A portrait titled, “Congratulations! Marianna Ofosu is named 2003 Rhodes Scholar” hanging in the administrative building at Howard University.

Should Howard be on the Road to Removing the Rhodes?

By Mayowa Fageyinbo, Contributing Writer Earlier this year, students of the University of Cape Town celebrated the removal of the statue of British colonial Cecil Rhodes.  To many, its presence on campus was a symbol of the exploiting and stealing from black Africans, white supremacy and the foundation of Apartheid in South Africa. The taking down of the statue was preceded by weeks of protesting under … Continue reading Should Howard be on the Road to Removing the Rhodes?

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Howard Alum’s Vegan Cookies for Sale in Whole Foods Supermarkets

By Brookie Madison, Contributing Writer Howard University Alum, Jimmy Prude, recently celebrated the stocking of his vegan cookies into Whole Foods supermarket in Chicago. His cookies, Jimmy’s Vegan Cookies, are a popular craving among vegans and non-vegans. Prude founded and launched his cookies in 2011, initially as a connector to people in his community, but soon realized how quickly its taste was desired. On Jimmyprude.com, … Continue reading Howard Alum’s Vegan Cookies for Sale in Whole Foods Supermarkets

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A Syrian Love Story

By McKenzie Marshall, Contributing Writer A screening of Sean McAllister’s “A Syrian Love Story” was hosted by The Frontline Club on Wednesday, September 24 to show people what’s really happening in Syria.  The screening was followed by a panel discussion. The film focused on a Syrian family struggling to keep their family together during a revolution of over throwing the Assad regime. McAllister followed the couple … Continue reading A Syrian Love Story

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The Homecoming Step Show Goes All Out

By Daja Henry, Contributing Writer In the midst of a gloomy Homecoming, Howard University students trekked to the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall on Saturday, October 3rd for the Greek Step Show. Many hoped for this show to revive the frail Homecoming spirit after a cold, rainy day that began with a disappointing loss by the Howard University football team. At the start … Continue reading The Homecoming Step Show Goes All Out

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National Voter Registration Day Comes to Howard University

By Daja Henry, Contributing Writer On Tuesday, September 22, National Voter Registration Day took place at Howard University.  The purpose of the event was to get Howard students registered to vote for the upcoming presidential election in 2016 and to get them to realize the impact their votes can have.  The event was organized by the Howard University College of Arts and Sciences Transcend Council.  … Continue reading National Voter Registration Day Comes to Howard University