CAMPUS, NEWS / December 10, 2018 Miss Texas Teen USA: A Historic Win for Howard Freshman

By Zoe Haynes   In only her second pageant, Howard University Freshman Kennedy Edwards made history by becoming the first African American to hold the Miss Texas Teen USA title. Edwards, a political science student from Houston, Texas began her pageant career in January, as she trained for the Miss Houston Teen pageant. Following her...

CAMPUS, NEWS / December 3, 2018 Howard University Speaks Out Against Dec. 4 Vote on ‘East End Act’

By Daja E. Henry, News Editor Less than a month after celebrating its 150th anniversary, Howard University’s College of Medicine is in danger. A D.C. council vote on Dec. 4 may finalize approval of a bill that would jeopardize the future of Howard University Hospital as well as the medical, dental and pharmacy schools. The...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 30, 2018 ‘Stink Bombs’ On Main Campus Spark Conversation on Campus Facilities

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor and Daja E. Henry, News Editor A disruption of classes on Howard University’s main campus sparked conversation about the current conditions of facilities. Many students noticed a peculiar rotten smell around campus on the afternoon of Wednesday, Nov. 28. The stench, which was originally thought by many to have come...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 Ralph J. Bunche Center Campaigns With #StudyAbroadSoBlack

By: Lauren Holley, Staff Reporter A study done by NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, exposed a major lack of black students abroad. The study claims that nearly 72-percent of students studying abroad are white. Though African-American people make up 14.1-percent of US postsecondary enrollment, they only accounted for 5.9-percent of students abroad during the...

CAMPUS, NEWS / November 9, 2018 “The Visitation Project:” Howard Student Launches Housing Research

By: Jalen Brown, Staff Reporter The night of Oct. 24, lightbulbs in Charles Drew Hall were taken out of an elevator and smashed across the third and fifth floors. Subsequently, the residents of Drew lost their visitation for a little over a week. During this week of no visitation, freshmen took their irritation to Twitter,...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 Big Bison Energy: Homecoming Pep Rally

Bison Madness: The Trilogy took place on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., but students began gathering outside of Burr Gymnasium almost two hours before. The evening began with a bang as a Madea impersonator danced  into the gym and twerked her way onto the Bisonette dance team. The screams and cheers of the students could...

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HU Under Department of Education Financial Review
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HU Under Department of Education Financial Review

By: Sidney Johnson, News Reporter (@afamilycompany_) The Department of Education recently announced the placement of Howard University on the department’s “Heightened Cash Monitoring 2” status. This announcement was made in August 2018, but the school has been under review for months before their addition to the list. Years before the “financial aid scandal” of 2018,…

58th Annual HUSA Inauguration Emphasizes Community For All Students
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58th Annual HUSA Inauguration Emphasizes Community For All Students

By: Mykie Bennett, Staff Reporter  Howard University Student Association (HUSA) kicked off the year with its 58th Annual Inauguration Sunday, August 19 and it was a Howard affair  through and through. The inauguration began promptly at 3 p.m. in the Lower Quadrangle. The program proceeded with a rendition of “Lift Every Voice,” better known as…

MS2 Cheerline: Uplifting The Next Generation
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MS2 Cheerline: Uplifting The Next Generation

By Kayla York, Staff Reporter Laughter rings out from afar. When sitting in a classroom in Locke Hall, students at Howard University can hear in the distance, memories of their adolescence. Playful shoves, inside jokes, and eager spirits ready to learn characterize the Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science (MS2). Located to the…

Inaugural Bl(activism) Con Bridges Several Generations of Protest
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Inaugural Bl(activism) Con Bridges Several Generations of Protest

Howard University has long been a breeding ground for black activism. On Saturday, April 21, the topic of activism and its role in the black community were explored in the first-ever Bl(activism) Conference. The event, coming several weeks after the longest student- led sit-in in the university’s history, brought activists from several generations together to…

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