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Infamous Hurricane Irma by the Numbers
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Infamous Hurricane Irma by the Numbers

Leah Simone S., Global News Reporter   Hurricane Irma made history as the strongest Atlantic basin hurricane in history and wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico and Florida within one week. At its strongest, the storm boasted 185 mph winds and spanned 70,000 sq. miles, which is 5,000 sq. miles larger than the area…

Howard Holds TedxTalk Series
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Howard Holds TedxTalk Series

By: Justin Cohen, Assistant Copy Editor (@JustinThat1Kid)   “All Things Glorious” was the theme for the third installment of the TEDx Howard series held last Thursday in Cramton Auditorium. TEDx Howard is an annual event that has the goal of spreading thought-provoking ideas about social and scientific topics that are gaining national attention. This year,…

Hip Hop Meets Hustle: Launch of Pitch and Flow
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Hip Hop Meets Hustle: Launch of Pitch and Flow

By: Tia Lowe, Campus Reporter | @TiaMLowe and Taiyler Simone Mitchell, Life+Style Reporter| @taivlersimone Rappers and entrepreneurs came together to promote social consciousness through hip-hop at Pitch and Flow – a rap contest hosted by MC Lyte on Sept.13. Lowe’s Hardware partnered with Unreasonable Group, an organization that supports socially aware entrepreneurs, to sponsor the…

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Hits D.C.
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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Hits D.C.

By: Kamilah Tom   WASHINGTON – A sea of pink and white filled Pennsylvania Avenue in Downtown D.C. as men and women gathered to raise funds for breast cancer research. On Sept. 9, in addition to raising funds, thousands participated in the Race for the Cure 5K event to support breast cancer survivors and to…

The ‘Less-Chocolate’ City: Gentrification in D.C.
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The ‘Less-Chocolate’ City: Gentrification in D.C.

By Raaziq Brown, Culture Reporter (@RaaziqMasud) Gentrification is a phenomenon that is nationally altering urban communities. Portland, Minneapolis and Washington D.C. are the leading cities in which gentrification has a hold–the latter of which we, as Howard students, can see with our own eyes. A demographic analysis conducted by Governing.com concluded that between 2000 and…

Protesters Silence James Comey at Howard University
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Protesters Silence James Comey at Howard University

CORRECTION: This article previously stated that Vice President of Communications and Chief Communication Officer, Crystal Brown had not yet responded to an interview request. VP Brown said today she did not receive an interview request and provided the following quote:  “Howard University is a community that has a rich tradition of advocacy and an important…

Bison Win Thrilling Victory over Bethune-Cookman
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Bison Win Thrilling Victory over Bethune-Cookman

Bison Win the First In-Conference Game of the Season By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy) In another first for Howard football, it was the first time that Howard Bison defeated the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats at home since 1996. The Bison started off in conference play with a win for the first time since the 2012-2013 season….

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