CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions

By: Tre Egerton, Staff Reporter The word is out. US News and World Report’s 2019 Best National University Rankings has named the Mecca No. 89 in the nation, a 21 position leap from last year. This is the first time under the leadership of President Wayne A.I. Frederick that the University has been ranked in...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief The Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council held a town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss school and departmental advancements, advising,  issues, opportunities and concerns. Students from several classifications and majors came out to spend the evening educating themselves on school affairs and projects. The chairs of the Strategic,...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 Student Leaders Prepare for Year at Commissioning Service

By: Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter “As I reflected on this place, I discovered that it’s the place that connects it all. That no matter what our major, no matter where we are on this campus, no matter what our ambition is, the chapel has been that type of space that connects it all. And this...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 Theatre Arts Department’s ‘Junkanoo’ Is Not Just Another Slave Story

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter Junkanoo is a celebratory masquerade that takes place across the Bahamas every December. The festival dates back hundreds of years, and while its origins are hotly debated, most will agree that it began as a slave celebration on one of their few holidays of the year. The play by the...

CAMPUS / September 7, 2018 New Gym Facilities Open in College Hall Dorms

By: Sidney Johnson, News Reporter (@afamilycompany_) Since the opening of the College Hall dorms several years ago, the addition of a gym has been a major goal for the dorm’s staff. On Thursday, Aug. 30, that goal was realized at the grand opening of the College Hall gym facilities. The red ribbon was cut at...

CAMPUS / September 7, 2018 Heat Advisory: Too Hot to Handle

By Kennedy Gerard, Staff Reporter Dripping with sweat and huffing for breath is how many students have been entering their classrooms. The temperatures outside in Washington, DC during the second and third weeks of classes were something that no one prepared for, including Howard University. With the heat index projected to reach numbers close to 105 degrees,...

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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Untitled to UNITED”  Homecoming Fashion Show A Success Despite Celebrity No-Show
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Untitled to UNITED” Homecoming Fashion Show A Success Despite Celebrity No-Show

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Christian-Alexis Bacon, Contributing News Writer The hype for this year’s Homecoming Annual Fashion Show, entitled “Untitled to UNITED,” rode on whispers and speculations on social media of music artist, Chance the Rapper, to possibly being in attendance on Thursday, October 20,…

A Change in Leadership: Roper Steps Down as HUSA VP
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A Change in Leadership: Roper Steps Down as HUSA VP

By The Hilltop Staff Posted 9:25 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 22, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 In an official email sent to The Hilltop by Howard University Student Association Executive President Allyson Carpenter, Jordan Roper, who served as HUSA’s vice president, has stepped down effective today. “Jordan was and will always be an important and valued part…

Overview — Changing the Climate College Tour Stops By Howard
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Overview — Changing the Climate College Tour Stops By Howard

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 10:05 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 20, 2016 In partnership with BET Vote 2016, The Changing the Climate College Tour set out to encourage young, African-American voters to get involved in the political process, Thursday, October 20. The event was hosted by the Howard University Student Association in the Blackburn…

#ExperienceBlueprint: Common, Faith Evans, Fabolous to Headline 2016 Howard Homecoming Yardfest
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#ExperienceBlueprint: Common, Faith Evans, Fabolous to Headline 2016 Howard Homecoming Yardfest

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 11:50 PM EST, Weds., Oct. 19, 2016 Updated 7:25 PM EST, Thurs., Nov. 11, 2016 In a surprising move just before midnight on Wednesday, October 19, Howard University officially announced from it’s Twitter account the official music artist…

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,…

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