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Community Music School celebrates 25th anniversary for Homecoming Week 2020

Students of the Southeastern Community Music School provided various solo and group performances at the school’s 25th anniversary concert. The event was on campus and free to guests, who were encouraged to wear masks, social distance and bring their own chairs.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 24, the Southeastern Community Music School held its 25th anniversary concert, titled “Classics in Blue Jeans,” at the Pottle Music Building’s Bass Clef outdoor stage. The concert was a part of Homecoming Week 2020 and Saturday’s Fall Fest in Friendship Circle. Various indiv...

Students and faculty “brush their stress away” with painting event in Friendship Circle

Students gather in Friendship Circle for the university’s “Brush Away Your Stress” painting event as a part of Homecoming Week. Participants were provided with canvases, paint, water and paint brushes.

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2020

In the midst of a busy semester, a Homecoming event allowed students to go outdoors, channel their inner artists and let their worries fade away. On Wednesday, Oct. 21, students and faculty participated in the “Brush Away Stress Painting Event.” The event took place at 5:30 p.m. in Friendship Circl...

Butler and Richardson crowned 2020 Homecoming royalty

2020 Homecoming King and Queen Darnell Butler Jr. and Destiny Richardson, center, pose with 2019 Homecoming royalty Keenan Austin and Aesha Magee. The royalty announcement took place in the University Center on Oct. 24.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2020

Homecoming Week 2020 came to an end with the announcement of the 2020 Homecoming King and Queen. Darnell Butler Jr., senior management major, was crowned Homecoming King and Destiny Richardson, junior art major, was crowned Homecoming Queen. Richardson shared her initial reaction to hearing her name b...

An unusual Homecoming : A mix of virtual and in-person events

Student organizations decorated sheets that are hanging in the Student Union Breezeway. The sheets include this year's Homecoming Theme,

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2020

Homecoming Week 2020 is scheduled for Oct. 19-24 and is being organized with the collaboration of the Office of Student Engagement and Alumni Association. This year, events will be held both virtually and in-person.The following are the events scheduled for the Homecoming Week. Downtown Decorating Co...

“Homecoming @ Home” features Q&As and a virtual 5k

Organizations created banners to fit the 2019 Homecoming theme,

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2020

This month, the university is set to carry out the first ever virtually accessible Homecoming Week. Among the 2020 lineup are two virtual events: “Roomie’s Homecoming Run: A Virtual 5k” and “Coffee With the Dean.” “Roomie’s Homecoming Run: A Virtual 5k” will begin on Saturday, Oct. 17 and will...

Meet your Homecoming Court: The road to royalty

Homecoming King candidate Jawaun Walker poses for a Lion Up selfie with other members of the Homecoming Court.

Symiah Dorsey and Jordyn Franklin

October 13, 2020

Members of the Sweetheart and Beau Courts were asked by The Lion’s Roar to provide input regarding the position on their respective court. Taylor DeBourg Senior, Kinesiology TLR: Why do you want to be Homecoming Queen? “Homecoming Queen is not just a title for me. To be nominated and awarded Homecoming Court is an accomplishment in ...