The Lion's Roar

ELITE Women showcase entrepreneurs

ELITE Women showcase entrepreneurs

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

ELITE Women created an opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses and products with the first "Pop Up Shop." The “Pop Up Shop” took place on Nov. 13 from 6-9 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Members of ELITE Women encouraged students to attend for a chance to see products that...

Students reflect on the Lion 2 Lion Mentorship Program

Students reflect on the Lion 2 Lion Mentorship Program

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The Student Government Association sponsored the "Lion 2 Lion Social" to celebrate the mentors and mentees of the inaugural Lion 2 Lion Mentorship Program. The social was held on Nov. 12 in the Pennington Student Activity Center. Leadership Development Coordinator Allie Dyer explained the importance...

Fraternity competition hits the court

Fraternity competition hits the court

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Kappa Sigma Fraternity took home the win against Kappa Alpha Order in the three versus three intramural basketball tournament. The two fraternities competed in the Pennington Student Activity Center on Nov. 13. Tyron McLemore, a senior business administration major, played for Kappa Sigma. He shared...

Suiting up for game day

Suiting up for game day

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

At the university, Athletics partners with Adidas to provide the sports apparel for the official university teams. In 2008, Athletics inked a contract naming Adidas the Official Athletic Apparel Provider for the university through 2021. “We have been in a partnership with team Adidas for a while...

A day in the life of Nicole Zimmer

A day in the life of Nicole Zimmer

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus, Showcase

To some students, the library is a second home where they make memorable experiences and lifelong relationships. Nicole Zimmer, a senior biological sciences major, performs responsibilities in the university as a student worker at the Sims Memorial Library. A usual day for Zimmer consists of going...

Life in the Renaissance Festival

Life in the Renaissance Festival

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

For Clarence Romage, a senior business administration major, the “Louisiana Renaissance Festival” offers originality and a better understanding of the Renaissance. Romage enjoyed the variety of vendors in the festival. “My favorite part of the festival was just seeing all the different types...

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Contestants for the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant may prepare for the competition in a number of different ways, but they practiced the pageant's opening number together. The contestants met with 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, and...

Transitioning to college sports

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

Almost six percent of high school athletes compete at a National Collegiate Athletic Association school, according to the NCAA and face the next level in their athletic career. “So far, my transition into college has been a really good one,” said Sydney Rivers, a freshman forward on the women’s...

Behind the curtains

Behind the curtains

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

Though the cast may be all that is seen from the audience perspective, these individuals make up a small portion of those involved in putting on a play. Technical Director Benjamin Norman is directing his first play at the university, “Almost, Maine,” which is scheduled to show Nov. 13-16 at 7:30...

Introducing Santa, Elsa and wine

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Archive, Arts & Entertainment

Downtown Hammond will start to take on a holly jolly Christmas flair this November. Hosted by the Downtown Development District, the 14th annual “Starry November Night” will take place on Nov. 16 from 6-10 p.m. and will feature events for kids and adults. Marketing and Advising Coordinator...

Then and now: veterans and World War I

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Assistant Professor of History Dr. Samantha Cavell discussed the trials and struggles American soldiers faced before and after World War I to wrap up the "Then and Now" lecture series. The Veterans Day lecture was held on Nov. 7 in Pottle Auditorium from 1-2 p.m. In the lecture, Cavell discussed...

Learning etiquette

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The Master of Business Administration Society sponsored the "Alumni Luncheon" to inform students and alumni about real world etiquette skills. The luncheon, held in the Alumni Center on Nov. 7, allowed students and alumni to learn about etiquette and ask any questions about awkward dining situations. MBA...