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...

CAMPUS / March 31, 2018 Enough is Enough: Howard Students Take Action

By: Colin Evans, Contributing Writer (@colinpaulevans) Hundreds of students assembled in Howard University’s administrative headquarters earlier this afternoon to protest the leaderships’ failure to disclose previous instances of financial fraud, particularly involving a former student, among other concerns. The “takeover” of the Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration building, organized by the campus protest group HU Resist,...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 31, 2018 50 Years Later: The Demonstration that Changed Howard and the Legacy It Left

By: Kyra Azore, News Reporter (@KyraAzore) “Beep beep bang bang, Ungawa Black Power,” was gleefully chanted by Howard University students in 1968 during a demonstration outside the Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration Building. The four-day takeover of the Administration Building, which ultimately led to the shutdown of the school, took place March 19 through March 23,...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 31, 2018 Students Organizer’s Demands Met with Friction from Board of Trustees

By: Nancy Vu, News Reporter (@NancyVu99)   History has shown to repeat itself with the recurrence of the student takeover of Howard University’s Administration building. As of Thursday afternoon, students flooded the Administration building with intention to stage an all-night sit-in to protest the recent financial aid scandal, in which the embezzlement of nearly $1...

CAMPUS, OPINION / March 30, 2018 Black Movements in America and Student Activism: Harmonies and Dissonances

By: Dr. Greg E. Carr (@Africanacarr)   The death of Linda Brown at 75 last Sunday in Topeka, Kansas reminds us of the Black student role in modern American freedom struggles. Brown’s parents joined 12 other families from 5 states in filing the anti-school segregation lawsuits collectively known as Brown v. Board of Education. She...

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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…

Experiencing “The Mecca” In All Its Beauty
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Experiencing “The Mecca” In All Its Beauty

By Arelia Johnson, Campus Staff Writer Posted 8:38 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 There is no one way to describe Howard University just as there is no one way to describe her beauty. Since 1867, this institution has produced some of the brightest figures in American history, graduated scores of doctors and lawyers, and made…

PERSPECTIVE: FLOTUS Makes Surprise Visit To The Mecca
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PERSPECTIVE: FLOTUS Makes Surprise Visit To The Mecca

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 5:30 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 To begin the month of September, Howard University students had the opportunity to attend a co-curricular session to hear from NBC’s host of Late Night with Seth Meyers and “special guests” in the School of Business auditorium, Thursday, Sept. 1. After filing…

Spotlight on HU Day of Service
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Spotlight on HU Day of Service

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 2:58 PM EST, Tues., Aug. 30, 2016 Over 350 Howard students, faculty and staff members gathered in Cramton Auditorium to live out Howard’s “truth and service” motto on the university’s third annual Day of Service, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Chapel, Friday, Aug. 19. @HUDOS2016 is off…

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