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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: President Frederick denies retaliation against embezzlement ‘whistleblower,’ can’t confirm total amount stolen from Howard University
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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: President Frederick denies retaliation against embezzlement ‘whistleblower,’ can’t confirm total amount stolen from Howard University

Investigation led to firing of six staff; at least one paying restitution By: Jazmin Goodwin, Editor-In-Chief (@TheCozyJAZ) After Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick released a statement acknowledging financial aid impropriety at the university, he spoke to The Hilltop about the how the embezzlement had been investigated as well as the frustration and disappointment expressed…

DEVELOPING: Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick Confirms Financial Aid Embezzlement Scandal
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DEVELOPING: Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick Confirms Financial Aid Embezzlement Scandal

Students are in an uproar after a story by an anonymous author by the name of “Veritas 1867”  was posted to Medium that included records alleging Howard University financial aid employees of stealing $1 million dollars in financial aid funding. The story gained widespread attention after student activist group, HU Resist shared the story on…

Hundreds of Thousands March to End Gun Violence
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Hundreds of Thousands March to End Gun Violence

By: Adrienne Perkins and Montana Couser, Howard University News Service Hundreds of thousands marched in the nation’s capital and across the world to commemorate those killed by gun violence and to demand more effective gun control legislation. The march, entitled March for Our Lives, was led by teenagers and survivors of the mass shooting at…

#MarchForOurLives, But Whose Lives? Exploring the Lack of Intersectionality in the Movements for Gun Control
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#MarchForOurLives, But Whose Lives? Exploring the Lack of Intersectionality in the Movements for Gun Control

By: Nancy Vu, News Reporter (@NancyVu99) On Saturday, March 24, an estimated 200,000 protesters walked in solidarity to support stricter gun control policies along the streets of Capitol Hill. With over 800 sister marches worldwide, March for Our Lives signified the largest protest against gun violence since 2000 and connected millions through the use of…

A School Shooting Every Week, One-By-One
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A School Shooting Every Week, One-By-One

Gun Violence in America: Part 1 By: Alexa Imani Spencer, Howard University News Service This is the first of a two-part series on the murders of teenagers throughout the U.S. While the nation’s attention is focused on deaths in school shootings, the equivalent number of teenage murders take place every week, mostly in African-American and…

A School Shooting Every Week, One-By-One
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A School Shooting Every Week, One-By-One

Gun Violence in America: Part 2 By: Alexa Imani Spencer, Howard University News Service This is the second of a two-part series on the murders of teenagers throughout the U.S. While the nation’s attention is focused on deaths in school shootings, the equivalent number of teenage murders place every week, mostly in African-American and Hispanic…

A Conversation with Cathy Hughes
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A Conversation with Cathy Hughes

By: Kyra Azore, Staff News Reporter (@KyraAzore)   Howard University students, faculty and community members came together in the In3 Incubator to have, “A Conversation with Cathy Hughes.” The media mogul and namesake of the school of communications spoke candidly about many things, including her journey to becoming the first African-American woman to chair a…

Howard Celebrates $250,000 Donation to Start New Bloomberg Finance Lab
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Howard Celebrates $250,000 Donation to Start New Bloomberg Finance Lab

By: Jazmin Goodwin, HU News Service   Nestled on the fourth floor of Howard University’s School of Business (HUSB), members of the Howard University community gathered for the first time in the new Bloomberg Finance Lab. Wendell E. Mackey, CFA, a 1985 alumnus, contributed $250,000 for the creation of the new lab. The official opening was…

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