The Lion's Roar

CMS celebrates 15 years of music

Ryne Berthelot

October 29, 2010


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With Fanfare now entering its third week, members of the Southeastern Community Music School (CMS) worked hard to put on a special event for their 15th anniversary. The performers, most of whom are still students in grade school, along with alumni members, performed a variety of songs on a variety o...

National print exhibit hits Southeastern

Jonathen Wilford

October 29, 2010


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On Tuesday, Oct. 5th at 5 p.m., Southeastern's Contemporary Art gallery hosted the opening reception for "Pressure: the National Juried Printmaking Exhibition." The exhibit featured some of the most important artists focused in the field of printmaking. Along with the juried exhibit, was the closing r...

‘Sigmatizers’ dominate Quiz Bowl

Nick BeJeaux

October 29, 2010


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At the conclusion of the 9th annual Phi Kappa Phi Homecoming Intramural Quiz Bowl Tournament the faculty team, the "Sigmatizers," stood victorious against the student team, Gamma Beta Phi. Members of the ‘Sigmatizers' include Dustin Cotton, Sherry Craig, Dr. George Dorrill and Rebecca Murry. "We feel grea...

Student accepted to leadership conference

Brooklyn Robertson

October 29, 2010


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Kali Johnson, a Southeastern Senior, has been selected to be a part of a program called Leadership DELTA, and attend the annual conference held in Detroit, MI from Oct. 14-17, 2010. Johnson was selected after applying for the prestigious program and receiving letters of recommendation.  The appli...

Children’s center opens in Hammond

Jennifer Guccione

October 29, 2010


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A new environment for children to learn, create and play is now located in downtown Hammond. The Louisiana Children's Discovery Center officially opened its doors to children on Friday, Oct. 1. The center is a hands-on, interactive children's museum. For toddlers, there is a jungle gym structure with tunn...

Association hosts Homecoming ball in Union

Hollie Holmes

October 29, 2010


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Live music played by the jazz-soul band Michael Fosters Project was provided for the African American Alumni Association Ball, Friday Oct. 22 at 9 p.m. The event was hosted in conjunction with the Office of Multicultural and International Student Affairs and Alumni Association. In previous years, ac...

Weather dampens Gumbo Ya Ya

Jonathen Wilford

October 29, 2010


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As one of the celebrations for Southeastern's 85th Homecoming, Gumbo Ya Ya was held for the students, Faculty, Staff and alumni on Wednesday Oct. 20. Normally held in the Student Union Park, Gumbo Ya Ya was moved this year to the Student Union Ballroom because of the rain. In the past, Gumbo Ya Ya off...

New tradition rocks Friendship Circle

Brennan Carney

October 29, 2010


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A new Southeastern tradition was in full swing the night of Friday, Oct. 23. Live @ the Oak took place at 9p.m. at Friendship Circle in an attempt to bolster Lion pride before the Homecoming game set to kick off the following night. Live @ the Oak was a 3 hour musical event where students were invi...

Rende’s celebrates grand re-opening

Vivian Boykin

October 29, 2010


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Almost a month after the renovations have been complete, Rende's hosted their grand re-opening celebration and customer appreciation day, October 22. Customers were treated to free jambalaya, chips, cookies and soft drinks, as well as free T-shirts. Corporate sponsors such as Monster, Budweiser Bevera...

Students overcome staff in Homecoming flag football game

Ryne Berthelot

October 29, 2010


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The Division of Student Affairs held their annual students vs. staff flag football game  on Tuesday, Oct. 19. The students prevailed for the third year running, 27-19. Different from normal football games, this flag football game created its own set of rules. A team that just scored could go for ei...

Cowboys wrangle win to spoil Homecoming

Nick BeJeaux

October 28, 2010


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The Southeastern Lions football team endured a surprising, bitter Homecoming loss to McNeese State Cowboys, 13-10, in a Southland Conference game on Oct. 23 in Strawberry Stadium. The defeat was only seconds before the end of the fourth after a nine-play, 62-yard drive by the Cowboys, which ended in ...

Save Southeastern

Save Southeastern

Nicholas Robert

October 28, 2010


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Founding Father Alexander Hamilton once said, "Those who stand for nothing, fall for anything." As college students in Louisiana, we are currently facing a problem where now is the time to stand and take action. I know many of you may know this, but if you don't know, every university in Louisiana is dealin...