Georgia Wieland-Stanford

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Howard University students occupied the university's Johnson Administration Building, pictured here. Students occupied the building for seven days to protest a string of administrative malpractices — most recently the misuse of financial aid funds.  

Howard University students protest financial aid scandal, demand changes

Starting March 29, hundreds of students occupied Howard’s administration building for seven days in a protest spurred by a string of administrative malpractices — most recently the misuse of financial aid funds. A group at Howard called HU Resist organized the protests and released a list of nine demands for Howard's administration. Following the cessation of the protest, the group said in a tweet that, through negotiations, the group was able to accomplish university-wide changes.