The Lion's Roar

Communication is their key

The university boasts numerous professors with years of experience in the communication field such as Cheryl Settoon, instructor of communication, as a reporter and producer at stations such as CBN.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

Of the various departments on campus offering degree programs to students, the Department of Languages and Communication offers a curriculum in a range of areas like interpersonal communication, direction and production, public relations and digital communications among others. Dr. Lucia Harrison,...

Candidates of local elections interact with students

Students had the opportunity to meet with candidates from local, state and federal elections at

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

Candidates from local, state and federal election met with students to discuss their platform and the importance of elections. “Meet and Greet,” held on Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Student Union Ballroom, was organized in collaboration with the Student Government Association and Greater Hammond Chamber...

Looking to spook others?

The Campus Activities Board is interested in selecting several volunteers to participate in five different roles for its haunted house in October. CAB has an application active on the university website.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

Students who want to contribute to a “horror”ble experience can become volunteers for the Campus Activities Board’s second annual haunted house. CAB is looking to recruit lead actors, secondary actors, makeup artists, prop creators and event staff. Lead actors will have speaking roles while...

Who are you voting for?

The new Homecoming Court will be announced right after the election that ends on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 4:30 p.m. The elected king and queen will replace the previously elected Bryce Carpenter and Mattie Hawkins. Of the elected court, the Homecoming king and queen will be announced during halftime of the Homecoming game.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

Voting is now open for the Homecoming elections 2018 and will continue until Thursday, Sept 13 at 4:30 p.m. Sydnie McClinton, a senior biological sciences major, is running for the Homecoming queen. McClinton is actively involved in various organizations on campus including the National Association...

Happy birthday, Southeastern

The university celebrates its 93rd birthday this year. The institution began as Hammond Junior College in 1925 and has grown through the years to its current state.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

Since its establishment as Hammond Junior College in 1925, the university has undergone numerous evolutions.  The two-year co-educational system that offered undergraduate degrees in arts and sciences became Southeastern Louisiana College in 1928. The university that now has 14,308 students enrolled in f...

What does an academic advisor really do?

Brittney Speakman works as an SE 101 teacher and academic advisor. She earned her bachelor’s degree in general studies with a minor in psychology and her master’s degree in counseling.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

Every first-semester freshman takes Southeastern 101 with their academic counselor. For the counselors themselves, the workload goes beyond classroom instruction and academic advising. With 18 full-time employees at the Center for Student Excellence and 115 sections of SE 101 this semester, the CSE...

Politics and history central to an informed citizen

Chad Duffaut, Brody Simmons and Everett Paretti, all graduate students in history, check out some textbooks. Students may be fascinated by the classes or find their second home in the Department of History and Political Science .

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 28, 2018

The Department of History and Political Science offers some of the most diverse course topics among the departments on campus to educate students on modern affairs as well as historical intricacies. “We teach the stuff that you need to be an informed citizen,” said Dr. William Robison, head of...

A day in the life of Tyron’E Hawkins

Tyron’E Hawkins served as one of the emcees for the “Miss Southeastern Louisiana University Pageant” last fall.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

Among the numerous paths after obtaining their bachelor’s degrees, some students decide to continue their education in graduate or professional school. Tyron’E Hawkins, graduate assistant for Greek life and student organizations in the Office for Student Engagement, is one such student. From...

‘Yoga’nna work out this semester?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

Like a growing apple, students have the opportunity to strengthen their core through yoga opportunities on campus. Students with a flexible weekday schedule can attend a yoga class at the Pennington Student Activity Center on Mondays through Thursdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 11 p.m. Kayla Smith,...

On the part-time job hunt

Students interacted with employers at the

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 24, 2018

Students looked for opportunities to earn some money near campus while in school earlier this week. 37 employers set up tables in the Student Union Breezeway on Thursday, Aug. 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for the Office of Career Services' "Part-Time Job Fair." Blake Thomas, career and employment...

Addressing the student body

Richard Davis Jr, SGA president, speaks to students about SGA's plans at the

Don Lawrence, Staff Reporter

August 23, 2018

Over the course of the summer, the university administration and the Student Government Association planned to improve students' experiences in college. On Monday, Aug. 20 the Student Government Association hosted the 2018 "Fall Address" in the Student Union Theater. The address informed students,...

More to English than reading and writing

The Department of English offers resources like the Writing Center to help students with their writing including assignments outside of an English class.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 21, 2018

The majority of students at the university are or will become familiar with the writing, reading and analysis characteristic of the Department of English through various English courses. Although interpreting literature may seem useless or disconnected for some students, Professor of English Dr. Joan...