The Lion's Roar

The seniors will be honored for their contributions to the program this weekend as the Lady Lions take on Texas A&M-Corpus Christi University in a three game home series.

Southeastern softball tops Louisiana-Monroe

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter April 22, 2021

On a cool and crisp April evening, Southeastern softball returned to action against the Warhawks of the University of Louisiana-Monroe.    North Oaks Park in Hammond was the site for the midweek...

Forward Ellie Williams runs the ball during Southeastern's match against Houston Baptist on April 1.

Last Week in Sports: April 12-19

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021

After heading into the Southland Conference Tournament with a 6-2-3 conference record, the Lady Lions Soccer squad ran the table and earned the program’s fourth Southland Tournament Title by knocking...

Staff reporter, Gabrielle Wood, and her roommates Megan Leblanc (middle) and Hadley Hebert (right) pose after hiking at Red Bluff, Miss.

The beach is calling my name this summer

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter April 20, 2021

Summer: one of my favorite words.  School is out, the air is warmer, the water is clearer and I’ve got a lot of much-needed free time on my hands. As an incoming senior, I’ll be savoring this summer...

Due to challenges incoming freshmen have faced taking standardized testing, the university has decided to take a test-flexible approach for Fall 2021 admissions. This approach will allow students to submit a wider variety of tests

Southeastern offers test-flexible admissions for Fall 2021 Semester

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter April 20, 2021

Southeastern has begun offering an unorthodox method of accepting test scores for incoming freshmen amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Incoming freshmen are allowed to submit ACT, SAT,...

Senior communication major John Williams holds his 2020 Suncoast Region Emmy award he received for his feature story production “July Fourth in Baton Rouge.

Southeastern Channel, two students win Emmy Awards

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter April 20, 2021

Two Southeastern students won the 2020 Student Production Awards from the Emmys’ Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  Spring 2020 graduate John Sartori and...

Goal Keeper Nadine Maher passes the ball back in play in the Lady Lions 2-1 March 7 victory over Stephen F. Austin University. The Lady Lions will take on Rutgers University in the first round of the NCAA DI Women’s Soccer Tournament on Tuesday April 27.

Lady Lions make history over the weekend

Gerard Borne, Editor-In-Chief April 19, 2021

On Saturday, April 17, the Lady Lions soccer team made history as they earned the program’s fourth Southland Conference Title, its first since 2015.  The Lady Lions drew the fifth seed in the tournament...

Last Week in Sports: April 5-12

Last Week in Sports: April 5-12

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 13, 2021

After losing two straight River Bell Rivalry games to the Colonels, the Lions football team hit the road to try and change their luck in the adjusted 2021 spring season. Last season’s matchup against...

The music department and the Hammond Rotary Club hosted “An Evening of Jazz“ in February 2020. This semester, the university's jazz bands have been rehearsing for the Bill Evans Jazz Festival, April 14-17, after the festival was canceled last year.

Bill Evans Jazz Festival returns for 20th anniversary

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter April 13, 2021

The 20th anniversary of the Bill Evans Jazz Festival will commence on Wednesday, April 14 through Saturday, April 17, to showcase university student and faculty jazz performances in addition to a guest...

The University Police Department received a call on April 3 about a disturbance in Louisiana Hall. UPD is currently investigating the incident and has placed Southeastern student Elizabeth Grace Johnson on interim suspension.

University student charged with aggravated battery in campus stabbing

Gerard Borne, Editor-In-Chief April 9, 2021

In the late hours of Saturday, April 3, the University Police Department received a call regarding a disturbance on the third floor of Louisiana Hall.  Upon arrival at the scene, officers reported...

Linebackers Alexis Ramos and Joshua Carr sack Nicholls State quarterback Chase Fourcade. Ramos was ejected in the third quarter due to a targeting penalty in the 2019 loss against the Colonels.

River Bell Classic: A south Louisiana football rivalry

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter April 9, 2021

Southeastern Louisiana University and Nicholls State University is one of south Louisiana’s most colorful rivalries. The two schools, situated between Baton Rouge and New Orleans compete for students,...

D Vickers Hall, an academic classroom and office building on campus, houses the departments within the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. Built in the early 1970s, the building is currently under the planning process for renovations to be done within the next few semesters.

D Vickers Hall to undergo renovations

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter March 30, 2021

The long-awaited renovations to D Vickers Hall entered into the planning stages last year and are progressing quickly. Over the course of 18 months, the university’s Facility Planning Department will...

The Lady Lions volleyball team huddles up before their game against Sam Houston State University. On April 1 Southeastern will be back in action in the Southland Conference Tournament.

Lady Lions look to earn first ever Southland Tourney victory

Gerard Borne, Editor-In-Chief March 30, 2021

The Lady Lions Indoor Volleyball team wrapped up their historic 2021 season on Saturday finishing with an 11-4 overall record. Second-year head coach Jeremy White led Southeastern to its winningest record...

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