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Campus and community news produced by journalism students at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo.

LU 2022 Commencement

Instead of one big event, four graduations held on Friday and Saturday By Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The long dream to the graduation stage became a reality May 6 and 7 after spring commencement ceremonies came to a close … Continue reading

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English students inducted into Sigma Tau Delta

By Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The Department of Humanities and Communications is proud to announce new inductees into Sigma Tau Delta International. The following students met or exceeded standards set by the honor society: DeAni Blake-Britton, Donielle Coach, Jaida … Continue reading

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Jefferson City mayor, city settle free-speech case

By Clarion News staff JEFFERSON CITY – When Mayor Carrie Tergin allegedly ordered the removal of two decorative paving stones from Adrian’s Island because she didn’t like the message, a federal lawsuit soon followed. According to an Associated Press article, … Continue reading

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LU may offer classes to inmates

By Kimberly Hill/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- When the NAACP approached the university years ago to create a prison education program to help inmates obtain affordable education, several faculty and staff members agreed to help. “In October of 2021 we got … Continue reading

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Blue Tigers win big at Saturday’s LU Open meet

By Shanthamoi R. Brown LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The Blue Tigers hosted and dominated the annual LU Open on Saturday at Dwight T. Reed stadium, winning every event they participated in. Below is a summary of the meet. In the 110m … Continue reading

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Senior Spotlight: Melik Smith

By Jordan Parker/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- The Clarion recently sat down with graduating senior Melik Smith to talk about his plans after graduation and into the future. The Clarion: What are your fears about graduation? Smith: “I don’t really have … Continue reading

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LU Track & Field at SBU

By Shanthamoi Brown/Clarion News BOLIVAR, Mo. – The Lincoln University track team participated at the SBU Bearcats Invitational on April 2 at Southwest Baptist University. Freshman Annalisa Barclay leaped out to 11.94m to finish third in the women’s triple jump. … Continue reading

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Track & Field at CMU

By Shanthamoi Brown/Clarion News FAYETTE, Mo. – The Lincoln University track team participated at the CMU Invite on April 2, 2022 at Central Methodist University. Below is a summary of the Blue Tigers’ performances. In the men’s 100m, Kizan David … Continue reading

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CAB holds “Movie Night”

Article and photos by Amya Milligan/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The Lincoln University Campus Activity Board (CAB) hosted a Drive-In Movie Night on Wed., March 16 at 7 p.m. in the Jason Gym parking lot. Free snacks and drinks were … Continue reading

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Spring graduation split into two days

By Darianna McGee/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Lincoln University will split the May 2022 graduation commencement into two days. The first ceremony will take Friday May 6, 2022 and the second ceremony will be the following day, … Continue reading

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