Sports / October 11, 2017 Week 6 MEAC Power Rankings

Who Runs the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference? By: Lawrence Dow Twitter: @LJeeeeezy We’re now in the third week on conference play in the MEAC and we’re starting to figure out which teams are contenders and which team’s aren’t. With two ranked teams in the FCS top 25, the MEAC is looking stronger this year than it...

Opinion, Sports / October 11, 2017 A Message For Anyone Who Thought Cam Newton Was “Funny”

Yes, I Talk About Routes. By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor Twitter: @bri_simsxo Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was scrutinized by social media, the NFL, and most new organizations on Wednesday. This was after comments by Newton in relation to a question asked by reporter Jourdan Rodrigue. Newton responded to Rodrigue’s technical question about one...

Sports, Uncategorized / October 6, 2017 How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments

Trump: A Week Later By: Gerald Mallison Jr, Sports reporter (@Geraldmall34) During week three of the National Football League season, a plethora of players, coaches and owners protested against Donald Trump’s tweets regarding the national anthem protest. President Trump’s solution to players kneeling is immediate termination, claiming to “Get that son of a b—- off...

Sports / October 6, 2017 Lady Bison Sweep Delaware State

  Lady Bison look to continue picking up momentum By: Tayler Adigun, Sports reporter(@dangitstayler) Howard University’s volleyball team got their first in-conference win of the season on Sunday at home against Delaware State University. The Lady Bison swept DSU 3-0.  They won the first set 25-12, took the second set 25-11, and finally completed the...

Sports / October 6, 2017 Why can’t they just stick to sports

Athletes should be allowed to speak their mind like everyone else By: Nathan Easington, Sports reporter (@Nateasington)            “You Bum.” That is part of a tweet from basketball superstar Lebron James which was directed at President Donald Trump. The White House announced the long-standing tradition of inviting the reigning NBA champions, in this case the Golden...

Sports / October 1, 2017 Bison take down the Wildcats in a Nail Biter

Howard starts off conference play with a win By: Nicole Hutchinson Twitter: @nikkih0227 Washington, DC— On Saturday September 23, the Howard University Bison secured their first Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference win of the 2017 season over the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 26-24 in one of the most exciting in-conference Howard football games in recent memory. With the clock...

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Column: Historically, Who’s the Real HU?
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Column: Historically, Who’s the Real HU?

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 10:50 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 Over the years, many have heard of the HU vs. HU battle, but there is no battle to be won as it should have never began. It is rooted in the bitterness of, the now, Hampton University wanting to be “the Real HU” when…

Nation’s Classic to Highlight Diversity In Sports Forum
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Nation’s Classic to Highlight Diversity In Sports Forum

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 6:45 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016 Before the highly, anticipated 2016 AT&T Nation’s Football Classic “Battle for the Real HU” football game on Saturday, Sept. 17, at RFK Stadium, there will be an opportunity for both Howard and Hampton students who are interested in a career in broadcasting and sports. Are you…

Black Girl Magic: The Summer of Firsts in the Olympics
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Black Girl Magic: The Summer of Firsts in the Olympics

By Nichole Hutchinson, Sports Staff Writer Posted 8:30 PM EST, Sat, Sept. 3, 2016 From Simone Manuel’s graceful and confident swimming to the triple-medal U.S. women victory in the 100 meter hurdles, African-American women took the spotlight in the 2016 Olympics in Rio. With the Olympics beginning on Saturday, Aug. 6, African-American Olympians, specifically the women, began…

Season ‘16: HU Football Senior Players Predict Success
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Season ‘16: HU Football Senior Players Predict Success

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 1:05 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 As the 2016-2017 football season approaches students and fans, get ready to cheer on their Bison football team at the Nation’s Classics on Sept. 17. The Hilltop would like to introduce three senior players who deserve your support. Nathan Lewis Jr. is a senior…

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