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Howard Removed from HCM1 Status, Returned to Advanced Payment Method
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Howard Removed from HCM1 Status, Returned to Advanced Payment Method

By Donovan Thomas, News Editor Howard University was returned to the advanced method of payment effective immediately on Dec. 17, 2019. Under this new method of payment, the university can now withdraw Title IV funds without approval from the Philadelphia School Participation Division. Howard University is no longer required to make disbursements to eligible students…

Howard Step Team Wins Annual Step Competition at Princeton
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Howard Step Team Wins Annual Step Competition at Princeton

By Donovan Thomas, Campus Editor The Howard University Step Team won the 9th Annual Hit ‘Em With the Beats Step Competition on Saturday, Nov. 9 marking the team’s third championship at Princeton University in the last five years, after having won in 2015 and 2016. Ashon Mask, the team’s performance coordinator and a Howard class…

Freshman Girls Air Housing Grievances with #HUFailedQuad
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Freshman Girls Air Housing Grievances with #HUFailedQuad

The Trending Twitter Hashtag Prompted Conversation on Living Conditions By Donovan Thomas, Campus News Editor and Zaina Fairey, Staff Reporter Recently residents of the female freshman dormitory, Harriet Tubman Quadrangle, have taken to Twitter to reveal the quality of their living conditions after the reopening of the residence hall at the start of the Fall…

The Hilltop Struggles with Changes in News Industry
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The Hilltop Struggles with Changes in News Industry

By Jaylin Paschal, Editor-in-Chief, Donovan Thomas, Campus News Editor and Yasha Washington, Staff Reporter The Hilltop, Howard University’s student newspaper, was effectively shut down for the first half of the fall 2019 semester after a nearly $280,000 budget deficit was reported at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. The financial problems and resulting publication…

Alumni Spotlight: Checking Inn with Alumna Monique Greenwood
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Alumni Spotlight: Checking Inn with Alumna Monique Greenwood

By Donovan Thomas, Campus News Editor From studying at Howard University as a student in the late seventies to becoming a faculty member, Monique Greenwood has long been invested in the school. Having served as Editor-in-Chief of Essence and now running a successful hospitality company, Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast Inns, Greenwood has harnessed her writing,…