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Lester Holt Tapped for Opening Convocation
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Lester Holt Tapped for Opening Convocation

By Lauren Holley, Staff Reporter  In a statement released on Sept. 13, President Wayne A.I. Frederick announced that “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt will deliver Howard University’s 151st Opening Convocation address on Sept. 21. Convocation is an annual event focused on bringing in the new school year, officially welcoming the freshman class and highlighting…

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Recap: CBC Demands King’s Dream be Realized

By Kayla York, Staff Writer The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted its 48th Annual Legislative Conference entitled “The Dream Still Demands” this weekend, Sept.12-16, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The conference’s theme honored the legacy of the civil rights movement and the activists of today fighting for justice and equality. On Sept. 14,…

CBC Discusses Voting Rights, Disenfranchisement in Braintrust
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CBC Discusses Voting Rights, Disenfranchisement in Braintrust

By: Jeresa Anderson, Staff Reporter The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation held its Annual Legislative Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to bring awareness to issues impacting African-Americans and the global black community. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), former Attorney General Eric Holder, President and Direct-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Sherrilyn…

Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions
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Howard University Joins Top 100 Institutions

By: Tre Egerton, Staff Reporter The word is out. US News and World Report’s 2019 Best National University Rankings has named the Mecca No. 89 in the nation, a 21 position leap from last year. This is the first time under the leadership of President Wayne A.I. Frederick that the University has been ranked in…

SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School
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SOC Town Hall Discusses State of the School

By: Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief The Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council held a town hall on Wednesday, Sept. 12 to discuss school and departmental advancements, advising,  issues, opportunities and concerns. Students from several classifications and majors came out to spend the evening educating themselves on school affairs and projects. The chairs of the Strategic,…

Donna Brazile and Michael Steele urge challenging the system in ‘The Future is Now: Reviving Civility’
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Donna Brazile and Michael Steele urge challenging the system in ‘The Future is Now: Reviving Civility’

By Daja E. Henry, News Editor  On the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, King Endowed Chair and former Democratic National Convention Chair Donna Brazile sat in conversation with Michael Steele, former chair of the Republican National Convention. Brazile and Steele are two of three African-Americans to hold the position of chair for each party….

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