CAMPUS, Culture, NEWS / May 4, 2019 Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Beyoncé Knowles-Carter headlined Coachella in 2018 in what was a highly-anticipated and critically-acclaimed performance. A year later on April 17, while Coachella 2019 was unfolding, Knowles-Carter published Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé featuring the full two-hour performance and behind the scenes footage of the show’s development. Homecoming was a performance dedicated...

CAMPUS, NEWS / May 4, 2019 #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...

CAMPUS, NEWS / May 4, 2019 Howard to Offer Queer Studies Course in Fall 2019 for First Time Ever

By Mykie Bennett, Staff Reporter On Monday April 22, it was announced Howard University would add a highly anticipated new course. Beginning in the Fall of 2019 students at Howard will have the opportunity to enroll in a Queer Studies course. The course will be offered under the classics department, focusing on LGBTQ+ history and...

CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE / April 28, 2019 Michael Ealy, Star of the Upcoming Film “The Intruder”, Visits Campus

By Donovan Thomas, Staff Reporter On Tuesday, April 16, actor and DMV native Michael Ealy arrived on Howard University’s campus as part of a D.C. press day to promote his new film, The Intruder. In the movie, Ealy stars alongside Meagan Good and Dennis Quaid. Newlywed couple Scott and Annie Russell (Michael Ealy and Megan...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 25, 2019 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....

CAMPUS, SPORTS / April 25, 2019 Howard University Women’s Track & Field Places Fourth Overall at Morgan Legacy

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Senior Lauryn Galloway and junior Uchechi Onuoha led the way, winning their respective events. Galloway scored first in women’s javelin, throwing over 119 feet. Onuoha won the 100-meter hurdles with a 14.10 mark. The 4×400 relay squad consisting of juniors Sydney Benson and Oluchi Ike and sophomores Jessika Gbai and...

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Perspective: The Importance of the Lavender Fund
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Perspective: The Importance of the Lavender Fund

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Writer On Wednesday, Oct. 24  2018, Howard University hosts its fourth annual LGBTA Renaissance Reception at 6 p.m. in the Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library Atrium and Lobby. This event is held to celebrate and honor LGBTQ+ students, as well as to further the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. As…

Howard University Hospital Expands Maternity Ward
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Howard University Hospital Expands Maternity Ward

By: Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter Following the closings of two major birthing wards last year, Howard University Hospital (HUH) partnered with Unity Health Care to lend support to displaced patients and expand obstetrics access to underserved areas across the District. Providence Hospital, located in Ward 5’s Michigan Park neighborhood, closed its birthing ward on Oct….

LGBTQ+ Fund Falls in HUSA Senate Vote, 11-3
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LGBTQ+ Fund Falls in HUSA Senate Vote, 11-3

By: Mykie Bennett, Staff Reporter On Wednesday, Sept. 26, HUSA Senate reached an 11-3 vote on the decision to officially add to its constitution an LGBTQ Fund– a piece of legislation that was a combined effort on the part of HUSA’s student advocacy committee and CASCADE. This was just one vote short of the two-thirds…

Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions
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Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions

By: Tre Egerton, Staff Reporter The word is out. US News and World Report’s 2019 Best National University Rankings has named the Mecca No. 89 in the nation, a 21 position leap from last year. This is the first time under the leadership of President Wayne A.I. Frederick that the University has been ranked in…

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