The Lion's Roar

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

In the fall of 2019, the Student Government Association presented several opportunities for students to support its campus community. Karley Bordelon, president of SGA, has assisted with many programs and projects designed for improving students’ experiences on campus. Bordelon described the dif...

Lions drop second game in a row to McNeese

Lions drop second game in a row to McNeese

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

The men's basketball team fell to the McNeese State University Cowboys of 77-61 at the on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at the University Center.  After the loss Lions, head coach David Kiefer explained how he was proud of the way the team fought through the game despite being short-handed. “Obviously we...

Students kick off spring semester with silent disco night

Students kick off spring semester with silent disco night

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

To celebrate the beginning of a new semester, Multicultural and International Student Affairs hosted an event filled with music and dancing for students. MISA collaborated with the Office of Student Engagement, Campus Activity Board and University Housing to host the third annual ‘Silent Disco:...

Searching for an internship

Searching for an internship

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

With a plethora of resources available both online and at the university, seeking out one’s first intern position can have students questioning whether or not they are making the right decisions. From knowing what to look for in a company to earning an internship position, the path may seem comple...

A letter from the editor

A letter from the editor

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2020

A new year and a new decade will only have as much meaning as we give them. All change is gradual - there is always a better way for any system to operate, but do not act before you think. This sums up my first semester’s experience as editor-in-chief of The Lion’s Roar. As spring kicks our tired sel...

Miss SLU 2020

Miss SLU 2020

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2020

The university named Janine Hatcher Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2020 on Nov. 22 to represent all things green and gold. Originally from the city of Plainfield, New Jersey, Hatcher grew up as the second oldest of five siblings. Her parents moved to Chesapeake, Virginia when she was around ...

Darious Robertson speaks about his time as Roomie the Lion

Darious Robertson speaks about his time as Roomie the Lion

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2020

After four and a half years of representing the university as Roomie the Lion, the former mascot is preparing to pass the torch. Darious Robertson graduated in the fall of 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in communication. He revealed that he was Roomie to his fellow graduates and the rest of the universit...

Creating a better world through traveling

Creating a better world through traveling

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2020

For as long as I can remember, my mother always expressed to me the importance of being a global thinker. I was not entirely sure what she meant by that when I was younger, but the more places we traveled, the more I began to piece it together. My family moved to Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany whe...

Commencement changes

Commencement changes

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

January 21, 2020

The university held two commencement ceremonies instead of one this past December for the seniors who graduated in the Fall 2019 semester in the 7,761 seat University Center on North Campus. A morning ceremony was held for the College of Science and Technology, College of Business and College of Ed...

Lady Lions open Southland Conference play with a loss

Lady Lions open Southland Conference play with a loss

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2019

The Lady Lions losing ways continued on Wednesday night against Lamar University with a final score of 65-57. With the loss, Southeastern fell to 3-6 and opened up Southland Conference play in the loss column.  Head coach Ayla Guzzardo explained how the Lady Lions messed up on some of the easy...

Canines and Cupcakes spreads positivity

Canines and Cupcakes spreads positivity

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2019

As the university reaches the brink of finals, the health, nursing science department has offered several Christmas-spirited, dog activities to help take the pressure of finals off of the student's minds for a bit. Canines and Cupcakes took place in the Kinesiology Building Gym on Dec. 7 from 9 a...

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra spreads holiday cheer in Hammond

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra spreads holiday cheer in Hammond

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Along with the holiday season comes holiday festivities, and attending Christmas-themed performances is just one way to prepare for the season. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra performed its annual Yuletide Celebration at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts last Friday, Dec. 6. The o...