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...

CAMPUS / February 27, 2020 Victims of Gun Violence Honored in Candlelight Vigil on the Yard

By Ravyn Hardwick, Contributing Reporter The Howard University chapter of March for Our Lives held a candlelight vigil at the flagpole on the Yard to honor victims of gun violence.  The vigil, which took place on Feb. 19, also addressed police brutality, a major point of contention within the black community in recent years. The...

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Ambassador, Army Veteran, Alpha Man, Scholar: Dawson Receives Doctor of Laws Honorary Degree
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Ambassador, Army Veteran, Alpha Man, Scholar: Dawson Receives Doctor of Laws Honorary Degree

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 7:30 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 At the prestige age of 90-years-old, Ambassador Horace G. Dawson, Jr., Ph.D. personifies the symbol of public service. Dawson’s journey began as a college student at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, where during his time there he was unexpectedly drafted into the United States Army at the age of…

Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement
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Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement

Obama urges Howard Class of 2016 graduates to “Be confident in your heritage. Be confident in your Blackness.” By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 5:00 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 In what will go down as one of the most significant moments in Howard University’s history, President Barack Obama delivered a strong, eloquent and inspirational…

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