The Lion's Roar

Efforts to commemorate Earth Day

Efforts to commemorate Earth Day

Jacob Summerville

April 27, 2018


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Since 1970, Earth Day has been celebrated on April 22. Those who celebrate Earth Day usually focus on litter and recycling. This photo was taken near the Pottle Performance Circle. Jacob Summerville/The Lion's Roar Several departments around campus expressed their respect for the environmen...

Spreading sexual abuse awareness on Denim Day

Spreading sexual abuse awareness on Denim Day

Jacob Summerville

April 27, 2018


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Students and faculty gathered to learn about the story of an 18-year-old girl who was raped and the court's decision behind the case. Tables with counseling, self-defense and sexual assault information were set up behind a display of hanging jeans. Jacob Summerville/The Lion's Roar The Off...

Stroke victim documentary

Brianna Hawkins

April 26, 2018


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The Southeastern Channel broadcasted a documentary about local stroke victim Benny Latino and his journey to regaining his speech. The 10-minute documentary “To Speak Again” produced, written and directed by Amanda Triay aired Saturday, April 21 at 8 p.m. on the channel’s website...

Ring Ceremony Approaches

Ring Ceremony Approaches

Don Lawrence

April 26, 2018


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The annual “Ring Ceremony” is held to celebrate and commemorate the accomplishments of soon to be graduates at the university. File Photo/The Lion’s Roar The Alumni Association announced that on Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Grand Ballroom, President Dr. John ...

A lecture on not denying the past

A lecture on not denying the past

Jennifer Dettwiller

April 26, 2018


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Instructor of History Dr. Craig Saucier speaks at the Student Union Threatre about why it is important to remember the Holocaust. Jennifer Dettwiller/The Lion's Roar The department of history and political science ended the year-long lecture series about World War II focusing on Yom Hashoah, ...

SGA shells out large funds for lion statue

Brianna Hawkins

April 24, 2018


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The Student Government Association has made plans to build a new lion statue on campus. SGA plans to place the statue on the west side in Friendship Circle. Though they have not begun construction yet, they expect to have it built within five years.  “We’re right now in the process of fi...

Support and gratitude shown to officers

Support and gratitude shown to officers

Zachary Araki

April 24, 2018


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Treasurer and Philanthropy Chair of Kappa Alpha Order fraternity Peyton Hanegan assists in making the free meals that KAO served to police officers as part of “KA Backs the Blue.” Zachary Araki/The Lion’s Roar Kappa Alpha Order fraternity held a fundraiser to show their support ...

The search for summer employment begins

The search for summer employment begins

Jonathan Rhodes

April 24, 2018


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Local and regional businesses got the chance to talk with students about possible employment during the summer. Jonathan Rhodes/The Lion’s Roar The “Part-Time Job Fair” organized by the Office of Career Services is a chance for students to find either a job or internship for the ...

Alumna comes back to say thank you

Alumna comes back to say thank you

Jonathan Rhodes

April 20, 2018


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Retired Navy Chief Petty Officer Kimberly King returned to the universty after 33 years of applying the knowledge that she recieved to her positions in the service. Jonathan Rhodes/ The Lion's Roar The university’s annual “Marketing Breakfast” featured retired Navy Chief Pett...

Students present their research and hard work

Students present their research and hard work

Zachary Araki

April 20, 2018


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Sophomore mathematics and computer science major Kiran Shrestha participates in the research exhibited at the “Students’ Research, Creative and Scholarly Activities Showcase.” Zachary Araki/The Lion's Roar  Students presented their research on topics ranging from occupa...

A farewell to Leto: The mark of a legacy

A farewell to Leto: The mark of a legacy

Larshell Green

April 17, 2018


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As pictured in a file photo from the 2017 “Division of Student Affairs Convocation,” Student Government Association President Seth Leto is sworn in by Chief Justice Ali LeBlanc. As he prepares to exit, Leto has prided himself on fighting to make changes for all students. File Photo/The Lion&r...

‘Swamp Bowl’ to return to campus in time for finals week

‘Swamp Bowl’ to return to campus in time for finals week

Nikisun Shrestha

April 17, 2018


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This year’s “Swamp Bowl” is organized in collaboration with Univeristy Housing and Dining Services’ “Fais Do Do.” The event is free of charge, and registration can be completed through imleagues.com. File Photo/The Lion’s Roar Students are invited to blow...