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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Freshman Spotlight: Nia Hill
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Freshman Spotlight: Nia Hill

By Reggie Ogbonna, Campus Staff Writer Posted 12:33 PM EST, Mon., Aug. 29, 2016 When police officers appeared at Nia Hill’s home last August to evict her family, panic filled every part of her Chicago household except the place at which she stood. She did not yell, cry or fight, despite her mother and sister’s reasonable…

It’s Official: Nick Cannon is Officially Enrolled At Howard University
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It’s Official: Nick Cannon is Officially Enrolled At Howard University

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 5:03 PM EST, Tues., Aug. 23, 2016 Updated 11:22 AM EST, Weds., Aug. 24, 2016 After speculations over the last week at Howard University, the rumors are true: Nick Cannon is officially enrolled at The Mecca. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJV-IL7jfjt/?taken-by=nickcannon Exclusively released to The Hilltop, the actor, comedian and television personality…

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…

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