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An Open Letter to Howard Students
Campus, Opinion

An Open Letter to Howard Students

By: Taiyler Mitchell, Life+Style Reporter (@taivlersimone) To my homies and associates; to my Twitter and Instagram followers; to the guy who sits two seats over in my 2 p.m. class and the girl who walks by and smiles at me when I’m walking to my 8 a.m. class; to the residents of my dorm and…

Howard University’s Ph.D. Political Science Program Celebrates 50 Years
Campus, News

Howard University’s Ph.D. Political Science Program Celebrates 50 Years

By Maya McCollum, Politics Reporter (@Maya_BlakeM)   On Thursday, Sept. 21, Howard University’s Political Science Department hosted a panel and reception to celebrate 50 years of alumni earning doctoral degrees and producing and publishing scholarly work. It is the “strongest program on campus” according to Dr. Clarence Lusane, graduate of the program and the current…

The ‘Less-Chocolate’ City: Gentrification in D.C.
Campus, LIFE+STYLE, News

The ‘Less-Chocolate’ City: Gentrification in D.C.

By Raaziq Brown, Culture Reporter (@RaaziqMasud) Gentrification is a phenomenon that is nationally altering urban communities. Portland, Minneapolis and Washington D.C. are the leading cities in which gentrification has a hold–the latter of which we, as Howard students, can see with our own eyes. A demographic analysis conducted by Governing.com concluded that between 2000 and…

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

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…

Howard 150: Barrier Breakers
Sports

Howard 150: Barrier Breakers

By Evan Brooks, Contributing Writer Posted 10:10 AM EST, Thurs., March 2, 2017 Howard University is one of the most prestigious Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Often celebrated for producing mass amount of doctors, lawyers and journalists, Howard has many accolades to celebrate. In addition to those occupations, Howard was once home to athletes and coaches who have…

PROFILE — STILL STANDING: ‘Last Bison Standing’ Becomes Howard’s Signature Apparel
Alumni Spotlight, Campus

PROFILE — STILL STANDING: ‘Last Bison Standing’ Becomes Howard’s Signature Apparel

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 2:15 PM EST, Fri., Feb. 17, 2017 “Established For Bison By Bison.” Since its founding in 2014, ‘Last Bison Standing, Inc.,’ a 501c3 tax exempt non-profit organization, has become a brand that Howard University students, alumni, the local community and celebrities have grown to love. From it’s signature crewnecks, hoodies, and t-shirts…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Renegade” Step Show Electrifies Burr Gymnasium
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Renegade” Step Show Electrifies Burr Gymnasium

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By Amber Broaden, News Editor As the crowd quickly filled the stands, many gathered to watch their friends, fraternity brothers, and sorority sisters of the Divine Nine and Drew Hall Step Team perform at the Howard Homecoming “Renegade” Step Show on Friday,…

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