Black Power,” was gleefully chanted by Howard University students in 1968 during a demonstration outside the Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration Building. The four-day takeover of the Administration Building, which ultimately led to the shutdown of the school, took place March 19 through March 23,…

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…

Week 6 MEAC Power Rankings
SPORTS

Week 6 MEAC Power Rankings

Who Runs the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference? By: Lawrence Dow Twitter: @LJeeeeezy We’re now in the third week on conference play in the MEAC and we’re starting to figure out which teams are contenders and which team’s aren’t. With two ranked teams in the FCS top 25, the MEAC is looking stronger this year than it…

A Message For Anyone Who Thought Cam Newton Was “Funny”
EDITORIAL, SPORTS

A Message For Anyone Who Thought Cam Newton Was “Funny”

Yes, I Talk About Routes. By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor Twitter: @bri_simsxo Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was scrutinized by social media, the NFL, and most new organizations on Wednesday. This was after comments by Newton in relation to a question asked by reporter Jourdan Rodrigue. Newton responded to Rodrigue’s technical question about one…

How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments
SPORTS, Uncategorized

How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments

Trump: A Week Later By: Gerald Mallison Jr, Sports reporter (@Geraldmall34) During week three of the National Football League season, a plethora of players, coaches and owners protested against Donald Trump’s tweets regarding the national anthem protest. President Trump’s solution to players kneeling is immediate termination, claiming to “Get that son of a b—- off…

Lady Bison Sweep Delaware State
SPORTS

Lady Bison Sweep Delaware State

  Lady Bison look to continue picking up momentum By: Tayler Adigun, Sports reporter(@dangitstayler) Howard University’s volleyball team got their first in-conference win of the season on Sunday at home against Delaware State University. The Lady Bison swept DSU 3-0.  They won the first set 25-12, took the second set 25-11, and finally completed the…

Why can’t they just stick to sports
SPORTS

Why can’t they just stick to sports

Athletes should be allowed to speak their mind like everyone else By: Nathan Easington, Sports reporter (@Nateasington)            “You Bum.” That is part of a tweet from basketball superstar Lebron James which was directed at President Donald Trump. The White House announced the long-standing tradition of inviting the reigning NBA champions, in this case the Golden…

Bison take down the Wildcats in a Nail Biter
SPORTS

Bison take down the Wildcats in a Nail Biter

Howard starts off conference play with a win By: Nicole Hutchinson Twitter: @nikkih0227 Washington, DC— On Saturday September 23, the Howard University Bison secured their first Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference win of the 2017 season over the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 26-24 in one of the most exciting in-conference Howard football games in recent memory. With the clock…

So Close, But Yet So Far
SPORTS

So Close, But Yet So Far

Howard Volleyball Falls Just Short to Zhejiang volleyball club By Nathaniel Easington Twitter: @Nateasington 7,607 mi. This is the distance the Zhejiang volleyball club had to travel to play the Howard bison volleyball team this past Wednesday.  Although the Bison seemed to have had to comeback in their cards, after trailing by two sets.  Distance…

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