Culture, LIFE+STYLE, SPORTS / November 20, 2019 Essay: Young Athletes Should Know HBCUs Can Compete, Too

By Onyekachi Akalonu As the year draws to a close, high school students everywhere are looking ahead at what the new year will entail. Prom, senior trips and ditch days, and most importantly, college acceptances, become the focal points of the new year as a new graduate class steps onto the collegiate landscape. The choice...

SPORTS / November 16, 2019 Are the Wins of the Volleyball Team Going Unnoticed?

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter After pulling off a stunning 3-2 win against Norfolk State on Nov. 12, 2019, the Howard Women’s Volleyball team has now won 4 matches in a row. The team’s victory improves their record to 16-12, 13-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Despite having an outstanding record, the volleyball team...

SPORTS / November 14, 2019 Football Head Coach on Administrative Leave Amidst Verbal Abuse Allegations, 1-8 Start

By Kira Nicole Grant Howard University has placed newly hired Head Football Coach Ron Prince on administrative leave following allegations of verbal abuse, intimidation towards players and several complaints made by parents of Howard University football players.  Bison Athletics Director Kery Davis announced the decision in an issued statement regarding the allegations made against Prince,...

SPORTS / November 14, 2019 Women’s Soccer Falls Short in SWAC Championship

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter Howard University women’s soccer team headed to Houston to compete in the four-day Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament (SWAC) in hopes of winning their fourth SWAC title. Despite taking down #8 seed Southern, and edging Grambling State in double overtime, the Women’s Soccer team lost to the #2 seed in...

SPORTS / November 14, 2019 Nationals Defeat Astros for First World Series Title

By Alex D. Williams For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Nationals are World Series Champions. The Washington Nationals (Nats) defeated the Houston Astros, 6-2,  in Game 7 of the 2019 World Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 30.  The Nationals became the first major league team in Washington, D.C....

SPORTS / November 13, 2019 New Men’s Basketball Coach Leads Bison to Exhibition Victory

By Kira Nicole Grant The Howard University Men’s Basketball Team kicked off their 2019-2020 season winning an exhibition matchup against the Firebirds of the University of the District of Columbia, 64-54, on Friday, November 1, 2019— with the addition of the new Head Coach, Kenneth Blakeney. The contest titled ‘Own The Night’ hosted by the...

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Are the Wins of the Volleyball Team Going Unnoticed?
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Are the Wins of the Volleyball Team Going Unnoticed?

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter After pulling off a stunning 3-2 win against Norfolk State on Nov. 12, 2019, the Howard Women’s Volleyball team has now won 4 matches in a row. The team’s victory improves their record to 16-12, 13-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Despite having an outstanding record, the volleyball team…

Women’s Soccer Falls Short in SWAC Championship
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Women’s Soccer Falls Short in SWAC Championship

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter Howard University women’s soccer team headed to Houston to compete in the four-day Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament (SWAC) in hopes of winning their fourth SWAC title. Despite taking down #8 seed Southern, and edging Grambling State in double overtime, the Women’s Soccer team lost to the #2 seed in…

Nationals Defeat Astros for First World Series Title
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Nationals Defeat Astros for First World Series Title

By Alex D. Williams For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Nationals are World Series Champions. The Washington Nationals (Nats) defeated the Houston Astros, 6-2,  in Game 7 of the 2019 World Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 30.  The Nationals became the first major league team in Washington, D.C….

New Men’s Basketball Coach Leads Bison to Exhibition Victory
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New Men’s Basketball Coach Leads Bison to Exhibition Victory

By Kira Nicole Grant The Howard University Men’s Basketball Team kicked off their 2019-2020 season winning an exhibition matchup against the Firebirds of the University of the District of Columbia, 64-54, on Friday, November 1, 2019— with the addition of the new Head Coach, Kenneth Blakeney. The contest titled ‘Own The Night’ hosted by the…

Lady Bison Earn First Win On the Road, versus UMBC Retrievers
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Lady Bison Earn First Win On the Road, versus UMBC Retrievers

