Wednesday, October 27

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Campus Prepared for Irene

BY Ashley Broadbelt LINCOLN UNIVERSITY--Just like the rest of the East Coast who prepared for the wrath of Hurricane Irene, Lincoln University took extra precaution to ensure the safety of their students. It was a busy week for the Physical Plant as they had to deal with an earthquake and hurricane.  Joseph Murphy director of the Physical Plant held a meeting on Thursday, with staff from the Physical plant as well as with Residential Life and development. “On Friday our guys went around and checked all the storm drains to make sure they were clear. We also put down sand bags in areas on campus,” said Murphy. Also on Friday, Jacqueline D. Gibson, the Director of Student Life and Dean of Students, issued a statement with guidelines for students to follow, such as removing items from the...
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“Fearless” ’15

 BY Regan Farley With each freshman class that enters  Lincoln University, comes the opportunity to standout.  The "fearless" Class of 2015 not only has the ability to stand out, but to also make a mark on Lincoln University for being one of the most geographically diverse group of students that the campus has seen in quite some time.  Undergraduate Admissions Counselor, Walter Samuels states that the class is made up of an array of students from California to England. “Currently we have recruited the largest population of west coast students to date. But there are also students from places such a Rome and London,”  said Samuels. A  strong family support system is what the quaint community of Lincoln University is known for  the students and staff alike are making it their duty to see ...
Huricane Irene
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Huricane Irene

BY Nandi Marshall LINCOLN UNIVERSITY--In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, which tour through cities this past weekend, millions are left without electricity and shelter. The tropical storm that had winds of a little over 50 mph rapidly spread throughout the East Coast and up the shoreline.  Hurricane Irene started in the Carolinas and caused damage all the way up through Massachusetts snapping power lines and flooding streets. “It was a scary feeling. I didn’t know what to expect and I was not sure if I was prepared," said Junior Calistra Daniel. The nation’s death toll from Irene is at 27 people, a much lower number than the 1836 people who lost their lives during hurricane Katrina, which took place exactly 5 years ago on the 28th of this month. “What a coincidence that Hu...
2010-2011 Lions Fall Sport’s Preview
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2010-2011 Lions Fall Sport’s Preview

BY: D’Ante Smith The Lincoln Lions prepare to embark on their second full season in the CIAA conference. After a great first year filled with accomplishments, awards, and accolades, the Lincoln Lions look to take the program to the next level. The Lions are looking to make sure to build off their first year’s success.  The fall sports which consist of Men’s Football, Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball, and Men’s and Women’s Cross Country Track are all looking forward to the challenge. The Lions football season begins on September 3rd with one of the biggest games of the season against long time rival Cheyney Wolves. “The Battle of the Firsts” has become the name of this intense rivalry game. The Lions have won the past two games verse Cheyney and look to add another win thi...
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Budget Cuts Felt on Campus

BY Khendall Beale LINCOLN UNIVERSITY--Pennsylvania state representatives voted in favor of a 19 percent State budget cut, July 1st 2011 that has the potential of devastating many departments at Lincoln University. Last semester, students rallied and lobbied at the Harrisburg Capitol, in attempt to deter State Representatives from voting in favor of the budget cuts, which were proposed for a 50 percent decrease, at that time. A 19 percent cut of Lincoln University’s appropriations budget means a decrease of over two million dollars of the 13.6 million dollar budget, used for various departments throughout campus. Although the annual budget for the upcoming academic year has not yet been determined by the University, students are noticing major cutbacks, particularly the lack thereof fac...
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Construction Junction

By Stephen Townes LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- Piles of dirt and gravel, bulldozers, orange cones, and well, more dirt. That is the scenery at Lincoln University. From the looks of it, Lincoln University may not exactly scream academia right now, however the construction is part of a $350 million plan to revamp the campus, a plan that promises future Lincoln attendees nothing less than a modern, state of the art university. According to John Thompson, Assistant to the Executive Vice President of Construction Projects, the reconstruction currently consists of eight separate projects: roof upgrades, a total renovation of Grim Hall, a total renovation of Wright Hall, parking lot expansion of the ICC building, a total renovation of the Langston Hughes Memorial Library, landscaping, a Wellness ...