Campus / November 14, 2017 First It’s a Grind, Then It’s a Struggle: A Bison’s Plea for Athletic Resources

By: Amerra Sheckles, Campus Reporter Although I can’t speak for all HBCUs, competing as a Division-I athlete at Howard is a different grind in itself. I was always told that sports in High School act as more of a hobby; whereas, sports in college are run as a business. In high school, you compete for...

Campus / November 13, 2017 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...

Campus / November 13, 2017 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...

Campus / November 13, 2017 Frustration Brewing? Students Voice Concern Over Administration’s Lack of Communication

Aliyah Thompson, Local News Reporter (@Hel1o_itsme) One of the primary complaints against Howard is the lack of communication between administration or staff and students. “I don’t want to bash the people at the A[dministration] [B]uilding, cause that is a pretty difficult job, being responsible for like the 10,000 students at Howard and all their money,...

Campus, LIFE+STYLE, Opinion / October 18, 2017 Homecoming at a Glance: What the Week Really Means

By Raaziq Brown, Contributing Reporter (@RaaziqMasud) As a legacy student of Howard University, I began my tenure at the Mecca in 2014 with grand expectations for Homecoming. Throughout the entirety of my youth, my mother, who graduated from Howard in 1991, boasted about the superiority of Howard’s Homecoming in comparison to all schools–HBCU’s and PWI’s...

Campus / October 17, 2017 Armed Person Reported on Howard University’s Campus

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheLyricalJAZ) There are reports of an armed person throughout the campus, according to a mass text from the Department of Public Safety. Students have been advised to shelter in place while police investigate. Police have evacuated A-Building and 4th Street has been closed down. This story will be updated as it...

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Career Services Launch New Program to Aid Students
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Career Services Launch New Program to Aid Students

By Rebecca Johnson, Campus Contributing Writer Posted 9:15 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 The Office of Career Services (OCS) launched the Junior Experimental Learning program (JEL), a new mentoring initiative with the goal of closing the gap between current students and alumni in their preferred career path program on Thursday, Sept. 8. “Our goal here was…

Queen Sugar Author Visits Howard
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Queen Sugar Author Visits Howard

By Anthony Brown, Culture Contributing Writer Posted 6:40 PM EST, Wed., Sept. 14, 2016 The highly anticipated and recently debuted OWN series, spearheaded by director and creator Ava DuVernay, was first a riveting novel by Natalie Baszile that’s set in the hinterland of rural Louisiana.  The familial narrative she created has now been set to the small…

#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action
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#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 7:05 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 On Saturday, September 10, Howard students, faculty and notable alumni gathered in the Knight Convention Center at the Newseum in downtown Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the Howard University School of Communications. Among the alumni…

{Feature} Black & White: Capturing the Beauty of the Mecca
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{Feature} Black & White: Capturing the Beauty of the Mecca

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 4:35 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 “Anyone who wanted their portrait taken, I would take it. I did not really care about the responses I would get, I am not doing things for anyone else or comparing myself to other artists because I am just doing what I like,” said photographer…

Q&A: The Return of the HU Fashion Council
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Q&A: The Return of the HU Fashion Council

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 3:55 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 After nearly a decade-long hiatus, the Howard University Fashion Council, a fashion design group and quasi-governing body within the College of Arts and Sciences under the Department of Art is making a return. The force behind the revamping of the council is sophomore Javari Miller,…

#ExperienceBlueprint Homecoming 2016 – What Can We Expect? (Prelude)
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#ExperienceBlueprint Homecoming 2016 – What Can We Expect? (Prelude)

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Posted 3:30 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 With the title “The Blueprint,” known to be this year’s Howard University Homecoming theme, the highly anticipated and most recognized occasion at The Mecca returns in less than two months. The annual Howard affair, which the main events are to occur October 18-23,…

Opinion: Do Howard Students Just Want to “Pop Out?”
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Opinion: Do Howard Students Just Want to “Pop Out?”

By Arelia Johnson, Campus Staff Writer Posted 3:15 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 “Yass, Hunni! We are Beat!” Is the phrase every Howard student will most likely hear when he or she is walking across the yard or sitting in the café. Howard University has its own flavor and take on what is stylish and trendy….

A Treasure Among Us: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
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A Treasure Among Us: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 2:30 PM EST, Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 Updated 2:35 PM EST, Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 When the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center opened its doors for the first time in 1914, it was known to the Howard community as the Library of Negro Life, consisting of a small collection of and books and antislavery…

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