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter The Howard University Women’s Basketball Team earned their first win of the season after defeating the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Retrievers 72-61 in a matchup at the UMBC Event Center Saturday, Nov. 9.  After falling short in their season opener to La Salle University, the Lady Bison opened…

Football Head Coach Placed on Administrative Leave
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Football Head Coach Placed on Administrative Leave

By Jaylin Paschal Bison Football Head Coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave. The decision comes after a season of complaints regarding Prince’s leadership style, including accusations of verbal abuse directed towards players. Several Bison chose to leave the program and enter the transfer portal. Athletics Director Kery Davis has issued the following…

Changing the Game: Top Recruit Makes Official Howard Visit
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Changing the Game: Top Recruit Makes Official Howard Visit

The Best Black Talent in Sports is Beginning to Seriously Consider HBCU’s By Kira Nicole Grant During an eventful Homecoming week, Joshua Christopher, a prolific finisher and premiere shooting guard of the 2020 basketball recruiting class, officially visited Howard University, his new potential home, on Wednesday, Oct. 4 — a resolute consideration to take his…

Are the Wins of the Volleyball Team Going Unnoticed?
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Are the Wins of the Volleyball Team Going Unnoticed?

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter After pulling off a stunning 3-2 win against Norfolk State on Nov. 12, 2019, the Howard Women’s Volleyball team has now won 4 matches in a row. The team’s victory improves their record to 16-12, 13-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Despite having an outstanding record, the volleyball team…

Football Head Coach on Administrative Leave Amidst Verbal Abuse Allegations, 1-8 Start
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Football Head Coach on Administrative Leave Amidst Verbal Abuse Allegations, 1-8 Start

By Kira Nicole Grant Howard University has placed newly hired Head Football Coach Ron Prince on administrative leave following allegations of verbal abuse, intimidation towards players and several complaints made by parents of Howard University football players.  Bison Athletics Director Kery Davis announced the decision in an issued statement regarding the allegations made against Prince,…

Women’s Soccer Falls Short in SWAC Championship
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Women’s Soccer Falls Short in SWAC Championship

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter Howard University women’s soccer team headed to Houston to compete in the four-day Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament (SWAC) in hopes of winning their fourth SWAC title. Despite taking down #8 seed Southern, and edging Grambling State in double overtime, the Women’s Soccer team lost to the #2 seed in…

Nationals Defeat Astros for First World Series Title
SPORTS

Nationals Defeat Astros for First World Series Title

By Alex D. Williams For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Nationals are World Series Champions. The Washington Nationals (Nats) defeated the Houston Astros, 6-2,  in Game 7 of the 2019 World Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston on Oct. 30.  The Nationals became the first major league team in Washington, D.C….

New Men’s Basketball Coach Leads Bison to Exhibition Victory
SPORTS

New Men’s Basketball Coach Leads Bison to Exhibition Victory

By Kira Nicole Grant The Howard University Men’s Basketball Team kicked off their 2019-2020 season winning an exhibition matchup against the Firebirds of the University of the District of Columbia, 64-54, on Friday, November 1, 2019— with the addition of the new Head Coach, Kenneth Blakeney. The contest titled ‘Own The Night’ hosted by the…

Lady Bison Earn First Win On the Road, versus UMBC Retrievers
SPORTS

Lady Bison Earn First Win On the Road, versus UMBC Retrievers

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter The Howard University Women’s Basketball Team earned their first win of the season after defeating the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Retrievers 72-61 in a matchup at the UMBC Event Center Saturday, Nov. 9.  After falling short in their season opener to La Salle University, the Lady Bison opened…

Football Head Coach Placed on Administrative Leave
SPORTS

Football Head Coach Placed on Administrative Leave

By Jaylin Paschal Bison Football Head Coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave. The decision comes after a season of complaints regarding Prince’s leadership style, including accusations of verbal abuse directed towards players. Several Bison chose to leave the program and enter the transfer portal. Athletics Director Kery Davis has issued the following…

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