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From High School to Howard
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From High School to Howard

By: Royelle Hickerson, Life+Style Reporter (@royellejvah) Edited by: Clarice Metzger, Life+Style Editor (@_itsClarice) For some freshmen, the transition to Howard University has been everything they’ve expected it to be; but for others, it has been the exact opposite. How does one prepare for college and the inevitable adjustment that comes along with it? “My high…

OPINION — Why You Should Get Help: Dispelling Race Stigmas of Therapy
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OPINION — Why You Should Get Help: Dispelling Race Stigmas of Therapy

By Taiyler Mitchell, Contributing Writer Posted 7:30 PM EST, Thurs., Apr. 6, 2017 Have you ever noticed someone talk about counseling or therapy like it was only for crazy people? Have you ever heard someone say it was a waste of time? According to American Psychological Association’s Cultural Diversity & Ethnic Minority Psychology journal, “A…

Howard and the New Negro Movement of the 1920s
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Howard and the New Negro Movement of the 1920s

Kyana Harris Posted 8:20 PM EST, Mar. 3, 2017 “The 1920s witnessed the rise of the New Negro movement,” wrote Zachery R. Williams, author of “In Search of the Talented Tenth: Howard University Public Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Race”. For Howard, the 1920s marked the end of its white presidencies and the dawn of…

Black History Month: Today’s Game Changers
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Black History Month: Today’s Game Changers

By Jacinth Jones, Staff Writer Posted 12:55 PM EST, Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 As we close out the last full week of Black History Month, The Hilltop highlights eight familiar faces that are the nations’ game changers who as athletes, activists, entrepreneurs, or entertainers are making a difference within their community by elevating the conversation of black…

COLUMN — HBCUs: Are They Still Relevant?
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COLUMN — HBCUs: Are They Still Relevant?

By: Imara Bright-Johnson, Staff Writer Posted 12:45 PM EST, Mon., Feb. 27, 2017 About every other week, you could probably log onto Twitter and have the opportunity to see another round of the infamous contest of merits between historically Black colleges and universities and predominantly white institutions. It is important to hone in on why historically Black…

Experiencing Caribbean Culture: Howard Students, Professors Make Excursion Trip to Cuba
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Experiencing Caribbean Culture: Howard Students, Professors Make Excursion Trip to Cuba

By Kayla Irby, Contributing Writer Posted 9:00 AM EST, Thurs., Feb. 23, 2017 Howard Professor Edilberto Galvan organized a trip to Havana, Cuba for his Spanish News Media class in Winter 2016. The trip was organized so students could complete their final project by conducting reports. The staff and students described the experience as being an eye-opener…

Outfits Of The Week: Best Dressed Students Slay
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Outfits Of The Week: Best Dressed Students Slay

By Maya Reese, Contributing Writer Posted 2:45 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 17, 2017 Updated 10:35 PM EST, Tues., Feb. 21, 2017 Howard University has a very diverse population of students, hailing from all over the world. These students express their emotions, personality, and culture via the outfits they choose to wear. Check out some of…

Say It With a T-Shirt: Popular Collection Honors Obama Departure
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Say It With a T-Shirt: Popular Collection Honors Obama Departure

By Chantè Russell, Staff Writer Posted 2:15 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 12, 2017 Designer JoeFreshGoods launched a collection of t-shirts, jerseys and sweatshirts honoring the departure of the Obama family with airbrush designs called ‘Thank You Obama’ on Jan. 20. Nearly two weeks later, on Feb. 2, Chance The Rapper released a series of photos…

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