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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Speaker Nancy Pelosi Visits Howard for King Lecture Series
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Speaker Nancy Pelosi Visits Howard for King Lecture Series

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief Wednesday, Feb. 27, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited Howard University to participate in the Gwendolyn I. and Colbert S. King Public Policy Lecture Series with the King Endowed Chair, political strategist Donna Brazile. The event, which was planned in observation of Black History Month, was designed to provide black…

La La Anthony, Lance Gross Return to Mecca for Master Class
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La La Anthony, Lance Gross Return to Mecca for Master Class

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor Bison Lance Gross and La La Anthony returned to campus Tuesday, Feb. 26 for a master class with students from an array of majors across fine arts and communications. The conversation was moderated by Howard University Senior Vice President of Corporate Relations Debbi Jarvis and offered students insight into the…

Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison
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Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Howard’s women basketball coach Tiesha “Ty” Grace has reached over 50 Howard wins. This puts her at over 115 career wins.   Coach Grace and the Lady Bison hold a 17-11 record for their 2018-2019 season which is a virtual 180 from their 12-18 season last year. Grace credits the…

Ta-Nehisi Coates Joins ‘Power of the Pen’ at Howard
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Ta-Nehisi Coates Joins ‘Power of the Pen’ at Howard

By Daja E. Henry, News Editor and Ahmari Anthony, Staff Reporter Video by Bryce Newby, News Vision March 5, Cramton Auditorium was charged with an air of duty to the community as writers and luminaries Jelani Cobb, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Nikole Hannah-Jones spoke on a panel entitled the Power of the Pen, moderated by Howard…

Charles D. King Delivers 2019 Charter Day Convocation Speech
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Charles D. King Delivers 2019 Charter Day Convocation Speech

By Marissa Amara On Friday, March 1, Cramton Auditorium hosted Howard University’s annual Charter Day Convocation, commemorating the 152nd anniversary of the founding of the University.   In his opening statement, President Wayne A.I. Frederick reminded the crowd of his mission of attainable goals in the University’s strategic plan, “Howard Forward.”   Following the President’s…

HUSA Vote on LGBTQ+ Fund Passes 15-0
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HUSA Vote on LGBTQ+ Fund Passes 15-0

  By Mykie Bennett On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Howard University Student Association (HUSA) Senate members made history with a unanimous vote to for the creation of an LGBTQ Fund to be added to their constitution.  The LGBTQ Fund, which was the joint and tireless effort of HUSA’s student advocacy committee and CASCADE, was initially…

Miss Texas Teen USA: A Historic Win for Howard Freshman
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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…

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