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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.
Life After LU: Former SGA President Olutoyin Olowookere
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Life After LU: Former SGA President Olutoyin Olowookere

Olutoyin Olowookere shares details on her experience as a new university graduate, future plans and advice.  By Jamila Jacob- Senior Editor, The Lincolnian   "Yes, I definitely feel that transitional challenges are inevitable. It’s a part of the process."  "take this year to NETWORK at every opportunity you get, you never know who will be able to help you in the future." Lincoln alumna Class of '17 and former SGA president (2016-2017) Olutoyin "Toy" Olowookere graduated from LU with a B.A. in Management with remarkable academic standing, having served on the Student Government Association (SGA) board for four years, with sound experience in assuming leadership roles. As a young woman with a good head on her shoulders, Olowookere was able to navigate her academic career ...
Student Government Association Rallies In Harrisburg
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Student Government Association Rallies In Harrisburg

By Jocelyn Haslon The Lincoln University Student Government Association and other Lincoln University students visited the Pennsylvania capita city of Harrisburg last Tuesday. The purpose of the trip was for Lincoln students to advocate for appropriate and equal funding for the university as the other state-related schools, such as Penn State, Temple University and Pittsburgh, receive. “State related schools such as Penn State (and) Temple receive $20-40 million in state funding, whereas Lincoln only receives $10-12 million dollars. Hopefully, Lincoln will receive an increase for the upcoming 2014-15 academic school year” Lowell Howard, current SGA Vice President of External Affairs said. Upon arriving to the capital, the students split up into groups of 2 or 3 and went to the o...
SGA Election Campaigning Underway
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SGA Election Campaigning Underway

By Jocelyn Haslon Campaign season for the new executive board of the Student Government Association is underway The candidates will have two weeks to campaign to make themselves and their platforms known. Debates will be held the week of the March 24, and online voting will take place that Friday on the March 28. With elections coming up, Lincoln students have offered opinions on what they would like to see for the next board. “I just want people that really care about this school,” said junior Aurelia Johnson. “They’re going to be the student body’s voice so it’s important that they all are able to envision how to make this school better for the students and be able to execute it.” Madison Bailey, another junior commented, “it’s good we have this democratic way of dec...
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Spring Fling 2013 Week of events

By Tanisha Morris Before finals week attacks, students always have Spring Fling to look forward to. Starting Spring Fling off is the Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln Pageant. This year the three young women up for the crown are Monique Barnes, Sharray Grant, and Erin Washington. Up for the title of Mr. Lincoln is Dustin Fowler. The doors open Monday April 1, 2013 at 7:10pm and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday is ‘Bring back Lincoln Lecture Series and the Evolution of Hip-Hop. The forum will have guest speaker Solomon Comissiong, Golden Era Hip Hop inspired activist, Media/Educational Scholar, Public Speaker, Radio Host and Columnist. Comissiong will be touching on the evolution of hip-hop. Wednesday at 6 p.m., SGA is presenting ‘Wildin’ Out’ LU vs. Bowie State. Bowie will be bringing two busloa...
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2013 Executive Secretary Candidates

Alicia Robinson,class of 2015,business management major and business information technology minor. Please detail your campaign slogan. Innovative for you! Informative to you! Interested in you! The reason behind my choice of this slogan is because I am really adamant about putting the student back into St Government Association. I will provide innovative ways to connect with the students through weekly and monthly e-newsletters, I will effectively be able to inform the students about their Lincoln University, and through better communication and proving the students with more outlets to voice their opinions, concerns, and comments, S.G.A. will show our dedication and interest to the students I am serving. What are your campaign initiatives? There are five platform initiatives that I ...
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Meek Mill For Homecoming 2012

By Ericka Blackwell On Saturday, Oct. 27, doors opened at the Manuel Rivero Hall at 8 p.m. for the SGA concert and afterparty  Campus and local talents opened up the concert at about 10 p.m. The featured artist Meek Mill, from Philadelphia, graced the stage around 2 a.m. and  performed in front of a packed gym. “The crowd was really into Meek’s performance, although he started late,” said Antoine McDonald, junior from Rochester, NY. “I slapped up Meek when he was in the bleachers so that had me hype.” The concert opened up with Calvin Diggs, sophomore at Lincoln University. He performed two original songs. “I had fun performing for my school tonight,” said Diggs. “Everybody showed love and I appreciate that. I just love singing so I am glad I am able to do that for my school.” The nex...
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The LU Lion Awards

By Paige Mitchell At the Lincoln University Lion Awards Banquet, held on Sunday, Sept. 23, students truly conveyed the Lincoln mystique. The students assisted President Jennings in his event, and guests were impressed. “The Lincoln University students were so delightful, and dressed very well,” said Ledisi, a Grammy nominated soul songstress. “It was a pleasure meeting them.” The Lion Awards Banquet was a formal, evening event so the students had to dress the part. The young women wore dresses and gowns, while the men were in black tuxedos. The group of students who attended the affair at the Union League in downtown Philadelphia, are leaders on the campus and were selected by Dr. Walton, Dean of Student Affairs. Lincoln student Quandalasha Fambro said, “I truly enjoyed the event becau...
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Students Compete For ‘Number One Spot’

By Tiffaney Knight Lincoln University’s Student Government Association searched high and low for contestants to take part in the “Number One Spot” contest. The main requirement for the contest was that each participant be a current Lincoln University student. “We wanted to approach performing on the homecoming stage different than past years. We wanted to give students the opportunity to showcase their raw talent. Once on the Homecoming stage contestants will compete for cash prizes,” said Regan Farley Vice President of External Affairs. Auditions for the contest were held over a two day time period in front of a panel of judges with the finalist being narrowed down four groups and two solo acts. The 1st place winner of the contest will receive $500, 2nd place  $300 and 3rd ...