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Preply undergoing updates to enhance language learning

Preply undergoing updates to enhance language learning

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2020

The start of another semester kicks off the search for new ways to study and more tutoring options. The university offers multiple different tools to help students with a wide range of subjects. There are resources such as the math lab, writing lab, Center for Student Excellence and a website named...

New tuition fees raise concerns about Southeastern Promise

New tuition fees raise concerns about Southeastern Promise

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2020

Recent fee adjustments for the spring 2020 semester have caused some students to have concerns about the Southeastern Promise. Starting this semester, students will be charged up to $150 per credit hour that is above 15 hours. According to the university, the net change to tuition charges will be $...

An app for students, by students

Domodar Dahal, a senior computer science major, stands with his application, PortableLion, that he created for the university. “When somebody else gets some kind of help through something I’ve made, that gets me the best kind of excitement, the happiness and satisfaction,” said Dahal.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

To assist everyone on campus, university students have released an application that places all campus resources in one location. Damodar Dahal, a senior computer science and mathematics major, has unveiled the beta release of an app for the university called PortableLion. Dahal began work on the app...

Health clinic and insurance company partner to provide free employee check ups

Health clinic and insurance company partner to provide free employee check ups

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

A health insurance company is partnering with Catapult Health to provide cost-free preventive care check ups for employees who are enrolled in the coverage. The university’s Human Resources Office is facilitating on-site wellness visits in the Pennington Student Activity Center. The check ups will...

Changes in winter graduation ceremonies

The university will live stream commencement on different media platforms. Multiple changes will be happening to the upcoming Fall 2019 commencement.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The university is presenting a new graduation arrangement for its students and guests. This semester, commencement will be separated into two ceremonies. Both ceremonies will take place in the University Center on North Campus on Dec. 14. The first ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. and will consist of...

Hatcher attends first event as Miss Southeastern

Janine Hatcher poses with SGA President Karley Bordelon, Roomie the Lion and Mr. Southeastern Louisiana University Brian Williams at Ring Ceremony.

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

The newly-crowned Miss Southeastern experienced her first event as a representative of the university. Janine Hatcher, a senior business administration major, was crowned Miss Southeastern Louisiana University on Nov. 22. With her new position, Hatcher will serve as a representative for the university...

Janine Hatcher crowned Miss Southeastern 2020

Janine Hatcher, Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020, performs a song on cello and sings during the talent portion of the pageant. One of the things that helped Hatcher through the pageant was focusing on her own performance and not comparing herself to others in the competition.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2019

A new Miss Southeastern was crowned as the Campus Activity Board hosted its annual Miss Southeastern Louisiana University pageant. This year, 15 contestants competed for the title of Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020 at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts on Nov. 22.  The page...

Prevent the Flu at SLU: a message from the University Health Center

Prevent the Flu at SLU: a message from the University Health Center

Kayla Noll, Wellness Coordinator at the University Health Center

November 21, 2019

Influenza is probably not something students, faculty and staff at the university are just hearing about. Flu season is rapidly approaching, so that means advertisements for the flu shot and the importance of hand washing are everywhere. The University Health Center believes it is important for students, ...

Tacos & Beer relocates in downtown Hammond

Previously Mojitos Bistro, the building has been renovated for the new location for Tacos & Beer. The business will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 20 and will open at the new location on Thursday, Nov. 21.

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

Tacos & Beer is moving its location from down E Thomas street to the former Mojitos Bistro building. The decision to close Mojitos Bistro and move Tacos & Beer in its place was made in late September, and the renovation process for the new venue started on Oct. 1. The new location opens on...

Senior art majors prepare to exhibit how they have matured their craft

Senior art major Ariana Ford displays a preview of her graphic design artwork that will be shown in the Senior Art Exhibition. The piece is titled ‘MVMT Airlines,’ in which Ford envisions an airline for students like herself that cannot afford to travel often. Brynn Lundy/The Lion’s Roar

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2019

The end of the semester is approaching, which means seniors are near the end of their undergraduate studies. For art majors, this means preparing their final body of work for the upcoming senior thesis exhibition. Nov. 21-Dec. 14, the university’s Department of Visual Art and Design will host the ...

YEA! Northshore creates young entrepreneurs

William Joubert, business center director and mentor of the YEA! Northshore, helps students develop their business ideas. The year-long program transforms students into young entrepreneurs.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

The Northshore chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, otherwise known as ‘YEA! Northshore’, is a leadership program for 6-12th graders that is offered at the university. The year-long program was designed to transform students into young entrepreneurs while giving them business and commu...

Students to discuss issues in Blue Meets Red event

Students to discuss issues in Blue Meets Red event

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

In anticipation of the upcoming gubernatorial runoff between incumbent Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican candidate Eddie Rispone, the university College Democrats will host the Blue Meets Red governor’s debate, inviting the university College Republicans to the forum. The event, which will...