CAMPUS, NEWS / December 10, 2018 Miss Texas Teen USA: A Historic Win for Howard Freshman

By Zoe Haynes   In only her second pageant, Howard University Freshman Kennedy Edwards made history by becoming the first African American to hold the Miss Texas Teen USA title. Edwards, a political science student from Houston, Texas began her pageant career in January, as she trained for the Miss Houston Teen pageant. Following her...

CAMPUS, NEWS / December 3, 2018 Howard University Speaks Out Against Dec. 4 Vote on ‘East End Act’

By Daja E. Henry, News Editor Less than a month after celebrating its 150th anniversary, Howard University’s College of Medicine is in danger. A D.C. council vote on Dec. 4 may finalize approval of a bill that would jeopardize the future of Howard University Hospital as well as the medical, dental and pharmacy schools. The...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 30, 2018 ‘Stink Bombs’ On Main Campus Spark Conversation on Campus Facilities

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor and Daja E. Henry, News Editor A disruption of classes on Howard University’s main campus sparked conversation about the current conditions of facilities. Many students noticed a peculiar rotten smell around campus on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 28. The stench, which was originally thought by many to have come...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 Ralph J. Bunche Center Campaigns With #StudyAbroadSoBlack

By: Lauren Holley, Staff Reporter A study done by NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, exposed a major lack of black students abroad. The study claims that nearly 72-percent of students studying abroad are white. Though African-American people make up 14.1-percent of US postsecondary enrollment, they only accounted for 5.9-percent of students abroad during the...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 “The Visitation Project:” Howard Student Launches Housing Research

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter The night of Oct. 24, lightbulbs in Charles Drew Hall were taken out of an elevator and smashed across the third and fifth floors. Subsequently, the residents of Drew lost their visitation for a little over a week. During this week of no visitation, freshmen took their irritation to Twitter,...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 Big Bison Energy: Homecoming Pep Rally

Bison Madness: The Trilogy took place on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., but students began gathering outside of Burr Gymnasium almost two hours before. The evening began with a bang as a Madea impersonator danced  into the gym and twerked her way onto the Bisonette dance team. The screams and cheers of the students could...

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Perspective: The Importance of the Lavender Fund
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Perspective: The Importance of the Lavender Fund

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Oct. 24  2018, Howard University hosts its fourth annual LGBTA Renaissance Reception at 6 p.m. in the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library Atrium and Lobby. This event is held to celebrate and honor LGBTQ+ students, as well as to further the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. As…

Howard University Hospital Expands Maternity Ward
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Howard University Hospital Expands Maternity Ward

By: Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter Following the closings of two major birthing wards last year, Howard University Hospital (HUH) partnered with Unity Health Care to lend support to displaced patients and expand obstetrics access to underserved areas across the District. Providence Hospital, located in Ward 5’s Michigan Park neighborhood, closed its birthing ward on Oct….

LGBTQ+ Fund Falls in HUSA Senate Vote, 11-3
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LGBTQ+ Fund Falls in HUSA Senate Vote, 11-3

By: Mykie Bennett, Staff Reporter On Wednesday, Sept. 26, HUSA Senate reached an 11-3 vote on the decision to officially add to its constitution an LGBTQ Fund– a piece of legislation that was a combined effort on the part of HUSA’s student advocacy committee and CASCADE. This was just one vote short of the two-thirds…

Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions
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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…

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