CAMPUS, NEWS, SPORTS / April 11, 2019 Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations

RJ COLE By Noah Goodin, Staff Reporter After two years on the hilltop, sophomore point guard RJ Cole has declared for the NBA Draft. He hasn’t signed with an agent, allowing him to maintain his collegiate eligibility for now. Cole has been dreaming about being in the NBA since he was three, and is close...

CAMPUS, NEWS / April 11, 2019 Howard Senior Set To Host Workshop at BroccoliCon

By Donovan Thomas Kymberlee Hill, graduating senior computer science major and co-founder of Curl IQ, will be hosting a workshop at this year’s upcoming Broccoli Con on April 25 and 26. What initially began as a research project, Curl IQ has now transformed into a passion project for Hill. Curl IQ came about to solve...

CAMPUS, LIFE+STYLE / March 21, 2019 Between ‘Us:’ Private Screening of Jordan Peele Film at Howard

  On Wednesday, March 20, Universal Studios aired a private screening of Jordan Peele’s new horror film “Us” in Cramton Auditorium. “I’m in the business of making iconic work,” Peele said. “And Howard is iconic.” The movie was followed by a panel featuring Peele and the film’s leads, Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke. The private...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 15, 2019 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...

CAMPUS, NEWS / March 15, 2019 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...

CAMPUS, SPORTS / March 14, 2019 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...

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The Longest Student Sit-In in Howard’s History Comes To An End
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The Longest Student Sit-In in Howard’s History Comes To An End

By Jazmin Goodwin and Autumn Dalton, Howard University News Service After nine days of occupying Howard University’s administration building, student protesters ended their sit-in after administrators and student organizers agreed on a way forward for some of the students. A press conference was held by the university’s board of trustees to share a statement of…

Howard Community Divided Over Protests, Students Seize Administration Building for The Eighth Day, Make Howard History As Longest Student Occupation
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Howard Community Divided Over Protests, Students Seize Administration Building for The Eighth Day, Make Howard History As Longest Student Occupation

By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheCozyJAZ) Nancy Vu, News Reporter (@NancyVu99) Where there were once long financial aid lines, the aroma of coffee drifting from the ground floor and spacious offices for the university’s top administration, student protesters continue to stand in defiance of administrators for the eighth straight day of occupation. They have effectively renamed…

Enough is Enough: Howard Students Take Action
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Enough is Enough: Howard Students Take Action

By: Colin Evans, Contributing Writer (@colinpaulevans) Hundreds of students assembled in Howard University’s administrative headquarters earlier this afternoon to protest the leaderships’ failure to disclose previous instances of financial fraud, particularly involving a former student, among other concerns. The “takeover” of the Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration building, organized by the campus protest group HU Resist,…

50 Years Later: The Demonstration that Changed Howard and the Legacy It Left
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50 Years Later: The Demonstration that Changed Howard and the Legacy It Left

By: Kyra Azore, News Reporter (@KyraAzore) “Beep beep bang bang, Ungawa Black Power,” was gleefully chanted by Howard University students in 1968 during a demonstration outside the Mordecai Wyatt Johnson Administration Building. The four-day takeover of the Administration Building, which ultimately led to the shutdown of the school, took place March 19 through March 23,…

Students Organizer’s Demands Met with Friction from Board of Trustees
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Students Organizer’s Demands Met with Friction from Board of Trustees

By: Nancy Vu, News Reporter (@NancyVu99)   History has shown to repeat itself with the recurrence of the student takeover of Howard University’s Administration building. As of Thursday afternoon, students flooded the Administration building with intention to stage an all-night sit-in to protest the recent financial aid scandal, in which the embezzlement of nearly $1…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: President Frederick denies retaliation against embezzlement ‘whistleblower,’ can’t confirm total amount stolen from Howard University
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: President Frederick denies retaliation against embezzlement ‘whistleblower,’ can’t confirm total amount stolen from Howard University

Investigation led to firing of six staff; at least one paying restitution By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheCozyJAZ) After Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick released a statement acknowledging financial aid impropriety at the university, he spoke to The Hilltop about the how the embezzlement had been investigated as well as the frustration and disappointment expressed…

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