The Lion's Roar

A day in the life of Richard Davis Jr.

Though serving in a different position, SGA President Richard Davis Jr. is not new to the responsibilities of SGA or representing students.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 21, 2018

Senior middle school education major Richard Davis Jr. entered his fall semester with the responsibilities of being the Student Government Association president. After his involvement in student council during high school, Davis initially did not plan to be as involved in college. However, shortly...

Top 3 rated professors on campus

August 21, 2018

Several university professors are rated highly on RateMyProfessors.com.  Of them, Instructor of Supply Chain Management Yvette Baldwin, Academic Advisor Linda Ban and Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Sidney Guedry have been ranked as the top three instructors at the university. Differ...

A guide to ‘Career Fair’

Students are encouraged to attend events like “Part-Time Job Fair” in preparation for “Career Fair” where students can network and find opportunities for jobs or internships.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 21, 2018

The Office of Career Services invites students of every major and classification to polish their resume and wardrobe for “Career Fair.” “‘Career Fair’ is the university’s premier networking and recruiting event,” said Assistant Director of Career Services Brittany Bacques. “It provi...

SLU Traditions

SLU Traditions

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

University traditions include Friendship Oak and events like "Gumbo Ya Ya."

Writing about purpose

Writing about purpose

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

Being raised by a single mother after his father was sentenced to prison, the future looked uncertain at best. However, even with the odds stacked against his favor, this student prevailed in life leaving him with a desire to help others do the same. Senior social work major Cedric L. Dent Jr., who...

From hobby to hire

Mary Ruth Corwin, also known as DJ Rooftop, started working as a DJ at Cate Street Pub last December.

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

Senior art major Mary Ruth Corwin grew up in a musically inclined family but never learned to make music herself. Although she held interest in dance and musical theatre as she grew into adulthood, fate would have her join her family in the blending of melodies. Corwin, also known as DJ Rooftop, received...

Welcome Week calendar

Welcome Week calendar

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

The university has planned a week of activities to help prepare students for the fall semester.

You need it, you got it

You need it, you got it

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 7, 2018

By being properly informed, students can make the most of university resources for success. At the Sims Memorial Library on SGA Drive, students can access computers, printers, study rooms and books covering various topics. On North Campus, students may rent textbooks from Textbook Rental. To find...

Getting involved

Students have multiple options for getting more involved on campus.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 7, 2018

Students looking to become involved on campus can find several available outlets. The Student Government Association works to implement policies to benefit the student body. The Next Up initiative trains students to become SGA members. Students who want to learn more about SGA and possibly become...

Miracle recovery

Miracle recovery

Larshell Green, Editor

August 7, 2018

When little boys are born, they become accustomed to letting go of the gentle hands of their mothers to spring into adulthood. Soon after Michael Fitzgerald entered college, a terrible accident threatened to snatch away his life and independence. The circumstances ultimately strengthened his relationship...

How do you park?

Classification and residency determine where someone with the proper hang tag can park on campus.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 7, 2018

Available parking locations during the school day vary depending on a student’s residency and classification. Freshman commuters can only park around the University Center, the lot east of the North Campus Main Building, and the large lot south of the Sustainability Center with the exception of...

Welcoming fresh faces to the university

Orientation leaders pose together during an orientation week. Assigned to a color group, the incoming freshmen follow their orientation leader to learn more about the university. During each orientation week, the orientation leaders worked to build up lion pride and teach incoming freshmen about the university.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

July 23, 2018

Throughout the summer, the university welcomed incoming freshmen and helped them prepare to start college. Orientation leaders worked to foster some lion pride and guide the students leading up to their introduction to college. Sophomore elementary education major Dejuan James, an orientation leader,...