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First the go-go music, now this…

Howard University Students Complain That Gentrifiers Are Invading Campus, One Suggests The HBCU Move

Howard University students are currently clapping back at some granola gobbling gentrifiers who are parading across their 152-year-old campus and using their Yard as a dog park.

According to a new report from Fox 5 D.C., students are in an uproar because non-students don’t see the cultural significance of the campus and instead they’re casually parading their pooches around. Another outlet, DCist, also adds that some gentrifiers are hosting picnics on campus (ARE YOU SERIOUS?!) and using The Yard as an outdoor gym.

“‘The Yard’ is for the students and although everyone loves pets, I feel like it’s disrespectful to have the pets just running around, especially when there are several parks around here,” said Malakhi Briggs, a sophomore at Howard to Fox 5 D.C.. “If they come on ‘The Yard’ and they’re just walking through, I don’t necessarily have a problem with that, but I still feel like there are other ways to get around D.C. without having to cut through a college campus.”

According to one “local”, Sean Grubbs-Robishaw, he sometimes cuts through the campus with his dog, and if the Howard students/staff don’t like it then perhaps THEY should move.

“They’re in part of D.C. so they have to work within D.C., so if they don’t want to be within D.C., they should move the campus,” said Grubbs-Robishaw.


Sir, don’t ever in your thin-lipped life suggest that a school that’s been around since 1867 move its campus. Go gentrify elsewhere.

Can you imagine a teacup poodle peeing by the Que plot???? The….horror.

What do YOU think about gentrifiers casually bringing Fido and friends to Howard’s campus???


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