CAMPUS, LIFE+STYLE / May 12, 2020 Creatives In Quarantine: Six Howard Creatives Share How They Stay Inspired While Under Quarantine

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter As the impact of the coronavirus has spread over the past months, our plans and lives have changed tremendously. The Hilltop interviewed six Howard creatives to discuss how their lives have changed since the beginning of quarantine. The outbreak of COVID-19 has shaken the world, leaving creatives in an unprecedented...

CAMPUS, SPORTS / April 13, 2020 VIDEO: Meet Howard’s New Golf Coach

By Ashleigh Fields Sam Puryear will lead Howard’s new Division 1 golf team.

CAMPUS / April 9, 2020 Meet the Royal Court: 2020-2021 Student Leaders Selected

By Carrington York, Staff Reporter Student election results marked an era of change for Howard University as the new Royal Court assumed their positions for the 2020-2021 academic year.  In resounding applause to the political establishment, the student body welcomed Timothy Mcdonald and Taylor Davis as the 44th Mister Howard University and 82nd Miss Howard...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 9, 2020 The Virtual Mecca: Howard Goes Digital, Navigates Pandemic

By Virgil Parker, Staff Reporter  Similar to the rest of the country, the Howard University community has been forced to respond to the challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19).  The virus, which has been classified a pandemic by the World Health Organization, has caused significant disruption to the operations of America. With the U.S. death...

CAMPUS / April 9, 2020 Alternative Spring Break Cancelled Due to Progression of COVID-19

By Kyrah Simon, Staff Reporter  On March 12, after months of preparation, Howard University’s Alternative Spring Break officially announced the suspension of the 22 city service initiative a mere two days prior to departure.  “After careful consideration of the risks associated with the Coronavirus in the Washington metropolitan area and some Howard University Alternative Spring...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 9, 2020 RECAP: Howard University Responds to COVID-19 Outbreak

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter The Howard University Department of Public Safety released a public health alert regarding the coronavirus on Jan. 24, 2020, informing the campus of the then fairly new respiratory disease originating from Wuhan, Hubei province of China. It had been four days since the first U.S. case of the coronavirus was...

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A Treasure Among Us: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
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A Treasure Among Us: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 2:30 PM EST, Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 Updated 2:35 PM EST, Sat., Sept. 10, 2016 When the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center opened its doors for the first time in 1914, it was known to the Howard community as the Library of Negro Life, consisting of a small collection of and books and antislavery…

Howard University Office of Admission’s Event Coordinator to Resign
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Howard University Office of Admission’s Event Coordinator to Resign

By The Hilltop Staff Posted 4:10 PM EST, Tues., Sept. 6, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 After almost two years as an employee, Chandra Hicks, event coordinator for Howard University’s Office of Admission, will resign effective tomorrow, Sept. 7. In an exclusive interview with The Hilltop, Hicks said that her final decision to leave came over…

Fewer Scholarships. Fewer International Friends.
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Fewer Scholarships. Fewer International Friends.

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer Posted 9:40 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 Merit based scholarships, which are highly sought after by international students, are being limited this year. Howard University awards these scholarships based on SAT scores and academic performance. It is speculated that financial pressure on the university played a role in the decision to…

Don’t Sleep: 5 Things To Do During Your Freshman Year
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Don’t Sleep: 5 Things To Do During Your Freshman Year

By Cyerra Haywood, Campus Staff Writer Posted 9:08 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 1. Explore Howard’s Campus: Since you’re going to be a Bison for the next four years, you should get a pretty good idea of what is on Howard’s campus. Eat in a different cafeteria every day of your first week (Howard University Hospital…

Advice to Freshmen
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Advice to Freshmen

By Maya Cade, Special To The Hilltop Posted 9:00 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 Freshmen: Let me keep it real 100—Your life is about to change. You’re a Bison now. Let me also be really honest when I say that I’m only typing this letter to you now because I did not graduate in four…

Experiencing “The Mecca” In All Its Beauty
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Experiencing “The Mecca” In All Its Beauty

By Arelia Johnson, Campus Staff Writer Posted 8:38 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 There is no one way to describe Howard University just as there is no one way to describe her beauty. Since 1867, this institution has produced some of the brightest figures in American history, graduated scores of doctors and lawyers, and made…

PERSPECTIVE: FLOTUS Makes Surprise Visit To The Mecca
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PERSPECTIVE: FLOTUS Makes Surprise Visit To The Mecca

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 5:30 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 To begin the month of September, Howard University students had the opportunity to attend a co-curricular session to hear from NBC’s host of Late Night with Seth Meyers and “special guests” in the School of Business auditorium, Thursday, Sept. 1. After filing…

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