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Student Support Services to host series of workshops and study halls

Student Support Services to host series of workshops and study halls

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2020

As the new semester kicks into gear, students begin to feel the pressure of keeping up with their busy schedules. Classes, extracurricular activities and work often pile up quicker than one can expect. Stress is a college student’s worst enemy. To help students level off this pressure, Student Support...

Turtle Cove and impacts of coastal wetlands loss

Turtle Cove and impacts of coastal wetlands loss

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

The Green Talk series partnered with the Sims Memorial Library on Feb. 5 to discuss Turtle Cove and the impacts of coastal wetlands loss in Louisiana. The event was hosted by Dr. Robert Moreau, professor of biological sciences and manager of Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station, who gave a pr...

Organizational News – Feb. 11, 2020 issue

Organizational News – Feb. 11, 2020 issue

February 12, 2020

Recognized Greek and student organizations, as well as university departments and programs, may submit Organizational News by completing the form available at The Lion’s Roar Facebook page or The Lion’s Roar page on the university website. All submissions will be verified by The Lion’s Roar staff and ...

Dima Ghawi’s message for future leaders

Dima Ghawi’s message for future leaders

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

The university welcomed keynote speaker and author Dima Ghawi to the Student Union Ballroom on Feb. 11. Jointly organized by the College of Science and Technology, Workforce Talent Initiative and the student chapters of The Association of Computing Machinery, Women in Computing and Women in Technol...

February 6, 2020

Recognized Greek and student organizations, as well as university departments and programs, may submit Organizational News by completing the form available at The Lion’s Roar Facebook page or The Lion’s Roar page on the university website. All submissions will be verified by The Lion’s Roar staff and ...

Spring recruitment process explained

Spring recruitment process explained

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2020

With the spring semester upon us, sorority recruitment has reappeared at the university. Spring 2020 Recruitment offers a more casual way for girls to meet members of sororities through interest parties, contrary to the formal fall recruitment schedule. Jessica Litolff, Collegiate Panhellenic Cou...

Organizational News – Jan. 28, 2020 issue

Organizational News – Jan. 28, 2020 issue

February 1, 2020

Recognized Greek and student organizations, as well as university departments and programs, may submit Organizational News by completing the form available at The Lion’s Roar Facebook page or The Lion’s Roar pageon the university website. All submissions will be verified by The Lion’s Roar staff and may be edited for grammar, libel and space considerations. Submi...

2020 Spring intramural schedule

2020 Spring intramural schedule

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

The REC will be hosting several events with Intramural Sports in February. Sports that are included in the lineup for February are basketball, soccer and softball. New sports in this semester’s lineup include doubles racquetball and doubles badminton. Registration is now open for all sports. A new...

CAB releases list of events for the spring semester

CAB releases list of events for the spring semester

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

The Campus Activities Board announced its schedule of events for the spring 2020 semester. CAB kicks off their schedule with an interest meeting for the upcoming events. Marketing meetings will be included from Jan. 27-29 for “I <3 CAB Week” in February. Megan Blomquist, a senior management maj...

Organizations offer free food along with fellowship

Organizations offer free food along with fellowship

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2020

Many of the university’s religious organizations provide free lunches throughout the week to all students. Some of these organizations include the Catholic Student Association and the Baptist Collegiate Ministry. These organizations hold weekly or monthly gatherings during the afternoon at their meeting ...

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

In the fall of 2019, the Student Government Association presented several opportunities for students to support its campus community. Karley Bordelon, president of SGA, has assisted with many programs and projects designed for improving students’ experiences on campus. Bordelon described the dif...

Students kick off spring semester with silent disco night

Students kick off spring semester with silent disco night

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

To celebrate the beginning of a new semester, Multicultural and International Student Affairs hosted an event filled with music and dancing for students. MISA collaborated with the Office of Student Engagement, Campus Activity Board and University Housing to host the third annual ‘Silent Disco:...