The Lion's Roar

SGA shells out large funds for lion statue

Brianna Hawkins

April 24, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

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...

Walking to raise awareness about suicide prevention

Walking to raise awareness about suicide prevention

Annie Goodman

April 17, 2018


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Last April, the School of Nursing hosted the university’s first American Foundation for Suicide Prevention “Out of the Darkness” Campus Walk to bring awareness to suicide and mental health on campus. This year, instructor of mathematics Sarah Clifton and Instructor of History and...

Davis takes the mantle of SGA president

Jennifer Dettwiller

April 17, 2018


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This year’s Student Government Association elections resulted in the election of Richard Davis Jr. as the president and a runoff for the vice president position between Claudio Franc and Jazelle Harris. On April 13, elections came to a close with 1,654 students voting. Alberto Valenzuela was e...

Children learn new ways to enjoy reading

Children learn new ways to enjoy reading

Jennifer Dettwiller

April 17, 2018


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Junior early childhood education majors Shelby Breckwoldt and Ashley Rivet read "The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry and The Big Hungry Bear" while also implementing greater than, less than and equal to concepts. Jennifer Dettwiller/The Lion's Roar The department of teaching and ...

‘Lion Pride Preview’ welcomes high school students on campus

‘Lion Pride Preview’ welcomes high school students on campus

Prakriti Adhikari

April 16, 2018


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The Office of Admissions organized the "Lion Pride Preview" to let prospective students know about the opportunities the university has to offer. The event saw over 360 students participating to learn about the university. Prakriti Adhikari/The Lion's Roar Prospective students wer...