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Lincoln University celebrates Founder’s Day

By: Keishera Lately/ Clarion News  LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – On Feb. 10, 2022 Lincoln students, faculty, and alumni gathered in Richardson Fine Arts Center to celebrate the university’s founding 156 years ago. Carmen Fields, Lincoln Alumni and Emmy award-winning journalist, delivered the … Continue reading

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Archives Showcases LU Centennial

By Keishera Lately/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- Beginning in 1866 and for the first 56 years, Lincoln was known as Lincoln Institute. It became Lincoln University in 1921. In celebration of this centennial year, Lincoln’s archivist, Mark Schleer, is displaying the legacies … Continue reading

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HUD Secretary hosts briefing for HBCU journalism students 

By Keishera Lately/Clarion News LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – On Wednesday student journalist from a variety of HBCUs attended a White House press briefing via Zoom with Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge.   There was one representative in attendance for … Continue reading

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Laundry incident leads to Sherman Hall exodus

Students begin moving back after water damage is repaired By Keishera Lately/Clarion News  LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – A student hanging laundry from a sprinkler system caused significant water damage to Sherman Hall prior to the start of the spring semester. Some … 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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Black History Month: Beyonce’s Homecoming and HBCUs

By Keishera Lately LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – On Monday Feb. 17, 2020 Dr. Mick Brewer hosted a Black History Month lecture, “Beyonce’s Homecoming and HBCUs: Embracing the past to chart the future of black feminism” in MLK 106. The talk was … Continue reading

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The Importance of HBCU’s

Commentary by Keishera Lately  Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are important for the African-American culture now and into the future. HBCUs were first created well before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, with the intent to provide for educational … Continue reading

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International Food Day brings global cuisine to campus

By Keishera Lately LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- On Thursday the International Students Association hosted their “All around the world in one day” event in the SUC Ballroom from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. The event consisted of international students catering their favorite back-home … Continue reading

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Getting to know Stripes

By Keishera Lately LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – If you don’t know Stripes, you don’t know LU. Because the spirit-filled mascot has seemingly been around forever, many members of the Blue Tiger Nation don’t know how – or when – Stripes arrived … Continue reading

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LU book store reopens

By Keishera Lately and Isis McCully LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – The LU campus bookstore opened Aug. 5, 2019 after being away for three years. It’s located on the top floor of the SUC. Since its closing, students have found it very … Continue reading

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