Latest Entries
A little too late?
Campus News / Local News

A little too late?

By Danni Doaks Contributing Writer “I have been coming to Howard University’s Homecoming for years now. After what happened last year though I doubt I will return,” said Nick Jones, 22, Maryland resident. For 90 years, Howard University’s Homecoming has been an event many students, alumni and the community looked forward to every October. Students … Continue reading

‘The truth is that the odds are still stacked against too many children in this country who look like us.’
National News / Opinion

‘The truth is that the odds are still stacked against too many children in this country who look like us.’

By Shani Jackson Dowell Contributing writer   On Monday, Teach For America announced that Howard contributed more teachers to its 2014 corps than any other school of its size. As a proud alum of both Howard and TFA, this news fills me with love and gratitude for my alma mater. When I was growing up, … Continue reading

A twist on hair language
Campus News

A twist on hair language

By Danni Doaks Contributing writer Pamela Farrell educates Howard students on hair shapes and the benefits of natural hair styles on Sept. 22, 2014, at Howard University. (Danni Doaks/ Spotlight Network)   “I’m really excited! I really wanted to share my circle hair. This is my second group I have shared this with,” said Pamela … Continue reading