Tag: Opinion

Letter To The Editor: Zora’s Legacy and the Need For The Mecca To Honor Her Gift
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, OPINION

Letter To The Editor: Zora’s Legacy and the Need For The Mecca To Honor Her Gift

By: Paul Holston, 2016-2017 Editor-In-Chief | @Tru1P Dear Editor, I write to express a sincere happy anniversary to Howard University’s student newspaper, The Hilltop! Since 1924, The Hilltop has been a beacon of light and the student voice of Howard. Ninety-four years later, the words written, the visuals given, and the tool co-founded by Zora…

18 Movies to look forward to in 2018
LIFE+STYLE, OPINION

18 Movies to look forward to in 2018

Taiyler Mitchell, Life+Style Reporter (@taivlersimone) Indulging in movies is a favorite pastime of many students. Maybe it’s the relentless amount of work we get from professors, the never-ending battle in the financial aid office, the lack of nutrients we get from the cafe or maybe Howard has nothing to do with it and we just…

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…

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