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The new lion statue stands just outside Billingsly Student Center in the new Lion Pride Plaza.


Taylor Camden, Executive Editor August 30, 2013

On the first day of classes, the University unveiled the lion icon statue that sits in the newly built plaza in front of Billingsly.The bronze lion statue stands 10 feet tall and 12 feet in length and...

The illustrated design by RDG Planning and Designing for the plaza to be constructed in front of Billingsly Student Center.

Plaza ‘should be completed’ by fall

Taylor Camden , Associate Editor February 1, 2013

Sculpting of the lion statue  has been completed and has been sent off to be cast in bronzed. The process will take three to four months.The statue will be placed in front of Billingsly Student Center...

Senate unanimously approves spending $40,000 on statue

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor October 26, 2012

Student Senate came to a decision Wednesday on the proposal of a bronze lion statue to be placed on the Oval. Unanimously, the senate voted to approve spending $40,000 on the project. The senate’s appropriation...

Senate to decide on statue soon

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor October 13, 2012

This week, Student Senate had a full house and met to discuss the development of the lion statue proposal and approved three appropriations.On Wednesday, Capitol Improvement Committee Chair Ryan Prisock,...

Letter to the Editor: Student hopes funds for statue are donated, not from University

Kyle Prisock October 6, 2012

Recently, there has been discussion of plans to have a lion statue fabricated and placed on the Oval of Missouri Southern.The idea is to create something that will become an icon; a symbol of the ideals...

Senate to partially fund lion statue

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor October 5, 2012

On Wednesday, Student Senate began to make headway on the lion statue project, discussed possible appropriations to be given and is continuing to focus on increasing their visibility on campus through...

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