Tag: Opinion

What’s Hot & What’s Not – 2017 TV Shows
LIFE+STYLE, Opinion

What’s Hot & What’s Not – 2017 TV Shows

By: Daisha Banks, Life+Style Reporter (@___rosyyy) More frequently now, black people are seeing people on TV screens that look like them.  Screenwriter and director Shonda Rhimes even described this time in history as the “browning” of TV. Shonda Rhimes, one of the biggest contributors to the browning of TV, wrote in her book Year of…

SECURE THE BAG: Financial aid got you in a quandary?
Opinion

SECURE THE BAG: Financial aid got you in a quandary?

By: Bria Clark (@autobriagraphy)   Financial aid packages exist to close the gap between what your family (you) can afford and the total cost of tuition and fees. The frustration of trying to create the optimal funding mix can take away from the blessing of furthering your education. Nevertheless, financial aid can be a gift…

Freedom of Speech in Trump’s America?
Opinion

Freedom of Speech in Trump’s America?

By Raaziq Brown, Culture Reporter (@RaaziqMasud) On Aug. 14, 2016—during the NFL preseason—former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made his first solo protest against police brutality by sitting during the national anthem. He went unnoticed. On Aug. 20, Kaepernick continued his protest and sat during the anthem for a second time. Again, he went…

Commentary, Opinion

COMMENTARY — Make America Great Again for Whom?

By Jacinth Jones, Staff Writer Posted 9:20 PM EST, Sun., Jan. 29, 2017 Between President Donald Trump’s rhetoric, the media’s circus of a portrayal of the new commander-in-chief and his supporters during his campaign, I was expecting more out of last Friday’s inauguration. The lack of attendance was evident. Although streets were barricaded, surrounded with police and military…

#HUOdesToObamas: Reflections From The Howard University Community
Opinion

#HUOdesToObamas: Reflections From The Howard University Community

Posted 11:40 PM EST, Thurs., Jan. 19, 2017 On the last day of President Barack Obama’s term as the 44th president of the United States, The Hilltop collected letters, notes, and messages from the Howard University community written to both President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama to reflect on The Obama Years: Dear President Obama, These few…

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