Rich in its own history, as well as the history of the land surrounding it, Howard University is always a fan favorite to visit when in the District. Founded in 1867, the university is the alma mater of such notable names as famed actresses (and real life sisters) Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen, David Dinkins (first African American mayor of New York City), and Shirley Franklin and Sharon Pratt Kelly, the first female mayors of Atlanta and Washington DC, respectively. Home to five of the nine historically black fraternities and sororities, the campus boasts fun and flashy Greek plots for affiliated members to frequent, while covering the campus in a rich reverence and humbling history that one can only find among the hallowed halls on the hilltop high. Continue Reading …..
San Antonio, TX—As the night falls the streets of the city are illuminated with bright lights of every color in the rainbow. Local citizen’s and travelers from all over the globe head down to the riverwalk hoping to snag the perfect seat. The waves crash against the barrier wall as the first float heads around the bend. The crowd erupts in cheer. It is almost impossible to hear the person next to you for at least the next 60 minutes. Continue Reading …..
Words by De’Von Christopher
There are many places to visit in Spring and Summer. Most people go to typical places like Florida or the Caribbean. One wouldn’t think of Michigan as one of the top ten places to visit. Even fewer would consider the city of Ann Arbor, sans football.