Covid-19, News / May 20, 2020 Uncharted Waters for International Students

By Greer Jackson When Trevonae Williams arrived at Howard University in Washington, D.C., last fall, she never imagined that she would see her freshman year end prematurely — let alone because of a deadly pandemic sweeping across the globe. Williams is an honors journalism student from Manchester, Jamaica, and one of the many international students...

Covid-19, News / May 19, 2020 Trump Says He’s Taking Drug That Experts Warn Is Unproven–and Risky–in Treating Virus

By Kaylan Ware After touting the drug  hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 for weeks, President Trump has now disclosed that he is taking it himself as a precaution. In mid-March, Trump began making statements promoting the drug that have led to increased demand and limited availability of the antimalarial, arthritis and lupus treating medication....

Covid-19, Health, News / May 18, 2020 This Isn’t the First U.S. Pandemic. So Why Such Extreme Measures This Time?

By Nancy Vu As the number of people infected with COVID-19 passes 4.7 million, cases in the United States have reached more than 1.4 million  with at least 89,000 deaths as of May 17. Government and health officials seeking to “flatten the curve” of infection and deaths have ordered unprecedented social distancing measures that shut...

Uncharted Waters for International Students
Covid-19, News

Uncharted Waters for International Students

By Greer Jackson When Trevonae Williams arrived at Howard University in Washington, D.C., last fall, she never imagined that she would see her freshman year end prematurely — let alone because of a deadly pandemic sweeping across the globe. Williams is an honors journalism student from Manchester, Jamaica, and one of the many international students…

Trump Says He’s Taking Drug That Experts Warn Is Unproven–and Risky–in Treating Virus
Covid-19, News

Trump Says He’s Taking Drug That Experts Warn Is Unproven–and Risky–in Treating Virus

By Kaylan Ware After touting the drug  hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for COVID-19 for weeks, President Trump has now disclosed that he is taking it himself as a precaution. In mid-March, Trump began making statements promoting the drug that have led to increased demand and limited availability of the antimalarial, arthritis and lupus treating medication….

Trump Administration Takes Aim At Immigrants From Africa
Immigration

Trump Administration Takes Aim At Immigrants From Africa

By Chandler Carter It was the final day of January when the Trump administration announced tighter restrictions on persons from four African nations who would ask permission to move to the United States.“Today, President Trump reaffirmed his oath to protect our Nation by raising the bar of security around the world—ensuring that those who wish…

Voices of the Pandemic
Covid-19, Opinion

Voices of the Pandemic

Howard U. Journalism Students Reflect on Their New Normal _______________________________________________ Staying Home Is Even More Difficult When Home Is a Motel For Now By Ianna Fenton KISSIMMEE, Fla.–As COVID-19 continues to overtake our nation, families including my own are learning to adapt. However, my family is in a slightly different situation that makes the transition…

A Journey Through Darkness
Covid-19, For the Record

A Journey Through Darkness

By Josyana Joshua China was the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak; then it started spreading to other countries. Now the United States has taken that title, which no nation wants. Here we take a look at key moments in China’s Covid-19 journey.

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