The Lion's Roar

Comedy lights up the union

Comedy lights up the union

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under On Campus

The Campus Activities Board invited comedians Gibran Saleem and LeClerc Andre to spark some laughter after another day of classes. "CAB's Comedy Special," held on the first floor of the War Memorial Student Union on Feb. 14 at 6 p.m., continued the organization's "I Heart CAB" week. "We had a great...

A battle of brains

A battle of brains

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Intellect and a drive to win mixed for the Campus Activities Board's "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader" competition. The event was held on Feb. 11 from 6-9 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. Teams of university students competed with teams of fifth grade students from the Laboratory School, and...

Students start the semester with rain, games and refreshments

Students start the semester with rain, games and refreshments

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

With the first day of spring semester classes, Campus Activities Board aimed to create a welcoming campus environment with cookies, hot chocolate, games, prizes and an inflatable snow globe. "It was meant to be an event where students can walk through as they pass through the breezeway on the way...

Getting involved by getting others involved

Getting involved by getting others involved

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Gabrielle “Gi” Levet, student event manager for Campus Activities Board, believes that getting involved with organizations on campus can serve the best interest of all students when it comes to gaining experience and enriching their abilities. “She is one of just two event managers, making her...

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Contestants for the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant may prepare for the competition in a number of different ways, but they practiced the pageant's opening number together. The contestants met with 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, and...

Campus Haunted House

Campus Haunted House

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus, Showcase

The Campus Activities Board tackles phobias and fears to spook students with this year’s “Haunted House.” The “Haunted House” will take place on Oct. 29-31 from 7-10 p.m. with the line starting outside the University Bookstore.  The theme for this year’s “Haunted House” focuses ...

Mid-week festivities help students take a break

Mid-week festivities help students take a break

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The celebration of Homecoming continued throughout today with "Gumbo Ya Ya." Held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Breezeway, the Campus Activities Board provided free gumbo, free pizza and music for students to enjoy. In addition, several student organizations set up booths to sell various...

Knowing about blood cancer

Knowing about blood cancer

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

In honor of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, the Campus Activities Board hosted a tabling event to inform students about leukemia. On Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., CAB was joined by the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency, who promoted students to become organ donors and spread awareness about leukemia....

Looking to spook others?

Looking to spook others?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Students who want to contribute to a “horror”ble experience can become volunteers for the Campus Activities Board’s second annual haunted house. CAB is looking to recruit lead actors, secondary actors, makeup artists, prop creators and event staff. Lead actors will have speaking roles while...

‘Yoga’nna work out this semester?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Like a growing apple, students have the opportunity to strengthen their core through yoga opportunities on campus. Students with a flexible weekday schedule can attend a yoga class at the Pennington Student Activity Center on Mondays through Thursdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 11 p.m. Kayla Smith,...

Getting involved

Getting involved

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 7, 2018


Filed under On Campus

Students looking to become involved on campus can find several available outlets. The Student Government Association works to implement policies to benefit the student body. The Next Up initiative trains students to become SGA members. Students who want to learn more about SGA and possibly become...