ANC8A Meeting Discusses Closures Of Wal-Mart, Introduction of SEED Act

Courtesy of ANC8A

Courtesy of ANC8A

By Paul Holston
Posted 7:45 PM EST, Sun. May 1, 2016

The closing of the two proposed Wal-Mart stores and future plans of The Skyland Development was the primary topic of discussion for 40 residents from Ward 8 during an Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 8A monthly meeting Mar. 1 in the United Planning Organization Building at 1649 Good Hope Road SE. Continue reading

Howard University’s SOTU Address to focus on Students

SOTU Address

SOTU Address (Courtesy Photo)

By Paul Holston
Updated 12:05Β AMΒ EST, Weds. FebruaryΒ 24, 2016

Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick and Calvin Hadley, student ombudsman and strategic initiatives advisor for the office of the president, sat down with about 15 student organization leaders in a presidential dialogue Feb. 23 at the office of the president in the Mordecai Johnson Administration Building. Continue reading

Howard S.H.O.W.T.I.M.E. Band: It’s #SilentShowtime.

#SilentShowTime

(Courtesy photo: Instagram)

By Paul Holston
Updated 12:20 PMΒ EST, Weds. November 4, 2015

WASHINGTON — Members of the Howard University “S.H.O.W.T.I.M.E.” Marching Band have taken a soundless, but direct, stance from their well-known namesake. Continue reading

Black Women For Positive Change announces 2015 National Week of Non-Violence

Photo Credit: Paul Holston/News Editor, The Hilltop

WASHINGTON — Attorney Benjamin L. Crump, President of the National Bar Association, gives his remarks during the 2015 National Week of Non-Violence press conference Oct. 9 at the John A. Wilson Building. (Photo Credit: Paul Holston/News Editor, The Hilltop)

By Paul Holston

On Oct. 9, the 2015 National Week of Non-Violence was officially announced on the steps of the John A. Wilson building, also known as the Wilson building, by organization Black Women for Positive Change, in collaboration with national steering committees and national leaders across the country.

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Howard Student Takes Reign as Newly ANC1B10 Commissioner

Amanda Bonam Swear In (Photo Credit: Twitter @BrianneKNadeau)

WASHINGTON — On Oct. 1, Amanda Bonam officially became the newest Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for ANC1B after being sworn in at the “Wilson Building” by Ward 1 D.C. Councilmember Brianne Nadeau. (Photo Credit: Twitter @BrianneKNadeau)

By Paul Holston

On Oct. 1, Amanda Bonam officially became the newest Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for ANC1B after being sworn in at the “Wilson Building” by Ward 1 D.C. Councilmember Brianne Nadeau. Bonam succeeds the outgoing ANC1B10 Commissioner and Howard student Allyson Carpenter. Continue reading