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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…

REVIEW — Big Sean: I Decided
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REVIEW — Big Sean: I Decided

By: Imara Bright-Johnson, Staff Writer Posted 2:05 PM EST, Sun., Feb. 12, 2017 “I got tears of joy in eyes, thankful to share this music. Thank you for giving me this moment. #IDecided,” Detroit rapper Big Sean tweeted on Feb. 2. The next night, Big Sean released his fourth, highly anticipated solo album, “I Decided,”  to…

Happy Birthday Angela Davis: A Reflection and Tribute
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Happy Birthday Angela Davis: A Reflection and Tribute

By Imara Bright-Johnson, Contributing Writer Posted 6:00 PM EST, Thurs., Jan. 26, 2017 “The freedom struggles of Black people that have shaped the very nature of this country’s history cannot be deleted with the sweep of a hand. We cannot be made to forget that Black lives do matter. This is a country anchored in slavery and…

Happy Birthday Bessie Coleman: A Tribute to One of the Greats
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Happy Birthday Bessie Coleman: A Tribute to One of the Greats

By Imara Bright-Johnson, Contributing Writer Posted 4:20 PM EST, Thurs., Jan. 26, 2017 As the first African-American woman to obtain a pilot’s license, Bessie Coleman made great strides with her outstanding flying skills. Although heavily doubted, Coleman continued to persevere and accomplish her goals despite the racial and gender discrimination she encountered. Bessie Coleman was a true…

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