CAMPUS, NEWS / December 10, 2018 Miss Texas Teen USA: A Historic Win for Howard Freshman

By Zoe Haynes   In only her second pageant, Howard University Freshman Kennedy Edwards made history by becoming the first African American to hold the Miss Texas Teen USA title. Edwards, a political science student from Houston, Texas began her pageant career in January, as she trained for the Miss Houston Teen pageant. Following her...

CAMPUS, NEWS / December 3, 2018 Howard University Speaks Out Against Dec. 4 Vote on ‘East End Act’

By Daja E. Henry, News Editor Less than a month after celebrating its 150th anniversary, Howard University’s College of Medicine is in danger. A D.C. council vote on Dec. 4 may finalize approval of a bill that would jeopardize the future of Howard University Hospital as well as the medical, dental and pharmacy schools. The...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 30, 2018 ‘Stink Bombs’ On Main Campus Spark Conversation on Campus Facilities

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor and Daja E. Henry, News Editor A disruption of classes on Howard University’s main campus sparked conversation about the current conditions of facilities. Many students noticed a peculiar rotten smell around campus on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 28. The stench, which was originally thought by many to have come...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 Ralph J. Bunche Center Campaigns With #StudyAbroadSoBlack

By: Lauren Holley, Staff Reporter A study done by NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, exposed a major lack of black students abroad. The study claims that nearly 72-percent of students studying abroad are white. Though African-American people make up 14.1-percent of US postsecondary enrollment, they only accounted for 5.9-percent of students abroad during the...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 “The Visitation Project:” Howard Student Launches Housing Research

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter The night of Oct. 24, lightbulbs in Charles Drew Hall were taken out of an elevator and smashed across the third and fifth floors. Subsequently, the residents of Drew lost their visitation for a little over a week. During this week of no visitation, freshmen took their irritation to Twitter,...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 Big Bison Energy: Homecoming Pep Rally

Bison Madness: The Trilogy took place on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., but students began gathering outside of Burr Gymnasium almost two hours before. The evening began with a bang as a Madea impersonator danced  into the gym and twerked her way onto the Bisonette dance team. The screams and cheers of the students could...

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT — Mecca Made: Howard Alumnus Elected City’s Youngest Mayor
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT — Mecca Made: Howard Alumnus Elected City’s Youngest Mayor

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer Posted 10:40 AM EST, Thurs., Oct. 6, 2016 Updated 10:50 PM EST, Mon., Oct. 10, 2016 Howard University alumnus (c/o ‘14) Brandon Dean, who has devoted many years to working on city government advocacy and campaigns, is now the youngest elected mayor in Brighton, Alabama’s history at 24. “There is an infallible kinship,…

Howard University to Announce Cathy Hughes School Of Communications
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Howard University to Announce Cathy Hughes School Of Communications

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 7:15 AM EST, Weds., Oct. 5, 2016 Updated 7:40 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 6, 2016 With the Howard University School Of Communications celebrating its 45th anniversary last month and speculations of a new School of Communications’ building to be built in the near future, the school will now be having a new name: the Cathy…

The President’s Nominee: A Conversation with Chief Judge Merrick Garland
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The President’s Nominee: A Conversation with Chief Judge Merrick Garland

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 11:00 PM EST, Sun., Oct. 2, 2016 With Howard University’s Moot Court Room packed full of students, faculty and administrators, the conversation of the day came when Danielle Holley, dean of the Howard University School of Law, sat down with Chief Judge Merrick Garland during an arm chair conversation Tuesday, September 20. #HUSL…

#ExperienceBlueprint: Yardfest is Back. Yet 2016 Howard Homecoming Will Be More Alumni Focused.
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#ExperienceBlueprint: Yardfest is Back. Yet 2016 Howard Homecoming Will Be More Alumni Focused.

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. Here, our Editor-in-Chief gives an overview of what’s to come for Howard Homecoming 2016. By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 6:00 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 1, 2016 Updated 12:22 AM EST, Thurs., Oct. 20, 2016 Autumn has finally arrived in the nation’s capital. And with…

On-Campus Residents Adjust to Visitation Policy
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On-Campus Residents Adjust to Visitation Policy

By Reggie Ogbonna, Campus Staff Writer Posted 9:55 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016 In partnership with the Office of Residence Life and the Howard University Student Association 56th Administration, Howard has so far allowed visitation for all students as the first month of classes came to an end. According to Residence Life, the updated visitation procedure,…

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