CAMPUS, NEWS / October 14, 2018 Review: ‘Jonkonnu’ Captures Essence of Enslaved People’s Humanity

By Lauren Holley, Staff Reporter On the evening of Oct. 3, Howard University’s Department of Theatre Arts opened their first show of the season, “Jonkonnu”. Held in the intimate and atmospheric Al Freeman Jr. Environmental Theatre Space in Childers Hall, the cast put on a gorgeous and compelling show. Before the play began, guests were...

CAMPUS, NEWS / October 5, 2018 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...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 28, 2018 Howard University’s 151st Opening Convocation Urges Critical Thinking

By: Daja Henry, News Editor Friday, Sept. 21, Howard University held its 151st Opening Convocation, with “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt delivering the Convocation address. Holt is an Emmy award-winning journalist, and the first African American to solo anchor a weekday nightly news program on a major network. “We have come today to remind...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 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...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief The Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council held a town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss school and departmental advancements, advising,  issues, opportunities and concerns. Students from several classifications and majors came out to spend the evening educating themselves on school affairs and projects. The chairs of the Strategic,...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 14, 2018 Student Leaders Prepare for Year at Commissioning Service

By: Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter “As I reflected on this place, I discovered that it’s the place that connects it all. That no matter what our major, no matter where we are on this campus, no matter what our ambition is, the chapel has been that type of space that connects it all. And this...

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HBCU Business Expo Showcases Black Entrepreneurship
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HBCU Business Expo Showcases Black Entrepreneurship

By Jacinth Jones and Rebecca Johnson, Campus Staff Writers Posted 8:15 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 Updated 10:24 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 Howard students and alumni alike were able to get a taste of life in the professional world at the first HBCU Business Expo, held in the Armour J. Blackburn center Saturday, September 10. The…

The Melanin Project: Bringing Black Aspects and Experiences
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The Melanin Project: Bringing Black Aspects and Experiences

By Arelia Johnson, Campus Staff Writer Posted 7:13 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 Black skin has come a long way since the days of Ralph Ellison’s astute observation on invisibility, thanks to individuals like sophomore communications major, Mansur Rashid, of The Melanin Project. The Melanin Project is an photography exhibition that will focus on Black students’…

Ubiquity: Howard’s Best Kept Secret
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Ubiquity: Howard’s Best Kept Secret

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Posted 1:00 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 19, 2016 It is no easy task being Howard’s oldest Afrocentric service organization, and the members of Ubiquity are aware of that. Named as Howard’s best kept secret, the ‘Ubiquitarians’ certainly have a legacy to uphold. Founded in 1973 at Meridian Hill Hall, Ubiquity is…

Career Services Launch New Program to Aid Students
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Career Services Launch New Program to Aid Students

By Rebecca Johnson, Campus Contributing Writer Posted 9:15 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 The Office of Career Services (OCS) launched the Junior Experimental Learning program (JEL), a new mentoring initiative with the goal of closing the gap between current students and alumni in their preferred career path program on Thursday, Sept. 8. “Our goal here was…

Queen Sugar Author Visits Howard
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Queen Sugar Author Visits Howard

By Anthony Brown, Culture Contributing Writer Posted 6:40 PM EST, Wed., Sept. 14, 2016 The highly anticipated and recently debuted OWN series, spearheaded by director and creator Ava DuVernay, was first a riveting novel by Natalie Baszile that’s set in the hinterland of rural Louisiana.  The familial narrative she created has now been set to the small…

#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action
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#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 7:05 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 On Saturday, September 10, Howard students, faculty and notable alumni gathered in the Knight Convention Center at the Newseum in downtown Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the Howard University School of Communications. Among the alumni…

{Feature} Black & White: Capturing the Beauty of the Mecca
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{Feature} Black & White: Capturing the Beauty of the Mecca

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 4:35 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 “Anyone who wanted their portrait taken, I would take it. I did not really care about the responses I would get, I am not doing things for anyone else or comparing myself to other artists because I am just doing what I like,” said photographer…

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