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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Clinton Promises $25 Billion Investment Plan for HBCUs Upon Election
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Clinton Promises $25 Billion Investment Plan for HBCUs Upon Election

By Daja Henry, Campus Contributing Writer It was more than one year ago when Hillary Clinton unveiled her New College Compact, a plan aimed at making college more affordable for families earning less than $125,000 per year. Last week, however, she added more to that plan, incorporating a proposal of investing $25 billion into historically…

New Name, New Chapter: Cathy Hughes School of Communications
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New Name, New Chapter: Cathy Hughes School of Communications

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Howard University hosted an official ceremony to rename Howard’s School of Communications (SOC) in honor of Cathy Hughes’ multimillion dollar donation. The event was held on October 23 at Armour J. Blackburn University Center’s Ballroom after the closing events of Howard’s Homecoming entitled BLUEPRINT. Howard attendee and moderator Anthony Anderson,…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall Discussion
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall Discussion

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By David DePriest, Contributing News Writer Posted 9:50 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 28, 2016 During this year’s Homecoming, a panel discussion entitled “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall was hosted in Howard University’s Blackburn Center Ballroom on Wednesday, October 19. The event was organized…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Renegade” Step Show Electrifies Burr Gymnasium
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Renegade” Step Show Electrifies Burr Gymnasium

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Amber Broaden, News Editor As the crowd quickly filled the stands, many gathered to watch their friends, fraternity brothers, and sorority sisters of the Divine Nine and Drew Hall Step Team perform at the Howard Homecoming “Renegade” Step Show on Friday,…

#ExperienceBlueprint: Howard, Homecoming and Hip-Hop
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#ExperienceBlueprint: Howard, Homecoming and Hip-Hop

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Jaylin Paschal & Nicole Hutchinson, Culture & Sports Staff Writers It’s no secret that Howard University has a special place in Hip-Hop’s heart. Howard has shoutouts in several hip hop songs, like Drake’s “Make Me Proud,” The Game’s “Celebration,” J. Cole’s…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Untitled to UNITED”  Homecoming Fashion Show A Success Despite Celebrity No-Show
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Untitled to UNITED” Homecoming Fashion Show A Success Despite Celebrity No-Show

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Christian-Alexis Bacon, Contributing News Writer The hype for this year’s Homecoming Annual Fashion Show, entitled “Untitled to UNITED,” rode on whispers and speculations on social media of music artist, Chance the Rapper, to possibly being in attendance on Thursday, October 20,…

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