CAMPUS, NEWS / September 20, 2019 Young, Gifted and Broke: Addressing the Loan Crisis

President Frederick Joins Angela Rye on BET News Special By Latisha Townsend The student loan crisis is one that many Americans know all too well. Studies show that nearly 45 million borrowers have accumulated a total of $1.5 trillion in student loan debt as of 2019. Student loan debt is threatening the financial health of...

CAMPUS / September 15, 2019 From Florida to Howard, Andrew Gillum Looks Forward

Former Mayor Andrew Gillum Speaks at Howard University By Ashleigh Fields Former Mayor of Tallahassee and Florida gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, has been living in a different world with a different perspective since 2000, when he first stepped foot on the campus of Florida A&M University (FAMU).  On Sept. 13, he visited Howard to share...

CAMPUS / September 9, 2019 Commissioning Service Motivates Student Leaders

By Ashleigh Fields Hebrew, Arabic and English were among just a few of the languages that drew the spirits of comfort and encouragement alive in Cramton Auditorium during the annual Student Leader Commissioning service on Sunday, Sept. 8. A special sermon from Rev. Otis B. Moss III left students feeling empowered to work collectively within...

CAMPUS, NEWS / September 5, 2019 Hurricane Dorian Devastates the Bahamas, Howard Community Reaches Out

By Sidney Johnson, News Reporter Hurricane Dorian hit the shores of the Grand Bahama Island over the weekend with winds of over 200 mph, while moving at 1 mph across the island. At a category 5, this storm has caused massive amounts of damage.  After over 41 grueling hours, the death toll in the Bahamas...

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...

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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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