The Lion's Roar

Rehydrate with refill stations

Rehydrate with refill stations

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

The university aims to make the campus more sustainable by adding water refill stations for its students. Currently, the university has 36 water stations around campus and is planning to add more. The refill stations have been provided to make the water on campus cleaner and more accessible to drink....

Homecoming Court and Beau Court Interviews

Homecoming Court and Beau Court Interviews

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

Members of the Homecoming and Beau Courts were asked by The Lion’s Roar to provide input regarding the position on their respective court. Those who responded are pictured with their thoughts.   Alanna Arceneaux The Lion’s Roar: Why do you want to be Homecoming Queen? Arceneaux: “If I were to become Homecoming Queen, I would be shocke...

Forum explores complaints about preachers’ hatred

Forum explores complaints about preachers’ hatred

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

Concerns from students and faculty reached administration and fueled the discussion of an hour-long meeting about free speech and community safety. “The Students & The Public” was hosted by the Student Government Association on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Commons. The conversation...

Vehicle maintenance can help ensure driver’s safety

Vehicle maintenance can help ensure driver’s safety

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2019

Taking proper care of one’s vehicle is just one of the ways that a driver can maintain their safety while on the road. To avoid car troubles, drivers should make sure to routinely perform certain maintenance tasks, such as changing their oil, rotating their tires and making sure all of the vehicle’s...

Editorial: Preparing for the paper’s future

Editorial: Preparing for the paper’s future

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

At the start of my freshman year, I looked for a job, and I found one. Guess what? I still work there. Throughout the past two years at the Office of Student Publications, I have written around 200 stories and covered dozens of events for The Lion’s Roar, and I am adding to that story total with...

Alumni Spotlight: Avans reflects on career

Alumni Spotlight: Avans reflects on career

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Drew Avans, a university alumnus, graduated in 2018 and was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 33rd round of the 2018 Major League First-Year player draft. During his time at the university, Avans played multiple positions and earned multiple accolades such as a three-time Louisiana Sports...

Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ still relevant to youths

Huxley’s ‘Brave New World’ still relevant to youths

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

Originally published in 1932, “Brave New World,” written by Aldous Huxley, looks at a world in which consumerism and mass production have gone too far. In the novel, the entire planet is under the control of one government, known as the World State. The World State has advanced technology to the...

‘Strawberries, Guns, and Milk’ retells history

‘Strawberries, Guns, and Milk’ retells history

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2019

The Vonnie Borden Theatre celebrated Tangipahoa Parish history through historical and cultural references in a play. On Sept. 20, “Strawberries, Guns and Milk” was performed. The play written by Jim Winter, associate professor of acting and directing, explores 150 years of Tangipahoa Parish history...

2019 Homecoming Court and Beau Court Announced

2019 Homecoming Court and Beau Court Announced

October 1, 2019

HAMMOND – Fourteen Southeastern Louisiana University students have been chosen as members of the 2019 Homecoming queen and beau courts. The seven women and seven men will reign over Homecoming festivities Oct. 7- 12. Chosen as members of the queen court are seniors Alanna Arceneaux, Bogalusa; Jessica...

University student brings attention to Clark Hall safety

University student brings attention to Clark Hall safety

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2019

A concern has been raised on campus regarding the safety of students around the Clark Hall area. Allison Arrigoni, a senior art major, has recently shed light on a wall at Clark Hall that may cause concern to students who pass it at night. Arrigoni shared what her main concern is with the brick...

Randon changes pageant systems

Randon changes pageant systems

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2019

Emily Randon is a past Miss Southeastern and was apart of the Miss Louisiana Organization, competing for the title Miss Louisiana in 2017. Randon, a 2018 kinesiology graduate has had experience in the pageant world since her first-ever pageant, Miss Southeastern Louisiana University. Randon discussed wha...

1984 to 2019: Is Big Brother still watching?

1984 to 2019: Is Big Brother still watching?

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2019

70 years after its original publication, George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984” is still ingrained within our popular culture. Written in 1949, the book centers around a man named Winston Smith who lives in the totalitarian futuristic country named Oceania in the year 1984. Oceania is one of...