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HUASA Teams Up with Bread for the City for Giving Tuesday

By: Tanasia Smith, Contributing Writer While Black Friday and Cyber Monday launched the holiday season, Giving Tuesday also created a festive mood. Howard University African Students Association (HUASA) prepared for #GivingTuesday by bagging groceries for low-income families in Washington, D.C. HUASA students returned from the Thanksgiving long weekend instantly in the charitable spirit of the gift-giving season. Members of HUASA teamed up with Bread for … Continue reading HUASA Teams Up with Bread for the City for Giving Tuesday

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Farewell Obama

By: Tanasia Smith, Contributing Writer Students at Howard University have begun to bid farewell to the first and only Black president the U.S. has had, President Obama. At the 2016 Election Watch Party held in Blackburn Ballroom by HUSA on November 8 about 200 students watched CNN’s coverage of the historic election. Everyone was nervous about the race to reach 270 votes in the electoral … Continue reading Farewell Obama

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