The Lion's Roar

SGA President L’Oreal Williams plans to implement Swipe Out Hunger as a long term program at the university.

SGA brings Swipe Out Hunger program to combat food insecurity

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

For many low-income students, having reliable access to food can be a challenge. According to a study conducted by the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, one in three college students in...

The Strawberry Jubilee celebration included food, games, music and giveaways. The theme of the 2019 Jubilee was

Strawberry Jubilee to return in the Spring

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 6, 2021

After last year’s virtual Strawberry Jubilee, the Campus Activities Board plans to host an in-person Strawberry Jubilee during the spring semester. SGA President L’Oreal Williams explained that Strawberry...

The last day to vote early for the Presidential election is Tuesday, Oct. 27. Citizens who want to vote early may do so in person at the parish registrar of voters office or other designated locations.

Students share why they are voting in November election

Austin Dewease , Staff Reporter October 26, 2020

Election Day is approaching, and for many college students, this will be the first presidential election in which they are voting. Generation Z, the generation that makes up almost all currently-enrolled...

The 2020-2021 Student Government Association officers, from left to right: SGA President L'Oreal Williams, SGA Vice President Darnell Butler and SGA Chief Justice Madison Sunde.

Know your student leaders: The Big Three from SGA

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter August 21, 2020

Student leaders are learning to adapt as they prepare for a semester that will present a unique array of challenges. The Student Government Association’s “Big Three,” the president, vice president...

The winners of the SGA election will serve as the

Know your leaders

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter April 28, 2020

The Student Government Association held an online election for students to vote for a new president, vice president and chief justice. L’Oreal Williams was elected SGA President, Darnell Butler, Jr....

Leah Cross, 2019-20 chief justice of the Student Government Association, L’Oreal Williams, 2019-20 vice president of SGA, and Karley Bordelon, 2019-20 president of SGA, pose after the election results. Over 1,000 votes were cast in this election cycle.

Students elect SGA officers

Shaelyn Martinez , Staff Reporter April 12, 2019

With 1,331 votes cast, the student body chose next year's executive officers for the Student Government Association. For the 2019-20 term, Karley Bordelon, a junior social studies education major, will...

Meet the candidates

Meet the candidates

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor April 3, 2019

Eight students are running to become the future officers of the Student Government Association. Campaigning has begun from tabling events in the Student Union Breezeway to social media posts. The "Voter...

Load More Stories