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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Minutes from HUSA Senate Meeting – June 8, 2016
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Minutes from HUSA Senate Meeting – June 8, 2016

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 1:32 PM EST, Sat. June 11, 2016 As promised by the Howard University Student Association Senate, minutes from the June 8 HUSA Senate conference call meeting were released to The Hilltop June 9. [HUSA Senate To Hold Conference Call Meeting] Actions discussed during the meeting included the 5th General Senate Assembly’s goals and expectations,…

HUSA Senate To Hold Conference Call Meeting
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HUSA Senate To Hold Conference Call Meeting

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 10:15 PM EST, Tues. June 7, 2016 Updated 8:20 AM EST, Weds. June 8, 2016 Editor’s Note: This story has been updated. In an announcement through Twitter, Howard University Student Association’s 5th HUSA General Senate Assembly will be holding a meeting today at 7 p.m. EST by conference call. Earlier this morning, HUSA…

Thompson Hospitality Lays Off 12 Percent Of Howard University’s Contracted, Facility Management Workers
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Thompson Hospitality Lays Off 12 Percent Of Howard University’s Contracted, Facility Management Workers

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 11:00 PM EST, Tues. May 10, 2016 When the celebration ends and all the confetti is gone, there is clean up to be done and life continues to goes on. This was the case Saturday afternoon during Howard University’s 148th Commencement, as about two dozen former contracted maintenance workers and…

Reflection from The Hilltop Business Manager
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Reflection from The Hilltop Business Manager

By Almani Jackson, Business Manager, “The Hilltop” Newspaper My name is Almani Jackson, a transfer student at Howard University, and the 2016-2017 Business Manager for Howard University’s The Hilltop student newspaper. My reasons for desiring to become the Business Manager was because of my strong desire to become involved on campus, as well as to learn more…

Ambassador, Army Veteran, Alpha Man, Scholar: Dawson Receives Doctor of Laws Honorary Degree
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Ambassador, Army Veteran, Alpha Man, Scholar: Dawson Receives Doctor of Laws Honorary Degree

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 7:30 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 At the prestige age of 90-years-old, Ambassador Horace G. Dawson, Jr., Ph.D. personifies the symbol of public service. Dawson’s journey began as a college student at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, where during his time there he was unexpectedly drafted into the United States Army at the age of…

Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement
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Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement

Obama urges Howard Class of 2016 graduates to “Be confident in your heritage. Be confident in your Blackness.” By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 5:00 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 In what will go down as one of the most significant moments in Howard University’s history, President Barack Obama delivered a strong, eloquent and inspirational…

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