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Trump Boasts Economic Achievement, Pleads Case to Black Voters During State of the Union
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Trump Boasts Economic Achievement, Pleads Case to Black Voters During State of the Union

By Jeresa Anderson, Staff Reporter President Donald Trump addressed a highly divided Congress in his third State of the Union address amid recent impeachment articles brought up against him by Democrat lawmakers. In his address, Trump credited himself for the improving economy and prided himself on legislation focusing on African Americans. “FOUR MORE YEARS,” chanted…

$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard
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$2.5 Million Gift of Art Honors Ron Walters’ Love for Howard

By Airielle Lowe, Staff Reporter Elizabeth Catlett sculptures, Romare Bearden collages and Robert S. Duncanson landscapes are among the original and rare artwork that adorns the home of Ronald and Patricia Walters. Now their collection of 152 prints, photographs and other pieces from eras such as the Harlem Renaissance will live on at Howard University….

USDA Proposed Rule Could Roll Back Michelle Obama Lunch Program
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USDA Proposed Rule Could Roll Back Michelle Obama Lunch Program

By Corinne Dorsey, Staff Reporter On Friday, Jan. 17 First Lady Michelle Obama celebrated her 56th birthday. This was also the day that under the Trump administration, the US Department of Agriculture released a new set of rules that would cause a rollback in Michelle Obama’s lunch program under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of 2010. …

Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History
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Howard Receives $10 Million Donation, Largest in School History

By Kési Felton, Staff Reporter Howard University received an unprecedented gift of $10 million from the Karsh Family Foundation to endow its STEM Scholars Program, announced in a news release Wednesday, Jan. 22.  The Bison STEM Scholars Program, now renamed the Karsh STEM Scholars Program (KSSP), offers a full scholarship to high school students interested…

New York Times Editorial Board Gives its Final Rose to Two Candidates
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New York Times Editorial Board Gives its Final Rose to Two Candidates

By Neema Mungai, Staff Reporter The New York Times editorial board has been endorsing presidential candidates for over 160 years. Historically, the interview process has been done behind closed doors. This year, however, the board chose to experiment with a public process. This included the periodic release of candidate interview transcripts, four New York Times…

Howard Students Weigh on 2020 Presidential Race, Candidates
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Howard Students Weigh on 2020 Presidential Race, Candidates

By Ashleigh Fields, Staff Reporter There are currently 12 Democrats and three Republicans running in the 2020 presidential election. Though their campaigning styles and promises vary, they are each targeting a specific audience, college students. College students haven’t always been among a group with the highest percentage of voters. However, a study conducted by Tufts…

Tensions Rise Between United States, Iran
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Tensions Rise Between United States, Iran

By Semira Robinson, Staff Reporter The ongoing conflict between the United States and Iran has reached new heights, beginning earlier this month. Amidst the impeachment trial, a drone struck the Baghdad International Airport, which killed the Iranian major general of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Given that Congress did not approve this strike, many assume…

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