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

Coronavirus creates panic buying, shortage of goods

Feds relax limits on daily hours for truck drivers, Wal-Mart changes hours BY Clarion staff reports JEFFERSON CITY – Life with the coronavirus is keeping many students and workers at home, while others will be spending more time on the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Update: Spring break extended one week

By Clarion Staff LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – LU Provost Dr. Alphonso Sanders has issued a notice that spring break will be extended one week (through March 20) due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. All campus events (tours, etc.) will remain closed … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Debating Reparations

By Tai-Rece Basey LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – As part of Black History Month, LU political science professor Dr. Darius Watson presented “Debating Reparations” in Page Library. The presentation opened with the history behind the idea of “40 acres and a mule,” … Continue reading

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Missouri bill seeks to ban certain adult-themed novels

By Mar’Che Boggess JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri Rep. Ben Baker (R-Neosho) has proposed HR 2044, a bill that intends to bar libraries from keeping books with “age-inappropriate” material in stock. Under the bill, panels of elected parents would evaluate whether … Continue reading

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Black History Month: “The Faces of Reconciliation”

By Keishera Lately As part of Black History Month, Lincoln University hosted an evening with Lynne M. Jackson, the great-great granddaughter of Dred Scott, with her presentation, “The Faces of Reconciliation.” Her family’s famous abolitionist case began in 1847 in … Continue reading

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Lucile Bluford gets her day

Her fight for equality led to big changes, and a journalism program at LU By Isis McCully JEFFERSON CITY – The woman who changed journalism for African-Americans has her own day of celebration. Lucile H. Bluford was a famous journalist … Continue reading

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Here comes spring break – and midterms!

A few study tips for the procrastinators and disorganized By Isis McCully (Reposted from original Feb. 15, 2019 Clarion post) LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Spring break and midterm exams are just around the corner.  For many students, the important halfway-through-the-semester tests … Continue reading

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