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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COLUMN — #TheRealHUDebate: Is it Up for Debate?
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COLUMN — #TheRealHUDebate: Is it Up for Debate?

By Justin Jenkins, Campus Staff Writer Posted 2:25 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 26, 2016 Howard University and Hampton University kicked off Nation’s Classic festivities in Cramton Auditorium with an event that has brought pride to historically black colleges and universities for nearly a century: Debate. The debate was held on Friday, September 16, at Howard’s Cramton Auditorium….

Queens Behind the Camera
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Queens Behind the Camera

By Sytonia Reid, Special To The Hilltop Posted 2:05 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 On Saturday, Sept. 10, Howard University students and faculty from the School of Communications’ Department of Media, Journalism & Film took part in National Black Female Photographers Day by joining a photo-walk with professionals in the field. Southeast D.C.’s Capitol Riverfront…

HU Swipes: Dining Dollars Feed Homeless in the District
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HU Swipes: Dining Dollars Feed Homeless in the District

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer Posted 8:40 AM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 In the spring semester of 2016, DD Humblebee, which would later be known as HU Swipes, was born. The Howard University based organization HU Swipes has conceived an innovative idea–using dining dollars to buy and donate food to the homeless. At the…

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…

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