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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COLUMN: Thank the Academy?
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COLUMN: Thank the Academy?

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 2:45 AM EST, Sat., March 4, 2017 Moonlight is a masterpiece. There’s no doubting that. Yet despite being one of the best film of the year, no one expected it to win Best Picture at the Oscars last Sunday. Many said it was too artsy and experimental, too unapologetically queer,…

Howard and the New Negro Movement of the 1920s
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Howard and the New Negro Movement of the 1920s

Kyana Harris Posted 8:20 PM EST, Mar. 3, 2017 “The 1920s witnessed the rise of the New Negro movement,” wrote Zachery R. Williams, author of “In Search of the Talented Tenth: Howard University Public Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Race”. For Howard, the 1920s marked the end of its white presidencies and the dawn of…

The Relevance of Black Television
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The Relevance of Black Television

By: Imara Bright-Johnson Posted 8:15 PM EST, Fri., Mar. 3, 2017 During the 1980s and 1990s, Black television had some of the most popular programs of all time. It was the first time that Black shows focused on showcasing Black culture (and it was popular en masse), as well as giving many African American actors…

Howard University’s Excellent Scholars Over 150 Years
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Howard University’s Excellent Scholars Over 150 Years

By: Imara Bright-Johnson Posted 8:00 PM EST, Fri., Mar. 3, 2017 Howard University, aka ‘The Mecca’, is one of the best historically Black colleges in the country. Over the years, Howard has produced many well known scholars, artists, writers, and political activists—all of whom have made a significant impact on society. For 150 years, Howard…

Black History Month: Today’s Game Changers
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Black History Month: Today’s Game Changers

By Jacinth Jones, Staff Writer Posted 12:55 PM EST, Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 As we close out the last full week of Black History Month, The Hilltop highlights eight familiar faces that are the nations’ game changers who as athletes, activists, entrepreneurs, or entertainers are making a difference within their community by elevating the conversation of black…

COLUMN — HBCUs: Are They Still Relevant?
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COLUMN — HBCUs: Are They Still Relevant?

By: Imara Bright-Johnson, Staff Writer Posted 12:45 PM EST, Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 About every other week, you could probably log onto Twitter and have the opportunity to see another round of the infamous contest of merits between historically Black colleges and universities and predominantly white institutions. It is important to hone in on why historically Black…

Experiencing Caribbean Culture: Howard Students, Professors Make Excursion Trip to Cuba
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Experiencing Caribbean Culture: Howard Students, Professors Make Excursion Trip to Cuba

By Kayla Irby, Contributing Writer Posted 9:00 AM EST, Thurs., Feb. 23, 2017 Howard Professor Edilberto Galvan organized a trip to Havana, Cuba for his Spanish News Media class in Winter 2016. The trip was organized so students could complete their final project by conducting reports. The staff and students described the experience as being an eye-opener…

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