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PERSPECTIVE — What It Meant to Vote in the 2016 Election
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PERSPECTIVE — What It Meant to Vote in the 2016 Election

By Kiana Kisino, Contributing Writer Posted 12:15 AM EST, Fri., Nov. 18, 2016 This year, national exit polls found that 55 percent of millennial voters supported Hillary Clinton, compared to the 37 percent supporting Donald Trump in this election. This year’s election had the fourth-lowest turnout by young voters for a GOP nominee since 1972. Millennials…

COLUMN — The Trump Effect on HBCUs
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COLUMN — The Trump Effect on HBCUs

By Johnathan Saffold, NewsContributing Writer Posted 9:45 AM EST, Thurs., Nov. 17, 2016 The election of Donald Trump as the next POTUS will affect college students nationwide. However, students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are in a singular position: his plans for HBCUs, or lack thereof, will have an undeniably negative impact on the HBCU…

Spreading the Love: Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
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Spreading the Love: Smith Center for Healing and the Arts

By Bria Horsley, Contributing Writer Posted 1:10 PM EST, Tues., Nov. 15, 2016 What began as a journey to locate an innovative approach to healing shortly became the hub of artistic relief that can be found in Washington D.C. today. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts is a nonprofit health, education and arts organization dedicated…

Female Job Readiness Organization Dresses Ward Four Women for Success
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Female Job Readiness Organization Dresses Ward Four Women for Success

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 1:00 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 While job hunting is already daunting, landing the job can be worse, especially for women. A 2016 University of the West of Scotland lecture by Dr. Graham Scott reports women are predominantly  judged by their looks, while male candidates are judged by the…

Horton’s Kids Spotlight: Building a Brighter Future
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Horton’s Kids Spotlight: Building a Brighter Future

By Alanté Millow, Howard University News Service Posted 12:50 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 Several homeless children offered to pump D.C. resident Karin Walser’s gas in exchange for any spare change in 1989. She didn’t have any cash. So she offered to take them to the zoo instead. This act sparked the creation of Horton’s Kids,…

Sister Sister AU Summit Gives Black Women Empowerment
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Sister Sister AU Summit Gives Black Women Empowerment

By Victoria Jonas, News Contributing Writer Posted 12:30 AM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 At Howard University, African-American women are the majority population. But less than 10 miles away, African-American women at American University stand as the minority. These women of the African Diaspora came together to create their own organization known as the Sister Sister AU….

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