The Lion's Roar

Pandemic affects businesses

As the entire country is following measures to prevent physical interaction, this process is affecting local businesses. The
stay-at-home order has required some local businesses to shut down.

Carter McComack, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

American companies are feeling the effects of the coronavirus limitations that are encouraging people to stay home and withdraw from leisurely outings. On March 22, Governor John Bel Edwards issued a mandatory stay-at-home order and forced the shutdown of all nonessential companies. Although this...

Organizational Spotlight: Phi Beta Lambda

Organizational Spotlight:  Phi Beta Lambda

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

Phi Beta Lambda, Future Business Leaders of America, is an on-campus organization for students interested in pursuing a career in business. The organization provides opportunities for students to network and get involved with professionals in the industry. Chelsey Blank, president of PBL, explained t...

Ledet shares tips to be a great leader

Jennifer Ledet, an independent consultant and leadership coach, speaks during the leadership lecture organized by the College of Business. Ledet interacted with students and spoke about being an influential leader.

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

The College of Business hosted the “Own It and AMP It! Amplify Your Influence to Accelerate Your Success,” lectured by Jennifer Ledet on March 4 in the Student Union Ballroom. Ledet’s three main points for becoming an influential leader were authenticity, motivation and presence, or AMP, and the lectu...

Entrepreneurs gain real world experience

Kathryn Mancuso, a junior business administration major, creates various types of art including paintings and decorating graduation caps. She promotes her business on her Instagram account katscreationss.

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2019

Imagine having the struggle of running a business while also being a full-time college student. Many students know the struggle of keeping up grades, attending class regularly and the late nights study struggles. Some students also take on the role of running a business while managing a heavy work ...

Artists manage their expenses

Abigail Coleman, a senior art major, works on her project in a class taught by Jeff Mickey, professor of sculpture. While materials may be provided in class, a working artist has to manage the financial cost of their career.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 9, 2019

Beyond creativity and passion, working artists may find finances factor into management of their career. From a business standpoint, working artists consider several factors depending on their type of work. “Artists who work with public art may have costs associated with permitting, engineering fees or logi...