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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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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