The Lion's Roar

How can students be engaged on campus?

How can students be engaged on campus?

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

Besides academic achievement, extracurricular activities are an integral part of the university experience. Students can get engaged in various activities through different events, Greek life and organizations on campus. The Office of Student Engagement oversees student bodies and facilitates student...

Organizational news – Sept. 17, 2019 issue

Organizational news – Sept. 17, 2019 issue

September 18, 2019

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 may be edited for grammar, libel and space considerations. Subm...

Making a resume error-free

Making a resume error-free

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

September 18, 2019

Job opportunities and internships for college students will likely require the applicant to submit a resume to get a chance to work for the company. The importance of building a resume correctly is paramount to being hired. According to a 2019 Business News Daily article titled “20 Resume Mistakes...

Transportation Services registers bicycles

Transportation Services registers bicycles

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2019

Safety is paramount for all kinds of vehicles, including bicycles. In order to better ensure the safety of all students, the Office of Transportation Services requires all bikes to be registered through the university. The requirement of registering bikes to be used on campus has been made compulsory...

‘Storm 30’ adds new aspects to routine

‘Storm 30’ adds new aspects to routine

Jacob summerville, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2019

A pre-game football tradition continues to evolve with the start of the new season. Starting 30 minutes before kickoff, “Storm 30” is a pep rally that starts in Friendship Circle and migrates into Strawberry Stadium. The performance will be done by the Lionettes and the Spirit of the Southland...

KSLU launches new merchandise on campus

KSLU launches new merchandise on campus

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2019

KSLU has started selling merchandise in the University Bookstore to help connect with their audience. KSLU is the radio station for the university that provides hands-on experience to students interested in pursuing a career in radio, or other forms of journalism. KSLU airs on 90.9 F.M. radio....

Students give blood at ‘RHA’s Blood Drive’

Students give blood at ‘RHA’s Blood Drive’

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

Several students and faculty had the opportunity to make a difference by donating blood. The Residence Hall Association hosted a blood drive outside Friendship Circle on Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The blood drive was organized by Vitalant, a nonprofit organization which organizes blood donation...

A showcasing of university fraternities

A showcasing of university fraternities

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

The Interfraternity Council welcomed fraternal organizations on campus to come together for food, games and socialization as a part of the council's recruitment. Held on Sept. 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., the purpose of "IFC BBQ" is for members of different fraternal organizations to interact with each...

How much do students know about campus?

How much do students know about campus?

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

Students' knowledge about the university was put to the test as through sun games. Students had the opportunity to answer a variety of different questions about the university's history, leaders, classes and policies. "Trivia Tuesday" was organized by the Student Government Association on Sept....

Alumni Center helps students prepare for ‘Career Fair’

Alumni Center helps students prepare for ‘Career Fair’

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

Students had a chance to practice communication for job interviews in an event organized on campus. "Networking for introverts" was designed to help students better prepare for upcoming "Career Fair". The event was organized by the Alumni Association and was held at the Alumni Center. Jenni...

CAB hosts inaugural “Kitten Yoga” event

Gabrielle Woods, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

The Campus Activities Board presented a new way for students to unwind from their academics, called "Kitten Yoga". "Kitten Yoga" took place on Monday, Sept. 9, in the Student Union Park. The event was not only sponsored by CAB but also the Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control Center. Man...

Mr. Southeastern pageant returns

Mr. Southeastern pageant  returns

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2019

2019 Miss Southeastern Louisiana University Chelsey Blank will host a new event to raise money for her platform. Blank explained why she was encouraged to start the Mr. Southeastern pageant. “I co-hosted the Special Olympics Queens Booth in May of this year,” said Blank. “Since that was not...