CAMPUS, NEWS / July 28, 2019 Howard Hosts Michelle Obama’s 2019 Beating the Odds Summit

By Donovan Thomas Recent high school graduates gathered in the Howard University School of Business auditorium to attend a panel featuring the former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama as part of her annual Beating the Odds Summit. This year marked the fifth year of the Beating the Odds Summit and the Reach...

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....

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Spotlight on HU Day of Service
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Spotlight on HU Day of Service

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 2:58 PM EST, Tues., Aug. 30, 2016 Over 350 Howard students, faculty and staff members gathered in Cramton Auditorium to live out Howard’s “truth and service” motto on the university’s third annual Day of Service, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Chapel, Friday, Aug. 19. @HUDOS2016 is off…

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…

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