Herd Media
  • Campus Life

    Rush Week: “for the plot.”

    You may have recently noticed female students in classes wearing strange objects or carrying around things such as stuffed animals, flowers, sashes, torches and many more peculiar items. This all happens during rush week. While they might not be able to always say what it’s for or the reason they are doing it, this is a glimpse into what rush is like for Lipscomb University social clubs. We spoke to some students involved and asked about their current experiences thus far. Katlyn, a sophomore biology major from Brentwood, TN, says she wants to rush “for the plot.” These students are involved or looking to be involved in social clubs, look…

  • Opinion

    An inside look at Rush Week for Lipscomb

    Rushing social clubs at Lipscomb University is a three-to-four week-long event. Full of excitement, nerves, and finding where they fit in. This year, two Herd Media staff members cover rush from both the male and female perspectives. Saxon Brown, a freshman journalism and new media major, is currently not rushing, while Emma DeVries, a freshman advertising major, is currently rushing. Saxon Brown For many freshmen arriving on campus provides the first opportunity to be fully independent. Though many of us long for that independence, we also seek out a sense of belonging. For some students, this is found through athletics, either at the NCAA level or on an intramural team.…