LIFE+STYLE / November 9, 2018 Essay: Can We Separate Art From the Artist?

By: Onyekachi Akalonu, Staff Reporter In the past year, social media has been divided on an issue in the music, especially Hip Hop, industry: Can we separate the art from the artist? This practice of “cancelling” “problematic” artists is especially prevalent in the Hip Hop and consequently, Black community. Unlike the majority, minority groups, such as...

LIFE+STYLE / November 9, 2018 Essay: Plus-Size Women Deserve on Screen Representation, Off Screen Respect

By: Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter Among the many social and political topics that have been brought to the table during 2018, the idea of representation sits as one of the most prevalent. Black kids had quite a few wins in the representation field this year with the premieres of films like Black Panther and A...

Culture, LIFE+STYLE / November 3, 2018 Review: Black Work Through A White Lens | HU Lends to National Art Gallery Gordon Parks Exhibition

By: Jade Flint, Culture Editor In almost every major museum in this global contemporary time, white curators are proposing and executing exhibitions that are pulling forward subsequently forgotten African American art history to the world stage with increasing popularity. For example, currently Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, a review...

HOMECOMING, LIFE+STYLE / October 29, 2018 Anok Yai: Where is She Now?

By: Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter Howard homecoming is iconic and has been for decades. In the 80’s and 90’s Howard’s homecoming was the place to be if you were an artist who wanted to push their music out into the world. From Biggie to Drake, we have had some of the most amazing stars pop...

HOMECOMING, LIFE+STYLE / October 29, 2018 Ryan Jamaal Swain of ‘Pose’ Fame Returns to HU

By: Sasha Charlemagne, Staff Reporter Ryan Jamaal Swain is a multitude of amazing things, from actor to dancer to tennis player but his role as Howard Alum is what brought him to campus this week. Ryan received his B.F.A from Howard and was able to share his experiences as a student and as a professional...

Culture, LIFE+STYLE / October 29, 2018 Perspective: Our New ‘Cancel Culture’ is Ineffective

By: Ahmari Anthony, Staff Reporter Last week, Twitter saw the swift demise of the once beloved Brother Nature due to the surfacing of old tweets. Most of the tweets are from 2012 and in them Brother Nature spewed anti-Semitic insults and racist remarks about Jay-Z looking like a monkey. Prior to that, last month, some...

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Happy Birthday Angela Davis: A Reflection and Tribute
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Happy Birthday Angela Davis: A Reflection and Tribute

By Imara Bright-Johnson, Contributing Writer Posted 6:00 PM EST, Thurs., Jan. 26, 2017 “The freedom struggles of Black people that have shaped the very nature of this country’s history cannot be deleted with the sweep of a hand. We cannot be made to forget that Black lives do matter. This is a country anchored in slavery and…

Happy Birthday Bessie Coleman: A Tribute to One of the Greats
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Happy Birthday Bessie Coleman: A Tribute to One of the Greats

By Imara Bright-Johnson, Contributing Writer Posted 4:20 PM EST, Thurs., Jan. 26, 2017 As the first African-American woman to obtain a pilot’s license, Bessie Coleman made great strides with her outstanding flying skills. Although heavily doubted, Coleman continued to persevere and accomplish her goals despite the racial and gender discrimination she encountered. Bessie Coleman was a true…

Netflix Ban on Howard University’s Wi-Fi Uncertain
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Netflix Ban on Howard University’s Wi-Fi Uncertain

By Montana Couser, Culture Contributing Writer Posted 11:55 PM EST, Thurs., Nov. 17, 2016 Many students in the Howard University community were caught off guard when they heard the news about Netflix being banned from the Howard Wi-Fi network. For some students, they found out through trial and error when they tried to access their favorite shows and…

WHBC Howard’s Hottest Showcases On-Campus Talent, Brilliance
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WHBC Howard’s Hottest Showcases On-Campus Talent, Brilliance

By Chantè Russell, Culture Staff Writer Posted 11:45 AM EST, Thurs., Nov. 17, 2016 On Thursday, Nov. 10, Howard University’s student radio station WHBC 96.3 HD3 held it’s annual Howard’s Hottest in Cramton Auditorium. This year showcased Howard’s Hottest: All-Star Edition and the event was an opportunity for Bison to showcase their musical talent, as well as…

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