Lindenwood-Rankings

Unrest in North St. Louis addressed

Gabrielle Christensen | Staff Reporter
Nov. 20, 2014; 1:35 p.m.

Despite that Rice just had had surgery, he made his way to the podium and opened the speaker with an anecdote that made everybody laugh. “I am going to say to you, just as Marilyn Monroe said to her fifth husband, I’m not going to keep you long.”

Condom bill proposed

Viki Muench | Staff Reporter
From Print [Nov. 18, 2014]
| Legacy

The Lindenwood Student Government Association has reacted to the HIV scandal last year by passing the Condom Distribution Act of 2014, whose purpose is to adapt Lindenwood’s policies to distributing condoms on campus and therefore promoting safe sex.

New policy fellow

Gabrielle Christensen | Staff Reporter
From Print [Nov. 18, 2014]
| Legacy

The John W. Hammond Institute for Free Enterprise is a new research center at LU with a mission to foster free enterprise and civil and religious liberty through the examination of market-oriented approaches to economic and social issues. The Institute has named the Republican Representative Timothy Jones for the new senior policy fellow.

Muslim speaker defends faith

Abigail Fallon | Staff Reporter
From Print [Nov. 18, 2014]
| Legacy

The first full-time Muslim Life Coordinator and Chaplain at Princeton visited LU last week to discuss a controversial and timely topic: violent radicalism. Sohaib Sultan, who has written many books including “The Koran for Dummies,” began his speech by saying that, “Islam is rooted in the idea, the ideal, of compassion.”

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Star point guard returns

DJ Hicks | Staff Reporter
November 19, 2014; 11:15 p.m.

Being the point guard on the basketball court calls for great leadership and the ability to handle pressure; Darris Smith fits both of those characteristics with ease.

Smith is a senior now on the men’s basketball team, and he hopes to lead the Lions to a great season in his last year on the court. Smith has been making a positive impact on the team ever since he was a freshman in 2011.