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Dean’s Corner: Meet representatives from University Health Center

Dean's Corner: Meet representatives from University Health Center

Dr. Gabe Willis, Dean of Students

July 28, 2020

Episode two of the Dean’s Corner truly fulfilled one of the major goals established by the Dean’s Corner to bridge the gap between the Division for Student Affairs and each of the amazing offices and departments across Southeastern. We were able to sit down with the University Health Center Director,...

Drink plenty to keep hydrated

Drink plenty to keep hydrated

Alexia Fisher, Graduate Assistant, Univeristy Health Center

July 27, 2020

Dehydration occurs when you lose more fluid than you take in. Your body does not have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. Dehydration is usually caused by not drinking enough fluids, not replenishing your body with fluids when active and consuming certain beverages (i.e....

A wildfire stopped before the forest burnt down

A wildfire stopped before the forest burnt down

Prakriti Adhikari, Editor-in-Chief

July 24, 2020

For the past few weeks, being an international student in the United States was not a good experience. The experience of enjoying foreign culture while working towards an educational degree was stained after the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement dropped the news that international students hav...

Dean’s Corner: Meet Police Chief Michael Beckner

Dean’s Corner: Meet Police Chief Michael Beckner

Dr. Gabe Willis, Dean of Students

July 21, 2020

Bridging the gap between the Division for Student Affairs and the numerous departments and offices across campus can be difficult to accomplish. After all, we are all busy doing our best to serve our amazing students. To help achieve this and enhance relationships we created the Dean's Corner. The goal...

An optimistic outlook on the upcoming semester

An optimistic outlook on the upcoming semester

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

July 18, 2020

To say that the past few months have been crazy and unpredictable would be an understatement. Almost every single aspect of our lives has been affected by this pandemic, especially our educational careers.  Keeping these realities in mind, the university has had to make a multitude of changes.  T...

Influencing the world one post at a time

Influencing the world one post at a time

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

July 11, 2020

Before March, scrolling through Instagram meant seeing familiar faces having fun with their loved ones. It was creating silly dances and skits on TikTok, retweeting and liking light-hearted memes that we forgot 10 seconds later.  Everything was fun and games until the world had a reality check.  When the c...

Learn about healthy ways of losing weight

Learn about healthy ways of losing weight

Alexia Fisher, Graduate Assistant, Univeristy Health Center

July 10, 2020

Much like fashion trends, new fad diets rise and fall in popularity on a regular basis. Fad diets are temporary diets that promise rapid weight loss. Some common fad diets you may have heard about include intermittent fasting, the Atkins diet, ketogenic diet, Mediterranean diet, lemon detox diet, Beyoncé’s...

What we gained from the pandemic: time and perspective

What we gained from the pandemic: time and perspective

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

July 4, 2020

2020 seemingly started out like any normal year. We all celebrated New Year’s together in January, and then we celebrated Mardi Gras together in February.  Unfortunately, March had something else in store for us, and so did every month after that.  Has every single thing been unfortunate u...

Finding the silver lining in 2020

Finding the silver lining in 2020

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

June 23, 2020

One could say, “With the death of George Floyd, protests and riots, a world-wide pandemic, suffering economy and countless other tragedies, the world is currently in shambles.”  One could also say, “People are coming together to fight against police brutality and are making historical changes. W...

The revolution starts within: Honoring George Floyd

The death of George Floyd has sparked outrage and grievance around the world, evolving into the largest civil rights movement in history.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2020

Out of all the scenarios I expected to witness in my lifetime, I never thought I would watch a man plead for his life. I’ve been sitting here emotionally distraught and physically exhausted, trying to find the right words. How do I formulate my agony into words? Not a day goes by that I don’t...

A letter from the editor: A new perspective

Jacob Summerville

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2020

I blinked, and six semesters have come and gone. Starting my journey at The Lion’s Roar in September of 2017, my only intentions when I took the position were to improve myself as a writer while also earning some cash. Writing was never an issue for me, so taking a position at the student newspap...

Why are LGBTQ members not allowed to help save lives?

Why are LGBTQ members not allowed to help save lives?

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2020

Andy Cohen, a TV host and survivor of the coronavirus, was recently denied the ability to donate blood to COVID-19 patients and believes his sexual orientation was the deciding factor. The Food and Drug Administration’s regulations prohibit gay men who have not abstained from sex for three months...

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