Tuesday, November 30

Month: October 2017

Eating Well
Campus News, Pop Culture/Lifestyle

Eating Well

Students will no longer need to wait to have healthy food choices. The Wellness Center is now open to students and more food options. The new additions include a sushi bar, Starbucks, and two more other facilities that provide healthier alternatives for students to eat. "[The goal is] to provide the campus community with more options, specifically, a variety of healthier options," said Jena Williams, The Food Service Director of Lincoln. The recent overcrowding of the campus' dining hall has caused a push for more options for students to eat without having to spend personal money. The wellness facilities are part of the student's meal plans. Students do not need to utilize campus-generated money of "flex dollars" which has a spending limit. Students should be ready for this major change...
Where Is The State When You Need It?
Campus News

Where Is The State When You Need It?

By Evan Stephens Lincoln University has yet to receive the state appropriations from the government. This delay does not only concern Lincoln University, but the entire state of Pennsylvania as well.  Fortunately the Lincoln staff has taken measures to assure that the University will not suffer as a result of the actions from the state. Vice President of Fiscal Affairs, Charles Gradowski said, “We monitor our money very closely. We make sure that everyone is paid and that our bills are paid. We have flows of cash coming in to the University whether the state appropriations are passed or not,” he added. As to where these states appropriations would go, Mr. Gradowski stated they would go towards paying students bills for the summer months when they have gone. “…[Students] leave at the end...
Spend It On The Vendors!
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Spend It On The Vendors!

The season of homecoming brings along much excitement or ‘hype’ as students say. Easily the most highly anticipated occasion on campus, alongside Spring Fling, many look forward to the atmosphere of festivity with on-campus parties, events hosted by organizations, a yard show and a finale concert. However, above all of that, the most important thing would always be nutrition. Every year, without fail, visiting vendors erect their stalls in the designated areas, not only to sell books and LU regalia, but to also bless our taste buds with a variety of tasty and flavorful foods. The presence of food vendors usually places students in a tough position as they have a difficult time deciding whether they should buy vendors’ food or if they should save their money and eat from the cafeteria. ...
Freshmen: The Change In Advancement
Campus News, Voices

Freshmen: The Change In Advancement

By Cedric Sealy This fall 2017 semester proves to be a season of major population growth for Lincoln University. Currently, there are almost 700 newly enrolled 'Lincolnians' walking around our campus since August. This new addition of fresh faces has brought Lincoln's total enrollment figure to nearly 2,400 students. The change in the campus population has also changed the status quo of the campus. Freshmen are now able to live in dorms which were traditionally for upperclassmen, causing Juniors and Seniors to now reside in the Studio Green housing complex in order to accommodate all the students. Fortunately, many freshmen expressed that they had an easy transition into Lincoln’s campus. “My transition went well. I met a lot of people within my first week,” Alexis Naranjo, one of th...
New Coach For Lincoln Lions Football
Campus Administration, Campus News, Campus Sports & Athletes

New Coach For Lincoln Lions Football

By Ryan Wilcox   During the 2017 spring semester, Lincoln University appointed Reginald Byarse Jr as the new interim head football coach for the LU Lions football team. At just 29 years old, Coach Byarse currently stands as the youngest coach in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) division. A 2011 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Byarse holds a B.S. in Sports administration. During his time as a student, he served as a volunteer coach through the Bearcat football program for two seasons, and also as an organizer for the “A Road to Follow” program for at risk youth.  The Cleveland born footballer also acquired much coaching experience as he worked at several high schools, including Lusher High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Though this is Byarse’s f...
Adjusting to College
Campus News

Adjusting to College

By James Richadson Jr. Adjusting to college has been known to be a hassle through the four to five years that it many take to matriculate through a university. Many students often face copious problems during each semester. These problems can vary from irregular sleeping patterns to inefficient time management.    “The hardest thing to adjust was setting a schedule or routine to go by yearly,” health science major Tracey Nelson stated, who will complete his fifth year program in May. 
Let Us Be The First To Call
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Let Us Be The First To Call

By E'Shawn Andrews Lincoln University's Department of Public Safety, a department of men and women. Who dedicated themselves to protecting and serving the Lincoln Community while making students' time on campus enjoyable. This year, public safety plans to engage with more students in order to build a positive rapport. Later during the year, representatives from the department will host an event held in the cafeteria, which will allow students to speak with members of the department. This will give students a chance to ask questions or address any issues that may be of concern.
2018 Registration
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2018 Registration

By Marquis Butler Mandatory Registration Schedule:  (Students - check your completed credits in WebAdvisor on your transcript) October 27th – Veterans only (must have DD214 on file) October 31th –  November 1st  - 90+ earned credits, Athletes, University Band and Honors Program November 2nd – November 6th - 60+ earned credits November 7th – November 9th -  30+ earned credits November 10th – 17th – less than 30 earned credits Steps for a successful advising session and registration for students:   Ø  Print Registration Guidance - www.lincoln.edu/registrar/RegistrationGuidanceForm.pdf Ø  Print Program Evaluation from WebAdvisor Ø  Print Midterm grade report from Web Advisor Ø  Print Transcript from WebAdvisor. Ø  Review course requirement sheet for your major and de...
Alumni Highlight: Nicole Webb
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Alumni Highlight: Nicole Webb

By: Sandra Glover The Lincolnian is highlighting '15 Lincoln alumna, Nicole Webb. On Wednesday, October 25th,2017, Webb aired her first ever docu-special, titled "Hooked: Delmarva's Drug Crisis," as the show's executive producer with WBOC News, a CBS-affiliate based out of Salisbury, MD. The special reveals how the epidemic started on Delmarva, what is fueling it, who it is affecting, and the solutions to the problem -- interviewing those in recovery, addicts, and families who have lost their loved ones to the opioid and heroin epidemic. Webb is currently the producer for WBOC News at 6 -- the station's flagship newscast and the leading evening newscast on Delmarva. During her time at Lincoln, Webb was elected Vice President of External Affairs during the 2014-2015 Student ...