The Lion's Roar

How to make the most out of a living space

How to make the most out of a living space

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Archive, Opinion

Young adults around the world truly feel the struggle of having too much stuff and too little space. The hard fact is, as people get older, they end up having ownership over things like furniture, appliances, 9-year-old rugs and other odd things that they have no idea what to do with. This does not mean...

Making a new home in LA

Making a new home in LA

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Archive, Opinion

Of the countless new experiences during my initial days in college, the most frequent one I experienced was a lump in my throat. I had it when I saw a family walking in the park. I felt it when I heard my friends talking about visiting their parents. The lump would grow when the food I made was miles...

Fellom returns to teaching

Fellom returns to teaching

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After an almost two-year hiatus from teaching at the university, Dr. Martie Fellom, professor emeritus of music and performing arts, brings back her knowledge and passion for dance to students. Fellom decided to return this semester to teach Introduction to Dance after speaking with Keith “Skip” Cost...

Honoring exceptional videos

Honoring exceptional videos

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The Southeastern Channel has been honored with national, international and regional awards including some Emmy’s and Telly Awards. The channel can now add two more trophies to its collection, awarded by the Telly Awards. May of 2018 marked the 39th annual holding of the Telly Awards in which one ...

Connections pay off for students

Connections pay  off for students

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

January 29, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

In an expression of support and connection, Terracon Foundation provided a $5,000 grant to the university’s engineering technology program to be split into two scholarships. A panel of faculty will select one student from the construction engineering technology concentration and another from the c...

Community Music School honors young musicians

Community Music School honors young musicians

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

The university’s Community Music School gave accreditation to Charlie Byrd who plays the piano, Jonah Blades who plays the violin, Natalie Fulks who plays the piano, Katie Miranda who plays the bassoon and piano and Alana Saenz who plays both piano and violin. These five musicians were named the CMS Outs...

Ring sales begin this week in bookstore

Ring sales begin this week in bookstore

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Balfour company provides rings and an amulet that represents the university to students so they can remember their time at the university. On Jan. 28-29 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Joni Nezat and Maureen O’Dwyer set up and manned a table in the University Bookstore where they sold university rings to ...

Women’s basketball starts the semester with chicken and tailgating

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Archive, Sports

Moved into the University Center due to weather, the "Back to School Bash" raised spirits leading to the women's basketball team's game against Houston Baptist University. Hosted by the Student Government Association on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 5–7 p.m., the women's basketball tailgate welcomed students...

Students start the semester with rain, games and refreshments

Students start the semester with rain, games and refreshments

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

With the first day of spring semester classes, Campus Activities Board aimed to create a welcoming campus environment with cookies, hot chocolate, games, prizes and an inflatable snow globe. "It was meant to be an event where students can walk through as they pass through the breezeway on the way...

New Year Goals

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, Opinion, Uncategorized

With grey skies and cloudy days, fireworks and New Year cliches, January brings with it a bittersweet feeling. To me, going into the spring semester brings with it the same feeling as beginnings and youth and New York City. A feeling I can only think to describe as an empty hope - anything is possible...

‘The Big Event’ evolves

‘The Big Event’ evolves

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Participants of “The Big Event,” a day dedicated to thanking the community through service since 1982, will see structural changes this semester. “The Big Event” gathers teams of students from the university to engage with local businesses and residents in service-oriented tasks. This year,...

Hammond Gets Lit

Hammond Gets Lit

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

Every week, a group gathers in Cate Square Park to play with fire. The group, called Illuminating Wonders, practices a particular art form known as Flow Arts. This style of art is comprised of movement focusing on dancing, juggling and spinning fire as well as object manipulation in dark environments,...