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Art Collective Makes Waves on Campus
CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE

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…

OPINION | The Gospel According to Ye
CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE

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…

Netflix Hosts Screening of Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” for Howard, HBCUs
CAMPUS, Culture, NEWS

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…

Essay – What it Means to be a Bison
Culture, EDITORIAL

Essay – What it Means to be a Bison

By Courtney Diggs, Staff Reporter All college students remember being in the final stride of their high school career anxiously refreshing their web browsers to find out if they were accepted into the college of their choosing. When making a final college decision, various aspects can be taken into consideration, such as the location and…

Broccoli City Festival Brings Talent to DMV
Culture, LIFE+STYLE

Broccoli City Festival Brings Talent to DMV

Isaac Welch, Creative Content Team Skies were clear and spirits were high at this year’s Broccoli City Weekend in Maryland at Fed-Ex field. This year’s lineup featured some of the hottest artists out right now. Accompanied by Howard alumnus Chase B, Trippie Redd kicked off the weekend with a quick set on friday night with…

Remembering John Singleton
Culture, LIFE+STYLE

Remembering John Singleton

By Ahmari Anthony & Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporters John Singleton’s credits are extensive and his impact is even greater. Responsible for films regarded as classics such as “Boyz n The Hood,” “Poetic Justice,” “Higher Learning,” “Rosewood” and “Baby Boy,” he was youngest and first black person to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director….

Art Collective Makes Waves on Campus
CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE

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…

OPINION | The Gospel According to Ye
CAMPUS, Culture, LIFE+STYLE

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…

Tracing Our Roots: A Look into the Annual Fashion Show
Culture, HOMECOMING

Tracing Our Roots: A Look into the Annual Fashion Show

By Asha Alajai-Sharif, Staff Reporter The annual fashion show is one of the most anticipated events each year during Homecoming. It represents tradition and serves as a symbol for the importance of fashion not only to Howard University but to the Black community as well. Madison Star Brim, a senior fashion design major, is the…

In Conversation: ’29Rooms’  Creative Director Shares Insight
Culture

In Conversation: ’29Rooms’ Creative Director Shares Insight

By Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter Olivia-Jené Fagon is the creative director behind one of an interactive art experience coming to DC on October 18th, Refinery29’s 29Rooms. 29Rooms was debuted in 2015 on Refinery29’s 10-Year Anniversary as a way to bring the popular brand to life for its audience in a tangible way. With 29Rooms citing…

Essay: Miracles and Mimosa Plants
Culture

Essay: Miracles and Mimosa Plants

By Jade Flint, Culture Editor What is your miracle? I pondered this imposing question from my advisor frequently while on my transatlantic journey and was met with multiple answers.  While in Ghana as a Young AfricanA Leadership Initiative (YAALI) Fellow, I was properly introduced to a quiet character omnipresent in the shadows of my life;…

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