CAMPUS / October 16, 2019 Kanye West’s Sunday Service Wakes Up The Campus

By Semira Robinson After a very eventful Yardfest on Friday afternoon, the early birds (and Bison) on campus were treated to a very special surprise at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12. At 6:24 a.m. an official email notification was sent out by HU Communications and by 6:30 a.m. the sound of Kanye West’s choir...

CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE / October 10, 2019 Director Brings ‘Queen & Slim’ Advance Screening

By Tyra Johnson, Creative Content Director On Tuesday, Oct. 8, MARCO brought an advanced screening of Queen & Slim. With lead actors Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith, the film cascades through the journey of a black duo on the run after an interaction with a police officer goes awry. Written by Lena Waithe and directed...

CAMPUS / October 10, 2019 Freshman Girls Air Housing Grievances with #HUFailedQuad

The Trending Twitter Hashtag Prompted Conversation on Living Conditions By Donovan Thomas, Campus News Editor and Zaina Fairey, Staff Reporter Recently residents of the female freshman dormitory, Harriet Tubman Quadrangle, have taken to Twitter to reveal the quality of their living conditions after the reopening of the residence hall at the start of the Fall...

Alumni Spotlight, Culture / October 10, 2019 In Conversation: ’29Rooms’ Highlights Howard Alumna, DC Native

By Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter Refinery29’s 29Rooms tour has been bringing interactive art experiences to cities across the country for ten years now. The tour not only brings innovative, multi-platform artistic experiences to these cities, but also allows for artists from each stop along the tour to contribute to the creation of something entirely unique...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 10, 2019 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...

CAMPUS / October 10, 2019 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...

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Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs
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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…

#HowardWontMove Responds to Gentrification, Campus Policy
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#HowardWontMove Responds to Gentrification, Campus Policy

By Sidney Johnson, Staff Reporter For 152 years, Howard University has represented a safe-haven for black academia, black expression and black lives. The Yard, or Upper Quadrangle, located in the middle of Howard University’s historic campus, is the home of delicately painted trees that black represent sororities and fraternities, some of which have been around…

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HU Self-Study Team Progresses Toward Reaccreditation

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter On Tuesday, April 16 Howard University hosted the Middle States HU Self-Study Town Hall in the Interdisciplinary Research Building. The public meeting contained information and updates regarding Howard’s road to reaccreditation, which predominantly consists of a two-year-long self-evaluation and reporting process. Currently, Howard is approximately a year into the process….

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