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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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…

Reflection from The Hilltop Business Manager
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Reflection from The Hilltop Business Manager

By Almani Jackson, Business Manager, “The Hilltop” Newspaper My name is Almani Jackson, a transfer student at Howard University, and the 2016-2017 Business Manager for Howard University’s The Hilltop student newspaper. My reasons for desiring to become the Business Manager was because of my strong desire to become involved on campus, as well as to learn more…

Ambassador, Army Veteran, Alpha Man, Scholar: Dawson Receives Doctor of Laws Honorary Degree
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Ambassador, Army Veteran, Alpha Man, Scholar: Dawson Receives Doctor of Laws Honorary Degree

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 7:30 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 At the prestige age of 90-years-old, Ambassador Horace G. Dawson, Jr., Ph.D. personifies the symbol of public service. Dawson’s journey began as a college student at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, where during his time there he was unexpectedly drafted into the United States Army at the age of…

Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement
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Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement

Obama urges Howard Class of 2016 graduates to “Be confident in your heritage. Be confident in your Blackness.” By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 5:00 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 In what will go down as one of the most significant moments in Howard University’s history, President Barack Obama delivered a strong, eloquent and inspirational…

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