Thursday, October 28

Tag: talent

Thomas Leads the Lions
Campus Sports & Athletes

Thomas Leads the Lions

By: Sutton Sinclair On October 8th   Lincoln’s Men’s Cross Country team competed in the HBCU Challenge in Cary, North Carolina, taking 6th place overall as well as finishing 3rd amongst the CIAA. The Men’s team finished with an average time of 30:41 acquiring a total of 182 points. The Lions were led by freshman Isaiah Thomas  who finished with a final running time of 28:09, setting a new personal best. The team carried that momentum a week later matching up against rival Cheyney University on October 12th. Thomas, who led them to yet another win, commented on his team's performance and his future hopes; “I feel as though my team and I are prepared for the CIAA championship. We have been working hard all year. Our times have been dropping consistently as a team each week.”  When asked...
New Coach For Lincoln Lions Football
Campus Administration, Campus News, Campus Sports & Athletes

New Coach For Lincoln Lions Football

By Ryan Wilcox   During the 2017 spring semester, Lincoln University appointed Reginald Byarse Jr as the new interim head football coach for the LU Lions football team. At just 29 years old, Coach Byarse currently stands as the youngest coach in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) division. A 2011 graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Byarse holds a B.S. in Sports administration. During his time as a student, he served as a volunteer coach through the Bearcat football program for two seasons, and also as an organizer for the “A Road to Follow” program for at risk youth.  The Cleveland born footballer also acquired much coaching experience as he worked at several high schools, including Lusher High School in New Orleans, Louisiana. Though this is Byarse’s f...
Research Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Exposition
Campus News

Research Symposium: A Multidisciplinary Exposition

Title III and The Undergraduate Research Office will host a research symposium to highlight work done by students from all fields of study. Students are encouraged to bring whatever noteworthy piece of work they have done, film, art, scientific research, music, writing, etc. and showcase what LU students are about. Date: April 17th 2017 Time: 10am-2pm Location: Wright Hall Lobbyy Contact: Dr. Susan Safford - safford@lincoln.edu EXT 7512               Ms. Marion Bernard-Amos - mba@lincoln.edu EXT 7224
A Night On Broadway!
Campus News

A Night On Broadway!

The 2017 Opera Workshop presents A Night On Broadway.  Come and enjoy a selection of Broadway songs performed by talented LU students! Friday April 7th at 7pm Saturday April 8th at 2pm & 7pm    
What’s Next for Lions Athletics?
Campus News, Campus Sports & Athletes

What’s Next for Lions Athletics?

By: Michael Howard The Lincoln University athletics department has gone through some new changes, especially pertaining to their athletic building and even some administrative changes. The Lions athletics have brought in a new coach. New change of scenery to their performance system and now there is even a new athletic director. With the new additions added to Lions family they are looking to answer the question… “What’s next for the program?” Hopefully change for the better. With the interim athletic director Anthony Pla now in charge, he is someone who looks to always do his best to bring the best out of the program since he has been there. When asked about receiving this new position Pla replied; “I’m very excited, it is something I always had a thought of doing. Just being he...
The 6th Man Has Spirit, What About You?
Campus News, Sports, Views from the U

The 6th Man Has Spirit, What About You?

By: Tasha Saint-Louis If you have attended any recent sports events on Lincoln’s campus, you’ll notice that there is a new dynamic to the student section. Next to the band, you will see a sea of orange and blue chanting, jumping, and cheering more than the rest. What sets them apart from the rest of the students? A little something called school spirit. A newly formed organization on campus, The 6th Man is more than just a section; it represents a change in the game experience on campus. Per the organization’s adviser, Tiffani Brown, “The 6th Man is [essentially] a spirit campaign designed to shift the overall culture here at Lincoln.” The organization’s president Kenneth Faulcon, knew that the organization’s introduction to the campus would work best during basketball se...
Year of the Lion
Campus Sports & Athletes

Year of the Lion

  Michael Howard It is spring semester again, which means only one thing; baseball season is here and the Lions of Lincoln University are gearing up to go battle this upcoming season. This 2016-17 campaign for the Lions has a brighter outlook compared to the last few seasons. The Lions are returning six seniors and a full healthy pitching staff. The Lions start off their season with an away game on Feb. 18. Head Coach Anthony Pla, is optimistic about the Lions success this season. “I’m very excited" says Pla "I think that we have a good group of kid, our student athletes are ready to go this year…as long as everyone stays healthy I think we will be alright.” The Lions are looking to make a run at the CIAA championship depending upon their success in conference pl...
Lessons the Championships Taught Us
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Lessons the Championships Taught Us

  Mar'Quell Fripp The outcome of three out of the four major American professional sports championships showed the nation the importance of being patient through life endeavors. Patience is a virtue that very few have. Numerous teams this year have shown us that even professionals have a hard time practicing patience during their careers while working towards their personal and professional goals. LeBron James and the city of Cleveland showed the hardships of balancing patience and actively striving for your goals in their devastating loss at their first championship appearance in 2007. The 2015 NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors marked the final year of a 62 year championship drought for the city of Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers would come back the next...