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COLUMN: Thanks for Nothing, Donald
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COLUMN: Thanks for Nothing, Donald

By David DePriest, Columnist Posted 1:55 AM EST, Sat., March 11, 2017 This one is personal. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, President Donald Trump, flanked by a room of HBCU presidents and advisors, signed an executive order that did absolutely nothing. Or next to nothing. The “White House Initiative to Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically…

Congratulations To Apple HBCU Scholars
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Congratulations To Apple HBCU Scholars

By The Hilltop Staff Posted 9:00 AM EST, Thurs., Feb. 23, 2017 Six students from Howard University have been selected into the Apple HBCU Scholars program. This is the second year of the initiative Apple launched in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund to provide opportunities in the tech industry for students and enhance engagement with…

Howard Bison Head Football Coach Gary Harrell To Depart After Six Seasons
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Howard Bison Head Football Coach Gary Harrell To Depart After Six Seasons

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, and Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 2:00 PM EST, Weds., Nov. 23, 2016 Updated 11:15 AM EST, Mon., Nov. 28, 2016 The Thanksgiving holiday became bittersweet for the Howard University football team. While players were heading home to celebrate with their families, the head coach of their team was being released from his position. In an…

Overview of Spotify’s Opening Act: HBCU Tech Conference
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Overview of Spotify’s Opening Act: HBCU Tech Conference

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 5:20 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 14, 2016 In an attempt to make good on their company’s ‘Diversify’ mission to be inclusive and diverse, Spotify launched an outreach initiative for HBCU students: The Opening Act HBCU Conference. Opening Act was a tech and media conference held in New York City on…

Howard Student Employees Fed Up With Inconsistent and Nonexistent Pay
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Howard Student Employees Fed Up With Inconsistent and Nonexistent Pay

By Jacinth Jones, Campus Staff Writer Posted 6:23 PM EST, Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016 Payday is slow to come for a number of Howard’s youngest personnel—as the eighth week of classes approaches, a large number of student paychecks have yet to be distributed. According to paid student leaders and student employees under the Federal Work Study Program, the…

COLUMN — Howard Homecoming: Do You Have a Blueprint?
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COLUMN — Howard Homecoming: Do You Have a Blueprint?

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. Here, our Managing Editor gives a perspective update on what has and hasn’t been announced with a week away from Howard Homecoming 2016. By Rushawn Walters, Managing Editor Posted 10:30 AM EST, Thurs., Oct. 13, 2016 With less than a week away from one of the…

The Rocky Road to Victory: Howard Bison Win First Game Of Football Season
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The Rocky Road to Victory: Howard Bison Win First Game Of Football Season

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 1:20 PM EST, Sun., Oct. 2, 2016 On Saturday, Oct. 1, the Howard Bison faced the Norfolk State University Spartans at Dick Price Stadium for their third Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game of the season. Following two consecutive divisional losses, the Howard University football team proved why people say “the third time’s…

On-Campus Residents Adjust to Visitation Policy
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On-Campus Residents Adjust to Visitation Policy

By Reggie Ogbonna, Campus Staff Writer Posted 9:55 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 29, 2016 In partnership with the Office of Residence Life and the Howard University Student Association 56th Administration, Howard has so far allowed visitation for all students as the first month of classes came to an end. According to Residence Life, the updated visitation procedure,…

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