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20 Covers for 20 Years of XXL Magazine
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20 Covers for 20 Years of XXL Magazine

By Jamara Robinson, Life+Style Reporter, (@itsJamara) XXL Magazine, one of the most popular hip-hop publications in the country, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. With its release in 1997, the magazine has remained a pillar for hip-hop and has kept up that standard through its strong print circulation and notable Freshman Class list, to name…

Welcome to Joon: Air France’s Millennial Airline
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Welcome to Joon: Air France’s Millennial Airline

By: Olivia Davis, Life + Style Reporter (@_oliviarae_) As a new generation arises, companies are scrambling to create the perfect marketing campaign to target a young audience. According to Live Science, millennials–adults born between 1982 and 2004–are known for their confidence, liberal views, self-expression and reception to new ideas and ways of living. Air France’s…

Howard University’s Ph.D. Political Science Program Celebrates 50 Years
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Howard University’s Ph.D. Political Science Program Celebrates 50 Years

By Maya McCollum, Politics Reporter (@Maya_BlakeM)   On Thursday, Sept. 21, Howard University’s Political Science Department hosted a panel and reception to celebrate 50 years of alumni earning doctoral degrees and producing and publishing scholarly work. It is the “strongest program on campus” according to Dr. Clarence Lusane, graduate of the program and the current…

Hip-Hop’s Global Impact at CBC’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference
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Hip-Hop’s Global Impact at CBC’s 47th Annual Legislative Conference

By Jamara Robinson, Life+Style Reporter (@itsJamara) The Congressional Black Caucus held their 47th Annual Legislative Conference Sept. 20-25— five days of events dedicated to issues currently affecting the black community worldwide. On the conference’s third day, there was a panel discussion about hip-hop’s impact on the United States of America’s economy and how the culture…

Fresh Cuts for Freshmen: Howard University Opens Free On-Campus Barbershop
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Fresh Cuts for Freshmen: Howard University Opens Free On-Campus Barbershop

By: David Robinson Jr, (@drdavphoto)   Howard University opened the doors to its first-ever on-campus barbershop. President Wayne A.I. Frederick received the inaugural haircut from barber and Howard alumnus LaMont Russell in the Charles R. Drew Hall location. Russell, better known as “Uncle Zeno,” is an entrepreneur and currently serves as the barbershop’s sole barber….

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…

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