The Lion's Roar

CAB plans to entertain students during campus lockdown

CAB plans to entertain students during campus lockdown

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 causing a global pandemic, there have been numerous changes to student life on campus. Changes include the lock down of buildings across campus, face-to-face classes shifting online, on-campus dining options limited to take out only and student groups not being able to me...

CAB releases list of events for the spring semester

Students pose for a picture during the Gumbo YaYa event organized by the Campus Activities Board. Gumbo YaYa is an annual event organized by CAB every fall semester. The event was held last year on Oct. 9.

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

The Campus Activities Board announced its schedule of events for the spring 2020 semester. CAB kicks off their schedule with an interest meeting for the upcoming events. Marketing meetings will be included from Jan. 27-29 for “I <3 CAB Week” in February. Megan Blomquist, a senior management maj...

Mocktails guest panel creates dialogue with students

Matt Riser, head coach of baseball, shares his personal experience with substance addiction in college and discusses the importance of getting help. In the first half of the Mocktails event, the guest panel had an interaction with students to raise awareness for substance abuse.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Prior to attending an annual social engagement, students had the opportunity to learn about the repercussions of substance abuse in a college climate. The Office for Student Engagement and Campus Activities Board welcomed a panel of guest speakers for the Wild, Wild Western Rodeo Mocktails event....

Event additions reshape Mocktails

Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority hands out drinks under their display during the 2018 Mocktails. This year, the event will take place outside of the War Memorial Student Union instead of the parking garage.

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

From a guest panel to a mechanical bull, an annual event is seeing multiple changes this semester. Hosted by the Office for Student Engagement and the Campus Activities Board, “Wild, Wild Western Rodeo Mocktails” will take place on Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. on Union Ave. directly outside the War Memorial...

Students express their appreciation with potted plants

Students painted flower pots at Campus Activities Board's

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

May 10, 2019

Students painted pots, planted flowers and wrote messages to relax and make some gifts leading into finals week. Campus Activities Board put up tables in the Student Union Breezeway on May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Megan Blomquist, event manager for CAB, discussed why CAB held "Planting Our Appreciation." "It's...

‘Strawberry Jubilee’ is here

‘Strawberry Jubilee’ is here

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

The Campus Activities Board invites students to enjoy its 39th annual spring tradition: “Strawberry Jubilee.” The celebration will include food, games, music and giveaways and is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the War Memorial Student Union Park. “CA...

Robinson takes first place in CAB talent show

Ariana Robinson, a freshman art major, performs with hula hoops on stage in the Student Union Theatre. Robinson won a $500 scholarship for placing in first.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019

Students showed off their talents from singing or beatboxing to stand-up comedy on stage at the Campus Activities Board's talent show. The performances entertained an audience in the Student Union Theatre on March 27. Ariana Robinson, a freshman art major, took first place with a hula hoop performance. "It...

CAB to showcase students’ talents

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

With the entertainment industry seeing recent success in talent competitions, the Campus Activities Board organized its own version of a talent show. Scheduled for Wednesday, March 27 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre, the talent show can include performances beyond singing and dancing. Noilen...

Being involved on campus

Being involved on campus

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

While college offers opportunities to make connections, further education and figure out an identity, students’ experiences may depend on how much effort each student dedicates.  For some people, college involves going to school and going back home. For others, it is where relationships are cult...

Playing with dogs to de-stress

Students play with a dog in the Student Union Park at the third annual

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 14, 2019

Students took their minds off midterms by enjoying a sunny day of walking, cuddling and playing with dogs. On March 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Park, Campus Activities Board and the Tangi Humane Society collaborated to bring the dogs to campus. The third annual "Puppy Pawlooza"...

The creation of lifelong friendships

The Residence Hall Association holds events like “Paint Party” where students can participate with friends or meet new people. Students can build friendships by joining different organizations on campus.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019

With the transition from high school to college, incoming students may seek a variety of means to create new friendships. Numerous organizations, such as the Campus Activities Board, can help students find friends and make connections. CAB Student Membership Manager Nicole Redmond, a junior history major, s...

Comedy lights up the union

Gibran Saleem, a comedian, performs at

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 15, 2019

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...