Monday, January 17

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DOPE FEST – Artist Reveal
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DOPE FEST – Artist Reveal

https://youtu.be/0JDu3LbG-Mw The 2018-2019 Golden Age Student Government Association has been planning Spring Fling since the late weeks of December 2018. Spring fling is just another opportunity for students to engage with outside organizations, celebrities and a week of events to enjoy on campus. This years theme is “Dope Fest” SGA plans to incorporate a California vibe and culture to the campus. SGA is looking forward to having Hip-Hop artist City Girls, and G herbo. Headline this years concert with support from rising African artist Burna boy, as well as R&B sensation Lucky Daye to take part in a campus concert and after party. There is plenty more to expect, but for now mark your calendars for April 1-7, 2019.
For Lincoln By Lincoln Curl Fest
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For Lincoln By Lincoln Curl Fest

The 2018-2019 Student Government Association will be planning the first ever Curlfest for Students. This festival is is geared to individuals with Natural hair, there will be barbers, hair stylist, natural hair products and other vendors providing goods or services. During the event be sure to attend the Natural Hair break out session, there will be hair care tips, free samples and salon styles giving out there tips about taking care of natural hair. This event is scheduled to take place in the Wellness cafeteria doors will open at at 5:00pm EST on Friday, February 15, 2019.
The Road to Miss CIAA
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The Road to Miss CIAA

The Road to Miss CIAA Every year our Miss Lincoln University is granted the opportunity to run for Miss CIAA. This annual competition allow our campus royalty to compete for a crown against 45 other HBCU Queens. For the past 3 years Lincoln’s queen has been 2nd runner up, this year our Miss Lincoln Tamia Casey feels that she can break that mold and bring us home the title as Miss CIAA. Miss CIAA Food Lion Feeds Ft. Tamia Casey Miss Lincoln University PA 2018-2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsm30q_O6Vk&t=8s This competition is comprised of several applications, essays, and interviews before even being considered for the position. Once given the greenlight campus queens have 30 days to accumulate the most amount of votes. Throughout various social media platforms, t...
The Return of Ziana
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The Return of Ziana

Marvin Gregg After months of talking and a long and almost disappointing wait, the oldest and the boldest has returned. The oldest Non-Greek Organization Ziana Fashion Club is back. After only a year of being inactive Ziana has returned and is getting straight to business. Ziana has been on Lincoln University’s campus for 34 years. The organization is well known for their models vicious 7inch heel. There Annual Homecoming Fashion show which features clothing lines from Lincoln and Ziana alumni. Its Fashion Forward Thursday which all the members of the organization dress in a unique trend/look for that day and of course being the only fashion club on campus. Ziana consists of models, members, hairstylist, makeup artist and fashion consultants. It is furthermore an organization that ta...
Eating Well
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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...
College Jeopardy Contestant Test!!
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College Jeopardy Contestant Test!!

Do you think you have what it takes to become a contestant on Jeopardy? Take the College Online Test to find out! Get a chance to win $100,000 and represent our Dear old Orange and Blue!  By: Jaden Baird        Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Instagram | Jeopardy.com     ‘JEOPARDY!’ COLLEGE ONLINE TEST SET FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3   Registration Open Now on Jeopardy.com   CULVER CITY, CALIF. (September 26, 2017) ­– College undergraduates, it’s time to show off what you’ve learned: the JEOPARDY! College Online Test is set to take place Tuesday, October 3 at 6 p.m. PT./ 9 p.m. ET. Registration is open now; just head to Jeopardy.com to sign up.   The JEOPARDY! College Championship features 15 undergraduate students from colleges and universities across the U.S. facing off for a g...
Kim Kardashian Star is Still Glowing Despite Controversy
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Kim Kardashian Star is Still Glowing Despite Controversy

Onika Palmer   Kim K is still a force to be reckoned although experiencing major setbacks this year. In Oct, Kim Kardashian West was robbed at gunpoint in her hotel room in Paris as a result rumors have spread throughout multimedia sites claiming that she is quitting her reality television show and stayed off social media for weeks. Can her decision to become more inclusive with her personal life negatively affect influence in today’s pop culture? Kim Kardashian West is continuously in the limelight for controversial reasons however regardless of bad publicity her popularity still grows. After interviewing a couple students, I have found that many consider Kim Kardashian a large influence in social media.  “The Kardashians are very relevant today, especially on Snapchat…she ...
The Hut
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The Hut

By: Tasha Saint- Louis Here at Lincoln University, students are encouraged to push envelopes and create their own legacies. Students have been able to create organizations, organize forums or political discussions, build traditions, and even develop businesses. One of the growing businesses on campus is a thrift store named “The HUT.” Owned and managed by graduating senior Tyler Murray, the store holds a variety of trendy clothing and accessories for students to sift through and ‘thrift.’ The HUT began getting notoriety after it opened last semester after being in the works for years. When Murray first arrived to Lincoln as a freshman, she believed that the campus would have more options for students to enjoy themselves and found herself disappointed. In thinking of how to bring s...
The Strange Things About the Johnsons
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The Strange Things About the Johnsons

By Sandra Glover The highly controversial short film “The Strange Things About the Johnsons” has caused an internet frenzy. The short film debuted in 2011 at the Slam Dance Film Festival, but recently it has been the topic of every Twitter feed, with memes circulating and Facebook discussions blowing up. The storyline follows the Johnsons, an upper-middle class African-American family. Sydney Johnson, the father and husband, is a well-known author. Joan Johnson, his wife, is a housewife. Their son Isaiah is a charming young man who just recently wed a beautiful young woman. On the outside the Johnsons look like the perfect family, but looks can be very deceiving. The film opens with a 12-years-old Isaiah masturbating to a picture of his father. This scene marks the beginnin...
The Quad
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The Quad

By Karanah Knight BET’s The Quad depicts everyday life while living on campus at an HBCU. The show is centered around an HBCU but touches on topics both specifically relevant to HBCUs and college campus in general. Recently, the show has discussed rape on campus. In an episode, the President of Georgia A&M Dr. Eva Fletcher’s daughter Sydney Fletcher was sexual assaulted by the football team quarter back Terrence. The assault was unknown until a student on campus security guard leaked the video. The guard's reason for doing so was because the school security often over looks situations involving sexual assault on the campus. The video included Sydney Fletcher and the star quarter back of the football team, Terrance. Their were various different perspectives on the ...