The Lion's Roar

Losing gluten: what campus has to offer

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


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For students who have a gluten sensitivity or intolerance, dining services provides options to address their dietary restrictions. Richard Pugh, interim marketing coordinator of The Mane Dish, stated that The Mane Dish supplies options for students on campus with an aversion to foods containing glut...

Office of Student Engagement still looking for a director

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


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The Office of Student Engagement is currently searching for a permanent director. When Pam Rault, the previous director of OSE, moved to University Housing, Angela James served as an interim director of OSE for nearly a year and a half while also managing her position as director of the Office of Dis...

The crowns crossing campus

The crowns crossing campus

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


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The women on campus who become involved in pageantry may have varying amounts of experience, but many share the same values that the competition experience provides. Madison Burnette, a freshman kinesiology major, shared that her journey to the pageant world began when she was young. “I got involv...

Supply chain management degree program ranked among the best

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


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The university supply chain management program strives to prepare students for a career in the business world by giving good educational foundation and interaction with firms for job opportunities. According to the website study.com, the university’s supply chain management degree is ranked 23rd in the ...

Teaching how to teach

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


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For more than 50 years, the Department of Educational Leadership and Technology has been training students to make future leaders. Dr. John Hatcher III, assistant professor of educational leadership, explained that the department’s main motive is to help students achieve their career goals. Hatcher exp...

University welcomes future lions

University welcomes future lions

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


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The Office of Admissions hosts “Lion Pride Preview” to show prospective students what the university can offer. Prospective students and their families visited campus on Feb. 2 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anthony Ranatza, director of admissions, explained the purpose of the event. "We hope our...

A disco sparks student engagement

A disco sparks student engagement

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2019


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The Office for Student Engagement owned up to its name by hosting a "Silent Disco" to promote student involvement. The disco was held on Jan. 31 from 7-11 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Arranging the event involved collaboration with the Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board...

High school leaders prepare for the future

High school leaders prepare for the future

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 1, 2019


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The Future Business Leaders of America hosted a conference at the university for high school students from New Orleans to Baton Rouge to engage in academic competitions. At the conference, high schools aimed to qualify for the state conference in Lafayette. The conference ended with an awards presentation...

Know the rules

Know the rules

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019


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The Office of Student Advocacy and Accountability aimed to educate students on the university policies and the Student Code of Conduct with "Know the Code." Sabrina Ward, a senior family and consumer sciences major, set up a table in the Student Union Breezeway on Jan. 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The...

A sorority lends a helping hand

A sorority lends a helping hand

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019


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Members of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. distributed free supplies to students to serve its community. "Operation BigBookBag" was organized on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Student Union Breezeway. Members of Sigma Gamma Rho bought supplies including highlighters, pens, folders...

Opportunities for peer fitness

Opportunities for peer fitness

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019


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To help students with their fitness New Year resolutions, the University Health Center promoted programs like the Student Outreach and Advocacy Representatives, or SOAR, and Lighten Up Lions. The UHC set up a table in the Student Union Breezeway on Monday, Jan. 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Kirsten...

In remembrance of the king

In remembrance of the king

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019


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"United we stand, divided we fall." These words echoed among the Pennington Student Activity Center, the pedestrian underpass and the University Center as the memorial program for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took off. Hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the march started at 6 p.m. followed by...