The Lion's Roar

Designing his own future

Designing his own future

Jennifer Dettwiller, Staff Reporter

July 23, 2018

University alumnus Dwayne Woodard started as an event promoter in 2014 and has since grown into an entrepreneur with his own prospering business, DOH Visuals LLC, which specializes in graphic designs.  The DOH title is derived from both his social media handle and childhood nickname “DohDollar...

Student news reporter makes the university proud

Student news reporter makes the university proud

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

July 23, 2018

Student reporter at the Southeastern Channel and junior communication major Amanda Kitch was awarded the 2018 Louisiana Association of Broadcasters Student Scholarship for an outstanding performance in news broadcasting and reporting. According to their website, LAB is a statewide organization dedicated...

The tour that teaches lessons

The tour that teaches lessons

Larshell Green

June 12, 2018

Tour guide in the Office of Admissions Jacob Dupuis gave a tour to members of the upper administration on campus in the hopes of improving  the quality of campus tours. University President Dr. John L. Crain, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Tena Golding, Vice President ...

The Road to Miss Louisiana

The Road to Miss Louisiana

Zachary Araki

June 11, 2018

2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose rehearses her dance for the talent portion of the upcoming Miss Louisiana Pageant. Zachary Araki/The Lion’s Roar From a workout regime to talent rehearsal, 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose prepares every day to represent the university at the 2018 Mi...

Seniors launched into a new chapter

Seniors launched into a new chapter

Annie Goodman

May 14, 2018

Senior students Lion Up beside University President Dr. John L. Crain during the  “Lions 4 Life Launch.” The celebration was intended to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating seniors as they enter the next chapter of their lives.  The Alumni Association invited ...

Greeks back the blue

Greeks back the blue

Jonathan Rhodes

May 8, 2018

Left to right, Kappa Alpha Order faculty advisor Gerard Laborde, KAO President Tyler Olivier, Director of University Police Harold Todd and KAO Treasurer and Philanthropy Chair Peyton Hanegan. Jonathan Rhodes/The Lion’s Roar Kappa Alpha Order raised $3,000 for the University Police Department at t...

‘Fais Do Do’ and ‘Swamp Bowl’ collide

‘Fais Do Do’ and ‘Swamp Bowl’ collide

Nikisun Shrestha

May 8, 2018

Junior psychology major Anna Watkins competed in the 2018 “Swamp Bowl” volleyball tournament as part of team Just Spike It. Nikisun Shrestha/The Lion’s Roar “Swamp Bowl” collaborated with “REC Fest” and University Housing’s “Fais Do Do”...

Rings, pride and memories

Rings, pride and memories

Zachary Araki

May 4, 2018

Students check out their university rings as they listen to what the ring represents. Zachary Araki/The Lion's Roar Students accepted their university rings as graduation approaches. The “Spring Ring Ceremony” was held in the Student Union Grand Ballroom on Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p....

Honoring communication majors

Honoring communication majors

Brianna Hawkins

May 4, 2018

Senior communication major Madison Chauvin presents her thesis on "Modern Feminism and Millennial Women: Their  Perception and the Communication Involved." The thesis also won the "Outstanding Communication Senior Thesis" award. Brianna Hawkins/The Lion's Roar Senior communi...

Honors students recognized for their outstanding performances

Prakriti Adhikari

May 4, 2018

Senior occupational safety, health and management major Daniel Cuevas recieves an award from Director of the Honors Program Dr. Claire Procopio during the "Honors Recognition Ceremony." The Honors Program organized the ceremony to honor students with outstanding peformances. Prakriti Adh...

Observation of ant-fungus symbiosis

Nikisun Shrestha

May 1, 2018

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. April Wright will present “Farmers Below Our Feet: How Ants Use Fungus to Shape Ecosystems” as part of the Science on Tap series. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in Tope La Catering.  “I’ll be talkin...

Carruth influencing the nursing program

Carruth influencing the nursing program

Jennifer Dettwiller

May 1, 2018

For the past six years, Dr. Ann Carruth has held positions as the Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences for the university and is on the board of commissioners at the North Oaks Health System. Carruth has continued her journey with holding a title at North Oaks Health System of Vice Chairman of the b...