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April 28, 2018

Do you like listening to music?  Do you like being “in the know” when it comes to what’s happening in the world?  Do you like cheering for your fellow Scots while they’re scoring another basket or kicking another goal?  Lyon College hasn’t had its own radio station for...

April 28, 2018

8:30 AM: Wake up, walk to the bathroom, turn right back around because a Potential New Member (PNMs) is in the bathroom.

9:00 AM: Ignore everyone in your class.  You don’t know who is a PNM and who isn’t.  You don’t know who can be trusted.

12:00 AM: Walk to the dea...

April 28, 2018

The introduction of the Honors Fellows Program this school year has produced a variety of reactions from people across campus. ​To join the program, incoming students must have at least a 3.5 GPA and a score of 28 or better on the ACT. Once in the program, students mus...

April 28, 2018

The intramural program at Lyon has steadily been growing over the past several years.  Darrell Shaw, former LEAP Director, was instrumental in ramping up the program.  Shaw introduced several new and exciting sports to the program such as bubble soccer, kayak polo, wat...

April 27, 2018

When current students stop and think about Lyon, beauty might not be the first word that comes to mind.  We get bogged down in the reality of four-hour labs and twelve-page papers, and often forget about the tiny details of the place we live and work.  It takes a remin...

April 27, 2018

When I attended the art show yesterday in Kresge, I was astounded at the diversity of the pieces and the unique talent emanating from each artist. Each exhibition made use of different mediums, from ink and watercolor to silk and lace and even to party hats and hot glu...

April 27, 2018

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Ingredients ($29 or less depending on brand or store):

  • 1-pound ground lamb ($7)

  • 1 ½ pound potatoes ($3)

  • 1 large onion ($0.50)

  • 2 ounces mushrooms ($2)

  • Bay Leaf ($3)

  • 2 carrots ($1)

  • 1 oz plain flour ($3)


April 26, 2018

photo courtesy of Leigh King

Last semester the Highlander did a story over our new Lyon College President, Dr. Joey King. This semester we want everyone to get to know someone they may have seen on campus, but not been introduced to. We, of course, mean Dr. Leigh King,...

April 26, 2018

photo credit:  Shirley-Ann Pearman on 

Perfect for a Scottish afternoon tea!

Ingredients ($27):

  • 4 ounces self-rising flour ($3)

  • 4 ounces caster sugar ($3)

  • 4 ounces butter ($3)

  • 3 ounces raisins ($3)

  • 1 tablespoon brandy (...

April 26, 2018

photo courtesy of Lyon College

The Lyon College Order of the Tartan Mortar Board Chapter hosted Lyon's annual Student Creative Arts and Research Forum (SCARF) on Thursday, March 22.  SCARF is an opportunity for students to showcase their faculty-mentored research or pro...

April 14, 2018

photo courtesy of Lyon College

The Arkansas Scottish Festival, held every April on the Lyon College campus, is a celebration of Presbyterian and Scottish heritage. 2018 is the 39th year for the festival and it is, and has been, the largest event for the city of Batesvil...

April 9, 2018

From the new Highlander website to the addition of computer science to Lyon’s available majors, several exciting changes are taking place on campus. Perhaps the most highly-anticipated of these changes is the unveiling of Lyon College’s new pet-friendly residence hall,...