The Lion's Roar

Lions win at home

Marlain Veal, a senior forward, scored 12 points against William Carey University in the Lions' first home game of the season.
November 11, 2018

The Lions men's basketball team won its first home game of the season 78-57 against William Carey University. Six Lions players scored in the double digits with Moses Greenwood, a senior forward, and...

Tailgating’s leisure sport takes a competitive turn

November 7, 2018

The Neighbors won against the Corn Puffs 11-5 at the Intramural Cornhole Tournament. Three teams competed in a round-robin tournament to determine which two-person team would become victorious at the...

NAACP and SOAR promote safe sex

November 7, 2018

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the University Health Center and Student Outreach and Advocacy Representatives collaborated to educate students about HIV and AIDS with "Stroll...

Meet the contestants

Alyssa Kate Larose
2018 Miss Southeastern Louisiana University
Junior Elementary Education and Special Education major
Platform: Juvenile Diabetes - Educate and Find a Cure
November 6, 2018

With 13 contestants, the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant promises to be larger than those in recent years. The pageant is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre. 2018 Miss...

Ink, skin, purpose within

In Nepalese culture, henna tattoos are often used for religious purposes and painted on brides, but it is not necessarily religious.
November 6, 2018

The value of body art can run deeper than the skin. To some people, body art may be distracting or unattractive, but others find pride in it. Henna tattoos are forms of body art common in Eastern culture,...

Faith and stress

Alumnus Trenton Coyle received recognition for his piece “Highway Song” by the Manchac Review in 2016. Coyle co-founded the Southeastern Christian Association during his time at the university.
November 6, 2018

Among student organizations focused on professions, majors or skills, some organizations bring students together through religion. Students within these organizations find that their faith helps them cope...

If you grow your hair for a month, consider donating in December

If you grow your hair for a month, consider donating in December
November 6, 2018

Although the origins of No Shave November are unclear, its impact in the realm of cancer donations is distinct. The fundraiser hit American soil in November of 2009 and was started by the Chicagoland...

Photographic passions

Instructor of  Photography Lily Brooks teaches photography to Tiranee Moody, a junior art major. Brooks started teaching at the university in 2015.
November 6, 2018

Instructor of Photography Lily Brooks started teaching at the university in fall 2015. Brooks shared how she was exposed to photography as a child. “I was so privileged to be in close proximity...

Romance on the theatre stage

November 6, 2018

The university theatre program prepares to present “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani to bring love and romance to the stage to end the fall theatre season. The play will be directed by Technical Director...

Legendary Lions

November 6, 2018

Student-athletes can make their mark in Lion history and go on to professional sports or beyond. 1967 Alumnus Billy Andrews played both offense and defense for the Lions football team. Andrews was selected...

The viewpoint of a hat maker

Diana Canatella, a senior family and consumer sciences major, poses wearing garbs of her most recent role as Alice Stedson, a hat maker. She enjoyed the last decade of acting in the Renaissance Festival.
November 6, 2018

Celebrating the atmosphere of the Renaissance culture, Diana Canatella, a senior family and consumer sciences major, has been an actress at the Louisiana Renaissance Festival for the past 10 years. Canatella’s...

A day in the life of Chason Virgil

Chason Virgil, a junior quarterback, started his collegiate career at California State University, Fresno. The Mesquite, Texas native spends his days preparing for game day whether that is working out or watching game film whenever he can.
November 6, 2018

Mesquite, Texas native Chason Virgil, a junior quarterback, started his quarterback experience when he was 4 years old and continued into college. Virgil transferred to the university from California...

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