The Lion's Roar

Bonding and fun on karaoke night

Noah Smith, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

The Southeastern Accounting Society hosted a karaoke night with drinks and pizza for its members to bond and promote the organization. President of the Southeastern Accounting Society Krystal Waddell, a senior accounting major, hopes the society will grow over the coming years. "Although this is...

Christmas carols ring out the semester

Christmas carols ring out the semester

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

With the holiday season rolling in, choirs spread holiday cheer with their "Holiday of Lights" concert. The Concert Choir, Bella Voce, University Chorus and Northshore Choral Society performed at the First Baptist Church on Nov. 29 at 7:30 p.m. The concert included holiday songs like "Jingle Bells." Member...

Larose’s farewell to the crown

Larose’s farewell to the crown

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose organized a farewell banquet as she prepares to give up the crown. Larose's legacy as Miss Southeastern included building sponsorship for the pageant. Owner of Bra la Vie Andrea Kopfler shared why she became a sponsor. "Alyssa approached me, and I had been looking...

Ring ceremony honors seniors

Ring ceremony honors seniors

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018

The ring ceremony marked the next step towards graduation for seniors. The Alumni Association and Balfour hosted the celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Associate Director of the Alumni Association Jenni O'Neil shared the preparation that went towards the ceremonial night. "We started planning...

Delta Sigma Theta mixes culture and art

Delta Sigma Theta mixes culture and art

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 28, 2018

The Nu Delta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. promoted cultures from Panama to Nepal with informational tabling followed by dances, songs and poetry. The first "Culture Remix" was held in the Student Union Theater at 7 p.m. on Nov. 28. Cultural awareness motivated the sorority to hold...

Conversations with Dent and Willis

Conversations with Dent and Willis

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 27, 2018

2018 Homecoming King Cedric L. Dent, a senior social work major, and Interim Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis spoke about their life experiences in "A Real Talk Conversation with the King." The talk was held in the Student Union Theatre at 6 p.m. on Nov. 27. For Dent, the event provided more than...

Club sells ceramics for the holiday season

Club sells ceramics for the holiday season

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018

The Southeastern Ceramics Club displayed around 200 ceramics dishes at its Christmas sale. The club set up its sale outside the War Memorial Student Union on Nov. 26-27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. President of the Ceramics Club Olivia Goll, a senior art major, estimated that the sale raised around $300...

Mindfulness keeping the mind on track

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018

The University Counseling Center created an opportunity to help students manage their stress in preparation for their finals. The "Mindfulness Tent" took place on Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Student Union Park. According to University Health Center Registered Nurse Kuldip Grest, the...

Creation of a weather balloon

Creation of a weather balloon

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018

Professor of Physics Dr. Gerard Blanchard works with a team of four students to construct and design a fully functional weather balloon due to launch from Palestine, Texas in May of 2019. Project ROOMIE 1, or Remote Observations Of Many Interesting Events, was funded for the first time by the Louisiana...

Playing the Staircase with Robison

Playing the Staircase with Robison

Madeline Cancienne , Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018

Beyond his university position, Department Head of History and Political Science William Robison fulfilled his childhood aspirations in music.  Robison shared that his love for music began at an early age. “I’ve been playing music all of my life,” said Robison. “I started singing as a li...

International students compete in video game tournament

International students compete in video game tournament

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018

International students came together for a night of competition with a video game tournament. On Nov. 16 in Fayard Hall Room 101 from 5-11 p.m., international students competed in FIFA, a soccer video game. Fawaz Adesina, a sophomore physics major, explained why he decided to set up the event. “Coming...

Artifacts promote Nepalese culture

Artifacts promote Nepalese culture

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018

The Nepalese Student Association at Southeastern sought to share its culture with the university. To pull in students' interests, NSA set up an artifacts display in the Student Union Breezeway on Nov. 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Prices ranged from $5 to $200 depending on the artifact. NSA member...