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Lily Gayle crowned 60th Miss Southeastern Louisiana University

Moments after being crowned, Lily Gayle takes her first walk as Miss Southeastern Louisiana University 2021.
January 23, 2021

On Friday, Jan. 22, a new queen was crowned at the 60th annual Miss Southeastern Louisiana University pageant at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts. Lily Gayle, a senior communication major...

Priscilla Jackson: A faithful worker custodial services

Jackson has spent the last 15 years working for the university under the Physical Plant Services as a custodian.
January 22, 2021

On the back of many bathroom doors on campus, there is a sheet of paper called the Restroom Service Log. One name on the paper is logged more than any other. That name is Priscilla Jackson. The time logged...

Baseball gears up for 2021 Season

The Lions will open up their 2021 season at home against Mississippi Valley State University on Feb. 19.
January 22, 2021

After an abrupt end to their 2020 season, Southeastern Baseball is gearing up for a return to the diamond. The team has not faced any outside competition since their game against Louisiana Tech on March...

Lady Lions fall to McNeese Cowgirls

Breonca Ducksworth totaled 14 points in the loss to McNeese State University. Ducksworth is a transfer guard from Jones Community College in Mississippi.
January 21, 2021

The Lady Lions suffered their first at-home loss of the season to the McNeese State University Cowgirls with a final score of 72-80 at the University Center on Jan. 20. The evening’s game was the...

The worst year is finally over: Hello 2021

The worst year is finally over: Hello 2021
January 21, 2021

If there is anything that the world could ever agree on together, it is one thing: 2020 takes the cake as one of the worst years to experience. It was the year of a global pandemic, social inequality,...

Athletics looks towards a new ticketing platform

The university athletics department will take a different approach on tickets this year with mobile tickets. The university hopes to limit the spread of COVID-19 with electronic tickets.
January 21, 2021

The university will take a different approach this year in how fans will purchase tickets. The Athletics Ticket Office has made online ticket purchasing available for Spring 2021. Although there was already...

Letter from the Editor: Gerard Borne, Jr.

Letter from the Editor: Gerard Borne, Jr.
January 21, 2021

After a year that felt like five, one thing that stayed persistent in 2020 was the consistency and professionalism of The Lion’s Roar Newspaper. Challenges and barriers arose that seemed to have no solution...

Miss Southeastern Q&A: The Path to the Crown

Miss Southeastern 2021 Contestant Composite Image
January 20, 2021

In anticipation of the 60th annual Miss Southeastern pageant, The Lion’s Roar Newspaper decided to ask all 15 participants questions about the contest. This year the Miss Southeastern pageant will be...

Luma Coffee: Roastery And Social Club

Luma Coffee: Roastery And Social Club
January 20, 2021

Coming soon to the downtown Hammond district is a coffee shop owned by four young adults from Louisiana. The creators of Luma Coffee Roasters, couples Devin and Catherine Masters and Logan and Shelby...

Lions look to win Southland after historic 2019 season

Lions look to win Southland after historic 2019 season
January 20, 2021

The 2019 season was one for the record books for the university’s football team. From knocking off No. 6 ranked Jacksonville State in the season opener to having a 17-point comeback over No. 8 Villanova...

Capitol storming is a symptom of a larger problem

Capitol storming is a symptom of a larger problem
January 20, 2021

There are really no words to describe what we saw take place on Jan. 6 at the U.S. capital. What started as a protest headlined by President Trump against alleged voter fraud in the 2020 election, devolved...

Aggies defeat Lions in defensive battle

Aggies defeat Lions in defensive battle
December 16, 2020

On Tuesday night the Lions took their talents to College Station, Texas to try and knock off the Texas A&M University Aggies.  Southeastern fell short 69-52 to drop their season record to 1-6....

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