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PERSPECTIVE — My First Trip to the Voting Booth
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PERSPECTIVE — My First Trip to the Voting Booth

By Bria Horsley, Contributing Writer Posted 12:40 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 At 20-years-old, I officially exercised my right to vote for the first time. Aside from not initially registering for an absentee ballot, the process was relatively simple. I stood in line, sweating in the unexpected November heat with a proof of D.C. residence…

COLUMN — “Is You Crazy?” – Drake
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COLUMN — “Is You Crazy?” – Drake

By Anthony Brown, Contributing Culture Writer Posted 12:30 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 Music artist Drake’s Kid Cudi diss created somewhat of a backlash with fans who feel that the critique of Kid Cudi’s mental illness is a low blow. In Drake’s new diss song “Two Birds, One Stone,” from his upcoming project “More Life,”…

A Scholar’s Ambition: Hip-Hop & Higher Education
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A Scholar’s Ambition: Hip-Hop & Higher Education

By Chantè Russell, Culture Staff Writer Posted 12:20 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 Words Beats & Life, an organization dedicated to empowering hip-hop culture and artists, hosted a panel entitled “A Scholar’s Ambition: Hip-Hop & Higher Education,” in the Locke Hall auditorium on Wednesday, Nov. 2. This event was a part of Words Beats &…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Renegade” Step Show Electrifies Burr Gymnasium
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Renegade” Step Show Electrifies Burr Gymnasium

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Amber Broaden, News Editor As the crowd quickly filled the stands, many gathered to watch their friends, fraternity brothers, and sorority sisters of the Divine Nine and Drew Hall Step Team perform at the Howard Homecoming “Renegade” Step Show on Friday,…

#ExperienceBlueprint: Howard, Homecoming and Hip-Hop
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#ExperienceBlueprint: Howard, Homecoming and Hip-Hop

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Jaylin Paschal & Nicole Hutchinson, Culture & Sports Staff Writers It’s no secret that Howard University has a special place in Hip-Hop’s heart. Howard has shoutouts in several hip hop songs, like Drake’s “Make Me Proud,” The Game’s “Celebration,” J. Cole’s…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Untitled to UNITED”  Homecoming Fashion Show A Success Despite Celebrity No-Show
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Untitled to UNITED” Homecoming Fashion Show A Success Despite Celebrity No-Show

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Christian-Alexis Bacon, Contributing News Writer The hype for this year’s Homecoming Annual Fashion Show, entitled “Untitled to UNITED,” rode on whispers and speculations on social media of music artist, Chance the Rapper, to possibly being in attendance on Thursday, October 20,…

Overview — Changing the Climate College Tour Stops By Howard
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Overview — Changing the Climate College Tour Stops By Howard

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 10:05 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 20, 2016 In partnership with BET Vote 2016, The Changing the Climate College Tour set out to encourage young, African-American voters to get involved in the political process, Thursday, October 20. The event was hosted by the Howard University Student Association in the Blackburn…

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