Tag: HBCUs

COLUMN — HBCUs: Are They Still Relevant?
LIFE+STYLE

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…

COLUMN — The Trump Effect on HBCUs
NEWS

COLUMN — The Trump Effect on HBCUs

By Johnathan Saffold, NewsContributing Writer Posted 9:45 AM EST, Thurs., Nov. 17, 2016 The election of Donald Trump as the next POTUS will affect college students nationwide. However, students of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are in a singular position: his plans for HBCUs, or lack thereof, will have an undeniably negative impact on the HBCU…

Clinton Promises $25 Billion Investment Plan for HBCUs Upon Election
CAMPUS

Clinton Promises $25 Billion Investment Plan for HBCUs Upon Election

By Daja Henry, Campus Contributing Writer It was more than one year ago when Hillary Clinton unveiled her New College Compact, a plan aimed at making college more affordable for families earning less than $125,000 per year. Last week, however, she added more to that plan, incorporating a proposal of investing $25 billion into historically…