The Lion's Roar

Miss Louisiana Preparation

Miss Louisiana Preparation

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2019

Once a year, some of the most beautiful and talented women across the state gather in West Monroe to compete for the title of Miss Louisiana. Since the 1970s, the university has sent a representative as Miss Southeastern Louisiana University, and this year Chelsey Blank, a junior accounting major, has...

Crowning Chelsey

Crowning  Chelsey

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

Every year, the university chooses its new ambassador as Miss Southeastern and awards her with golden roses, the local Miss America crown, an opportunity to compete in the Miss Louisiana Pageant and recognition in various events on campus. The title holder is also awarded one year’s tuition, $1000...

Larose’s farewell to the crown

Larose’s farewell to the crown

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose organized a farewell banquet as she prepares to give up the crown. Larose's legacy as Miss Southeastern included building sponsorship for the pageant. Owner of Bra la Vie Andrea Kopfler shared why she became a sponsor. "Alyssa approached me, and I had been looking...

Larose constructs her legacy

Larose constructs her legacy

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 15, 2018

When 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose accepted the crown almost a year ago, she began to carve her lion mark by furthering the influence and extent of the pageant. “I cannot believe that the 2019 pageant is just around the corner,” said Larose, a junior elementary education and special education...

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018

Contestants for the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant may prepare for the competition in a number of different ways, but they practiced the pageant's opening number together. The contestants met with 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, and...

Meet the contestants

Meet the contestants

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 6, 2018

With 13 contestants, the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant promises to be larger than those in recent years. The pageant is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre. 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, shared what...

A day in the life of Alyssa Larose

A day in the life of Alyssa Larose

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2018

Alyssa Larose, a junior special education major, started the new year with new responsibilities as Miss Southeastern 2018. With active involvement in various organizations on campus including the Student Government Association, Gamma Beta Phi and Campus Activities Board, Larose spends most of her...

SLU Traditions

SLU Traditions

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

University traditions include Friendship Oak and events like "Gumbo Ya Ya."