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#TheMeccafest: A New Home for Howard Homecoming

Rachel Hampton | Posted 01.03.2015 | College
Rachel Hampton

Howard University's Homecoming celebration is one known for its immense turn out to events with even bigger names attached to them. For 90 years, the celebration has garnered a public filled with Howard students, alumni, the DMV Community, and of course -- those out-of-town friends who crashed on couches to experience such an epic weekend.

A Reign of 90 Years, Crown Creates an Unforgettable Howard Homecoming

Rachel Hampton | Posted 12.30.2014 | College
Rachel Hampton

Each year, the Howard University Homecoming continues to reach higher heights. This year's Crown, celebrated 90 years of creating a celebrity-filled week of events to recognize and commemorate the work of the University's students and alumni.

Of Rules, Responsibility, Google and Colleges

Robert Whitcomb | Posted 07.30.2014 | Books
Robert Whitcomb

The problems that Philip Howard tackles remind me of the growing dominance of process over content (or maybe call it substance). You see this in daily life with the increasing time demanded to keep up with endlessly updated computer programs (planned obsolescence!), and the hours needed to fill out tax returns and insurance forms.

Café Au Go Go: Still Blowing the Winds of Change

Craig Carpenter | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Craig Carpenter

Change may be defined as transformations occurring over time. It is sometimes hard to discern how far and wide that change will reach, and what it will bring about.

Historically Black University's Future Imperiled, Deans Warn

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.02.2013 | College

Academic deans at Howard University in Washington warned in a letter to university trustees, reported in The Washington Post on Monday, that fiscal mi...

Historic Black Theater Reopens In D.C.'s Shaw Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After 32 years, the Howard Theatre in the District of Columbia's Shaw neighborhood is reopening its doors once more. Beset by money prob...

Reflecting on 2011 -- The Year Online Organizers Got Real

Joe Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Joe Solomon

Let's imagine for a moment, that right now we're not nearing the end of 2010. Instead, we're wrapping up 2011 -- the year online organizers shot for the stars.