CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 Ralph J. Bunche Center Campaigns With #StudyAbroadSoBlack

By: Lauren Holley, Staff Reporter A study done by NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, exposed a major lack of black students abroad. The study claims that nearly 72-percent of students studying abroad are white. Though African-American people make up 14.1-percent of US postsecondary enrollment, they only accounted for 5.9-percent of students abroad during the...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 “The Visitation Project:” Howard Student Launches Housing Research

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter The night of Oct. 24, lightbulbs in Charles Drew Hall were taken out of an elevator and smashed across the third and fifth floors. Subsequently, the residents of Drew lost their visitation for a little over a week. During this week of no visitation, freshmen took their irritation to Twitter,...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 Big Bison Energy: Homecoming Pep Rally

Bison Madness: The Trilogy took place on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., but students began gathering outside of Burr Gymnasium almost two hours before. The evening began with a bang as a Madea impersonator danced  into the gym and twerked her way onto the Bisonette dance team. The screams and cheers of the students could...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 YouTube Black Fan Fest Returns To Howard

By: Jacinth Jones & Daja E. Henry, HU News Service The #YoutubeBlack Fan Fest returned to Howard University for a star-studded lineup Tuesday evening. The event was headlined by neo-soul artist Jhené Aiko and Washington D.C. native Ari Lennox, who is signed to J.Cole’s label, Dreamville. Hosted by comedy group Dormtainment, the show featured Youtubers...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 History + Culture: Yardfest Over the years

By: Courtney Diggs, Staff Reporter and Chanté Russel, Managing Editor Every year, people far and wide come to The Mecca for a week of special events in Washington, D.C: Howard University’s homecoming. The legendary week jam-packed full of events, from Yardfest to the fashion show, has always proven to be one of pure entertainment. Performances...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 A Peek Into Yardfest: A Conversation With Yardfest Host, Tyra Johnson

By: Tre Edgerton, Staff Reporter It is Homecoming season and the Hilltop met with one of this year’s International Yardfest hosts, Tyra Johnson, to get the inside scoop on what to expect. Tyra is a junior TV and Film Production major hailing from the Bay Area in California. She has hosted numerous events on campus,...

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Spotlight: The Transfer Experience
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Spotlight: The Transfer Experience

By: Victoria Jonas, News Contributing Writer Posted 10:40 AM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 Updated 5:15 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 Howard University is home to many students. In particular, HU is home to transfer students as well. The transfer experience is often overlooked, but transfer students are here to stay.    Here at Howard, the Howard…

Howard University “From the Archives”: How Was it Created?
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Howard University “From the Archives”: How Was it Created?

By Kiana Kisino, Contributing Writer Posted 10:30 AM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 The Cathy Hughes School of Communications has produced a weekly hour-long series of documentaries about a range of issues, including health care, arts, and politics. “From the Archives” includes footage from Howard University faculty, staff, current students, and alumni, as well as from…

MAN-ON-THE-STREET — Election 2016: How Did Howard Students Feel Before the Big Day?
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MAN-ON-THE-STREET — Election 2016: How Did Howard Students Feel Before the Big Day?

By: Kayla Irby, Campus Contributing Writer Posted 10:10 PM EST, Fri., Nov. 11, 2016 After a long year of campaigns, rallies and debates, the time for Election Day had finally come. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton entered the race nearly tied. Per the last polls released before the election by CNN, Democrat…

COLUMN — I Knew Trump Would Win, How Didn’t You?
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COLUMN — I Knew Trump Would Win, How Didn’t You?

By Dawn Richard, Layout Editor Posted 1:45 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 11, 2016 With Donald Trump now elected to be the 45th president of the United States, I have already noticed the dissatisfaction and confusion from the millennial generation from tweets and other forms of social media. Throughout his campaign, Trump continuously tried to tell the public…

Howard Alumna Debbie Allen Talks Race, Art and Activism
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Howard Alumna Debbie Allen Talks Race, Art and Activism

By Jaimee A. Swift, Editor-at-Large Posted 11:55 PM EST, Fri., Nov. 11, 2016 On Monday, October 24, dance-extraordinaire and distinguished, Howard alumna, Debbie Allen, candidly shared her perspectives on race-relations, gun violence, poverty, and access to the American Dream on a panel, which served to galvanize the D.C. community and beyond. Hosted by the Center for American…

Clinton Promises $25 Billion Investment Plan for HBCUs Upon Election
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Clinton Promises $25 Billion Investment Plan for HBCUs Upon Election

By Daja Henry, Campus Contributing Writer It was more than one year ago when Hillary Clinton unveiled her New College Compact, a plan aimed at making college more affordable for families earning less than $125,000 per year. Last week, however, she added more to that plan, incorporating a proposal of investing $25 billion into historically…

New Name, New Chapter: Cathy Hughes School of Communications
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New Name, New Chapter: Cathy Hughes School of Communications

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Howard University hosted an official ceremony to rename Howard’s School of Communications (SOC) in honor of Cathy Hughes’ multimillion dollar donation. The event was held on October 23 at Armour J. Blackburn University Center’s Ballroom after the closing events of Howard’s Homecoming entitled BLUEPRINT. Howard attendee and moderator Anthony Anderson,…

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