The Lion's Roar

2019-2020 Staff

Gerard Borne

Staff Reporter

Gerard Borne is a Communication major from Norco, LA. Borne began working at The Lion's Roar in the fall of 2018. Borne plans to become a sports agent upon graduation.

Elana Guillory

Staff Reporter

Elana Guillory is a Visual Arts major and lives in Ponchatoula. She began working as a reporter for The Lions Roar in the Fall of 2019. Elana has a passion for everything art: from theatre and music, to painting and photography....

Symiah Dorsey

Staff Reporter

Symiah Dorsey is a communication major from Ramstein, Germany. Symiah began working as a staff reporter for The Lions Roar in the Fall of 2019. She is passionate about photography, traveling and learning about different cultures.

Samantha Gambino

Staff Reporter

Samantha Gambino is a Visual Arts major from Slidell. Samantha has worked on The Lion's Roar as a Staff Reporter since Fall 2019. She enjoys fantasy, science fiction, and has become a bit of a traveler in the past few years.

Maggie Tregre

Staff Reporter

Maggie Tregre is an English education major from Baton Rouge, LA. She has been a part of the Lion’s Roar staff since the fall of 2019. She is a member of the Honors program and enjoys reading, writing, and being creative.

Jacob Lofton

Staff Reporter

Jacob Lofton is a music education major from Prairieville. He has been a staff reporter with The Lion’s Roar since the Fall of 2019 and spends his spare time practicing saxophone and studying.

Hailey Bullock

Staff Reporter

Hailey Bullock is a biology major from Albany. She has been with the Lion's Roar since the fall of 2019 as a news staff reporter. Her career ambitions are to become a conservationist/wildlife photographer. During her leisure,...

Gabrielle Wood

Staff Reporter

Gabrielle is a communications major from Hahnville, Louisiana and has been a news reporter since the end of Spring 2019. She has a political focus after interning for the State Capital last summer. Gabrielle loves all things coffee,...

Dylan Meche

Staff Reporter

Dylan Meche is a Political Science major from Baton Rouge. He has been a reporter for The Lion's Roar since August of 2019. Outside of the office, he is involved with the Catholic Student Association and spends his free time reading...

Daniel McClain

Staff Reporter

Daniel McClain is a communications major from Independence. He has been a staff reporter since Fall of 2019. He is apart of the SLU Lions Cheer team. During his spare time, he enjoys playing sports, listening to music and having...

Andrew Jordan

Staff Reporter

Andrew Jordan is a Communications Major from Covington (originally from New Orleans). Jordan has been working as a staff reporter for The Lion's Roar since Fall 2019. When not with the paper, Jordan enjoys writing, bike riding,...

Prakriti Adhikari

Staff Reporter

Prakriti Adhikari is an accounting major and an international student from Kathmandu, Nepal. Adhikari has been working as a reporter for The Lion's Roar since Fall of 2017. She wants to have a career as a public accountant and...

Jennifer Dettwiller

Staff Reporter

Samuel Townsend

Delivery / Circulation

Justin Woodring

Web / Technology

Justin Woodring is a computer science & applied physics double major from Albany. Justin has served in both Developer & Technology Advisor functions for Student Publications since Fall of 2018. He enjoys going to Toastmasters,...

Kyla D’Arensbourg

Layout / Graphic Designer

Kyla D'Arensbourg is a senior majoring in graphic design with a minor in marketing. Kyla has worked doing graphic design for Student Publications since Fall of 2018. In her spare time, Kyla works as a self-employed artist, enjoys...

Jacob Summerville


Jacob Summerville, a history and political science major, has worked at The Lion's Roar since September 2017. A native of Greenwell Springs, LA, Jacob hopes to attend law school after his undergraduate career. He enjoys the arts...

Annie Goodman


Dr. Lee E. Lind


Dr. Lee E. Lind joined the staff of Southeastern in 2004 and has served as the Director of Student Publications since 2007. He leads the department in providing students a learning lab environment in which to expand their journalism,...

Sean Haydel

Graduate Assistant

Brynn Lundy

Brynn Lundy began working for The Lion's Roar in the Fall of 2019. She is from Lutcher, LA and she is passionate about reading and writing.

Briyana Anderson

Briyana Anderson is a communication major from Maringouin and began working at the Lion's Roar in the Fall of 2019. She is apart of Pi Delta Epsilon and passionate about writing and photography.

Garrison Dighton

Circulation / Delivery

Garrison Calmer Dighton is a Senior Marketing major from Ethel, La. Garrison has worked for student publications since August 2018. Garrison’s primary role is distribution where he has worked for the past year. In the Fall of...