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One of the donation dropoff locations for Lion Pride Career Closet business attire items is the Southeastern Wesley Foundation at 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond, La. Those wishing to donate are asked to bring in new or gently used tax-deductible items or a monetary contribution to purchase items.

University to provide students access to business attire

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 16, 2021

When it comes to finding and buying business attire, the word “affordable” may not be in a college student’s vocabulary.  That is why the university partnered with the Southeastern Wesley Foundation...

Over the next three years, the REC will replace the floors of the three other courts. Once completed, it will mark the first time since the REC’s opening that the courts were replaced.

REC brings Pennington basketball court renovations

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Over the winter break, the REC began its first phase of renovations and repairs to the basketball courts. Currently, the floor of court one is being replaced. Over the next three years, the REC will...

Barbara Gibbs is an instructor for the university's School of Nursing. She has been reappointed to the Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners and will serve as a registered nurse representing the Louisiana State Nurses Association.

School of Nursing instructor reappointed to state board of practical nurse examiners

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

Gov. John Bel Edwards has recently announced multiple appointments to the Louisiana boards and commissions on Jan. 15. One of those appointments was School of Nursing instructor Barbara Gibbs. Gibbs...

SGA President L’Oreal Williams plans to implement Swipe Out Hunger as a long term program at the university.

SGA brings Swipe Out Hunger program to combat food insecurity

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

For many low-income students, having reliable access to food can be a challenge. According to a study conducted by the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, one in three college students in...

SVU President Catherine Wooton, pictured here, and vice president Kami Aguilar have officially established Sexual Violence Unmasked on campus.

Sexual Violence Unmasked: New organization on campus

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

In a fast-paced college world, last semester’s discussions surrounding sexual assault might be easy for one to forget. Some matters simply go unnoticed, unspoken or forgotten. Students Catherine Wooton...

A 2016 graduate of the university, Tanya Crowe has accomplished her goal of becoming Miss Louisiana USA. Her new title solidifies a new beginning and the end of a seven-year journey.  For Crowe, the Miss Louisiana pageant was an experience that provided her with connections, experience and lifelong friendships. Crowe encourages other girls to go on the Miss Louisiana stage and keep going back.

Southeastern alumna crowned Miss Louisiana USA

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

On the night of June 8, 2014, a Southeastern student by the name of Tanya Crowe made a decision that would change the next seven years of her life. Prior to making her debut on the pageant stage, Crowe...

The Strawberry Jubilee celebration included food, games, music and giveaways. The theme of the 2019 Jubilee was

Strawberry Jubilee to return in the Spring

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 6, 2021

After last year’s virtual Strawberry Jubilee, the Campus Activities Board plans to host an in-person Strawberry Jubilee during the spring semester. SGA President L’Oreal Williams explained that Strawberry...

Allen Savant is due to graduate in May. He encourages others to pursue an education no matter what age.

50-year-old former SLU Student finishes degree at Idaho State

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 6, 2021

1996 was an important year for former university student Allen Savant. It was the year he dropped out and moved to Idaho. Savant lived in the now-demolished Holloway-Smith dorms on campus from 1994 to...

The University Police Department recently clarified the process by which sexual assault can be reported and is thoroughly investigated.

UPD provides insight on sexual assault and university procedures

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

Over the past semester, a noted topic of awareness on campus has been sexual assault. Amid discussions of alleged cases, many students pose the question: to what extent is the University Police Department...

University students overcome virus restrictions to land internship

University students overcome virus restrictions to land internship

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

Many students have chosen to refrain from attending events, extracurricular activities, and even jobs in fear of contracting the virus. However, there are still various students who have started internships...

Cybercriminals use phishing scams and other cyberattacks in an attempt to steal data from users. The Office of Technology has procedures and programs in place to protect students and faculty.

Office of Technology defends university from cyberattacks

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 3, 2021

With an enrollment of over 14 thousands students, the university finds itself a prime target for cyber attacks. Students and faculty are often targets of phishing attacks in which hackers portray themselves...

Miss SLU 2021 Lily Gayle will be competing in the Miss Louisiana pageant as Miss Green and Gold. Janine Hatcher will compete at the state pageant as Miss Southeastern 2020 since the competition was postponed last year.

Miss Southeastern 2021: Her journey from Baton Rouge to Peru to Hammond

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 2, 2021

On Jan. 22, Lily Gayle began her reign as the institution’s 60th Miss Southeastern Louisiana University. How did Miss SLU 2021 end up in the city of Hammond? Gayle was originally planning to go to Louisiana...

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