African Immigrants to Continue to Diversify D.C, U.S.

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By Paul Holston
Posted 7:25 PM EST, Sun. May 1, 2016

Over the last couple of decades, Washington D.C.’s local demographic has vastly grown and become more diverse throughout the district. Although at one point known as “chocolate city” due to the city being predominately African-American and now going through redevelopment from gentrification, through it all, African immigrants have stayed and have been continuously increasing with each year. Continue reading

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Howard Student Body Should Participate in Deciding Student Government Voting Process

HUSA 2016 Re-Election

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By Paul Holston
Posted 12:05 AM EST, Fri. April 1, 2016
Updated 11:25 AM EST, Fri. April 1, 2016

As a current undergraduate student at Howard University, I fully support our student government and its foundation. There was a reason why the Howard University Student Association was established back in 1961 and why the institution adopted its constitution in January of 1977. Continue reading

Who Can Talk The Talk? Howard v. Hampton Student Debate

(Photo Credit: Paul Holston)

(Photo Credit: Paul Holston)

By Paul Holston

The intense rivalry between Howard University and Hampton University will forever be a historical competition within the HBCU community. Whenever these two schools come together, the question is always asked, “Who is the REAL H-U?”  Continue reading

FROM THE BATTLEFIELD TO THE CLASSROOM: THE STRUGGLES OF AN ARMY VETERAN STUDENT

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By Paul Holston

At the age of 17, I decided to join the United States Army as a Public Affairs Specialist/Journalist. At the age of 19, I served my first and only combat deployment tour in Baghdad, Iraq. At 23, as a Sergeant, I was honorably discharged and began one of the biggest, yet most exciting, challenges so far in my life: I went back to college to finish and earn my undergraduate degree. Continue reading