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Why Do Students Not Want to be Bothered by Public Safety
Campus News, Views from the U, Voices

Why Do Students Not Want to be Bothered by Public Safety

Aisja Cunningham LINCOLN UNIVERSITY- Public Safety is present to ensure the safety and protection of Lincoln University’s campus. However, black students do not view police officers in general as their protectors; they view them as someone who harasses and criminalizes them. According to Lincoln University’s website, its main campus is patrolled by armed, sworn Police Officers commissioned by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education & Training Commission. The Department of Public Safety provides services of prevention, detection, and investigation of criminal and non-criminal incidents. As a historically black institution, we must acknowledge the social justice issue that black millennials have with police presence as it relates to our university. Due to thei...
#TheNEWOscars2017
Pop Culture/Lifestyle

#TheNEWOscars2017

  By Tasha Saint-Louis The most star-studded event of the season, the 2017 Oscars, left viewers on the edge of their seats from the speeches changeling American politics, protests regarding social injustice and historic wins for actors and directors of color. Hosted by late-night T.V. personality Jimmy Kimmel, the 89th Annual Academy Awards proved to be ‘wild from start to finish.’ The ceremony opened with an energetic performance of “Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake, which was nominated for best song. Afterwards, Kimmel took to the stage for his monologue. In his opening monologue, Kimmel asked those watching to reach out to those they disagree with, prompted a standing ovation for Meryl Streep, and predicted Trump’s rebuttals to the Oscar’s will occur ...
Editor of The Lincolnian Pens Letter to Michael Brown
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Editor of The Lincolnian Pens Letter to Michael Brown

The following letter is an excerpt from The Lincolnian's editor, Nicole Webb's, journalism blog entitled Testaments of a Journalism Major. Webb is a graduating senior at The Lincoln University, double majoring in Broadcast and Print Journalism. You can view this letter and her other posts by visiting testamentsofajournalismmajor.blogspot.com. Dear Michael, You don't know me and I quite frankly cannot say that I know of who you are outside of these recent headlines. From what I've read you were a "gentle giant;" you had just graduated from high school and just like so many of our young Black men, you had the world ahead of you...until the stray of a bullet fatally took that future away.  Michael, I cannot say that I understand what it feels like to be a Black man in...