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.  […]

History

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. […]