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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Young, Gifted and Broke: Addressing the Loan Crisis
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Young, Gifted and Broke: Addressing the Loan Crisis

President Frederick Joins Angela Rye on BET News Special By Latisha Townsend The student loan crisis is one that many Americans know all too well. Studies show that nearly 45 million borrowers have accumulated a total of $1.5 trillion in student loan debt as of 2019. Student loan debt is threatening the financial health of…

From Florida to Howard, Andrew Gillum Looks Forward
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From Florida to Howard, Andrew Gillum Looks Forward

Former Mayor Andrew Gillum Speaks at Howard University By Ashleigh Fields Former Mayor of Tallahassee and Florida gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, has been living in a different world with a different perspective since 2000, when he first stepped foot on the campus of Florida A&M University (FAMU).  On Sept. 13, he visited Howard to share…

Commissioning Service Motivates Student Leaders
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Commissioning Service Motivates Student Leaders

By Ashleigh Fields Hebrew, Arabic and English were among just a few of the languages that drew the spirits of comfort and encouragement alive in Cramton Auditorium during the annual Student Leader Commissioning service on Sunday, Sept. 8. A special sermon from Rev. Otis B. Moss III left students feeling empowered to work collectively within…

Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs
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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…

#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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