Friday, June 23, 2017

Howard University

High-scoring 6-foot Howard guard James ‘JByrd’ Daniel has decided to play his last year of basketball eligibility at the University of Tennessee for head coach Rick Barnes. Daniel, whose 27.1 points per game average as a junior led all NCAA Div. I men’s basketball players in the 2015-16 season, graduated from Howard this month. He […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. “You are graduating and going into a totally different world,” Kamala Harris told graduates at Howard University’s recent commencement ceremony. Harris is the second African-American woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate in history from her home state, California. She was the first woman to serve as Attorney General of California. Harris graduated […]

HAMPTON ROADS Colleges and universities are preparing for their annual graduation ceremonies for students who have successfully completed their requirements. Old Dominion University will graduate the most students during its 126th Commencement Exercises. More than 2,750 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees will be conferred. Because of the growth of the number of degree recipients and […]

Citing an unnamed source on a Twitter post Monday night, ESPN College Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman said Howard senior guard James “J-Byrd” Daniel III, the top scorer in the 2015-16 NCAA Div. I season who played in just two games for the Bison this season, will play his final year of eligibility elsewhere. Contacted by […]

Mike London, the former University of Virginia and University of Richmond head football coach, was announced Monday as the new head football coach at Howard University. University President, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick announced London as the new head coach during a press conference Monday on the campus. “After an extensive national search, we are […]

Special from the Hampton University Newsroom HAMPTON Michael Eric Dyson didn’t just recite his keynote speech at the Hampton University Commencement ceremony on May 8. He rapped, sang, preached and quoted poetry during the spirited address. Dyson’s main message was having an interpretation of who you are. “You’ve got to have perspective, and the perspective […]

By Imani Fox and Kishana Flenory Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Howard University News Service ( Howard University students reeled with excitement in reaction to the news that President Barack Obama will deliver the address for their May 7 commencement. “We were freshmen in high school when he first got elected and […]

By Tatyana Hopkins Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Howard University News Service (  Howard University’s historic Founders Library is now a national treasure, as named by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The preservation organization so far has renovated 14 of 50 projects nationally and promises to help bring the venerable building […]