The Lion's Roar

A change in pace after graduating

A change in pace after graduating

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Four university alumni shared their experiences of post-graduation life and how their plans either followed their initial path or went in a different direction. Nakia Merrill graduated from the university in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in communication and a concentration in TV production. He worked ...

When athletes’ careers run their course

When athletes’ careers run their course

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Not all athletes make it to the professional level. So, what happens when they do not make it professionally? With 2% of all 492,000 collegiate athletes making it to the professional level, student-athletes should focus on life after sports. According to the document “NCAA Recruiting Facts” post...

Baseball highlights preseason preparation at a reunion with alumni

Baseball highlights preseason preparation at a reunion with alumni

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

In a scrimmage against university alumni including former and current professional baseball players, the Lions won 13-3. Matt Riser, baseball head coach, discussed the incentive of holding the alumni game. "It's a great thing that our baseball team hosts for the community," said Riser. "It's more...

Cubs become Lions

Cubs become Lions

Diamond Hollins, Staff Repoter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Alumni Jeremy Lloyd, Jennifer Jarreau and William Takewell are examples of the proclamations of success on the university’s website. While at the university, Lloyd was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., won Southeastern Star, and was a recipient of the Dr. S LaVanner Role Model of the...