Lee University grad a finalist on ‘American Idol’

Clark Beckham had already enrolled in grad school at Lee University and was set to be the student director of Lee’s Campus Choir when he auditioned for “American Idol” in Nashville last summer. But after judges handed him one of “Idol’s” golden tickets to Hollywood, he postponed campus life in Cleveland Tenn., to follow his dreams in California. “It was a ... »

Duke University reverses decision, will not allow Muslim

In the face of mounting controversy, Duke University reversed itself Thursday afternoon and announced it will not allow a Muslim call to prayer from its iconic chapel Friday. The Durham university had said earlier in the week it would permit a weekly, three-minute chant by members of the Duke Muslim Students Association to be “moderately amplified” via speakers in the Duke Chapel’s bell tower. Tha... »

Lee University – ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Lee University – ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


“Black Mass” at Harvard University Canceled: Cultural Studies Club Reconsiders Event

The following statement was issued by Robert Neugeboren, dean of students and alumni affairs at Harvard Extension School: We understand that the Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club has indicated their decision to cancel the “Black Mass” reenactment on Harvard’s campus scheduled for this evening, moving it instead to a location off campus. For more information, please contact the Harvard ... »