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Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68
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Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68

By Ashleigh Fields Last week on Oct. 17, Howard University and the United States lost the life of notable alumnus, Elijah Cummings. Most recently he served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for Maryland’s 7th congressional district. The district he served included mostly majority black neighborhoods throughout the city of Baltimore and…

Menstrual Movement Launches First National Period Day
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Menstrual Movement Launches First National Period Day

By Chanté Russell, Managing Editor PERIOD, an organization dedicated to what it calls the “Menstrual Movement,” declared Saturday, Oct. 19 as the inaugural National Period Day. The organization plans to hosts rallies in each of the 50 states to bring awareness to period poverty and fight against the inaccessibility of period products. According to the…

Trump Food Stamp Policy Could Cut Free Lunch For Half A Million Students
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Trump Food Stamp Policy Could Cut Free Lunch For Half A Million Students

By Nancy Vu, Staff Reporter A proposed rule by the Trump administration could eliminate about 500,000 students’ access to free and reduced price meals (FARM) by restricting eligibility to another governmental assistance initiative, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  Back in July, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) amended Section 5(a) of the Food and…

Senator Kamala Harris Hosts HBCU Media Press Call
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Senator Kamala Harris Hosts HBCU Media Press Call

By Chantè Russell, Managing Editor In the earliest stages of the 2020 presidential election, the race has over 15 Democratic candidates, forcing Americans to choose who they’ll pay attention to. Among the few candidates garnering the most attention is Howard University alumna Senator Kamala Harris. Harris joined HBCU student-journalists on a conference call on Tuesday,…

Amber Guyger Trial Ends in Another Black Death
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Amber Guyger Trial Ends in Another Black Death

Key Witness Joshua Brown Shot Dead after Guyer Sentencing By Airielle Lowe On Sept. 6, 2018, 26-year-old Botham Jean was shot and killed in his own apartment by Amber Guyger, an off-duty police officer living in the same building who claimed she didn’t realize she had entered the wrong apartment that night. Thinking Jean was…

A Closer Look At The Ukraine Phone Call
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A Closer Look At The Ukraine Phone Call

Behind the Impeachment Inquiry By Osaro Grayson Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) formally launched an impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump on Sept. 24. What does this mean, and how did we get here? Here’s everything you need to know. An anonymous member of the intelligence community filed a complaint with…

On-Campus Assault Awareness Remains Topic of Concern
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On-Campus Assault Awareness Remains Topic of Concern

By Zaina Fairey College students entering the first semester of the school year are at the highest risk of being sexually assaulted.  According to the Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network, the period from the start of the semester to Thanksgiving break is the most common time for sexual assault on college campuses. Nicknamed “The…

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