CAMPUS / December 4, 2019 Howard Welcomes Back Alumnus Chadwick Boseman for “21 Bridges” Screening

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter Mr. and Miss Howard University, Grant Robertson and Kyla Cole, hosted an early screening and panel for the movie, “21 Bridges” starring Howard alumnus Chadwick Boseman on Wednesday, Nov. 18.. “21 Bridges” is a 2019 crime thriller focused on Boseman’s character, Andre Davis, uncovering a massive conspiracy, and joining a...

CAMPUS / December 4, 2019 Howard University Honors the Life of U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings with Tribute

By Jaylen Williams, Staff Reporter The late U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings was a man of his word — a recurring theme during a tribute to the 1973 alumnus on Monday evening in the School of Business Auditorium at Howard University. “Do you know what makes me different from other student leaders?” Cummings asked a...

CAMPUS / November 19, 2019 Howard Step Team Wins Annual Step Competition at Princeton

By Donovan Thomas, Campus Editor The Howard University Step Team won the 9th Annual Hit ‘Em With the Beats Step Competition on Saturday, Nov. 9 marking the team’s third championship at Princeton University in the last five years, after having won in 2015 and 2016. Ashon Mask, the team’s performance coordinator and a Howard class...

CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE / November 15, 2019 The Actor’s Process: How Howard Thespians Prepare for the Stage

By Chanel Cain, Staff Reporter The Howard Players’ 8×10 festival allows student actors and playwrights to showcase their work on stage. The show features eight, 10-minute original plays. With only two weeks left until the second annual 8×10 Play Festival, the Howard Players’ focus and drive has increased. This is especially true for the actors...

CAMPUS / November 14, 2019 China Wonder Closes After 30 Years on Georgia Avenue

By Corrin Jones, Contributing Reporter China Wonder, the family-owned takeout restaurant located at 2301 Georgia Ave., closed on Oct. 31 after three decades of serving the Howard University community. Jimmy and Judy Chueng, whose three adult children worked at the restaurant over the years before starting their own careers, expressed the difficulty it took for...

CAMPUS / November 14, 2019 The Howard Hustle: Bison Helps Students Market Themselves with Career Building Service

By Corinne Dorsey Ashley Tate, a sophomore journalism major, is the brains behind branding company, Hot and Branded, a career-building service centered around providing creative and professional insight to young adults. Hot and Branded was started with the intent of helping current and incoming generations promote themselves in the age of technology and social media....

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#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action
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#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 7:05 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 On Saturday, September 10, Howard students, faculty and notable alumni gathered in the Knight Convention Center at the Newseum in downtown Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the Howard University School of Communications. Among the alumni…

{Feature} Black & White: Capturing the Beauty of the Mecca
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{Feature} Black & White: Capturing the Beauty of the Mecca

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 4:35 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 “Anyone who wanted their portrait taken, I would take it. I did not really care about the responses I would get, I am not doing things for anyone else or comparing myself to other artists because I am just doing what I like,” said photographer…

Q&A: The Return of the HU Fashion Council
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Q&A: The Return of the HU Fashion Council

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 3:55 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 After nearly a decade-long hiatus, the Howard University Fashion Council, a fashion design group and quasi-governing body within the College of Arts and Sciences under the Department of Art is making a return. The force behind the revamping of the council is sophomore Javari Miller,…

#ExperienceBlueprint Homecoming 2016 – What Can We Expect? (Prelude)
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#ExperienceBlueprint Homecoming 2016 – What Can We Expect? (Prelude)

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Posted 3:30 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 With the title “The Blueprint,” known to be this year’s Howard University Homecoming theme, the highly anticipated and most recognized occasion at The Mecca returns in less than two months. The annual Howard affair, which the main events are to occur October 18-23,…

A Treasure Among Us: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
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A Treasure Among Us: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 2:30 PM EST, Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 Updated 2:35 PM EST, Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 When the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center opened its doors for the first time in 1914, it was known to the Howard community as the Library of Negro Life, consisting of a small collection of and books and antislavery…

Howard University Office of Admission’s Event Coordinator to Resign
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Howard University Office of Admission’s Event Coordinator to Resign

By The Hilltop Staff Posted 4:10 PM EST, Tues., Sept. 6, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 After almost two years as an employee, Chandra Hicks, event coordinator for Howard University’s Office of Admission, will resign effective tomorrow, Sept. 7. In an exclusive interview with The Hilltop, Hicks said that her final decision to leave came over…

Fewer Scholarships. Fewer International Friends.
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Fewer Scholarships. Fewer International Friends.

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer Posted 9:40 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 Merit based scholarships, which are highly sought after by international students, are being limited this year. Howard University awards these scholarships based on SAT scores and academic performance. It is speculated that financial pressure on the university played a role in the decision to…

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