Culture, LIFE+STYLE / May 4, 2019 Review: Oliver Lee Jackson’s Recent Paintings at the National Gallery of Art

  Upon first looking at No. 3, 2016 (1.29.16), I was visually in awe of Jackson’s palette of shimmery silvers, a range of blues and reds and a few moments of lilac. The variety of textures and interactions with light caused by the mix of enamel paint, spray paint and oil based became, for me,...

Culture, LIFE+STYLE / May 4, 2019 Essay – Hip Hop: A Force As Divisive as It Is Inclusive

By Onyekachi Akalonu, Staff Reporter Upcoming Atlanta rapper Montero Lamar Hill, also known as Lil Nas X, shook the music industry with his break out single, Old Town Road. The trap/country blend caused a massive stir in the music community for its unconventional but catchy lyrics, and the subject matter that is often minimally explored...

Culture, LIFE+STYLE / May 3, 2019 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...

Culture, LIFE+STYLE / May 2, 2019 Essay – Failure: Never Let a Hard Time Humble Us

Jade Flint, Culture Editor “[The man] who at the worst, if he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory not defeat.” TEDDY ROOSEVELT, 1910 The beginning of May naturally signals a visual manifestation of the dark times of winter transforming our...

Culture, LIFE+STYLE / May 2, 2019 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....

Culture, LIFE+STYLE / May 2, 2019 Howard Students Attend Pharrell’s ‘Something in the Water’ Festival

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor Pharrell welcomed fans from all over to his hometown of Virginia Beach for the first-ever Something in the Water Festival on April 26, 27 and 28. The festival included performances from numerous big names in music spanning across various genres, engaging discussions with industry leaders and artists and various activities...

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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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