OPINION

Letter To The Editor: The Need For An Africana Studies Ph.D. Program
Letters To The Editor, OPINION

Letter To The Editor: The Need For An Africana Studies Ph.D. Program

Dear President Wayne Frederick, Howard University is the leading institution of higher education for the African Diaspora. In line with the University’s mission to “provide an educational experience of exceptional quality,” there has always been a tradition of scholarly excellence with regard to the experience of its inhabitants. As one of the first places where…

Commentary, OPINION

COMMENTARY — Make America Great Again for Whom?

By Jacinth Jones, Staff Writer Posted 9:20 PM EST, Sun., Jan. 29, 2017 Between President Donald Trump’s rhetoric, the media’s circus of a portrayal of the new commander-in-chief and his supporters during his campaign, I was expecting more out of last Friday’s inauguration. The lack of attendance was evident. Although streets were barricaded, surrounded with police and military…

#HUOdesToObamas: Reflections From The Howard University Community
OPINION

#HUOdesToObamas: Reflections From The Howard University Community

Posted 11:40 PM EST, Thurs., Jan. 19, 2017 On the last day of President Barack Obama’s term as the 44th president of the United States, The Hilltop collected letters, notes, and messages from the Howard University community written to both President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to reflect on The Obama Years: Dear President Obama, These few…

Letter To The Editor: The Price Of Power
Letters To The Editor, OPINION

Letter To The Editor: The Price Of Power

By Chiamaka Ikpeze Editor’s Note: Chiamaka Ikpeze is a Howard University alumna (c/o ’16) who received a B.A. in Sociology. What is the price of popularity at Howard University? What do we lose in pursuit of Greek organizations, high political positions, social clout and prominence? From the moment we step onto campus there are substantial efforts to get…

COLUMN — Omarosa Manigault Hired as Overseer on Trump’s Plantation
OPINION

COLUMN — Omarosa Manigault Hired as Overseer on Trump’s Plantation

By Juan McFarland, Contributing Writer Posted 11:05 PM EST, Weds., Jan. 11, 2017 On Jan. 9, the President-elect Donald Trump’s administration officially announced that Howard University alumna Omarosa Manigault would be hired as an Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison. Her acceptance of these positions is a haunting reminder…

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