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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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…

Former FBI Director Addresses Spying on Black Activists
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Former FBI Director Addresses Spying on Black Activists

By: Alexa Imani Spencer and Kayla Irby, HU News Service Former FBI Director James Comey, speaking to Howard University students, professors and staff, this week distanced himself from an FBI report that said “black identity extremists” were responsible for “increased violence” by African-Americans against law enforcement. The report, entitled “Black Extremists Likely Motivated to Target…

PHOTO RECAP: 2018 Howard University vs. Hampton Institute Basketball Game
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PHOTO RECAP: 2018 Howard University vs. Hampton Institute Basketball Game

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