The Lion's Roar

Why news should be serious

Why news should be serious

Prakriti Adhikari

April 24, 2018

The first thing many people ingest in the morning with a cup of coffee is the news and latest happenings around the world. The events and facts presented to the general public forms a foundation to the way they perceive the world and help make the best possible decisions in their daily life. Therefore,...

Louisiana Senate pushes to ban bestiality

Louisiana Senate pushes to ban bestiality

Jacob Summerville

April 24, 2018

We have all seen those quirky laws in each state that prohibit people from doing outlandish tasks. For example, it is illegal to give a moose an alcoholic beverage in Alaska. Laws like that gives the social media addict a quick feeling of bemusement due to its absurd and hyper-specific context, an...

Field Guide to the nice guy, misogyny by any other name

Field Guide to the nice guy, misogyny by any other name

Zachary Araki

April 17, 2018

Like every sensible child, I grew up fearing the monsters hiding under my bed, in the closet and in every shadow. In time, I learned that these monsters rarely bother with such obvious tactics and instead often disguise themselves as people walking around us such as the “Nice Guy.” Before ...

Decoding the barcode tattoo

Decoding the barcode tattoo

Annie Goodman

April 17, 2018

I currently have six tattoos. The one that people notice the most and always ask about is the one I hate to talk about. On the back of my neck, is a barcode tattoo with the numbers “10062013” across the bottom. The numbers correspond to my mother’s death date, but the barcode itsel...