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...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 YouTube Black Fan Fest Returns To Howard

By: Jacinth Jones & Daja E. Henry, HU News Service The #YoutubeBlack Fan Fest returned to Howard University for a star-studded lineup Tuesday evening. The event was headlined by neo-soul artist Jhené Aiko and Washington D.C. native Ari Lennox, who is signed to J.Cole’s label, Dreamville. Hosted by comedy group Dormtainment, the show featured Youtubers...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 History + Culture: Yardfest Over the years

By: Courtney Diggs, Staff Reporter and Chanté Russel, Managing Editor Every year, people far and wide come to The Mecca for a week of special events in Washington, D.C: Howard University’s homecoming. The legendary week jam-packed full of events, from Yardfest to the fashion show, has always proven to be one of pure entertainment. Performances...

CAMPUS, HOMECOMING / October 29, 2018 A Peek Into Yardfest: A Conversation With Yardfest Host, Tyra Johnson

By: Tre Edgerton, Staff Reporter It is Homecoming season and the Hilltop met with one of this year’s International Yardfest hosts, Tyra Johnson, to get the inside scoop on what to expect. Tyra is a junior TV and Film Production major hailing from the Bay Area in California. She has hosted numerous events on campus,...

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A. Peter Bailey Visits Howard to Speak to Young Media Students
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A. Peter Bailey Visits Howard to Speak to Young Media Students

By: Rebecca Johnson, Campus Reporter (@the_rebeccaJ)   About a week before the 53-year anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, one of his closest friends, A. Peter Bailey, visited a class at Howard University to talk about his experiences in the Black press, more specifically his knowledge of Black magazines. “So often we only read…

Former FBI Director Addresses Spying on Black Activists
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Former FBI Director Addresses Spying on Black Activists

By: Alexa Imani Spencer and Kayla Irby, HU News Service Former FBI Director James Comey, speaking to Howard University students, professors and staff, this week distanced himself from an FBI report that said “black identity extremists” were responsible for “increased violence” by African-Americans against law enforcement. The report, entitled “Black Extremists Likely Motivated to Target…

#HUResist Holds First Interest Meeting of Semester
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#HUResist Holds First Interest Meeting of Semester

By: Justin Cohen, Assistant Copy Editor (@justinthat1kid) The concerned students of #HUResist convened Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Locke Hall for their first interest meeting of the semester. They took the opportunity to introduce their ideals and thought processes to those who were not familiar, as well as outline their steps for what…

Campus Digest: A Roundup of Campus Events
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Campus Digest: A Roundup of Campus Events

By: Autumn Dalton, Managing Editor | @autieeashh   Blackburn is officially open for the semester – A lack of heat and hot water initially delayed the opening of Armour J. Blackburn University Center. After undergoing renovations during the fall 2017 semester, Blackburn Café officially held its opening celebration on Jan. 30, roughly a week after…

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