Q&A with President Shonrock [audio]

August 25, 2015 Emily Adair 0

Cayla Brown | Staff Reporter 
Published Aug. 25, 2015; 7 a.m.

Michael Shonrock, Lindenwood’s 22nd president, took office June 1. Before coming to St. Charles, he served as Emporia State University’s president in Emporia, Kansas.



Former student convicted on five HIV-related charges

May 17, 2015 Emily Adair 0

Viktoria Muench | Staff Reporter
Published May 17, 2015; 11 a.m.

The trial of former Lindenwood wrestling star Michael Johnson has come to a decision. Johnson was arrested in October 2013, after he had exposed several male sex partners to HIV. Although he had full knowledge of his disease at the time, he denied it to his partners when they asked him and claimed that he didn’t have the virus. […]


Retiring professor leaves scholarship for research

May 5, 2015 Emily Adair 0

Katie Brosamer-Senger | Reporting Student
Published May 5, 2015; 1:30 p.m.

On the second level of Young Hall, a man wearing wire rimmed glasses sits in his office grading one of his notoriously difficult tests. He is by no means a large man, but his presence has commanded the attention of his students for more than three decades. After this semester, Professor Rao Ayyagari will retire. […]


Evans known as a thoughtful man

May 5, 2015 Emily Adair 0

Emily Adair | Editor-in-Chief
Published May 5, 2015; 1:15 p.m.

He removes his glasses and holds them between his fingers as he considers his response. He looks thoughtfully up and to his right, as if that is where he will find his answer. He considers his thoughts before he says them, but not to scheme or dodge. Once he’s collected his ideas, his eyes return to his conversation partner, and he answers honestly. […]