The Lion's Roar

The revolution starts within: Honoring George Floyd

The death of George Floyd has sparked outrage and grievance around the world, evolving into the largest civil rights movement in history.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2020

Out of all the scenarios I expected to witness in my lifetime, I never thought I would watch a man plead for his life. I’ve been sitting here emotionally distraught and physically exhausted, trying to find the right words. How do I formulate my agony into words? Not a day goes by that I don’t...

Social movements are changing human culture

Demonstrators gather during a protest to denounce President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term, in Algiers, Algeria, Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Hundreds of protesters have gathered in Algeria’s capital for the second time this week to denounce ailing Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term.

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

Social movements have helped shape the world we live in, and they are all started by those who see a change that needs to be made. Recently, the most prominent ones have been Black Lives Matter and the #MeToo movement. People around the world push for change, and some of those changes can begin...