The Lion's Roar

Q&A with economics professor: Financial stress and COVID-19

The current economic strain caused by COVID-19 has impacted working college students. Some students have lost jobs that support their higher education.

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2020

American unemployment is facing historical lows, consumer confidence is dwindling and bankruptcy for commercial businesses is set to reach the highest it has been in the last 10 years. Yu Hsing, professor of economics, answered some questions about financial complications the pandemic is causing. What ...

Affordable professional headshots available for students

Matthew Alford. Courtesy of Alford

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2020

An economics professor has been providing students an opportunity to get professional headshots for $20. Since the spring of 2016, Matthew Alford, instructor in the College of Business and Management, has been teaming up with local photographers Catherine Masters and Katie Charbonnet to provide affordable...