CAMPUS, NEWS / February 13, 2020 Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’

By Carrington York, Staff Reporter More than 20 Sodexo employees and Howard University students recently held a “walk-in” to protest the dining workers’ wages. The protest was a response to an ongoing contract dispute between Sodexo and dining employees who work at Howard dormitories and the Blackburn University Center.  Under Sodexo, Howard dining employees’ contracts...

CAMPUS, NEWS / February 13, 2020 Ground Breaks on New Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic

By Breonna Randall, Staff Reporter Howard School of Dentistry Alumnus and philanthropist Doctor Amarjit Singh Marwah was honored at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Howard University School of Dentistry’s new state of the art clinic, The Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic, on Friday, Feb 7.  Dr. Marwah’s original donation for The Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic was...

CAMPUS / February 13, 2020 Activist Dr. Ron Daniels’ ‘Journey’ Brings Him to Howard for Panel Discussion

By Hadiya Presswood, Staff Reporter Community organizer Dr. Ron Daniels discussed his book “Still on this Journey: The Vision and Mission” written about his experiences with community organizing and activism on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in the Founders Browsing Room.  Daniels is the president of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century, a resource center...

CAMPUS, NEWS / February 12, 2020 $2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter Elizabeth Catlett sculptures, Romare Bearden collages and Robert S. Duncanson landscapes are among the original and rare artwork that adorns the home of Ronald and Patricia Walters. Now their collection of 152 prints, photographs and other pieces from eras such as the Harlem Renaissance will live on at Howard University....

CAMPUS / January 30, 2020 Valerie Jarrett Visits Howard for Fireside Chat with President Frederick

By Donovan Thomas, News Editor Former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, Valerie Jarrett engaged in a fireside chat with Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick in the School of Business auditorium on Monday, Jan. 27. Jarrett is the author of “Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward,” a...

CAMPUS, NEWS / January 30, 2020 Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History

By Kési Felton, Staff Reporter Howard University received an unprecedented gift of $10 million from the Karsh Family Foundation to endow its STEM Scholars Program, announced in a news release Wednesday, Jan. 22.  The Bison STEM Scholars Program, now renamed the Karsh STEM Scholars Program (KSSP), offers a full scholarship to high school students interested...

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The Hilltop Struggles with Changes in News Industry
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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…

Alumni Spotlight: Checking Inn with Alumna Monique Greenwood
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Alumni Spotlight: Checking Inn with Alumna Monique Greenwood

By Donovan Thomas, Campus News Editor From studying at Howard University as a student in the late seventies to becoming a faculty member, Monique Greenwood has long been invested in the school. Having served as Editor-in-Chief of Essence and now running a successful hospitality company, Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns, Greenwood has harnessed her writing,…

State of the University: Students Assess University’s Strategic Plan
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State of the University: Students Assess University’s Strategic Plan

By Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter President Wayne Frederick unveiled Howard Forward 2024, the university’s five-year strategic plan to strengthen Howard’s academic model and improve the institution overall at the start of the year on Jan. 25, 2019. The plan consists of five pillars or strategic priorities to achieve five separate goals: Enhance Academic Excellence, Inspire…

Former Howard Deli Rebrands as “Gorebet”
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Former Howard Deli Rebrands as “Gorebet”

By Semira Robinson, Staff Reporter Previously known as HU Market and Deli, the store has recently reimaged itself as Gorebet and slightly expanded within its range of produce. Gorebet has sat next to Best Cuts Salon and Dulcinea Bar and Grill for quite some time.  Although it is considered by locals more of a market…

Howard University Students Join Climate Strike
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Howard University Students Join Climate Strike

By Ashleigh Fields As students left Cramton Auditorium after Opening Convocation on Sept. 20, many were surprised to see a group of people gathered by the flagpole on the Yard. “I was interested in seeing exactly what was being discussed so I decided to head over,” said freshman marketing major Kirsten Roddey. Roddey was certainly…

Opening Convocation Address Reaches Back to Propel Howard Forward
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Opening Convocation Address Reaches Back to Propel Howard Forward

The Honorable Isiah Legget Speaks of Predecessors and Successor of Legacy By Mosiah Asad Williams Howard University held its 152nd Opening Convocation on Friday, Sept. 20, with the Honorable Isiah “Ike” Legget, former Montgomery County executive and County Council member in Maryland for three decades delivering the Convocation address. Convocation began with the Academic Procession,…

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