Tuesday, November 30

Tag: NAACP

Guess Who’s Coming To…
Campus Academic Affairs, Campus News

Guess Who’s Coming To…

Just a quick heads up of who is coming to Lincoln for Mass Comm week. The following bios are in chronological order of who are guest speakers are! Use this as your saving grace to educate yourself before attending these events. Ron Martin  Ron Martin has been vital member of the News 8 team since 1983. He rose through the ranks to become its main weeknight news anchor in 2000, now anchoring News 8 at 5, the Emmy award winning News 8 at 6, News 8 at 10 on This TV, WGAL 8.2, and News 8 at 11. Ron is a York native who began his career in broadcast journalism as a desk assistant at NBC News in Washington, DC. After graduating from Howard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications, he returned home to the Susquehanna Valley to work as a reporter and news announcer ...
Campus News, News & Current Affairs

Lincoln University Remembers Troy Davis

 By Ashley Broadbelt                          Lincoln University students joined together at the Mary Dodd Brown Memorial Chapel, last Wednesday, for a Vigilance of Justice in lieu of the execution of Troy Davis.          The event was hosted by the NAACP, Lincoln University Chapter, in conjunction with several other organizations, some including Boys 2Men, National Council of Negro Women, and Queens Living through Legacy.             It was an event that came together rather at the last minute due to the outpouring support for justice in Davis’s case.Davis was scheduled for execution on September 21, at 7 p.m.           At the start of the program it was revealed that the execution would be postponed while the United States Supreme Court reviews his case. The audience members breathed...
Campus News, News & Current Affairs

NAACP Host Troy Davis Vigil

 By: Regan Farley  Troy Davis, 42, of Savannah, Ga. was convicted in 1989 for the murder of a Georgia Police Official.  Davis'  case  attracted national attention when seven out of nine witnesses recanted their statements as well of the lack of physical evidence on  behalf of the state of Georgia.  Today the Lincoln University Chapter of the NAACP is set to host a candlelight vigil in honor of Davis in the Mary Dod Brown Memorial Chapel at 7p.m., during the time that Davis is scheduled to be executed. Students are encouraged to wear black attire.