Tag: #HowardU150

Homecoming at a Glance: What the Week Really Means
Campus, LIFE+STYLE, Opinion

Homecoming at a Glance: What the Week Really Means

By Raaziq Brown, Culture Contributing Writer (@RaaziqMasud) As a legacy student of Howard University, I began my tenure at the Mecca in 2014 with grand expectations for Homecoming. Throughout the entirety of my youth, my mother, who graduated from Howard in 1991, boasted about the superiority of Howard’s Homecoming in comparison to all schools–HBCU’s and…

#YouTube FanFest Finally Lands in the U.S.
Campus, LIFE+STYLE

#YouTube FanFest Finally Lands in the U.S.

By Clarice Metzger, Life+Style Editor (@_itsClarice) What began as a trending hashtag during a meeting with black YouTube creators and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki two years ago has since blossomed into the #YouTubeBlack Initiative, #YouTubeBlack Creators Summit and now #YouTubeBlack FanFest. Since its inception, #YouTube FanFest—a live performance show featuring YouTube’s biggest stars—has taken place…

#HowardU150: The Significance of Charter Day
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#HowardU150: The Significance of Charter Day

By Kai Sinclair, Staff Writer Posted 4:15 AM EST, Sat., March 4, 2017 Today on March 2, the institution that produced the likes of Thurgood Marshall, Kwame Ture and Debbie Allen will celebrate its sesquicentennial. As Charter Day approaches, students reflect on the significance of the yearly celebration. Through events like the Charter Day Dinner…

Reflection on Charter Day
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Reflection on Charter Day

By Justin Cohen, Staff Writer Posted 3:00 AM EST, Sat., March 4, 2017 Howard University is one of the most important things in my life. When I first came to this school, I didn’t know just how great it was. I was just excited to go to a school with some name recognition, and I…

Trump Administration Highlights Discord on Howard University’s Campus
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Trump Administration Highlights Discord on Howard University’s Campus

By Dawchelle Hamilton and Victoria Mba-Jonas, Contributing Writers Posted 11:15 AM EST, Thurs., Mar. 2, 2017 On Tuesday morning, Feb. 28, graffiti was found throughout Howard University’s campus that criticized Howard President Wayne A.I. Frederick’s recent meetings with President Donald Trump’s administration. “Welcome to the Trump Plantation | Overseer: Wayne A.I. Frederick” read one of the many messages…