The Lion's Roar

Connecting Lions of all kinds on campus

Annie Goodman

April 20, 2018


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The university offers a post-secondary educational program to students with intellectual disabilities. According to Director of Lions Connected Dr. Gerlinde Beckers, an associate professor in the department of teaching and learning, this is something rare that makes the university stand out.  &ldqu...

STEM careers promoted at the university

STEM careers promoted at the university

Nikisun Shrestha

April 19, 2018


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Tristan Howard and his mom Cathy Howard learned the language of computer coding through a game with Lindsey Hines of the Tangipahoa Parish Library. Courtesy of Wendy Conarro The university hosted the “STEM Café” that brought K-12th grade students and their parents to intera...

Alumni Association searches for board members

Prakriti Adhikari

April 17, 2018


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The Alumni Association is going through a selection process for new board of director members.  According to Executive Director of Alumni Relations Michelle Biggs, the board of directors is “a group that helps and guides the Alumni Association.”  Alumni Relations is currently looking for four executi...

The effects of sexual assault

Brianna Hawkins

April 17, 2018


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According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, 20 to 25 percent of women as well as 15 percent of men are victims of forced sex during their time in college. For Ashten Roy, this statistic has become a reality. Roy, a former student at the university, decided to share her experience o...

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival

Annie Goodman

April 17, 2018


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DJ Yuan of The Wiseguys sang cover songs at the 2018 “Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival” on the north stage this past Sunday. The “Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival” featured live performances by local musical groups. Annie Goodman/The Lion’s Roar The 47th annual “...

The shocking confession

The shocking confession

Annie Goodman

April 17, 2018


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Communication major Bruce Javery II, an active member of Alpha Psi Omega confessed to posting threatening messages in the D Vickers Hall Lobby. Javery was outraged by the results of  the recent APO officer elections. He lashed out at the organization and theatre department with claims of favorit...

Students speak up at state capitol

Students speak up at state capitol

Zachary Araki

April 16, 2018


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Chief Justice of Student Government Association Ali LeBlanc, President of SGA Seth leto and Director for the Office for Student Engagement Angela James head to the state capitol for ULS Day to advocate for higher education funding. Courtesy of Alyssa Larose. Students voiced their thoughts on hig...