The Lion's Roar

A conference builds a network

A conference builds a network

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The University Counseling Center hosted the second annual Terrell Conference to provide continuing education and networking opportunities in the community. The conference was held on Jan. 10-11 in the Student Union. The conference honors its namesake who is one of the founding members of the Louisiana...

Fundraising with dogs

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences hosted its first "Canines and Cupcakes" to raise money for educational activities and provide a stress relief. "Canines and Cupcakes" was held on Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Kinesiology Building. Dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences...

A holiday parade brings the community together

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The "Rotary Club of Hammond 60th Annual Christmas Parade" included over 53 parties throwing beads, candy, stuffed animals, toys and more to onlookers along the parade route. The lineup included fire engines, Christmas floats, marching bands, cheerleaders, baton twirlers, horses and Santa in a red...

Crowning Chelsey

Crowning  Chelsey

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus, Showcase

Every year, the university chooses its new ambassador as Miss Southeastern and awards her with golden roses, the local Miss America crown, an opportunity to compete in the Miss Louisiana Pageant and recognition in various events on campus. The title holder is also awarded one year’s tuition, $1000...

Performances, awards and the crown

Performances, awards and the crown

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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Chelsey Blank, a junior accounting major, has been named Miss Southeastern 2019. The pageant took place on Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre and was hosted by the Campus Activities Board. Blank shared her reaction to hearing her name being announced as the winner. “I was really,...

Bonding and fun on karaoke night

Noah Smith, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The Southeastern Accounting Society hosted a karaoke night with drinks and pizza for its members to bond and promote the organization. President of the Southeastern Accounting Society Krystal Waddell, a senior accounting major, hopes the society will grow over the coming years. "Although this is...

Larose’s farewell to the crown

Larose’s farewell to the crown

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


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2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose organized a farewell banquet as she prepares to give up the crown. Larose's legacy as Miss Southeastern included building sponsorship for the pageant. Owner of Bra la Vie Andrea Kopfler shared why she became a sponsor. "Alyssa approached me, and I had been looking...

Ring ceremony honors seniors

Ring ceremony honors seniors

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018


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The ring ceremony marked the next step towards graduation for seniors. The Alumni Association and Balfour hosted the celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Associate Director of the Alumni Association Jenni O'Neil shared the preparation that went towards the ceremonial night. "We started planning...

Delta Sigma Theta mixes culture and art

Delta Sigma Theta mixes culture and art

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The Nu Delta Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. promoted cultures from Panama to Nepal with informational tabling followed by dances, songs and poetry. The first "Culture Remix" was held in the Student Union Theater at 7 p.m. on Nov. 28. Cultural awareness motivated the sorority to hold...

Conversations with Dent and Willis

Conversations with Dent and Willis

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 27, 2018


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2018 Homecoming King Cedric L. Dent, a senior social work major, and Interim Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis spoke about their life experiences in "A Real Talk Conversation with the King." The talk was held in the Student Union Theatre at 6 p.m. on Nov. 27. For Dent, the event provided more than...

Club sells ceramics for the holiday season

Club sells ceramics for the holiday season

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The Southeastern Ceramics Club displayed around 200 ceramics dishes at its Christmas sale. The club set up its sale outside the War Memorial Student Union on Nov. 26-27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. President of the Ceramics Club Olivia Goll, a senior art major, estimated that the sale raised around $300...

Mindfulness keeping the mind on track

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 26, 2018


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The University Counseling Center created an opportunity to help students manage their stress in preparation for their finals. The "Mindfulness Tent" took place on Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Student Union Park. According to University Health Center Registered Nurse Kuldip Grest, the...