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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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…

#ExperienceBlueprint: Yardfest is Back. Yet 2016 Howard Homecoming Will Be More Alumni Focused.
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#ExperienceBlueprint: Yardfest is Back. Yet 2016 Howard Homecoming Will Be More Alumni Focused.

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. Here, our Editor-in-Chief gives an overview of what’s to come for Howard Homecoming 2016. By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 6:00 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 1, 2016 Updated 12:22 AM EST, Thurs., Oct. 20, 2016 Autumn has finally arrived in the nation’s capital. And with…

On-Campus Residents Adjust to Visitation Policy
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On-Campus Residents Adjust to Visitation Policy

By Reggie Ogbonna, Campus Staff Writer Posted 9:55 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016 In partnership with the Office of Residence Life and the Howard University Student Association 56th Administration, Howard has so far allowed visitation for all students as the first month of classes came to an end. According to Residence Life, the updated visitation procedure,…

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