SPORTS / October 14, 2018 Playing Lacrosse, A ‘White’ Sport at A Black School

By: Kennedy Gerard, Staff Reporter Seeing athletes walk through the yard going or returning from their sports team’s practice is very common on the campus of Howard University and many other HBCU’s .Something, not as common, is the groups of, majority, African Americans walking through the campus with their lacrosse sticks in hand. According to...

SPORTS / October 14, 2018 Bison Fall Short to North Carolina Central Eagles

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor  The Howard University football team fell short to North Carolina Central (40-35) in a toe-to- toe match-up Saturday, Oct. 6.The Bison met the Eagles on their turf in a match up that saw over 1,100 yards of combined offense. The Howard Bison obtained 598 yards of total offense and got...

SPORTS / October 5, 2018 Howard Women’s Soccer Sweeps Grambling State University

By: Tia Humphries, Staff Writer The Howard University women’s soccer team defeated the Grambling State University Tigers on Friday, 1-0 victory match at Greene Stadium. This was The Howard Bison’s alumni night conference game which made the victory even more special. Both teams fell short of a goal In the first half. Senior, forward, Makela...

SPORTS / September 14, 2018 Perspective: Mainstream Media’s Depiction of Serena Williams’ Career

By: Sidney Johnson, Staff Reporter On Sunday Sept. 8, Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka competed in the finals for the U.S Open in New York City. Many tennis fans were excited to view the match between the two powerhouse players, but the match took an unexpected turn after the umpire delivered a series of code...

SPORTS / September 2, 2018 Howard University Swimmer Set To Compete In The 2020 Olympics.

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor (@TaylerAdigun) Howard University senior, Latroya Pina will compete in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Pina will compete alongside her siblings, Troy and Jayla, representing Cape Verde. The only pool in Cape Verde is currently under re-construction which limits how many people are able to get into swimming competitively....

SPORTS / May 10, 2018 Spring Sports Roundup: Howard Sports Shine as Season Comes to an End

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeezy) The Howard’s athletic teams are celebrating the end of the regular season from spring athletic as some teams get ready for postseason play.  As the year comes to an end it seems an apt time to reflect on the success of Howard Athletics this season. Howard had some historic...

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Blackballed for Protest: From Mahmoud Abdul Rauf to Eric Reid
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Blackballed for Protest: From Mahmoud Abdul Rauf to Eric Reid

By: Lawrence Dow, Sports Editor (@LJeeeeezy)   Eric Reid was one of the first players to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick while they were both teammates for the San Francisco 49ers during the 20162017 season. Reid continued his protest this season, repeatedly kneeling during the season. As a free agent this year, Reid has yet to…

HU Men’s Basketball Comeback Falls Short in First Round of MEAC
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HU Men’s Basketball Comeback Falls Short in First Round of MEAC

By: HU Bison Athletics   Howard University Men’s Basketball team erased an 18-point deficit, but were unable to complete the comeback as they fell to Florida A&M (FAMU), 88-78, at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) First Round in Norfolk, Va. HU shot a respectable 44-percent (28-of-63) from the floor while outscoring the Rattlers inside, 32-20….

Florida A&M Shatters Howard’s Women’s Title Hopes
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Florida A&M Shatters Howard’s Women’s Title Hopes

By: HU Bison Athletics   Howard University Women’s Basketball team saw its title hopes shattered when the No. 12 Florida A&M Rattlers downed HU, 69-64, at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) First Round inside the Norfolk Scope Arena. “I pretty disappointed how the game ended,” said Howard Women’s Basketball head coach Ty Grace. “We had…

Team USA Prepares for Final Week of Winter Olympics
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Team USA Prepares for Final Week of Winter Olympics

By: Brianna Sims, Assistant Sports Editor @bri_simsxo   The 2018 Winter Olympics are underway in Pyeongchang County, South Korea, from Feb. 9 to Feb. 25. Over 2,925 athletes representing 90 nations are competing to bring home the gold. Norway is currently in first place with a total of 29 medals, Canada is close behind with…

Multiple Eagles Players Plan to Skip White House Visit
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Multiple Eagles Players Plan to Skip White House Visit

Will any Philadelphia Eagles visit the White House? By: Evan Brooks, Sports Reporter  (@_underratedstar) The Philadelphia Eagles are 2018 Super Bowl champs and, in addition to a trip to Disney World, the team also gets a chance to visit the White House. President Trump has been under intense scrutiny since stepping into office, and some…

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