The Lion's Roar

Phase Two of reopening to be extended for fourth time

Governor John Bel Edwards expressed in a radio interview with Brian Haldane that the phase two of reopening will be extended. The official announcement will be made before current phase two expires on Friday, Aug. 28.

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2020

During an interview with Brian Haldane this morning on 107.3 talk radio, Governor John Bel Edwards announced his intentions to extend the Phase Two order for the fourth time. While Edwards did not announce how long the restrictions will be extended, he explained that factors such as the reopening...

Coronavirus halts in-person classes, changes daily life in Louisiana and around the globe

A woman wearing a mask gathers items at Walmart, Monday, March 16, 2020, in Hammond. Toilet paper has become one of the much sought after items as many prepare for an extended “quarantine” at home.

Staff Reports

March 17, 2020

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus, the university took precautionary measures to transition face-to-face classes to online classes. Following President John L. Crain’s mass email regarding the decision on Thursday, March 12 to move towards remote learning, there have been several operational...

Mardi Gras in southern Louisiana

Mardi Gras in southern Louisiana

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2020

As a kid, I liked Mardi Gras because it meant three things: no school, king cake and a lot of parades. Parades bring back a lot of memories for me. I remember sitting on my uncle’s shoulders at the Krewe of Eve parade that he and my aunt would bring me to, along with my brothers and cousins. Before...