Alumni Spotlight / May 10, 2018 Reshaping The Mecca: A Conversation With Howard Alum Tevin Scott

By: Malcolm Wyche, (@MalcolmPWyche) Freshman Year: Intro   Malcolm Wyche: Before coming to Howard, were you aware of the rich legacy of Black filmmakers and actors here?   Tevin Scott: I was, but my awareness came very late in the college application process. I actually never wanted to go to Howard. I didn’t know much...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 26, 2018 Inaugural Bl(activism) Con Bridges Several Generations of Protest

Howard University has long been a breeding ground for black activism. On Saturday, April 21, the topic of activism and its role in the black community were explored in the first-ever Bl(activism) Conference. The event, coming several weeks after the longest student- led sit-in in the university’s history, brought activists from several generations together to...

CAMPUS, MULTIMEDIA / April 11, 2018 HU Through The Lens – Amal Handley

We sat down with Amal Handley, a rising senior at Howard University and a DMV-based music producer, who has worked as a sound engineer on some of the biggest films in Hollywood.

CAMPUS, MULTIMEDIA / April 11, 2018 HU Through The Lens – #StudentPowerHU

Close to 300 students staged a sit-in for 9 days until their demands were met and voices were heard about the future of Howard University. Here are some of their stories.  

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 6, 2018 The Longest Student Sit-In in Howard’s History Comes To An End

By Jazmin Goodwin and Autumn Dalton, Howard University News Service After nine days of occupying Howard University’s administration building, student protesters ended their sit-in after administrators and student organizers agreed on a way forward for some of the students. A press conference was held by the university’s board of trustees to share a statement of...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 5, 2018 Howard Community Divided Over Protests, Students Seize Administration Building for The Eighth Day, Make Howard History As Longest Student Occupation

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheCozyJAZ) Nancy Vu, News Reporter (@NancyVu99) Where there were once long financial aid lines, the aroma of coffee drifting from the ground floor and spacious offices for the university’s top administration, student protesters continue to stand in defiance of administrators for the eighth straight day of occupation. They have effectively renamed...

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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,…

A Treasure Among Us: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
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A Treasure Among Us: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 2:30 PM EST, Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 Updated 2:35 PM EST, Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 When the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center opened its doors for the first time in 1914, it was known to the Howard community as the Library of Negro Life, consisting of a small collection of and books and antislavery…

Howard University Office of Admission’s Event Coordinator to Resign
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Howard University Office of Admission’s Event Coordinator to Resign

By The Hilltop Staff Posted 4:10 PM EST, Tues., Sept. 6, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 After almost two years as an employee, Chandra Hicks, event coordinator for Howard University’s Office of Admission, will resign effective tomorrow, Sept. 7. In an exclusive interview with The Hilltop, Hicks said that her final decision to leave came over…

Fewer Scholarships. Fewer International Friends.
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Fewer Scholarships. Fewer International Friends.

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer Posted 9:40 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 Merit based scholarships, which are highly sought after by international students, are being limited this year. Howard University awards these scholarships based on SAT scores and academic performance. It is speculated that financial pressure on the university played a role in the decision to…

Don’t Sleep: 5 Things To Do During Your Freshman Year
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Don’t Sleep: 5 Things To Do During Your Freshman Year

By Cyerra Haywood, Campus Staff Writer Posted 9:08 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 1. Explore Howard’s Campus: Since you’re going to be a Bison for the next four years, you should get a pretty good idea of what is on Howard’s campus. Eat in a different cafeteria every day of your first week (Howard University Hospital…

Advice to Freshmen
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Advice to Freshmen

By Maya Cade, Special To The Hilltop Posted 9:00 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 Freshmen: Let me keep it real 100—Your life is about to change. You’re a Bison now. Let me also be really honest when I say that I’m only typing this letter to you now because I did not graduate in four…

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