CAMPUS, NEWS / December 10, 2018 Miss Texas Teen USA: A Historic Win for Howard Freshman

By Zoe Haynes   In only her second pageant, Howard University Freshman Kennedy Edwards made history by becoming the first African American to hold the Miss Texas Teen USA title. Edwards, a political science student from Houston, Texas began her pageant career in January, as she trained for the Miss Houston Teen pageant. Following her...

CAMPUS, NEWS / December 3, 2018 Howard University Speaks Out Against Dec. 4 Vote on ‘East End Act’

By Daja E. Henry, News Editor Less than a month after celebrating its 150th anniversary, Howard University’s College of Medicine is in danger. A D.C. council vote on Dec. 4 may finalize approval of a bill that would jeopardize the future of Howard University Hospital as well as the medical, dental and pharmacy schools. The...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 30, 2018 ‘Stink Bombs’ On Main Campus Spark Conversation on Campus Facilities

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor and Daja E. Henry, News Editor A disruption of classes on Howard University’s main campus sparked conversation about the current conditions of facilities. Many students noticed a peculiar rotten smell around campus on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 28. The stench, which was originally thought by many to have come...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 Ralph J. Bunche Center Campaigns With #StudyAbroadSoBlack

By: Lauren Holley, Staff Reporter A study done by NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, exposed a major lack of black students abroad. The study claims that nearly 72-percent of students studying abroad are white. Though African-American people make up 14.1-percent of US postsecondary enrollment, they only accounted for 5.9-percent of students abroad during the...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 “The Visitation Project:” Howard Student Launches Housing Research

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter The night of Oct. 24, lightbulbs in Charles Drew Hall were taken out of an elevator and smashed across the third and fifth floors. Subsequently, the residents of Drew lost their visitation for a little over a week. During this week of no visitation, freshmen took their irritation to Twitter,...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 Big Bison Energy: Homecoming Pep Rally

Bison Madness: The Trilogy took place on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., but students began gathering outside of Burr Gymnasium almost two hours before. The evening began with a bang as a Madea impersonator danced  into the gym and twerked her way onto the Bisonette dance team. The screams and cheers of the students could...

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SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School
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SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief The Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council held a town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss school and departmental advancements, advising,  issues, opportunities and concerns. Students from several classifications and majors came out to spend the evening educating themselves on school affairs and projects. The chairs of the Strategic,…

New Gym Facilities Open in College Hall Dorms
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New Gym Facilities Open in College Hall Dorms

By: Sidney Johnson, News Reporter (@afamilycompany_) Since the opening of the College Hall dorms several years ago, the addition of a gym has been a major goal for the dorm’s staff. On Thursday, Aug. 30, that goal was realized at the grand opening of the College Hall gym facilities. The red ribbon was cut at…

Heat Advisory: Too Hot to Handle
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Heat Advisory: Too Hot to Handle

By Kennedy Gerard, Staff Reporter Dripping with sweat and huffing for breath is how many students have been entering their classrooms. The temperatures outside in Washington, DC during the second and third weeks of classes were something that no one prepared for, including Howard University. With the heat index projected to reach numbers close to 105 degrees,…

Donna Brazile New King Endowed Chair
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Donna Brazile New King Endowed Chair

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief (@creativelbrtn) Donna Brazile has been appointed as the 2018-2019 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy by Howard University. Brazile will engage the Howard community on politics, criminal justice reform, civility and voting. The role of the King Chair is to bring an experienced perspective to the…

Drama in Fine Arts: Professors Work Without Contracts
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Drama in Fine Arts: Professors Work Without Contracts

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter (@itsJalenB) Over the course of the summer, two new administrators assumed their roles at Howard University. The Chair of the Fine Arts Department started in January—a very unconventional move, considering new chairs normally start their positions in August. The Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (COAS), Dr. Edna…

Budget Cuts Continue to Surprise Affected School of Communications Faculty, Students
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Budget Cuts Continue to Surprise Affected School of Communications Faculty, Students

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief (@creativelbrtn) In a matter of budgetary staff reduction decisions, The Cathy Hughes School of Communications has lost figures of the school which students deem integral to their success. After public student opinion refuted and reversed the termination of Ms. Carol Dudley, career development advisor, students have been paying close attention to…

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