Category Archives: Features

New Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brian Norris

By Tyree Stovall/Clarion staff reporter LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- It’s the start of a new school year and there’s more than just new students. Meet Dr. Brian Norris, the newest addition to the political science department. The Clarion recently talked with Norris … Continue reading

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Spotlight: History prof takes on new admin role

By Gracen Gaskins/Clarion News staff LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Dr. Darius Watson has been a popular history professor at Lincoln University since arriving on campus in 2019. He recently left the classroom to serve as the Interim Dean of Enrollment Management. … Continue reading

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Blue Tiger Spotlight: Aaron Spencer

By LU Communications & Marketing LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – Senior Aaron Spencer and his camera have become a fixture at Lincoln University, as the journalism major can often be found taking pictures of campus life, concerts and sporting events.  “I’ve done a … Continue reading

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Supreme Court rules for cheerleader in free speech case

Teaching good manners does not outweigh free expression of off-campus speech By Clarion News WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday handed public school students a landmark First Amendment victory, ruling 8-1 that off-campus speech is a protected form … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to hear student free speech case

By Will Sites A clash between technology and the free-speech rights of public school students will take place Wednesday in the nation’s highest court. The case involves the discipline of a high school cheerleader after she posted an expletive-filled Snapchat … Continue reading

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LU Artist Spotlight: Phil Jones

By: Mar’Che Boggess LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- If you’ve spent any amount of time in Page Library, you’ve probably come across artwork by Phil Jones, a 1997 graduate of Lincoln University. His sculptures of people connected to LU history can be found … Continue reading

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Video: What Are You Doing For Spring Break?

Video by Amoni Lewis LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The Clarion News is ready to put Mother Nature’s brutal winter in the rearview mirror. With spring break just a few days away, intrepid reporter Amoni Lewis trekked across campus to ask LU … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Connor Campbell

By Tai-Rece Basey LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- The Clarion News is turning its faculty spotlight on Connor Campbell, a popular speech and English instructor at Lincoln University. Campbell has been teaching LU students for three years and is being recognized for his … Continue reading

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Missouri Baptist Convention elects first black president

Pastor Nelson oversees and hopes to expand Lincoln University campus outreach  By: Mar’Che Boggess/The Clarion JEFFERSON CITY— Local pastor Jon Nelson, of Jefferson City’s Soma Community Church, recently made history by being elected as the first Black president of the … Continue reading

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Will COVID Bring Down The Curtain On Movie Theaters?

By Kaden Quinn In the absence of an audience due to COVID restrictions, the pandemic has forced many film companies to look towards streaming services as a valid way to bring their product to the public. This has caused commentators … Continue reading

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