CAMPUS / January 21, 2018 Enthusiasms From Dr. McFadgion

By: Dr. Akosa McFadgion, MS, MSW (@drmcfadgion) “…Send me your location, let’s focus on communicatin’, cause I just need the time and place to come through. Send me your location, lets ride the vibration, I don’t need nothing else but you…” -Khalid Kings and Queens of the Mecca welcome to 2018! So, I absolutely appreciate...

CAMPUS / January 21, 2018 DEVELOPING: Howard University Stricken With Damages; A Test of Resilience

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheLyricalJAZ)   Extreme weather conditions during the winter break crippled Howard University’s facilities, leading to an unprecedented postponement of undergraduate and graduate courses for more than a week and the complete shut down of widely used buildings damaged by burst pipes and collapsed ceilings. The brutal cold snap that struck the...

CAMPUS, NEWS / January 20, 2018 Howard University in Top 15 of EBONY Magazine HBCU Campus Queens

By Bria Horsley, News Editor (@autobriagraphy)   Victoria Grimes has led Howard University to the top 15 of Ebony Magazine’s annual HBCU Campus Queens contest. Grimes is one of more than 60 young women encouraging their schools to boost their names to the top of the list. Ebony Magazine is going on their eighth year...

CAMPUS / December 11, 2017 The Last Sculpture Major of Howard University Leaves 9-Foot Tall Sculpture as His Legacy

By: Michele Henix, Contributing Reporter Brian Green is currently the only and last sculpture major at Howard University, after his graduation in May this matriculation scheme will be discontinued. He spent his final fall semester building a 9-foot tall sculpture that was featured on Washington, D.C.’s National Mall in Catharsis On The Mall of Vigil Healing 3 day art...

CAMPUS, LIFE+STYLE / November 21, 2017 The Pie Man D.C.

By: Olivia Davis, Life+Style Reporter (@_oliviarae__) The Holiday season is quickly approaching and as students begin to reminisce over their favorite holiday treats such as sweet potato, pumpkin, and apple pies, they should throw bean pies into the mix. “That’s ours, that’s black,” said the Brother Carvelas Muhammad, otherwise known as The Pie Man of...

CAMPUS / November 14, 2017 First It’s a Grind, Then It’s a Struggle: A Bison’s Plea for Athletic Resources

By: Amerra Sheckles, Campus Reporter Although I can’t speak for all HBCUs, competing as a Division-I athlete at Howard is a different grind in itself. I was always told that sports in High School act as more of a hobby; whereas, sports in college are run as a business. In high school, you compete for...

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Howard Homecoming: NOW We’re Skeptical
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Howard Homecoming: NOW We’re Skeptical

By: Taiyler Mitchell, Life+Style Reporter (@taivlersimone) What song lyric comes to mind when Howard’s Homecoming is mentioned? Maybe it’s “Ain’t no telling where I may be/May see me in D.C. at Howard Homecoming” from Notorious B.I.G.’s “Kick in the Door.” Or maybe it’s Ludacris’s “Pimpin’ All Over The World” where he says, “Then jump in…

From High School to Howard
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From High School to Howard

By: Royelle Hickerson, Life+Style Reporter (@royellejvah) Edited by: Clarice Metzger, Life+Style Editor (@_itsClarice) For some freshmen, the transition to Howard University has been everything they’ve expected it to be; but for others, it has been the exact opposite. How does one prepare for college and the inevitable adjustment that comes along with it? “My high…

Student-Run Organizations Kick Off The Year Right
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Student-Run Organizations Kick Off The Year Right

By: Bria Horsley, News Editor (@autobriagraphy) Howard University welcomed 2,300 new freshmen with open arms and a twist on the annual “All White Party.” The Howard University Student Association (HUSA) and Undergraduate Student Assembly (UGSA) have made it their mission to connect with the student body on a personal level. Despite the progression of social…

Howard University graduate earns degree at 18, enters Ph.D. program
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Howard University graduate earns degree at 18, enters Ph.D. program

By Will Fuller, Executive Managing Editor  While most 18 year olds are graduating high school and forethinking collegiate life, Nkechinyere Chidi-Ogbolu experienced that journey four years ago – at age 14. She graduated magna cum laude from Howard University May 13 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. Her next step: a Ph.D. “I feel…

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President Frederick Holds Town Hall In Blackburn

By Kaylin Young Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick sat down in Blackburn Student Centerfor a town hall meeting where he answered questions from students, faculty, and alumni on topics ranging from tuition changes to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ campus visit, Monday, April 17. Questions submitted via email and the town hall was moderated…

CAMPUS SPEAK OUT — Pepsi Commercial
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CAMPUS SPEAK OUT — Pepsi Commercial

Posted 12:55 PM EST, Fri., Apr. 7, 2017 That controversial Pepsi commercial featuring Kendall Jenner had social media buzzing this week. The Hilltop asked: What did you think of it?   Name: Anthony Brown Classification: Junior Major: Journalism Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina “I’m left wondering, what was the purpose? It seems unsubstantial to me. What was the…

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