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Get the Look: Spring Forward with These Hot Trends
Pop Culture/Lifestyle

Get the Look: Spring Forward with These Hot Trends

By Ashley Broadbelt New York Fashion week is one of the hottest events in the Fashion World. Fashion Week is the time to get a head start for all the upcoming spring trends. Spring is a time to shed the dreary winter coats and opt for a more colorful wardrobe. A hot trend repeating from last spring is Color Blocking. Color Blocking is a fun way to mix and match vibrant colors, such as red, purple, turquoise   In order to master this trend, the key is to use three vibrant colors, (use more than three and the look becomes overbearing.)  As a start, try mixing two colors together, such as teal and purple According to Glamour Magazine, some of the fashion week trends that will be in clothing stores include, wild prints The last trend that was prevalent on the runways is p...
Celebrating Whitney Houston
News & Current Affairs, Pop Culture/Lifestyle

Celebrating Whitney Houston

By Rickiea Cohen The sudden death of musical pop icon Whitney Houston at the age of 48, left some shocked and in disbelief and others emotional and distraught at the fact that she was really gone.  Houston died on February 11, 2012 in a Beverly Hills Hotel. The autopsy results have yet to be released. The funeral service was held yesterday, February 18, 2012 at the  New Hope Baptist Church. Houston was a fantastic entertainer; loving friend and overall a mother, who strived to make her family, friends and fans happy, while still trying to live her life to the fullest said by her Houston met R&B singer Bobby Brown, at the 1989 Soul Train Music Awards. After dating for three-years, the two were married on July 18, 1992. On March 4, 1993, Houston gave birth to their daughter ...
Love, Lust and Lies: The Tale of a Twisted Fantasy
Campus News, Pop Culture/Lifestyle

Love, Lust and Lies: The Tale of a Twisted Fantasy

By: Tanisha Morris The sold-out show that was scheduled to start at 7pm began almost an hour late.  However, many students said the performance delivered was well worth the wait. We R 1’s "Love, Lust and Lies: The Tale of a Twisted Fantasy" told the classic tale of boy meets girl, boy romances girl, boy meets different girl, and gets caught up. The models told the story through skits and runway. With sexy dance skits and stylish runway modeling, the models brought sex appeal to the stage. Models mixed the classic school look with bowties, khakis, and suspenders. All the models brought strived to bring originality to the table and substance to the 4-scenceshow. During intermission, the We R 1 Family showcased their new models to the university. The spring 2012 models of We R 1 came ou...
You Are What You Watch: Roundtable Discussion on Women in the Media
Campus News, Pop Culture/Lifestyle

You Are What You Watch: Roundtable Discussion on Women in the Media

By: Cerella Ferebee To jump start Lincoln University’s Sisters Week, guest speaker Joan Morgan had an informal styled interview with Professor Emery Petchauer, Feb. 6, in the Ware Center Theater. Morgan, who previously worked for Vibe and Essence Magazine as an Executive Editor, discussed issues dealing with feminism perspectives on Hip Hop culture, the black woman’s identity and relationships. Morgan's first book, “When Chicken Heads Come Home to Roost: A Hip Hop Feminist breaks it down,” gave a feminist perspective on the world of Hip-Hop. “The book is about a woman’s experience growing up in South Bronx. Hip-Hop helped shape myself into a feminist,” said Morgan. Morgan said there are different parts and types of feminism, but to be a feminist you have to be conscious about w...
Everyone loves Instagram
Pop Culture/Lifestyle

Everyone loves Instagram

By Ashley N. Williams      From late 2011 until now, iPhone users have been downloading the picture-friendly application called Instagram which was initially released in October 2010. Apple refers to it as “fast beautiful photo sharing for your iPhone.” Similar to Twitter and Facebook, users can befriend other users. The application allows people to take a plethora of pictures of just about anything. You can edit them, add notes, receive comments and likes, and make it visible to any other Instagram users of choice. Not only can you use it for your iPhone, it is available on other Apple products such as the iPod and the iPad. You can also post photos on other social networks via Instagram. While some people enjoy looking at everyone else’s pictures, Jasmine Lawrence of Morristown, N...
Natural Hair: The New Wave?
Pop Culture/Lifestyle

Natural Hair: The New Wave?

By: Schanelle Bouie A unique trend is beginning to spread across the African Am erican community like wildfire. Natural hair! African Americans who have opted out of chemically processing their hair still have many options when it comes to styling. In some ways, women with natural hair have the best of both worlds. They can wear their hair in weaves, straightened or in natural styles such as Bantu knots, two strand twists and countless other styles. Aleisia Balogun attributes the new appreciation of natural hair on Lincoln University’s campus to the diversity she sees on campus. “Being surrounded by so many people from different places around the world makes college students more aware of their natural beauty,” Balogun said. Shying away from chemicals was an easy choice for An...
Lincolnian Artist Spotlight: eMeX
Pop Culture/Lifestyle, Views from the U

Lincolnian Artist Spotlight: eMeX

By Alston Johnson Matthew Walker also known as eMeX (pronounced M-X) is an up and coming hip-hop artist from Baltimore, who attends Howard University. With mind-blowing metaphors, catchy one liners and musical influences like Jay-Z, J Cole, Kanye West and Drake, his music is a breath of fresh of air to the music scene. He shared that his dream label to be signed to would be Roc Nation under rapper Jay-Z. “I think I would say Roc Nation. Jay-Z has been my favorite rapper for some time now, so being signed under my mentor would be a blessing,” he said. eMeX began rapping at a early age. His decision to begin rapping was based upon events that took place in his life that may have been hard to handle. Instead of lashing out he decided to put his thought and frustrations on paper and ...
Homecoming Alumni Meet and Greet
Campus News

Homecoming Alumni Meet and Greet

By Regan Farley October marks the start of concerts, football games, meeting alumni, and you guessed it, Homecoming. Each year more than a handful of alumni return to their alma mater to display their school spirit, and even meet student who currently attend. During homecoming this year the Office of Alumni Relations along with the Student Government Association wanted to bridge the gap between students and alumni of the university. “We believe that if students don’t have one working relationship with an alumnus that doesn’t currently work at Lincoln University then that can be seen as a problem,” said Brandon Harris, Student Government Association President-Pro Temp. Over 45 currently Lincoln University students showed up armed with resumes and business cards in hand. But stud...