History

Lindenwood Then and Now: 4 stories from school sports history

October 2, 2018 Matt Hampton 0

In the area behind Cobbs, Irwin, Niccolls, and McCluer Halls, Lindenwood College built a golf course for students in the 1920s.  It is unclear whether it was a nine or 18-hole course.  As this was before Lindenwood started official golf teams in the 1990s, the course was used mostly for leisure, Huffman said.  […]

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Lindenwood Then and Now: campus restaurants from years past

September 25, 2018 Matt Hampton 0

Reighard and Cerny said there weren’t as many places around town for students to eat in the ’70s and ’80s, back when Lindenwood had under 1,000 students and Route 94 was a two-lane highway. The Tea-Hole provided a convenient spot to grab a burger for college students in the tight-knit St. Charles of the time.  […]

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Lindenwood Then and Now: Men first shook up campus 50 years ago

September 18, 2018 Matt Hampton 0

When students came back to Lindenwood in the fall of 1968, a group of men called the “Fabulous 15” had been admitted.  This decision outraged some women, who protested and burned a straw effigy outside of Ayres Hall, the only men’s dorm.  Huffman said the effigy either represented President Brown or the male students. […]