The Lion's Roar

The voice of military history

Assistant Professor of History Dr. Samantha Cavell spoke about the history of naval vessels in Louisiana during the 1800s for a guest lecture with the History and Political Science Society.

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

History may not be everyone's favorite subject, but Assistant Professor of History Dr. Samantha Cavell used her passion for it to present a lecture for the History and Political Science Society. Cavell's lecture focused on the history of naval vessels in Louisiana during the 1800s such as the Pioneer,...

ELITE Women showcase entrepreneurs

ELITE Women's first

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

ELITE Women created an opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses and products with the first "Pop Up Shop." The “Pop Up Shop” took place on Nov. 13 from 6-9 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Members of ELITE Women encouraged students to attend for a chance to see products that...

Perspectives and advice for the students

Counselor at the University Health Center Marcela Spicuzza gave input about mental health and sexual assault at the

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2018

Five panelists gave students advice from the perspectives of counselors, a lawyer, a police lieutenant and a former residence assistant. The university chapter of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People hosted "My Life Matters" on Nov. 13 at 7:15 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre....

Students reflect on the Lion 2 Lion Mentorship Program

Mentors and mentees of the inaugural Lion 2 Lion Mentorship Program reminisced about and shared their experiences in the program at a social.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018

The Student Government Association sponsored the "Lion 2 Lion Social" to celebrate the mentors and mentees of the inaugural Lion 2 Lion Mentorship Program. The social was held on Nov. 12 in the Pennington Student Activity Center. Leadership Development Coordinator Allie Dyer explained the importance...

A day in the life of Nicole Zimmer

Nicole Zimmer, a senior biological sciences major, checks a book in the library. She has worked in the Sims Memorial Library for three years.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018

To some students, the library is a second home where they make memorable experiences and lifelong relationships. Nicole Zimmer, a senior biological sciences major, performs responsibilities in the university as a student worker at the Sims Memorial Library. A usual day for Zimmer consists of going...

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Kayla Chategnier, a junior business administration major, practices with the other Miss Southeastern contestants for the pageant's opening number.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018

Contestants for the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant may prepare for the competition in a number of different ways, but they practiced the pageant's opening number together. The contestants met with 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, and...

Then and now: veterans and World War I

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018

Assistant Professor of History Dr. Samantha Cavell discussed the trials and struggles American soldiers faced before and after World War I to wrap up the "Then and Now" lecture series. The Veterans Day lecture was held on Nov. 7 in Pottle Auditorium from 1-2 p.m. In the lecture, Cavell discussed...

Learning etiquette

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2018

The Master of Business Administration Society sponsored the "Alumni Luncheon" to inform students and alumni about real world etiquette skills. The luncheon, held in the Alumni Center on Nov. 7, allowed students and alumni to learn about etiquette and ask any questions about awkward dining situations. MBA...

Jolliness through shopping and donating

With nearly 80 vendors on campus, attendees at the

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2018

The campus offered Christmas shopping with a charitable twist. Hosted by the Junior Auxiliary of Hammond, the fourth annual "Jolly Jingles Market" happened on Nov. 10 at the Pennington Student Activity Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Residents could experience live entertainment while shopping from local...

Party minus alcohol

Alpha Omega Pi, Pi Kappa Alpha and Kappa Sigma partnered up to create the first-place booth and overall display.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2018

Meme-themed booths filled the university parking garage yesterday evening. "Mocktails" started with a speaker at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Union Grand Ballroom before proceeding to the parking garage where Greek life, Residence Hall Association and Flipside Dance gave out alcohol-free drinks to attendees...

NAACP and SOAR promote safe sex

Zachary Araki, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the University Health Center and Student Outreach and Advocacy Representatives collaborated to educate students about HIV and AIDS with "Stroll Off Against AIDS." The event included performances and games on Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the...

Meet the contestants

Alyssa Kate Larose
2018 Miss Southeastern Louisiana University
Junior Elementary Education and Special Education major
Platform: Juvenile Diabetes - Educate and Find a Cure

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 6, 2018

With 13 contestants, the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant promises to be larger than those in recent years. The pageant is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre. 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, shared what...