The Lion's Roar

Student fees increase

Student fees increase

December 4, 2018

‘Sip Smarter’ initiative created to reduce plastic straw waste

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

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Americans use 500 million drinking straws daily according to the National Park Service, the equivalent of 183 billion straws a year. To counter this, Auxiliary Services launched its “Sip Smarter” campaign to reduce the amount...

A potential budget increase for Louisiana

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

December 4, 2018

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In response to past budget cuts, the Louisiana Board of Regents requested a $172 million increase in the state budget for public colleges. If approved, general state funding for higher education would increase to $1.2 billion...

Getting out the vote

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 6, 2018

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Although midterm elections this year select 506 political offices, voter turnout continues to lag behind voter registration. "Voting is one of the most fundamental rights we hold as Americans," said Public Information Director...

Breathe to relax

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018

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The University Health Center has partnered with Sims Memorial Library to offer a space for students who cannot find the time in their day to breathe. Mindfulness Breaks occur each Tuesday on the third floor of the library at...

Remembering Roppolo

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2018

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After 28 years of service to the university as a physical plant worker, George Roppolo, 58, passed away after having a heart attack while on the job. “He had the biggest heart,” shared Gianna Roppolo, his daughter. “He...

Meal prepping made easy

Meal prepping made easy

October 17, 2018