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From High School to Howard
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From High School to Howard

By: Royelle Hickerson, Life+Style Reporter (@royellejvah) Edited by: Clarice Metzger, Life+Style Editor (@_itsClarice) For some freshmen, the transition to Howard University has been everything they’ve expected it to be; but for others, it has been the exact opposite. How does one prepare for college and the inevitable adjustment that comes along with it? “My high…

10 Years of Harlem’s Fashion Row
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10 Years of Harlem’s Fashion Row

By: Olivia Davis, Life+Style Reporter On runways filled with predominantly white, straight-haired models, it’s revolutionary for a black model to wear her natural hair at a show. At Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR), it’s the norm. Harlem’s Fashion Row opens New York Fashion Week every year with its own show, thanks to founder, Brandice Daniel. Established…

CAMPUS SPEAK OUT — Pepsi Commercial
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CAMPUS SPEAK OUT — Pepsi Commercial

Posted 12:55 PM EST, Fri., Apr. 7, 2017 That controversial Pepsi commercial featuring Kendall Jenner had social media buzzing this week. The Hilltop asked: What did you think of it?   Name: Anthony Brown Classification: Junior Major: Journalism Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina “I’m left wondering, what was the purpose? It seems unsubstantial to me. What was the…

ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away
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ROUND-UP — Bison Sports: While You Were Away

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:30 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Basketball: After falling to Norfolk State in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament championship game, Howard Bison men’s basketball player Charles “CJ” Williams was named to the 2017 All-Tournament team by the MEAC. Williams finished the season having averaged approximately 16 points…

It’s Not All About Sports: Spring Break the Nathan Easington Way
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It’s Not All About Sports: Spring Break the Nathan Easington Way

By Brittany Webb, Sports Editor Posted 11:20 AM EST, Mon., March 27, 2017 Throughout the year, Nathan Easington dedicates some of his time to the sports section of The Hilltop. As a contributing writer, Easington faithfully submits at least one article per week that pertains to athletics at Howard, in the community and nationwide. During Spring Break,…

Under Armour, President Trump and Howard: Made Up Controversy?
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Under Armour, President Trump and Howard: Made Up Controversy?

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 01:15 AM EST, Wed., March 15, 2017 Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank stirred a bit of controversy earlier last month with his comments about President Trump being a “real asset to this country.” Noticeably silent, was the Howard University Athletics Department, which a few found interesting since Under Armour is a…

Howard and the New Negro Movement of the 1920s
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Howard and the New Negro Movement of the 1920s

Kyana Harris Posted 8:20 PM EST, Mar. 3, 2017 “The 1920s witnessed the rise of the New Negro movement,” wrote Zachery R. Williams, author of “In Search of the Talented Tenth: Howard University Public Intellectuals and the Dilemmas of Race”. For Howard, the 1920s marked the end of its white presidencies and the dawn of…

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