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

Destinations: Melvin Price Locks and Dam

The massive Mississippi River navigation structure amazes visitors of all ages By Will Sites for the Clarion News ALTON, Ill. – Need a day-trip getaway? The St. Louis area has a lot to offer, including the Gateway Arch, Botanical Garden, … Continue reading

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Governor issues drought alert for farmers

Will open water resources in some state parks and conservation areas By Clarion News/July 22, 2022 JEFFERSON CITY – Governor Mike Parson declared a drought emergency for 53 of the state’s 114 counties during a press conference held Thursday at … Continue reading

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How to take good garden photos

Article and photos by Will Sites Gardening is a little bit like fishing. Stories of the catfish that got away and boasts of softball-size tomatoes tend to get a little larger as the summer sun lowers into fall. We can’t … Continue reading

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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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