LIFE+STYLE / September 14, 2018 NYFW May Have ‘Stopped Calling 911 on the Culture’

By: Chante Russel, Managing Editor As a firm believer in political fashion statements, I couldn’t wait to see what this year’s New York Fashion Week had in store for this volatile political and cultural era. Fortunately, fashion’s ability to make a statement was not lost on this year’s NYFW. From the “STOP CALLING 911 ON...

LIFE+STYLE / September 14, 2018 Opinion: What is “The Pop Out,” Anyway?

By: Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter Many of us remember our very first time stepping onto Howard’s campus and getting an immediate feel for the student body. Some of us had already heard about how Howardites dressed and carried themselves. However, the Howard “pop out” has a different meaning for every Howard student. I, myself, have...

LIFE+STYLE / September 14, 2018 Black Women Cover Mainstream September Issues

By: Jada Orr, Staff Reporter In the case of the September 2018 covers of major fashion magazines, fashion may be making diversity strides. Beyoncé covers American Vogue, Rihanna is on the British Vogue cover, Slick Woods is on American Elle, Tracee Ellis Ross is on Elle Canada and Lupita Nyong’o covers Porter. It’s flattering that...

LIFE+STYLE / September 14, 2018 Maintaining Tradition: Sophomore Tahir Murray’s Athletic Wear Brand Celebrates HBCU Culture and Style

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor HBCU centered clothing brand Tradition Ever Since has taken social media and the campus of Howard University by storm.From hitting viral numbers on social media, to winning Best Clothing Line at the 2018 Student Choice Awards, the brand has had quite the year. Preserving the essence and prolonging the legacy...

LIFE+STYLE / September 14, 2018 Perspective: Popping Out is About Creativity

By: Madison Brim, Contributing Writer  Howard University has long earned and kept the title as one of the most fashionable college campuses in the nation. With legendary alum like Kahlana Barfield-Brown, Yashua Simmons and Christina Coleman, it is hard to deny the excellence that our campus exudes in style. But, heavy is the head that wears...

LIFE+STYLE / September 14, 2018 So, You Want To Go Into Fashion? An Open Letter to Prospective Fashion Students, Professionals

By Javari Miller, Contributing Writer My name is Javari. Some of you may know me as Javier or Cousteau. I’m writing to you because I hear that you are interested in fashion, but don’t know if you want to make the jump. Maybe out of fear of one thing or another, or maybe because you...

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Howard Alumna Debbie Allen Talks Race, Art and Activism
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Howard Alumna Debbie Allen Talks Race, Art and Activism

By Jaimee A. Swift, Editor-at-Large Posted 11:55 PM EST, Fri., Nov. 11, 2016 On Monday, October 24, dance-extraordinaire and distinguished, Howard alumna, Debbie Allen, candidly shared her perspectives on race-relations, gun violence, poverty, and access to the American Dream on a panel, which served to galvanize the D.C. community and beyond. Hosted by the Center for American…

#ExperienceBlueprint: Howard, Homecoming and Hip-Hop
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#ExperienceBlueprint: Howard, Homecoming and Hip-Hop

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Jaylin Paschal & Nicole Hutchinson, Culture & Sports Staff Writers It’s no secret that Howard University has a special place in Hip-Hop’s heart. Howard has shoutouts in several hip hop songs, like Drake’s “Make Me Proud,” The Game’s “Celebration,” J. Cole’s…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Untitled to UNITED”  Homecoming Fashion Show A Success Despite Celebrity No-Show
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Untitled to UNITED” Homecoming Fashion Show A Success Despite Celebrity No-Show

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Christian-Alexis Bacon, Contributing News Writer The hype for this year’s Homecoming Annual Fashion Show, entitled “Untitled to UNITED,” rode on whispers and speculations on social media of music artist, Chance the Rapper, to possibly being in attendance on Thursday, October 20,…

Overview — Changing the Climate College Tour Stops By Howard
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Overview — Changing the Climate College Tour Stops By Howard

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 10:05 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 20, 2016 In partnership with BET Vote 2016, The Changing the Climate College Tour set out to encourage young, African-American voters to get involved in the political process, Thursday, October 20. The event was hosted by the Howard University Student Association in the Blackburn…

Overview of Spotify’s Opening Act: HBCU Tech Conference
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Overview of Spotify’s Opening Act: HBCU Tech Conference

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 5:20 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 14, 2016 In an attempt to make good on their company’s ‘Diversify’ mission to be inclusive and diverse, Spotify launched an outreach initiative for HBCU students: The Opening Act HBCU Conference. Opening Act was a tech and media conference held in New York City on…

COLUMN — Howard Homecoming: Do You Have a Blueprint?
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COLUMN — Howard Homecoming: Do You Have a Blueprint?

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. Here, our Managing Editor gives a perspective update on what has and hasn’t been announced with a week away from Howard Homecoming 2016. By Rushawn Walters, Managing Editor Posted 10:30 AM EST, Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016 With less than a week away from one of the…

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