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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Sen. Kamala Harris Welcomes Bison Home
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Sen. Kamala Harris Welcomes Bison Home

The Presidential Candidate and Howard Alumna Greets Homecoming Visitors By United States Senator Kamala Harris Welcome Home There’s nothing quite like Homecoming at Howard. Walking around Howard University’s campus as tents are going up for Yardfest and wearing my favorite Howard sweatshirt, I’m renewed knowing this moment and this space was made for us, by…

The Hilltop Struggles with Changes in News Industry
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The Hilltop Struggles with Changes in News Industry

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief, Donovan Thomas, Campus News Editor and Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter The Hilltop, Howard University’s student newspaper, was effectively shut down for the first half of the fall 2019 semester after a nearly $280,000 budget deficit was reported at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. The financial problems and resulting publication…

Alumni Spotlight: Checking Inn with Alumna Monique Greenwood
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Alumni Spotlight: Checking Inn with Alumna Monique Greenwood

By Donovan Thomas, Campus News Editor From studying at Howard University as a student in the late seventies to becoming a faculty member, Monique Greenwood has long been invested in the school. Having served as Editor-in-Chief of Essence and now running a successful hospitality company, Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns, Greenwood has harnessed her writing,…

State of the University: Students Assess University’s Strategic Plan
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State of the University: Students Assess University’s Strategic Plan

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter President Wayne Frederick unveiled Howard Forward 2024, the university’s five-year strategic plan to strengthen Howard’s academic model and improve the institution overall at the start of the year on Jan. 25, 2019. The plan consists of five pillars or strategic priorities to achieve five separate goals: Enhance Academic Excellence, Inspire…

Former Howard Deli Rebrands as “Gorebet”
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Former Howard Deli Rebrands as “Gorebet”

By Semira Robinson, Staff Reporter Previously known as HU Market and Deli, the store has recently reimaged itself as Gorebet and slightly expanded within its range of produce. Gorebet has sat next to Best Cuts Salon and Dulcinea Bar and Grill for quite some time.  Although it is considered by locals more of a market…

Howard University Students Join Climate Strike
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Howard University Students Join Climate Strike

By Ashleigh Fields As students left Cramton Auditorium after Opening Convocation on Sept. 20, many were surprised to see a group of people gathered by the flagpole on the Yard. “I was interested in seeing exactly what was being discussed so I decided to head over,” said freshman marketing major Kirsten Roddey. Roddey was certainly…

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