CAMPUS / April 3, 2020 Distance in A Pandemic: Howard University Students Face COVID-19

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter As the year progresses, so has COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, leaving much of the world uncertain of what lies in the future, with cases and deaths escalating. President Trump has declared a nationwide emergency, cities and states are on lockdown, businesses have closed and college campuses across the...

CAMPUS, NEWS, Uncategorized / April 1, 2020 VIDEO: COVID-19’s Impact on Communities Across the Country

NewsVision Special Report Howard University capstone broadcast journalists share how the the coronavirus is affecting communities across the country– from New Jersey to California. The NewsVision journalists, who were mandated to return home due to the pandemic, report on how their local communities are now facing issues ranging from the economy, education, and the homeless....

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 12, 2020 Cathy Hughes and the Women of Urban One Kick-off Women’s History Month Talking to Howard Students

By Breonna Randall, Staff Reporter Urban media maven, entrepreneur, mother and namesake of the Howard University School of Communications, Cathy Hughes, visited the CB Powell building with an event highlighting her long path to success and tools for achievement with some of the women of Urban One. During the panel they touched on what it...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 12, 2020 Trustee Leslie Hale Calls Howard’s Charter a ‘Revolutionary Document’

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter While looking back through 153 years of groundbreaking and world-shifting history, convocation speaker Leslie D. Hale considered Howard University’s founders and their thoughts when signing the charter. Highlighting and emphasizing Howard’s legacy, Hale questioned whether the signers ever anticipated such prominence and greatness from the institution that they helped to...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 12, 2020 A Worldwide Pandemic: How the Coronavirus is Impacting Howard University

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter In an official statement released by the Howard University Student Association, it was announced that the university will transition to online instruction from March 23 until April 6 —making Howard just one of the many other schools to follow suit in the switch with several other DMV colleges. However, as...

CAMPUS / February 27, 2020 Howard Students Prepare for Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter On Sunday, March 1, Howard students began preparation for their 26th Annual Alternative Spring Break Trip. Alternative Spring Break is a program shaped around social justice work and service on a national and global scale throughout the week of spring break each school year. The program received 1100 student applications...

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Howard Step Team Wins Annual Step Competition at Princeton
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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…

China Wonder Closes After 30 Years on Georgia Avenue
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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…

The Howard Hustle: Bison Helps Students Market Themselves with Career Building Service
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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….

Promises of New-and-Improved Douglass Hall
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Promises of New-and-Improved Douglass Hall

By Victoria Smith Due to complications caused by extreme weather conditions in the winter of 2017-2018, entry into Frederick Douglass Memorial Hall was prohibited until necessary repairs were completed. Over a year later, a public town hall meeting was held in order to discuss possible repairs to be made to the historic building. Faculty, staff…

Student Leaders Host Black Speechwriters for Inaugural Symposium
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Student Leaders Host Black Speechwriters for Inaugural Symposium

By Ashleigh Fields A group of six well-known black speechwriters graced the stage of the Founders Library Browsing Room for the Inaugural Black Speechwriters Symposium hosted by the Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council on Wednesday, Oct. 23. “I realized the impact of speechwriters given my background in speech and debate and knew I…

Newseum Hosts Annual CHSOC Career Fair
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Newseum Hosts Annual CHSOC Career Fair

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Reporter This year’s annual Cathy Hughes School of Communications career fair was held at the Newseum for the second consecutive year on Friday, Oct. 25. Although this will likely be the last time the career fair is held in the Newseum, as the building was sold to Johns Hopkins University for…

Art Collective Makes Waves on Campus
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Art Collective Makes Waves on Campus

By Arielle Williams, Staff Reporter While Howard University is renowned for its business school and graduate programs, the creative hub cultivated on Howard’s campus is equally as stimulating. Jaylin Ward, a sophomore journalism major, community development minor from the Bronx, NY is a fitting example of the innovation that the student body epitomizes.  Ward along…

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