Howard University at center of financial aid scandal

Zoe Griffin | Contributing Writer In 2017, an auditor discovered that Howard University employees had misappropriated financial aid funds over an astonishing period of nine years. Some of the employees received tuition benefits and tuition remission for the same classes. The investigation concluded that the employees had earned more money than their education cost, and that they had kept the balance for themselves. It was later revealed that six people were allegedly involved in the Howard University financial aid scam. The anonymous writer of the Medium story hinted that that Howard University President Wayne Fredrick and his administration had been … Continue reading Howard University at center of financial aid scandal

Farm Fresh begins liquidation of 21 stores

Kyra Robinson | Contributing Writer   After making a deal worth $43 million, Supervalu Inc. the parent company of the Farm Fresh grocery chain, has begun the process of selling 21 of its 38 stores to Kroger Mid-Atlantic, Harris Teeter, and Food Lion. With these sales, many Farm Fresh stores will be closed for several months, renovated and reopened under the names Kroger, Harris Teeter, or Food Lion. Sophomore Imani Broaden recently visited a Farm Fresh for the first time to take advantage of a 30% off sale. “I had never really heard about Farm Fresh, but my friend was … Continue reading Farm Fresh begins liquidation of 21 stores