The Lion's Roar

‘#LionUpTuesday’ giveaways continue

‘#LionUpTuesday’ giveaways continue

Carter McComack, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis has been actively engaging the student body during this time of social distancing. Willis has brought back his giveaways in honor of #LionUpTuesday through platforms like Twitter and Instagram. On March 25 and April 21, Willis announced on Twitter and Instagram that he...

The significance behind wearing green and gold

Emily Waddell, a junior sport management major, Mary Anna Jambon, a junior sport management major, and Nadia Whitfield, a senior sport management major, showcase their department apparel.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

Wearing university apparel allows students to showcase their school spirit and represent their institution. Kristina McBride, coordinator of tutoring and record keeping for Student Support Services, shared why students benefit from wearing school apparel. “Students feel a sense of belonging and pride when they are...

School apparel shows school spirit

Members of the Homecoming Committee Ricketta Griffin, a junior social work major, Georgette Williams, a senior general studies major, and Mi'Yana Solomon, a sophomore nursing major, gave out T-shirts to students today as a part of Homecoming Week.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

In honor of Lion Up Tuesday, the Homecoming Committee passed out Homecoming T-shirts today as a part of the festivities. Starting at 10 a.m., members from the committee gave out T-shirts to students in a tent located outside the Sims Memorial Library. Homecoming Committee Member Mi'Yana Solomon,...

University spirit celebrated on Tuesdays

The Lion Up gesture is used to show school spirit, and “Lion Up Tuesday” encourages student participation.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2018

“Lion Up Tuesdays” was first celebrated on March 8, 2016 and was created to spread school spirit on campus by encouraging students to wear their green and gold. The occasion is publicized through social media and signs around campus. Jay Artigues, director of athletics, was one of the faculty...