The Lion's Roar

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Joe Bialek

September 19, 2020

To The Editor: Voting by mail should replace voting at the polls in its entirety. The two institutions that can definitely be trusted are the County Board of Elections and the United States Postal Service.  The money saved by eliminating the need for poll workers could be used to offer free postage on the env...

Southeastern “Promise” raises concerns to the student body

Southeastern “Promise” raises concerns  to  the  student  body

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2020

After the Fall 2018 semester, the university created something called the “Southeastern Promise.” This promise offered students a set price for tuition throughout their four years of an undergraduate degree. To be eligible for the Promise scholarship, students must have a selected major which t...

Maybe fall is not so bad after all

Maybe fall is not so bad after all

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2020

I know there is the stereotype about fall being full of pumpkin spice lattes, “Halloweentown”-binging, cookie-baking and new outfits, and it is great. If that is what you like, keep it up. However, I’m not a fan of fall. I was never one to partake in fall festivities outside of trick-or-treatin...

In sports, we do whatever it takes

In sports, we do whatever it takes

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2020

On Aug. 23, a young man by the name of Jacob Blake was shot seven times by Kenosha, Wis. police officer, Rusten Sheskey. This shooting sent professional athletes on a strike, halting Game 5 of the NBA Series for three days, shocking fans and the rest of the world. Blake was walking away from the police towar...

Finding the silver lining in virtual class

Finding the silver lining in virtual class

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

September 5, 2020

The only bad thing about online classes is the fact that, well, we are taking them because of a pandemic. Besides that, I could not be more grateful for them. Forget about the fact that I do not have to worry about my arthritis flaring up while walking from my car to the Student Union. Or that if I...

Welcome back to campus

Prakriti Adhikari, Editor-in-Chief at The Lion's Roar.

Prakriti Adhikari, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2020

From the editor: When we started classes last semester, we were unaware of what the year held for us. Things started taking a turn when cases of the coronavirus increased exponentially and the university decided to shift from in-person classes to a remote learning format. Since March, this year has been n...

Is The Handmaid’s Tale becoming a reality?

Is The Handmaid’s Tale becoming a reality?

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

August 6, 2020

 Is The Handmaid’s Tale becoming a reality? On July 8, many women in the United States found themselves asking this recurring question as the Supreme Court upheld that many women around the country will be losing their access to birth control coverage.  The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor ...

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...