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Campus Digest: A Roundup of Campus Events

By: Autumn Dalton, Managing Editor | @autieeashh


Blackburn is officially open for the semester – A lack of heat and hot water initially delayed the opening of Armour J. Blackburn University Center. After undergoing renovations during the fall 2017 semester, Blackburn Café officially held its opening celebration on Jan. 30, roughly a week after opening for the semester on Jan. 24.

Bison basketball against FAMU – The Bison will take on the Florida A&M Rattlers for the “Health and Wellness Day” Feb. 3 in Burr Gymnasium. The women’s team plays at 2 p.m., while the men’s game will occur at 4 p.m.

Morgan Jenkins book signing & discussion – Morgan Jenkins, author of “This Will Be My Undoing” will hold a book signing Feb. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the HU Bookstore. The book discusses, “living at the intersection of black, female and feminist in (white) America.”

RSVP housing deadline – For those wishing to continue on-campus living next school year, the $200 deposit is due Feb. 9. The fee is payable through the ePay website. More details can be found on page xx. (there’s an ad going in the paper for this)

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Howard Gospel Choir Auditions – The Howard Gospel Choir will hold their spring 2018 auditions Feb. 12 and Feb. 15, from 6 to 10 p.m. in Lulu Vere Childers Hall, room 3001.

Cap and gown fair – Prospective May 2018 graduates may attend the cap and gown fair Feb. 14 -16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. located in the HU Bookstore. The approximate cost of a cap and gown is $150.

Title IX town hall – In order to allow community input on Howard’s Title IX policies, the university will hold a town hall on Feb. 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the ResLife Multi-Purpose Room, located in College Hall South.


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