The Lion's Roar

‘The Big Event’ evolves

‘The Big Event’ evolves

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Participants of “The Big Event,” a day dedicated to thanking the community through service since 1982, will see structural changes this semester. “The Big Event” gathers teams of students from the university to engage with local businesses and residents in service-oriented tasks. This year,...

Getting involved by getting others involved

Getting involved by getting others involved

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Gabrielle “Gi” Levet, student event manager for Campus Activities Board, believes that getting involved with organizations on campus can serve the best interest of all students when it comes to gaining experience and enriching their abilities. “She is one of just two event managers, making her...

Cubs become Lions

Cubs become Lions

Diamond Hollins, Staff Repoter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Alumni Jeremy Lloyd, Jennifer Jarreau and William Takewell are examples of the proclamations of success on the university’s website. While at the university, Lloyd was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., won Southeastern Star, and was a recipient of the Dr. S LaVanner Role Model of the...

UPD gets Narcan to keep campus safe

UPD gets Narcan to keep campus safe

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The University Police Department will introduce the emergency opioid overdose treatment drug naloxone for student safety. Narcan is the first and only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone and is used for emergency treatment of a known or suspected opioid overdose. Currently, the UPD has not started ...

Remembering Zachary Taylor Hall

Remembering Zachary Taylor Hall

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus, Showcase

Sept. 5, 2018 began the demolition of a 56-year-old piece of university history. Zachary Taylor Hall, no longer able to effectively serve its purpose, was torn down last semester after new residence halls, Ascension Hall and Twelve Oaks Hall, were constructed. Kenneth Howe, director of facility plan...

She came with a vision

She came with a vision

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

A vision for encouraging student leadership propelled Macey Crovetto into her job as the Greek life and student organizations coordinator where she oversees 108 organizations. Promoted from her position as admissions recruiter in July, Crovetto understands that she wears many hats with her new job....

A conference builds a network

A conference builds a network

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

January 12, 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

December 1, 2018


Filed under On Campus

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...