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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Students Organizer’s Demands Met with Friction from Board of Trustees
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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…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: President Frederick denies retaliation against embezzlement ‘whistleblower,’ can’t confirm total amount stolen from Howard University
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: President Frederick denies retaliation against embezzlement ‘whistleblower,’ can’t confirm total amount stolen from Howard University

Investigation led to firing of six staff; at least one paying restitution By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheCozyJAZ) After Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick released a statement acknowledging financial aid impropriety at the university, he spoke to The Hilltop about the how the embezzlement had been investigated as well as the frustration and disappointment expressed…

DEVELOPING: Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick Confirms Financial Aid Embezzlement Scandal
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DEVELOPING: Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick Confirms Financial Aid Embezzlement Scandal

Students are in an uproar after a story by an anonymous author by the name of “Veritas 1867”  was posted to Medium that included records alleging Howard University financial aid employees of stealing $1 million dollars in financial aid funding. The story gained widespread attention after student activist group, HU Resist shared the story on…

A Conversation with Cathy Hughes
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A Conversation with Cathy Hughes

By: Kyra Azore, Staff News Reporter (@KyraAzore)   Howard University students, faculty and community members came together in the In3 Incubator to have, “A Conversation with Cathy Hughes.” The media mogul and namesake of the school of communications spoke candidly about many things, including her journey to becoming the first African-American woman to chair a…

Campus Plagued by Student Body Frustrations Due to Housing Issues
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Campus Plagued by Student Body Frustrations Due to Housing Issues

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief, @TheLyricalJAZ & Nancy Vu, News Reporter, @NancyVu99 Following the celebratory festivities honoring Howard University’s 151st year, students are disgruntled and in an uproar regarding housing for the 2018-2019 school year. Students on campus are deeming it as a crisis, taking to Twitter with their concerns with the hashtag: #HowardHousingCrisis. However, the…

A. Peter Bailey Visits Howard to Speak to Young Media Students
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A. Peter Bailey Visits Howard to Speak to Young Media Students

By: Rebecca Johnson, Campus Reporter (@the_rebeccaJ)   About a week before the 53-year anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, one of his closest friends, A. Peter Bailey, visited a class at Howard University to talk about his experiences in the Black press, more specifically his knowledge of Black magazines. “So often we only read…

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