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

Organization fair ushers in new school year

By Darianna McGee and Jordan Parker/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- The annual back to school organization fair officially kicked the 2022-2023 academic school year off to a great start Friday near the Quad. All registered student organizations had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Jovanna Gustave

By Shanthamoi Brown/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – This year the Clarion News will be spotlighting students new to campus and community. This week, we decided to speak with a new transfer student-athlete. CLARION: What is your name? GUSTAVE: My name … Continue reading

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Student on the street

By Jordan Parker/Photos by Gracen Gaskins LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – On the first day of the fall semester, the Clarion News asked students how their semester was going. Unfortunately, the Clarion was forced onto the street because of a reported gas … Continue reading

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Gas smell leads to MLK Hall evacuation

By Clarion News staff LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – A sewer gas issue in MLK Hall led to students being evacuated Monday morning. At about 10 a.m. – on the first day of classes – an emergency alarm rang throughout the building, … Continue reading

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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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