CAMPUS, SPORTS / October 10, 2019 Kick Off: Bison Madness Football Pep Rally Leads Homecoming Week

By Semira Robinson Burr Gymnasium was a full house on the evening of Monday, Oct. 7 for the pep rally to kick off Homecoming week. Bison Madness: The Trilogy commenced with a rising R&B artist and MTV personality serving as host for the night, Mechie So Crazy. He warmed up the crowd and introduced the...

SPORTS / October 10, 2019 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...

SPORTS / October 10, 2019 Four Howard University Football Players Enter NCAA Transfer Portal

By Alex D. Williams, Staff Reporter A series of tweets is all it took to shake up the entire Howard University community, prompting Bison to question once again the fate of the Howard University Football Team. Four members, including three sophomores and a senior, have decided to cut their Howard football career short to enter...

SPORTS / October 10, 2019 Ballin’! California Governor NCAA Athletes Can Recieve Payment in 2023

By Kira Nicole Grant, Staff Reporter California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) made history in the collegiate world of sports Monday, Sept. 30 when he signed CA-SB206 Bill, alias The Fair Pay To Play Act, into law—legislation strictly defying the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) standard sports model.  This new bill, which garnered majority support from...

SPORTS / September 20, 2019 Bison Fall Short to Hampton in Annual Chicago Football Classic

By Kira Nicole Grant The Howard University Bison fell short to the Hampton Pirates in their third consecutive contest, in an appearance at Soldier Field for the 22nd annual Chicago Football Classic on Saturday, Sept. 14. After dominating the first quarter of the rivalry showdown, several blunders and turnovers caught up to the Bison (0-3),...

SPORTS / September 20, 2019 Bison Tennis Makes Appearance in Moore Invitational

By Alex Williams Howard University’s women’s tennis team competed in the Bill and Sandra Moore 2019 Tennis invitational, hosted by the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD from Sept. 13 to 15.  Nine members of the tennis team competed in double and singles. Howard fell short in taking the crown, but several Howard athletes made...

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Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations
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Cole, Williams Make NBA Draft Declarations

RJ COLE By Noah Goodin, Staff Reporter After two years on the hilltop, sophomore point guard RJ Cole has declared for the NBA Draft. He hasn’t signed with an agent, allowing him to maintain his collegiate eligibility for now. Cole has been dreaming about being in the NBA since he was three, and is close…

Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison
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Coach Grace Celebrates Victory Milestone with Lady Bison

By Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor Howard’s women basketball coach Tiesha “Ty” Grace has reached over 50 Howard wins. This puts her at over 115 career wins.   Coach Grace and the Lady Bison hold a 17-11 record for their 2018-2019 season which is a virtual 180 from their 12-18 season last year. Grace credits the…

The Howard University Football Team Hands Florida A&M Conference Loss
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The Howard University Football Team Hands Florida A&M Conference Loss

By: Tayler Adigun, Sports Editor The Howard University Bison dominated the (MEAC) conference leaders, Florida A&M University. The Bison racked up 420 yards offensively and managed to keep the Florida Gators to just six points after intermission. Dedrick Parson led the Bison offensively with a game-high 149 yards and a touchdown. FAMU started off with…

Women’s Soccer Set To Take On UNC at NCAA College Cup
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Women’s Soccer Set To Take On UNC at NCAA College Cup

By: Kendall Hamilton, Staff Reporter Howard University defeated Grambling State University 1-0 for the 2018 SWAC Women’s Soccer Conference Tournament championship title on Sunday, Nov. 4. The matchup between the Bison, who finished the regular season in second place, and the first place GSU Tigers was highly anticipated. “Once we found out we were playing…

Howard University Football Celebrates 125th Anniversary
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Howard University Football Celebrates 125th Anniversary

By: Daja Henry, News Editor As the Homecoming football game approached, alumni of the football team, former cheerleaders, coaches and friends of the Howard University Athletic department gathered on Thursday to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the football program with the opening of the “Legends and Legacies” exhibit in Founders Library. The university established the…

Bison Beat Delaware in First Home Game of the Season
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Bison Beat Delaware in First Home Game of the Season

The Bison dominated Delaware State University in their first home game of the season at Green Stadium. The Howard University Football team obliterated Delaware State University, 55-13 on Saturday, Oct. 13. The Bison got straight to the point during their first drive with a 20-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Caylin Newton to running back Jordan Aley….

Playing Lacrosse, A ‘White’ Sport at A Black School
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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…

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