The Lion's Roar

In light of the Paris attack, let us reflect on the value of togetherness

In light of the Paris attack, let us reflect on the value of togetherness

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Archive, Opinion

There is light and dark. There is good and bad. There is the blue, bright sky and the gloomy, cloudy one. There is happiness and sadness. There is beauty and ugliness. There is the cacti in the desert and the flower that blooms amidst the thorns. There is love and hatred. There is the yin and the yang....

Boy, girl, them or leaf

Boy, girl, them or leaf

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Archive, Opinion

Whether someone identifies as a boy, girl or it, their gender identification is theirs and only theirs to worry about. Confusion and anger can arise when bringing up this topic. But what is the point of giving an opinion on something I know almost nothing about? Though I am cisgender and not the mos...

Keeping you and your roommate civil

Keeping you and your roommate civil

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Archive, Opinion

Living with a new person can raise annoyances that you never knew existed. Horror stories of awful roommates have been told over the years and it usually give people a good laugh, but it is very different when you are the one living with them. Some think that a roommate agreement is necessary to establis...

Respecting all religions

Respecting all religions

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The university organized a lecture to discuss the significance of religious tolerance and how it unites America. “Religious Tolerance in an Age of Intolerance” was organized on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union. Executive Director of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton...

Remembering a dance alumna

Remembering a dance alumna

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

Some love stories continue on after death. “A Few of Her Favorite Things: A dedication to Mary Lou Champagne” will be performed on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre in remembrance of the late alumna Mary Lou Champagne. Director of Dance Keith “Skip” Costa aims to “continue...

Mom of the game

Mom of the game

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Along with the spirit squads and football team playing on the field, promotions such as “Our Mom of the Game” can further engage fans. The university started a new promotion this football season by choosing an “Our Mom of the Game” sponsored by Our Mom’s Restaurant and Bar. Accountant...

The River Bell rivalry

The River Bell rivalry

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Archive, Showcase, Sports

The Lions and Nicholls State University Colonels fostered a rivalry over 27 games since the inception of the River Bell Classic in 1972.  “It has been a great healthy rivalry between Nicholls and ourselves,” said Director of Athletics Jay Artigues. “Both teams know each other well, and it’s alw...

Larose constructs her legacy

Larose constructs her legacy

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

When 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose accepted the crown almost a year ago, she began to carve her lion mark by furthering the influence and extent of the pageant. “I cannot believe that the 2019 pageant is just around the corner,” said Larose, a junior elementary education and special education...

Accounting: math for the real world

Accounting: math for the real world

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International, the Department of Accounting and Finance offers a stepping stone to in-demand careers. “Accounting is very valuable,” said Instructor of Accounting Julie Stovall. “It’s kind of what I tell students, because...

Farmers market faced a chill

Farmers market faced a chill

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Vendors and visitors of Reconnect's Farmers Market browsed through goods in cool weather. The last market of the semester was held on Nov. 14 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in front of the War Memorial Student Union. Farmers Market Manager for Reconnect Kristin Wiggins, a senior sociology major, shared...

Sorority sisters show off their steps

Sorority sisters show off their steps

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

As part of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Founders Week, members of the Pi lota Chapter showcased their step-dancing in a yard show. The yard show was held on Tuesday, Nov. 13 in the Student Union Breezeway. Anti-Grammateus and Chaplin of the Pi lota Chapter Nahilia Colbert, a junior kinesiology...

The voice of military history

The voice of military history

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

History may not be everyone's favorite subject, but Assistant Professor of History Dr. Samantha Cavell used her passion for it to present a lecture for the History and Political Science Society. Cavell's lecture focused on the history of naval vessels in Louisiana during the 1800s such as the Pioneer,...