The Lion's Roar

“Home Brew History”: A passion turned into a podcast

Joey Ricci and Riley

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2020

A podcast that began as a joke between two friends has evolved into an avenue for them to interview well-known and respected historians from around the world. Joseph Ricci, a graduate student of the History program, runs the history podcast “Home Brew History” along with his friend Riley “Bo” Tri...

Local parade celebrates Mardi Gras history

Local parade celebrates Mardi Gras history

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

Mardi Gras season has once again come to Louisiana, and Tangipahoa Parish has already begun to celebrate. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, which is the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. Louisiana is the only state that recognizes Mardi Gras as a legal holiday. The first Mardi Gras ce...

Lee’s Diner

Miss Southeastern Louisiana University Chelsey Blank eats the loaded fries at local restaurant Lee's Diner. The restaurant is popular for its retro theme and southern comfort foods.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2019

With its rich historical ties, Lee’s Diner has long been a fixture of Hammond’s culinary scene. The restaurant, which originally opened in 1963, has undergone significant changes in ownership throughout its lifetime. “It opened up as Ganus’ and stayed opened for a few years,” said Sam...

Politics and history central to an informed citizen

Chad Duffaut, Brody Simmons and Everett Paretti, all graduate students in history, check out some textbooks. Students may be fascinated by the classes or find their second home in the Department of History and Political Science .

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 28, 2018

The Department of History and Political Science offers some of the most diverse course topics among the departments on campus to educate students on modern affairs as well as historical intricacies. “We teach the stuff that you need to be an informed citizen,” said Dr. William Robison, head of...