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Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’
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Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’

By Carrington York, Staff Reporter More than 20 Sodexo employees and Howard University students recently held a “walk-in” to protest the dining workers’ wages. The protest was a response to an ongoing contract dispute between Sodexo and dining employees who work at Howard dormitories and the Blackburn University Center.  Under Sodexo, Howard dining employees’ contracts…

A Look into the Impeachment of President Donald Trump
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A Look into the Impeachment of President Donald Trump

By Osaro Grayson, Staff Reporter President Donald J. Trump was formally impeached by the United States House of Representatives on Dec. 18, 2019. The charges of Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress both passed by votes of 230-197 and 229-198, respectively.  After the passage of the resolutions formally impeaching President Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi…

The Coronavirus Outbreak and What it Means for US Citizens
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The Coronavirus Outbreak and What it Means for US Citizens

By Zaina Fairey, Staff Reporter The Coronavirus, now named COVID-19, was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December. Since then, more than 42,000 people have been infected in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe, although 99  percent of the confirmed cases are in China. The disease is highly contagious and over 1,100 people have died….

$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard
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$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter Elizabeth Catlett sculptures, Romare Bearden collages and Robert S. Duncanson landscapes are among the original and rare artwork that adorns the home of Ronald and Patricia Walters. Now their collection of 152 prints, photographs and other pieces from eras such as the Harlem Renaissance will live on at Howard University….

Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History
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Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History

By Kési Felton, Staff Reporter Howard University received an unprecedented gift of $10 million from the Karsh Family Foundation to endow its STEM Scholars Program, announced in a news release Wednesday, Jan. 22.  The Bison STEM Scholars Program, now renamed the Karsh STEM Scholars Program (KSSP), offers a full scholarship to high school students interested…

Tensions Rise Between United States, Iran
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Tensions Rise Between United States, Iran

By Semira Robinson, Staff Reporter The ongoing conflict between the United States and Iran has reached new heights, beginning earlier this month. Amidst the impeachment trial, a drone struck the Baghdad International Airport, which killed the Iranian major general of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Given that Congress did not approve this strike, many assume…

Howard Removed from HCM1 Status, Returned to Advanced Payment Method
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Howard Removed from HCM1 Status, Returned to Advanced Payment Method

By Donovan Thomas, News Editor Howard University was returned to the advanced method of payment effective immediately on Dec. 17, 2019. Under this new method of payment, the university can now withdraw Title IV funds without approval from the Philadelphia School Participation Division. Howard University is no longer required to make disbursements to eligible students…

Rodney Reed: A Closer Look at The Case
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Rodney Reed: A Closer Look at The Case

By Airielle Lowe An online petition to stop the Nov. 20 execution of Rodney Reed now has over two million signatures, and a majority of society has reached the conclusion that Rodney Reed is innocent, and that his case is yet another example of racial bias and injustice in the American prison system. Rodney Reed…

Supreme Court to Decide the Future of DACA
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Supreme Court to Decide the Future of DACA

By Osaro Grayson, Staff Reporter Thousands of people from around the country, including many immigrants, gathered at the Supreme Court and the Capitol building on Tuesday to protest the Trump Administration’s attempt to end DACA. The United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday, Nov. 12, regarding whether or not President Trump has federal…

Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’
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Howard University Sodexo Employees Petition for ‘Cost-of-Living Wage’

By Carrington York, Staff Reporter More than 20 Sodexo employees and Howard University students recently held a “walk-in” to protest the dining workers’ wages. The protest was a response to an ongoing contract dispute between Sodexo and dining employees who work at Howard dormitories and the Blackburn University Center.  Under Sodexo, Howard dining employees’ contracts…

A Look into the Impeachment of President Donald Trump
NEWS

A Look into the Impeachment of President Donald Trump

By Osaro Grayson, Staff Reporter President Donald J. Trump was formally impeached by the United States House of Representatives on Dec. 18, 2019. The charges of Abuse of Power and Obstruction of Congress both passed by votes of 230-197 and 229-198, respectively.  After the passage of the resolutions formally impeaching President Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi…

Ground Breaks on New Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic
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Ground Breaks on New Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic

By Breonna Randall, Staff Reporter Howard School of Dentistry Alumnus and philanthropist Doctor Amarjit Singh Marwah was honored at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Howard University School of Dentistry’s new state of the art clinic, The Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic, on Friday, Feb 7.  Dr. Marwah’s original donation for The Marwah Comprehensive Care Clinic was…

The Coronavirus Outbreak and What it Means for US Citizens
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The Coronavirus Outbreak and What it Means for US Citizens

By Zaina Fairey, Staff Reporter The Coronavirus, now named COVID-19, was first identified in Wuhan, China, in December. Since then, more than 42,000 people have been infected in Asia, Australia, North America and Europe, although 99  percent of the confirmed cases are in China. The disease is highly contagious and over 1,100 people have died….

Trump Boasts Economic Achievement, Pleads Case to Black Voters During State of the Union
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Trump Boasts Economic Achievement, Pleads Case to Black Voters During State of the Union

By Jeresa Anderson, Staff Reporter President Donald Trump addressed a highly divided Congress in his third State of the Union address amid recent impeachment articles brought up against him by Democrat lawmakers. In his address, Trump credited himself for the improving economy and prided himself on legislation focusing on African Americans. “FOUR MORE YEARS,” chanted…

$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard
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$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter Elizabeth Catlett sculptures, Romare Bearden collages and Robert S. Duncanson landscapes are among the original and rare artwork that adorns the home of Ronald and Patricia Walters. Now their collection of 152 prints, photographs and other pieces from eras such as the Harlem Renaissance will live on at Howard University….

USDA Proposed Rule Could Roll Back Michelle Obama Lunch Program
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USDA Proposed Rule Could Roll Back Michelle Obama Lunch Program

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter On Friday, Jan. 17 First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her 56th birthday. This was also the day that under the Trump administration, the US Department of Agriculture released a new set of rules that would cause a rollback in Michelle Obama’s lunch program under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010. …

Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History
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Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History

By Kési Felton, Staff Reporter Howard University received an unprecedented gift of $10 million from the Karsh Family Foundation to endow its STEM Scholars Program, announced in a news release Wednesday, Jan. 22.  The Bison STEM Scholars Program, now renamed the Karsh STEM Scholars Program (KSSP), offers a full scholarship to high school students interested…

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