CAMPUS / November 4, 2019 Student Leaders Host Black Speechwriters for Inaugural Symposium

By Ashleigh Fields A group of six well-known black speechwriters graced the stage of the Founders Library Browsing Room for the Inaugural Black Speechwriters Symposium hosted by the Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council on Wednesday, Oct. 23. “I realized the impact of speechwriters given my background in speech and debate and knew I...

CAMPUS / November 1, 2019 Newseum Hosts Annual CHSOC Career Fair

By Nathan Easington, Contributing Reporter This year’s annual Cathy Hughes School of Communications career fair was held at the Newseum for the second consecutive year on Friday, Oct. 25. Although this will likely be the last time the career fair is held in the Newseum, as the building was sold to Johns Hopkins University for...

CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE / October 31, 2019 Art Collective Makes Waves on Campus

By Arielle Williams While Howard University is renowned for its business school and graduate programs, the creative hub cultivated on Howard’s campus is equally as stimulating. Jaylin Ward, a sophomore journalism major, community development minor from the Bronx, NY is a fitting example of the innovation that the student body epitomizes.  Ward along with five...

CAMPUS, NEWS / October 23, 2019 Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

By Ashleigh Fields Last week on Oct. 17, Howard University and the United States lost the life of notable alumnus, Elijah Cummings. Most recently he served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Maryland’s 7th congressional district. The district he served included mostly majority black neighborhoods throughout the city of Baltimore and...

CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE / October 18, 2019 OPINION | The Gospel According to Ye

Sunday Service was on a Saturday By Jada Orr Sounds of organized noise and drum beats were rising, meeting the students and alum walking curiously up Georgia Avenue. The high notes seemed to whisper in the early morning winds of a homecoming weekend secret. Choral harmonies continued to rise and carried on to meet everyone...

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...

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#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….

Donna Brazile Hosts Rep. Elijah Cummings at Howard Lecture
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Donna Brazile Hosts Rep. Elijah Cummings at Howard Lecture

By Donovan Thomas, Staff Reporter Representative Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) visited Howard for the culmination of the 2018-2019 Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Public Policy Lecture Series with Endowed Chair, political analyst Donna Brazile. Over the span of the academic year, Brazile has hosted the likes of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, New York…

Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations
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Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations

RJ COLE By Noah Goodin, Staff Reporter After two years on the hilltop, sophomore point guard RJ Cole has declared for the NBA Draft. He hasn’t signed with an agent, allowing him to maintain his collegiate eligibility for now. Cole has been dreaming about being in the NBA since he was three, and is close…

Howard Senior Set To Host Workshop at BroccoliCon
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Howard Senior Set To Host Workshop at BroccoliCon

By Donovan Thomas Kymberlee Hill, graduating senior computer science major and co-founder of Curl IQ, will be hosting a workshop at this year’s upcoming Broccoli Con on April 25 and 26. What initially began as a research project, Curl IQ has now transformed into a passion project for Hill. Curl IQ came about to solve…

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