CAMPUS, NEWS, Uncategorized / April 1, 2020 VIDEO: COVID-19’s Impact on Communities Across the Country

NewsVision Special Report Howard University capstone broadcast journalists share how the the coronavirus is affecting communities across the country– from New Jersey to California. The NewsVision journalists, who were mandated to return home due to the pandemic, report on how their local communities are now facing issues ranging from the economy, education, and the homeless....

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 12, 2020 Cathy Hughes and the Women of Urban One Kick-off Women’s History Month Talking to Howard Students

By Breonna Randall, Staff Reporter Urban media maven, entrepreneur, mother and namesake of the Howard University School of Communications, Cathy Hughes, visited the CB Powell building with an event highlighting her long path to success and tools for achievement with some of the women of Urban One. During the panel they touched on what it...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 12, 2020 Trustee Leslie Hale Calls Howard’s Charter a ‘Revolutionary Document’

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter While looking back through 153 years of groundbreaking and world-shifting history, convocation speaker Leslie D. Hale considered Howard University’s founders and their thoughts when signing the charter. Highlighting and emphasizing Howard’s legacy, Hale questioned whether the signers ever anticipated such prominence and greatness from the institution that they helped to...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 12, 2020 A Worldwide Pandemic: How the Coronavirus is Impacting Howard University

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter In an official statement released by the Howard University Student Association, it was announced that the university will transition to online instruction from March 23 until April 6 —making Howard just one of the many other schools to follow suit in the switch with several other DMV colleges. However, as...

CAMPUS / February 27, 2020 Howard Students Prepare for Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter On Sunday, March 1, Howard students began preparation for their 26th Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip. Alternative Spring Break is a program shaped around social justice work and service on a national and global scale throughout the week of spring break each school year. The program received 1100 student applications...

CAMPUS / February 27, 2020 Victims of Gun Violence Honored in Candlelight Vigil on the Yard

By Ravyn Hardwick, Contributing Reporter The Howard University chapter of March for Our Lives held a candlelight vigil at the flagpole on the Yard to honor victims of gun violence.  The vigil, which took place on Feb. 19, also addressed police brutality, a major point of contention within the black community in recent years. The...

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VIDEO: COVID-19’s Impact on Communities Across the Country
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VIDEO: COVID-19’s Impact on Communities Across the Country

NewsVision Special Report Howard University capstone broadcast journalists share how the the coronavirus is affecting communities across the country– from New Jersey to California. The NewsVision journalists, who were mandated to return home due to the pandemic, report on how their local communities are now facing issues ranging from the economy, education, and the homeless….

Trustee Leslie Hale Calls Howard’s Charter a ‘Revolutionary Document’
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Trustee Leslie Hale Calls Howard’s Charter a ‘Revolutionary Document’

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter While looking back through 153 years of groundbreaking and world-shifting history, convocation speaker Leslie D. Hale considered Howard University’s founders and their thoughts when signing the charter. Highlighting and emphasizing Howard’s legacy, Hale questioned whether the signers ever anticipated such prominence and greatness from the institution that they helped to…

Howard Students Prepare for Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip
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Howard Students Prepare for Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter On Sunday, March 1, Howard students began preparation for their 26th Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip. Alternative Spring Break is a program shaped around social justice work and service on a national and global scale throughout the week of spring break each school year. The program received 1100 student applications…

Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’
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Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’

By Carrington York, Staff Reporter More than 20 Sodexo employees and Howard University students recently held a “walk-in” to protest the dining workers’ wages. The protest was a response to an ongoing contract dispute between Sodexo and dining employees who work at Howard dormitories and the Blackburn University Center.  Under Sodexo, Howard dining employees’ contracts…

$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard
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$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter Elizabeth Catlett sculptures, Romare Bearden collages and Robert S. Duncanson landscapes are among the original and rare artwork that adorns the home of Ronald and Patricia Walters. Now their collection of 152 prints, photographs and other pieces from eras such as the Harlem Renaissance will live on at Howard University….

Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History
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Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History

By Kési Felton, Staff Reporter Howard University received an unprecedented gift of $10 million from the Karsh Family Foundation to endow its STEM Scholars Program, announced in a news release Wednesday, Jan. 22.  The Bison STEM Scholars Program, now renamed the Karsh STEM Scholars Program (KSSP), offers a full scholarship to high school students interested…

Howard Removed from HCM1 Status, Returned to Advanced Payment Method
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Howard Removed from HCM1 Status, Returned to Advanced Payment Method

By Donovan Thomas, News Editor Howard University was returned to the advanced method of payment effective immediately on Dec. 17, 2019. Under this new method of payment, the university can now withdraw Title IV funds without approval from the Philadelphia School Participation Division. Howard University is no longer required to make disbursements to eligible students…

Howard Step Team Wins Annual Step Competition at Princeton
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Howard Step Team Wins Annual Step Competition at Princeton

By Donovan Thomas, Campus Editor The Howard University Step Team won the 9th Annual Hit ‘Em With the Beats Step Competition on Saturday, Nov. 9 marking the team’s third championship at Princeton University in the last five years, after having won in 2015 and 2016. Ashon Mask, the team’s performance coordinator and a Howard class…

VIDEO: COVID-19’s Impact on Communities Across the Country
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VIDEO: COVID-19’s Impact on Communities Across the Country

NewsVision Special Report Howard University capstone broadcast journalists share how the the coronavirus is affecting communities across the country– from New Jersey to California. The NewsVision journalists, who were mandated to return home due to the pandemic, report on how their local communities are now facing issues ranging from the economy, education, and the homeless….

Trustee Leslie Hale Calls Howard’s Charter a ‘Revolutionary Document’
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Trustee Leslie Hale Calls Howard’s Charter a ‘Revolutionary Document’

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter While looking back through 153 years of groundbreaking and world-shifting history, convocation speaker Leslie D. Hale considered Howard University’s founders and their thoughts when signing the charter. Highlighting and emphasizing Howard’s legacy, Hale questioned whether the signers ever anticipated such prominence and greatness from the institution that they helped to…

Howard Students Prepare for Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip
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Howard Students Prepare for Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter On Sunday, March 1, Howard students began preparation for their 26th Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip. Alternative Spring Break is a program shaped around social justice work and service on a national and global scale throughout the week of spring break each school year. The program received 1100 student applications…

Victims of Gun Violence Honored in Candlelight Vigil on the Yard
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Victims of Gun Violence Honored in Candlelight Vigil on the Yard

By Ravyn Hardwick, Contributing Reporter The Howard University chapter of March for Our Lives held a candlelight vigil at the flagpole on the Yard to honor victims of gun violence.  The vigil, which took place on Feb. 19, also addressed police brutality, a major point of contention within the black community in recent years. The…

Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’
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Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’

By Carrington York, Staff Reporter More than 20 Sodexo employees and Howard University students recently held a “walk-in” to protest the dining workers’ wages. The protest was a response to an ongoing contract dispute between Sodexo and dining employees who work at Howard dormitories and the Blackburn University Center.  Under Sodexo, Howard dining employees’ contracts…

Ground Breaks on New Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic
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Ground Breaks on New Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic

By Breonna Randall, Staff Reporter Howard School of Dentistry Alumnus and philanthropist Doctor Amarjit Singh Marwah was honored at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Howard University School of Dentistry’s new state of the art clinic, The Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic, on Friday, Feb 7.  Dr. Marwah’s original donation for The Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic was…

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