CAMPUS, Culture, NEWS / May 4, 2019 Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Beyoncé Knowles-Carter headlined Coachella in 2018 in what was a highly-anticipated and critically-acclaimed performance. A year later on April 17, while Coachella 2019 was unfolding, Knowles-Carter published Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé featuring the full two-hour performance and behind the scenes footage of the show’s development. Homecoming was a performance dedicated...

CAMPUS, NEWS / May 4, 2019 #HowardWontMove Responds to Gentrification, Campus Policy

By Sidney Johnson, Staff Reporter For 152 years, Howard University has represented a safe-haven for black academia, black expression and black lives. The Yard, or Upper Quadrangle, located in the middle of Howard University’s historic campus, is the home of delicately painted trees that black represent sororities and fraternities, some of which have been around...

CAMPUS, NEWS / May 4, 2019 Howard to Offer Queer Studies Course in Fall 2019 for First Time Ever

By Mykie Bennett, Staff Reporter On Monday April 22, it was announced Howard University would add a highly anticipated new course. Beginning in the Fall of 2019 students at Howard will have the opportunity to enroll in a Queer Studies course. The course will be offered under the classics department, focusing on LGBTQ+ history and...

CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE / April 28, 2019 Michael Ealy, Star of the Upcoming Film “The Intruder”, Visits Campus

By Donovan Thomas, Staff Reporter On Tuesday, April 16, actor and DMV native Michael Ealy arrived on Howard University’s campus as part of a D.C. press day to promote his new film, The Intruder. In the movie, Ealy stars alongside Meagan Good and Dennis Quaid. Newlywed couple Scott and Annie Russell (Michael Ealy and Megan...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 25, 2019 HU Self-Study Team Progresses Toward Reaccreditation

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter On Tuesday, April 16 Howard University hosted the Middle States HU Self-Study Town Hall in the Interdisciplinary Research Building. The public meeting contained information and updates regarding Howard’s road to reaccreditation, which predominantly consists of a two-year-long self-evaluation and reporting process. Currently, Howard is approximately a year into the process....

CAMPUS, SPORTS / April 25, 2019 Howard University Women’s Track & Field Places Fourth Overall at Morgan Legacy

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Senior Lauryn Galloway and junior Uchechi Onuoha led the way, winning their respective events. Galloway scored first in women’s javelin, throwing over 119 feet. Onuoha won the 100-meter hurdles with a 14.10 mark. The 4×400 relay squad consisting of juniors Sydney Benson and Oluchi Ike and sophomores Jessika Gbai and...

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Howard Senior Set To Host Workshop at BroccoliCon
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Howard Senior Set To Host Workshop at BroccoliCon

By Donovan Thomas Kymberlee Hill, graduating senior computer science major and co-founder of Curl IQ, will be hosting a workshop at this year’s upcoming Broccoli Con on April 25 and 26. What initially began as a research project, Curl IQ has now transformed into a passion project for Hill. Curl IQ came about to solve…

Speaker Nancy Pelosi Visits Howard for King Lecture Series
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi Visits Howard for King Lecture Series

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Wednesday, Feb. 27, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited Howard University to participate in the Gwendolyn I. and Colbert S. King Public Policy Lecture Series with the King Endowed Chair, political strategist Donna Brazile. The event, which was planned in observation of Black History Month, was designed to provide black…

La La Anthony, Lance Gross Return to Mecca for Master Class
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La La Anthony, Lance Gross Return to Mecca for Master Class

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor Bison Lance Gross and La La Anthony returned to campus Tuesday, Feb. 26 for a master class with students from an array of majors across fine arts and communications. The conversation was moderated by Howard University Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations Debbi Jarvis and offered students insight into the…

Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison
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Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Howard’s women basketball coach Tiesha “Ty” Grace has reached over 50 Howard wins. This puts her at over 115 career wins.   Coach Grace and the Lady Bison hold a 17-11 record for their 2018-2019 season which is a virtual 180 from their 12-18 season last year. Grace credits the…

Ta-Nehisi Coates Joins ‘Power of the Pen’ at Howard
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Ta-Nehisi Coates Joins ‘Power of the Pen’ at Howard

By Daja E. Henry, News Editor and Ahmari Anthony, Staff Reporter Video by Bryce Newby, News Vision March 5, Cramton Auditorium was charged with an air of duty to the community as writers and luminaries Jelani Cobb, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Nikole Hannah-Jones spoke on a panel entitled the Power of the Pen, moderated by Howard…

Charles D. King Delivers 2019 Charter Day Convocation Speech
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Charles D. King Delivers 2019 Charter Day Convocation Speech

By Marissa Amara On Friday, March 1, Cramton Auditorium hosted Howard University’s annual Charter Day Convocation, commemorating the 152nd anniversary of the founding of the University.   In his opening statement, President Wayne A.I. Frederick reminded the crowd of his mission of attainable goals in the University’s strategic plan, “Howard Forward.”   Following the President’s…

HUSA Vote on LGBTQ+ Fund Passes 15-0
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HUSA Vote on LGBTQ+ Fund Passes 15-0

  By Mykie Bennett On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Howard University Student Association (HUSA) Senate members made history with a unanimous vote to for the creation of an LGBTQ Fund to be added to their constitution.  The LGBTQ Fund, which was the joint and tireless effort of HUSA’s student advocacy committee and CASCADE, was initially…

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