Alumni Spotlight / May 10, 2018 Reshaping The Mecca: A Conversation With Howard Alum Tevin Scott

By: Malcolm Wyche, (@MalcolmPWyche) Freshman Year: Intro   Malcolm Wyche: Before coming to Howard, were you aware of the rich legacy of Black filmmakers and actors here?   Tevin Scott: I was, but my awareness came very late in the college application process. I actually never wanted to go to Howard. I didn’t know much...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 26, 2018 Inaugural Bl(activism) Con Bridges Several Generations of Protest

Howard University has long been a breeding ground for black activism. On Saturday, April 21, the topic of activism and its role in the black community were explored in the first-ever Bl(activism) Conference. The event, coming several weeks after the longest student- led sit-in in the university’s history, brought activists from several generations together to...

CAMPUS, MULTIMEDIA / April 11, 2018 HU Through The Lens – Amal Handley

We sat down with Amal Handley, a rising senior at Howard University and a DMV-based music producer, who has worked as a sound engineer on some of the biggest films in Hollywood.

CAMPUS, MULTIMEDIA / April 11, 2018 HU Through The Lens – #StudentPowerHU

Close to 300 students staged a sit-in for 9 days until their demands were met and voices were heard about the future of Howard University. Here are some of their stories.  

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...

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Howard Homecoming Committee Introduces 2016 Theme: BLUEPRINT
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Howard Homecoming Committee Introduces 2016 Theme: BLUEPRINT

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 5:00 PM EST, Weds. July 13, 2016 Updated 5:40 PM EST, Sun. Sept. 11, 2016 The 2016 Howard University Homecoming Steering Committee unveiled today the theme of this year’s homecoming entitled “BLUEPRINT.” You should already know things aren't always as they seem. #ExperienceBlueprint — Howard Homecoming (@BisonHomecoming) July 13, 2016 Introducing BLUEPRINT:…

HUSA President Carpenter Signs Transparency Bill into Law
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HUSA President Carpenter Signs Transparency Bill into Law

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 12:10 PM EST, Sat. July 9, 2016 Updated 8:05 PM EST, Sat. July 9, 2016 As a part of her “FOCUS” executive slate platform during the Howard University Student Association student elections back in March, the 56th HUSA administration’s executive President Allyson Carpenter officially signed Bill No. SMR001-16: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on Friday, July…

HUSA Senate To Hold Emergency Meeting Today
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HUSA Senate To Hold Emergency Meeting Today

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 11:15 PM EST, Weds. June 29, 2016 Updated 4:10 PM EST, Thurs. June 30, 2016 The Howard University Student Association 5th General Senate Assembly released yesterday an official press release regarding an emergency HUSA Senate meeting scheduled for today. 🚨JUST IN🚨: [CAMPUS] @HUSASenate Chairman announces EMERGENCY meeting to convene TOMORROW, June…

HUSA FOIA Bill Passes Constitutional Review Committee, Heads To HUSA Senate For Vote
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HUSA FOIA Bill Passes Constitutional Review Committee, Heads To HUSA Senate For Vote

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 9:33 PM EST, Tues. June 21, 2016 The Howard University Student Association 5th General Senate Assembly recently released to The Hilltop an official press release surrounding Bill No. SMR001-16: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). [pdf-embedder url=”http://thehilltoponline.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/RELEASE-FOIA-Bill-June-19th-2016-.pdf” title=”RELEASE – FOIA Bill – June 19th, 2016″] (Courtesy of 5th Howard University Student…

Minutes from HUSA Senate Meeting – June 8, 2016
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Minutes from HUSA Senate Meeting – June 8, 2016

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 1:32 PM EST, Sat. June 11, 2016 As promised by the Howard University Student Association Senate, minutes from the June 8 HUSA Senate conference call meeting were released to The Hilltop June 9. [HUSA Senate To Hold Conference Call Meeting] Actions discussed during the meeting included the 5th General Senate Assembly’s goals and expectations,…

HUSA Senate To Hold Conference Call Meeting
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HUSA Senate To Hold Conference Call Meeting

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 10:15 PM EST, Tues. June 7, 2016 Updated 8:20 AM EST, Weds. June 8, 2016 Editor’s Note: This story has been updated. In an announcement through Twitter, Howard University Student Association’s 5th HUSA General Senate Assembly will be holding a meeting today at 7 p.m. EST by conference call. Earlier this morning, HUSA…

Thompson Hospitality Lays Off 12 Percent Of Howard University’s Contracted, Facility Management Workers
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Thompson Hospitality Lays Off 12 Percent Of Howard University’s Contracted, Facility Management Workers

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 11:00 PM EST, Tues. May 10, 2016 When the celebration ends and all the confetti is gone, there is clean up to be done and life continues to goes on. This was the case Saturday afternoon during Howard University’s 148th Commencement, as about two dozen former contracted maintenance workers and…

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