CAMPUS, NEWS, SPORTS / April 11, 2019 Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations

RJ COLE By Noah Goodin, Staff Reporter After two years on the hilltop, sophomore point guard RJ Cole has declared for the NBA Draft. He hasn’t signed with an agent, allowing him to maintain his collegiate eligibility for now. Cole has been dreaming about being in the NBA since he was three, and is close...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 11, 2019 Howard Senior Set To Host Workshop at BroccoliCon

By Donovan Thomas Kymberlee Hill, graduating senior computer science major and co-founder of Curl IQ, will be hosting a workshop at this year’s upcoming Broccoli Con on April 25 and 26. What initially began as a research project, Curl IQ has now transformed into a passion project for Hill. Curl IQ came about to solve...

CAMPUS, LIFE+STYLE / March 21, 2019 Between ‘Us:’ Private Screening of Jordan Peele Film at Howard

  On Wednesday, March 20, Universal Studios aired a private screening of Jordan Peele’s new horror film “Us” in Cramton Auditorium. “I’m in the business of making iconic work,” Peele said. “And Howard is iconic.” The movie was followed by a panel featuring Peele and the film’s leads, Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke. The private...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 15, 2019 Speaker Nancy Pelosi Visits Howard for King Lecture Series

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Wednesday, Feb. 27, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited Howard University to participate in the Gwendolyn I. and Colbert S. King Public Policy Lecture Series with the King Endowed Chair, political strategist Donna Brazile. The event, which was planned in observation of Black History Month, was designed to provide black...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 15, 2019 La La Anthony, Lance Gross Return to Mecca for Master Class

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor Bison Lance Gross and La La Anthony returned to campus Tuesday, Feb. 26 for a master class with students from an array of majors across fine arts and communications. The conversation was moderated by Howard University Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations Debbi Jarvis and offered students insight into the...

CAMPUS, SPORTS / March 14, 2019 Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Howard’s women basketball coach Tiesha “Ty” Grace has reached over 50 Howard wins. This puts her at over 115 career wins.   Coach Grace and the Lady Bison hold a 17-11 record for their 2018-2019 season which is a virtual 180 from their 12-18 season last year. Grace credits the...

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History + Culture: Yardfest Over the years
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History + Culture: Yardfest Over the years

By: Courtney Diggs, Staff Reporter and Chanté Russel, Managing Editor Every year, people far and wide come to The Mecca for a week of special events in Washington, D.C: Howard University’s homecoming. The legendary week jam-packed full of events, from Yardfest to the fashion show, has always proven to be one of pure entertainment. Performances…

Perspective: The Importance of the Lavender Fund
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Perspective: The Importance of the Lavender Fund

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Oct. 24  2018, Howard University hosts its fourth annual LGBTA Renaissance Reception at 6 p.m. in the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library Atrium and Lobby. This event is held to celebrate and honor LGBTQ+ students, as well as to further the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. As…

Howard University Hospital Expands Maternity Ward
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Howard University Hospital Expands Maternity Ward

By: Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter Following the closings of two major birthing wards last year, Howard University Hospital (HUH) partnered with Unity Health Care to lend support to displaced patients and expand obstetrics access to underserved areas across the District. Providence Hospital, located in Ward 5’s Michigan Park neighborhood, closed its birthing ward on Oct….

LGBTQ+ Fund Falls in HUSA Senate Vote, 11-3
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LGBTQ+ Fund Falls in HUSA Senate Vote, 11-3

By: Mykie Bennett, Staff Reporter On Wednesday, Sept. 26, HUSA Senate reached an 11-3 vote on the decision to officially add to its constitution an LGBTQ Fund– a piece of legislation that was a combined effort on the part of HUSA’s student advocacy committee and CASCADE. This was just one vote short of the two-thirds…

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