Tag: The Hilltop

The Hilltop Moves Near Familiar Street In New Location
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The Hilltop Moves Near Familiar Street In New Location

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 12:30 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 3, 2017 After residing on the P-level of Howard Plaza Towers—West since 1991, The Hilltop has relocated to a permanent location back on Fourth Street. The Hilltop, Howard University’s student newspaper since 1924, now resides at its new address: 2401 4th Street Northwest, 68B, Washington, D.C. 20059….

Power To The Pen: Student Media Matters
Opinion

Power To The Pen: Student Media Matters

The Hilltop Expresses To Howard University That Student Media Is Still Media. By The Hilltop Editorial Board Posted 9:20 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 On Thursday, First Lady Michelle Obama paid an impromptu visit to Howard University alongside Seth Meyers and Nick Cannon for a panel discussion about her Reach Higher initiative. Among those at the…

Nostalgic for Black Culture, Festivals in D.C.
LIFE+STYLE

Nostalgic for Black Culture, Festivals in D.C.

By Zerline Hughes, Hilltop Alumni Columnist (SPECIAL To The Hilltop) Posted 10:15 PM EST, Sat. July 16, 2016 As you young folks say, I just got my life! And how appropriate – I was at the “Phife is Living!” event held at Marvin Gaye Park in Northeast Washington, D.C on Saturday, July 16. Live Afro-Cuban drumming by…

The Hilltop Archives: 1961 – Malcolm X At The Mecca
Commentary, Opinion

The Hilltop Archives: 1961 – Malcolm X At The Mecca

  The Hilltop Archives: October 27, 1961, Volume 44, Issue 4, Pages 1, 2 and 6. (Courtesy of Moorland-Springarn Research Center, Howard University.) By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 9:35 PM EST, Thurs. May 19, 2016 Updated 11:00 PM EST, Thurs. May 19, 2016 Editor’s Note: After pulling archives of The Hilltop Newspaper pertaining to…

Thompson Hospitality Lays Off 12 Percent Of Howard University’s Contracted, Facility Management Workers
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Thompson Hospitality Lays Off 12 Percent Of Howard University’s Contracted, Facility Management Workers

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 11:00 PM EST, Tues. May 10, 2016 When the celebration ends and all the confetti is gone, there is clean up to be done and life continues to goes on. This was the case Saturday afternoon during Howard University’s 148th Commencement, as about two dozen former contracted maintenance workers and…

Reflection from The Hilltop Business Manager
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Reflection from The Hilltop Business Manager

By Almani Jackson, Business Manager, “The Hilltop” Newspaper My name is Almani Jackson, a transfer student at Howard University, and the 2016-2017 Business Manager for Howard University’s The Hilltop student newspaper. My reasons for desiring to become the Business Manager was because of my strong desire to become involved on campus, as well as to learn more…

Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement
Campus, News

Obama Embodies Blackness, Confidence, Hope at Howard University’s 148th Commencement

Obama urges Howard Class of 2016 graduates to “Be confident in your heritage. Be confident in your Blackness.” By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief, “The Hilltop” Newspaper Posted 5:00 PM EST, Sat. May 7, 2016 In what will go down as one of the most significant moments in Howard University’s history, President Barack Obama delivered a strong, eloquent and inspirational…