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Student dies over the weekend

Drake University President David Maxwell sent out an email to students early Saturday evening announcing the death of a student.

Lydia Clark, 21, of Meriden, Kan., died Saturday afternoon. She was a junior international relations and rhetoric double major. She was also a member of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity.

“At times like this, we are fortunate that — as members of the Drake University family — we are able to rely on one another for support and comfort,” Maxwell said in the email.

No further details were available for this edition of The Times-Delphic.


Horsch is a junior news/Internet and rhetoric double major. She serves as the TD's Editor-in-Chief. She has been on staff for three years and has been the editor since January 2012.

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  1. Katie Andersen October 10, 2011

    What happened? Was it something with alcohol? How sad….

  2. SG October 10, 2011

    Katie, that is not our business.
    How about prayers and thoughts for the family.

  3. KSFRIEND October 11, 2011

    Unknown heart condition.

  4. Neighbor to Lydia October 11, 2011

    To the family – We are sorry for your loss. You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

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