The Lion's Roar

Surrounded by the love of dance

Surrounded by the love of dance

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

The university’s official dance team, the Lionettes, spent last semester dancing three hours a day for three days a week in order to gain and maintain their skills, and over the winter break, they moved to practicing most days from three to 12 hours. Despite the schedule, Lionette Kamryn Chambers feels proud to...

The life of Roomie the Lion

The life of Roomie the Lion

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018

The university’s mascot prowls the grounds of home games and campus social events. Roomie the Lion has been the name of the university mascot since 1964 and is named after former biology professor, alumnus and student-athlete Hollis “Roomie” Wilson. Although it has been decades since the university...