CAMPUS, NEWS / February 1, 2018 Alonda Thomas Joins Howard University as new Director of Public Relations

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheLyricalJAZ) Alonda Thomas, former senior public relations manager at TV One, has been newly appointed to the role of Director of Public Relations. Prior to her appointment, the role was vacant, dating back to October 2017. The announcement came Monday, Jan. 29, in a press release sent by Howard University Communications....

CAMPUS, NEWS / February 1, 2018 Amid Upcoming Quad Renovations: Is There A Housing Crisis in the Making?

By: Maya McCollum, Politics Reporter (@Maya_BlakeM) The conditions in the Harriet Tubman Quadrangle, even in the second semester, are still being described by residents as “terrible.” Tensions mount as many in the dorm continue not to have hot water in their showers, nor working heaters, washers or dryers. Some floors have had brown-colored water for...

CAMPUS, NEWS / February 1, 2018 #HUResist Holds First Interest Meeting of Semester

By: Justin Cohen, Assistant Copy Editor (@justinthat1kid) The concerned students of #HUResist convened Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Locke Hall for their first interest meeting of the semester. They took the opportunity to introduce their ideals and thought processes to those who were not familiar, as well as outline their steps for what...

CAMPUS, NEWS / February 1, 2018 Campus Digest: A Roundup of Campus Events

By: Autumn Dalton, Managing Editor | @autieeashh   Blackburn is officially open for the semester – A lack of heat and hot water initially delayed the opening of Armour J. Blackburn University Center. After undergoing renovations during the fall 2017 semester, Blackburn Café officially held its opening celebration on Jan. 30, roughly a week after...

CAMPUS / January 21, 2018 Enthusiasms From Dr. McFadgion

By: Dr. Akosa McFadgion, MS, MSW (@drmcfadgion) “…Send me your location, let’s focus on communicatin’, cause I just need the time and place to come through. Send me your location, lets ride the vibration, I don’t need nothing else but you…” -Khalid Kings and Queens of the Mecca welcome to 2018! So, I absolutely appreciate...

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The Melanin Project: Bringing Black Aspects and Experiences
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The Melanin Project: Bringing Black Aspects and Experiences

By Arelia Johnson, Campus Staff Writer Posted 7:13 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 Black skin has come a long way since the days of Ralph Ellison’s astute observation on invisibility, thanks to individuals like sophomore communications major, Mansur Rashid, of The Melanin Project. The Melanin Project is an photography exhibition that will focus on Black students’…

Ubiquity: Howard’s Best Kept Secret
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Ubiquity: Howard’s Best Kept Secret

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Posted 1:00 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 It is no easy task being Howard’s oldest Afrocentric service organization, and the members of Ubiquity are aware of that. Named as Howard’s best kept secret, the ‘Ubiquitarians’ certainly have a legacy to uphold. Founded in 1973 at Meridian Hill Hall, Ubiquity is…

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,…

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