The Lion's Roar

Alcohol to complete the college life

University policy dictates that two or more commissioned officers are present at “alcohol events” on campus. According to Lt. Patrick Gipson, officers were requested for 21 events for the 2018 fall semester. Students’ reasons for deciding to drink may range from socialization to de-stressing.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

March 12, 2019

Among the things that college may bring to mind, alcohol makes the list with 1.2 million full-time college students of a total nine million drinking alcohol on an average day in the past year, according to a report by the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality. For Dontravia Mouton, a...

The creation of lifelong friendships

The Residence Hall Association holds events like “Paint Party” where students can participate with friends or meet new people. Students can build friendships by joining different organizations on campus.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019

With the transition from high school to college, incoming students may seek a variety of means to create new friendships. Numerous organizations, such as the Campus Activities Board, can help students find friends and make connections. CAB Student Membership Manager Nicole Redmond, a junior history major, s...