Alumni Spotlight / May 10, 2018 Reshaping The Mecca: A Conversation With Howard Alum Tevin Scott

By: Malcolm Wyche, (@MalcolmPWyche) Freshman Year: Intro   Malcolm Wyche: Before coming to Howard, were you aware of the rich legacy of Black filmmakers and actors here?   Tevin Scott: I was, but my awareness came very late in the college application process. I actually never wanted to go to Howard. I didn’t know much...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 26, 2018 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...

CAMPUS, MULTIMEDIA / April 11, 2018 HU Through The Lens – Amal Handley

We sat down with Amal Handley, a rising senior at Howard University and a DMV-based music producer, who has worked as a sound engineer on some of the biggest films in Hollywood.

CAMPUS, MULTIMEDIA / April 11, 2018 HU Through The Lens – #StudentPowerHU

Close to 300 students staged a sit-in for 9 days until their demands were met and voices were heard about the future of Howard University. Here are some of their stories.  

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 6, 2018 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...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 5, 2018 Howard Community Divided Over Protests, Students Seize Administration Building for The Eighth Day, Make Howard History As Longest Student Occupation

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheCozyJAZ) Nancy Vu, News Reporter (@NancyVu99) Where there were once long financial aid lines, the aroma of coffee drifting from the ground floor and spacious offices for the university’s top administration, student protesters continue to stand in defiance of administrators for the eighth straight day of occupation. They have effectively renamed...

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Howard Student Employees Fed Up With Inconsistent and Nonexistent Pay
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Howard Student Employees Fed Up With Inconsistent and Nonexistent Pay

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Posted 6:23 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016 Payday is slow to come for a number of Howard’s youngest personnel—as the eighth week of classes approaches, a large number of student paychecks have yet to be distributed. According to paid student leaders and student employees under the Federal Work Study Program, the…

COLUMN — Howard Homecoming: Do You Have a Blueprint?
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COLUMN — Howard Homecoming: Do You Have a Blueprint?

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. Here, our Managing Editor gives a perspective update on what has and hasn’t been announced with a week away from Howard Homecoming 2016. By Rushawn Walters, Managing Editor Posted 10:30 AM EST, Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016 With less than a week away from one of the…

The Return of the KRG Bison Project
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The Return of the KRG Bison Project

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 9:35 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 8, 2016 Kellie R. Griffin has spent more than 16 years in Hollywood cutting her teeth as a writer for some of America’s most popular shows, including “The Parkers,” “Eve” and “House of Payne.” Now, as the Howard University alumna expands her career as a writer,…

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT — Howard Alumna Lands Lead, Female Superhero Role in Netflix’s “Luke Cage”
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT — Howard Alumna Lands Lead, Female Superhero Role in Netflix’s “Luke Cage”

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Posted 7:05 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 7, 2016 All eyes were on “Luke Cage” Friday, Sept. 30, as Howard University partnered with Netflix to host an advanced screening of the new Marvel series. More than 150 students, alumni and faculty gathered to watch a sneak peek of it in the School…

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT — Mecca Made: Howard Alumnus Elected City’s Youngest Mayor
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT — Mecca Made: Howard Alumnus Elected City’s Youngest Mayor

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer Posted 10:40 AM EST, Thurs., Oct. 6, 2016 Updated 10:50 PM EST, Mon., Oct. 10, 2016 Howard University alumnus (c/o ‘14) Brandon Dean, who has devoted many years to working on city government advocacy and campaigns, is now the youngest elected mayor in Brighton, Alabama’s history at 24. “There is an infallible kinship,…

Howard University to Announce Cathy Hughes School Of Communications
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Howard University to Announce Cathy Hughes School Of Communications

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 7:15 AM EST, Weds., Oct. 5, 2016 Updated 7:40 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 6, 2016 With the Howard University School Of Communications celebrating its 45th anniversary last month and speculations of a new School of Communications’ building to be built in the near future, the school will now be having a new name: the Cathy…

The President’s Nominee: A Conversation with Chief Judge Merrick Garland
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The President’s Nominee: A Conversation with Chief Judge Merrick Garland

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 11:00 PM EST, Sun., Oct. 2, 2016 With Howard University’s Moot Court Room packed full of students, faculty and administrators, the conversation of the day came when Danielle Holley, dean of the Howard University School of Law, sat down with Chief Judge Merrick Garland during an arm chair conversation Tuesday, September 20. #HUSL…

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