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#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action
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#NewSOC?: Whispers of a New Communications Building Turn Into Plans of Action

By Maya King, Campus Editor Posted 7:05 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 On Saturday, September 10, Howard students, faculty and notable alumni gathered in the Knight Convention Center at the Newseum in downtown Washington, D.C. to commemorate the 45th Anniversary of the Howard University School of Communications. Among the alumni…

Black Male Found Dead in the McMillan Reservoir
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Black Male Found Dead in the McMillan Reservoir

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 5:50 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 Updated 2:10 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department have launched an investigation on a body pulled from the McMillan Reservoir yesterday. Investigators told ABC7 News that a security officer saw the body floating in the reservoir and called for help….

{Feature} Black & White: Capturing the Beauty of the Mecca
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{Feature} Black & White: Capturing the Beauty of the Mecca

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 4:35 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 “Anyone who wanted their portrait taken, I would take it. I did not really care about the responses I would get, I am not doing things for anyone else or comparing myself to other artists because I am just doing what I like,” said photographer…

Body Positivity: Loving Your Body for You
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Body Positivity: Loving Your Body for You

By Justin Cohen, News Staff Writer Posted 4:08 PM EST, Sun., Sept. 11, 2016 The much endorsed super model body type has been called the culprit for low self-esteem in American women for decades. Acceptable representations of bodies and their identities are designated by whom or what makes magazine covers; however, unrepresentative of an actual demographic of…

Fewer Scholarships. Fewer International Friends.
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Fewer Scholarships. Fewer International Friends.

By Shaleen Shah, News Staff Writer Posted 9:40 PM EST, Mon., Sept. 5, 2016 Merit based scholarships, which are highly sought after by international students, are being limited this year. Howard University awards these scholarships based on SAT scores and academic performance. It is speculated that financial pressure on the university played a role in the decision to…

Feminists for Life: the Fight for Preventative Solutions
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Feminists for Life: the Fight for Preventative Solutions

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 8:55 PM EST, Sat, Sept. 3, 2016 Pro-life organization Feminists for Life of America (FFL) hosted a conference briefing to advocate for resolving systemic problems in society that result in necessary abortion, at D.C.’s Capitol Hill on July 7. “Our mission is to recognize that abortion rights are a reflection…

PERSPECTIVE: FLOTUS Makes Surprise Visit To The Mecca
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PERSPECTIVE: FLOTUS Makes Surprise Visit To The Mecca

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 5:30 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 To begin the month of September, Howard University students had the opportunity to attend a co-curricular session to hear from NBC’s host of Late Night with Seth Meyers and “special guests” in the School of Business auditorium, Thursday, Sept. 1. After filing…

Black Education Matters: Georgetown Prepares to Announce their Reparation through Academic Admission
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Black Education Matters: Georgetown Prepares to Announce their Reparation through Academic Admission

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 1:30 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 Georgetown University announced that they will give preferential admissions to descendants of slavery to apologize for disenfranchisement of the past. The university’s president, John J. DeGioia, plans to deliver an apology on Thursday afternoon in order to discuss the initiatives designed to exonerate their…

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