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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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…

PERSPECTIVE — My First Trip to the Voting Booth
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PERSPECTIVE — My First Trip to the Voting Booth

By Bria Horsley, Contributing Writer Posted 12:40 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 At 20-years-old, I officially exercised my right to vote for the first time. Aside from not initially registering for an absentee ballot, the process was relatively simple. I stood in line, sweating in the unexpected November heat with a proof of D.C. residence…

COLUMN — “Is You Crazy?” – Drake
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COLUMN — “Is You Crazy?” – Drake

By Anthony Brown, Contributing Culture Writer Posted 12:30 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 Music artist Drake’s Kid Cudi diss created somewhat of a backlash with fans who feel that the critique of Kid Cudi’s mental illness is a low blow. In Drake’s new diss song “Two Birds, One Stone,” from his upcoming project “More Life,”…

A Scholar’s Ambition: Hip-Hop & Higher Education
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A Scholar’s Ambition: Hip-Hop & Higher Education

By Chantè Russell, Culture Staff Writer Posted 12:20 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 Words Beats & Life, an organization dedicated to empowering hip-hop culture and artists, hosted a panel entitled “A Scholar’s Ambition: Hip-Hop & Higher Education,” in the Locke Hall auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 2. This event was a part of Words Beats &…

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