The Lion's Roar

Former homecoming royalty offers advice

President John L. Crain stands with the 2018 Homecoming King Cedrick Dent, Jr.,  and Queen Da Jon Beard after they were crowned during the halftime show of the Homecoming football game. Beard represented Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., as a junior maid and Dent represented Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., as a senior beau court member. Mattie Hawkins, Homecoming Queen 2017 was on hand to crown the winners.

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

September 10, 2019

Students running for the 2019 Homecoming Court have started campaigning for a position on the court. Candidates began campaigning for Homecoming Court at 8 a.m. on Sept. 9 and will continue through Thursday, Sept. 20, with voting ending at 4:30 p.m. The ballots will be tallied and the court will be...

‘Block Party’ welcomes freshmen on campus

Block Party was organized as a part of the Welcome Week activities on August 23 on SGA Drive. Students were entertained by a DJ and performances by students from Greek organizations.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2019

Students on campus were entertained with games, performances by students from Greek organizations and a DJ during the "Block Party." "Block Party" was organized as a part of the Welcome Week activities on Aug. 23 on SGA drive. The event which was scheduled for 6 p.m. started late around 8 p.m. due...

Conversations with Dent and Willis

2018 Homecoming King Cedric L. Dent, a senior social work major, and Interim Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis answer questions about their life experiences.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 27, 2018

2018 Homecoming King Cedric L. Dent, a senior social work major, and Interim Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis spoke about their life experiences in "A Real Talk Conversation with the King." The talk was held in the Student Union Theatre at 6 p.m. on Nov. 27. For Dent, the event provided more than...

New Monarchs

2018 Homecoming King Cedric L. Dent, a senior social work major, and 2018 Homecoming Queen Da’Jon Beard, a junior early childhood education major, hug on the field after having their names called as the new king and queen.

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2018

The coronation of the 2018 Homecoming king and queen at Saturday’s game recognized Cedric L. Dent Jr. and Da’Jon Beard respectively. “Being Homecoming queen means a lot to me because I know that having the opportunity to represent my school, this community, my peers and my sorority will be such...

Writing about purpose

Writing about purpose

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

Being raised by a single mother after his father was sentenced to prison, the future looked uncertain at best. However, even with the odds stacked against his favor, this student prevailed in life leaving him with a desire to help others do the same. Senior social work major Cedric L. Dent Jr., who...