Lindsey Rae Writes The Day: Graduates Understand the Meaning of Love

June 5, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Lindsey Rae Vaughn | Staff Reporter
Posted June 5, 2014; 1:30 p.m.

Recently, I adopted twin bobtail kittens and I love them so much and couldn’t be happier. I remember waiting patiently my last semester of college so when I returned home, I could finally have a feline companion, even though I ended up with two.
It made me think about all the different things that college graduates wait to achieve or receive once they complete their degree.
Some don’t wait. […]


Lindsey Rae Writes The Day: Where Do Graduates Live After Dorm Life?

May 29, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Lindsey Rae Vaughn | Staff Reporter
Posted May 29, 2014; 8:30 p.m.

Some college students leave home for the first time once they move into their dorms and apartments to finish their degree.

Once they are finished and they are left with a mountain of student loan debt, what do most students end up doing? — Moving back in with mom and dad.

I am one of those students. I was gone for two years living two and a half hours away. I lived in a dorm and then in an apartment with no roommates. I was about as independent as a college kid could get. […]


Lindsey Rae Writes The Day: How Much Money Is Enough?

May 23, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Lindsey Rae Vaughn | Staff Reporter
Posted May 23, 2014; 2:45 p.m.

his first thing that most college graduates think about is getting that job that they’ve worked four years for. Of course, graduates want a job that is in their field and only a few are lucky enough to get one.

Anything over minimum wage sounds great to graduates, especially when you hear the annual salary. But when you break it down, how much is enough to become a full-fledged adult? […]


Opinion: Certain protections denied to LU students

May 7, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Madeleine Heppermann | Legacy Co-Editor-in-Chief
Posted May 7, 2014; 12:50 p.m.

The Lindenwood Student Health Center should provide condoms to students upon request. The Health Center’s current avoidance of doing so is a disservice to students; an act of neglect towards their health. […]


Opinion: The truth behind meat

March 12, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Abigail Fallon | Staff Reporter
Posted March 12, 2014; 1:43 p.m.

When we eat together in the dining hall most of us kind of pretend not to be checking out each other’s selections, yet it has to be at least once a week that someone sees my bowl full of spinach and rice and asks if I am a vegetarian. When I tell them I haven’t eaten meat (knowingly) in two years, they say, “What, are you religious?” or “Oh, you must be super healthy.”


Think before you act, act with courtesy

March 7, 2014 Lindenlink Staff 0

Cole Figus | Legacy Staff Reporter
Published March 7, 2014; 9:39 a.m.

There is one philosophical question every person should ask himself or herself before making any decision:  should each person on Earth make the decision I am about to make?  If the answer is yes, then proceed guilt free; if the answer is no, then you should probably not proceed at all because you are about to be a negative influence on the planet and humanity as a whole. […]