In-depth profiles of the people who make Howard great.

For Sandra Tynes and Lonzer Tynes Sr., Howard University was an incubator for a unique partnership. After meeting there and later marrying, the couple went on to achieve a rare distinction: Each...

The House of Colonels

In Baltimore’s Ivy Hotel parlor, a woman in a blue dress and man in a grey suit sit down to assemble a hand-carved jigsaw puzzle.

“She is excellent at these,” said the soft-spoken...

Philanthropic Puzzling

When the Lady Bisons’ standout he’d been eyeing was finally detached from her hometown boyfriend, suitor Andrae Townsel dispatched one of his Bison football teammates on his behalf: “I said...

Miracle, Magic, Mission

Faith Walton (B.A. ’69) hardly expected to meet her husband at a football game. It was her sophomore year at Howard, and she was in the stands with a girlfriend whose homeboy was a member of Omega...

We Are HU Family

Anthony Watson and Stacey Gates Watson’s secret to being a community-minded couple: co-power each other first.

“She’s a mirror for me,” said Anthony Watston (B.B.A. ’05), reflecting upon...

Winning Over Others

When the curtains first rose on Michael Victorian (B.A., ’05) and wife Roxi Victorian’s (B.F.A., ’04) relationship in 2004, the choreography was not yet rehearsed, and a scan of the hollows in...

The Victorian Era

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