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

Students return to campus

So, what did you do over the summer? By Kalon Grover/Photos by Jerunek Morris LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Students returned to campus and classrooms on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, leaving the fun and sun of summer behind. The Clarion welcomes everyone … Continue reading

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Track & field athletes earn academic honors

By Dan Carr/Assistant AD for Media Relations JEFFERSON CITY – Fourteen members of Lincoln’s women’s and men’s track & field athletes earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Academic honors. To qualify for the honor, an … Continue reading

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Commentary: Veto of helmet law will save lives

By Will Sites/Assistant Prof. of Journalism On July 19, 2019 Gov. Mike Parson vetoed SB 147, a transportation bill that would have allowed motorcyclists 18 and older to ride without a helmet. His fellow Republicans sponsored and passed the bill. … Continue reading

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BTA students complete summer school

By Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Last week nearly 40 incoming freshmen successfully completed the Blue Tiger Academy 12-credit summer schedule. After a short break, they will return to campus for fall classes. The Blue Tiger Academy is an eight-week … Continue reading

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Campus closed due to power outage

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The LU Office of Communications and Marketing reports that the ongoing campus-wide power outage has led to the campus being closed for Monday, July 22, 2019. An early morning storm disabled electric on the campus prior to … Continue reading

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Report: Tornado damaged more than 600 buildings

JEFFERSON CITY – A Cole County/Jefferson City government report issued Monday says more than 600 buildings were destroyed or damaged during the May 22, 2019 tornado that hit the capital city. The total includes 516 residences, 82 commercial structures, and … Continue reading

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Floodwaters slowly recede, clean-up continues

Clarion News JEFFERSON CITY – It’s a mess. That’s the obvious consensus as water from a major flooding event slowly retreat. On Tuesday, government employees joined private contractors north of the Missouri River, where damage to roads, businesses, and the … Continue reading

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