CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions

By: Tre Egerton, Staff Reporter The word is out. US News and World Report’s 2019 Best National University Rankings has named the Mecca No. 89 in the nation, a 21 position leap from last year. This is the first time under the leadership of President Wayne A.I. Frederick that the University has been ranked in...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief The Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council held a town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss school and departmental advancements, advising,  issues, opportunities and concerns. Students from several classifications and majors came out to spend the evening educating themselves on school affairs and projects. The chairs of the Strategic,...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 Student Leaders Prepare for Year at Commissioning Service

By: Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter “As I reflected on this place, I discovered that it’s the place that connects it all. That no matter what our major, no matter where we are on this campus, no matter what our ambition is, the chapel has been that type of space that connects it all. And this...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 Theatre Arts Department’s ‘Junkanoo’ Is Not Just Another Slave Story

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter Junkanoo is a celebratory masquerade that takes place across the Bahamas every December. The festival dates back hundreds of years, and while its origins are hotly debated, most will agree that it began as a slave celebration on one of their few holidays of the year. The play by the...

CAMPUS / September 7, 2018 New Gym Facilities Open in College Hall Dorms

By: Sidney Johnson, News Reporter (@afamilycompany_) Since the opening of the College Hall dorms several years ago, the addition of a gym has been a major goal for the dorm’s staff. On Thursday, Aug. 30, that goal was realized at the grand opening of the College Hall gym facilities. The red ribbon was cut at...

CAMPUS / September 7, 2018 Heat Advisory: Too Hot to Handle

By Kennedy Gerard, Staff Reporter Dripping with sweat and huffing for breath is how many students have been entering their classrooms. The temperatures outside in Washington, DC during the second and third weeks of classes were something that no one prepared for, including Howard University. With the heat index projected to reach numbers close to 105 degrees,...

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Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions
CAMPUS, NEWS

Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions

By: Tre Egerton, Staff Reporter The word is out. US News and World Report’s 2019 Best National University Rankings has named the Mecca No. 89 in the nation, a 21 position leap from last year. This is the first time under the leadership of President Wayne A.I. Frederick that the University has been ranked in…

SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School
CAMPUS, NEWS

SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief The Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council held a town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss school and departmental advancements, advising,  issues, opportunities and concerns. Students from several classifications and majors came out to spend the evening educating themselves on school affairs and projects. The chairs of the Strategic,…

New Gym Facilities Open in College Hall Dorms
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New Gym Facilities Open in College Hall Dorms

By: Sidney Johnson, News Reporter (@afamilycompany_) Since the opening of the College Hall dorms several years ago, the addition of a gym has been a major goal for the dorm’s staff. On Thursday, Aug. 30, that goal was realized at the grand opening of the College Hall gym facilities. The red ribbon was cut at…

Heat Advisory: Too Hot to Handle
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Heat Advisory: Too Hot to Handle

By Kennedy Gerard, Staff Reporter Dripping with sweat and huffing for breath is how many students have been entering their classrooms. The temperatures outside in Washington, DC during the second and third weeks of classes were something that no one prepared for, including Howard University. With the heat index projected to reach numbers close to 105 degrees,…

Donna Brazile New King Endowed Chair
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Donna Brazile New King Endowed Chair

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief (@creativelbrtn) Donna Brazile has been appointed as the 2018-2019 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy by Howard University. Brazile will engage the Howard community on politics, criminal justice reform, civility and voting. The role of the King Chair is to bring an experienced perspective to the…

Drama in Fine Arts: Professors Work Without Contracts
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Drama in Fine Arts: Professors Work Without Contracts

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter (@itsJalenB) Over the course of the summer, two new administrators assumed their roles at Howard University. The Chair of the Fine Arts Department started in January—a very unconventional move, considering new chairs normally start their positions in August. The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS), Dr. Edna…

Budget Cuts Continue to Surprise Affected School of Communications Faculty, Students
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Budget Cuts Continue to Surprise Affected School of Communications Faculty, Students

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief (@creativelbrtn) In a matter of budgetary staff reduction decisions, The Cathy Hughes School of Communications has lost figures of the school which students deem integral to their success. After public student opinion refuted and reversed the termination of Ms. Carol Dudley, career development advisor, students have been paying close attention to…

HU Under Department of Education Financial Review
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HU Under Department of Education Financial Review

By: Sidney Johnson, News Reporter (@afamilycompany_) The Department of Education recently announced the placement of Howard University on the department’s “Heightened Cash Monitoring 2” status. This announcement was made in August 2018, but the school has been under review for months before their addition to the list. Years before the “financial aid scandal” of 2018,…

Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions
CAMPUS, NEWS

Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions

By: Tre Egerton, Staff Reporter The word is out. US News and World Report’s 2019 Best National University Rankings has named the Mecca No. 89 in the nation, a 21 position leap from last year. This is the first time under the leadership of President Wayne A.I. Frederick that the University has been ranked in…

SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School
CAMPUS, NEWS

SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief The Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council held a town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss school and departmental advancements, advising,  issues, opportunities and concerns. Students from several classifications and majors came out to spend the evening educating themselves on school affairs and projects. The chairs of the Strategic,…

New Gym Facilities Open in College Hall Dorms
CAMPUS

New Gym Facilities Open in College Hall Dorms

By: Sidney Johnson, News Reporter (@afamilycompany_) Since the opening of the College Hall dorms several years ago, the addition of a gym has been a major goal for the dorm’s staff. On Thursday, Aug. 30, that goal was realized at the grand opening of the College Hall gym facilities. The red ribbon was cut at…

Heat Advisory: Too Hot to Handle
CAMPUS

Heat Advisory: Too Hot to Handle

By Kennedy Gerard, Staff Reporter Dripping with sweat and huffing for breath is how many students have been entering their classrooms. The temperatures outside in Washington, DC during the second and third weeks of classes were something that no one prepared for, including Howard University. With the heat index projected to reach numbers close to 105 degrees,…

Donna Brazile New King Endowed Chair
CAMPUS, NEWS

Donna Brazile New King Endowed Chair

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief (@creativelbrtn) Donna Brazile has been appointed as the 2018-2019 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy by Howard University. Brazile will engage the Howard community on politics, criminal justice reform, civility and voting. The role of the King Chair is to bring an experienced perspective to the…

Drama in Fine Arts: Professors Work Without Contracts
CAMPUS, NEWS

Drama in Fine Arts: Professors Work Without Contracts

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter (@itsJalenB) Over the course of the summer, two new administrators assumed their roles at Howard University. The Chair of the Fine Arts Department started in January—a very unconventional move, considering new chairs normally start their positions in August. The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS), Dr. Edna…

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