The Lion's Roar

Creating an engaging environment for kids

Creating an engaging  environment for kids

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019

After-school programs offer a convenient, helpful and engaging setting for children. Recreational Sports and Wellness organizes the “REC Kids After School Program” for kids from 5-13 years old. It aims to craft an educational and fun-filled environment by offering homework help to children, activities...

A racket, a serve and over a century of history

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

February 13, 2019

Intramural sports may promote physical activity and student engagement on college campuses, but their introduction also carries on the history of sports like badminton. The sport originates from battledore and shuttlecock, a game that resembles one in ancient Greek drawings. A more modern version of t...

Health center promotes a fitness program

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

After two years of success with "Lighten Up Lions," the University Health Center is partnering with the Pennington Student Activity Center to sponsor the weight-loss program for a third year. Beginning Feb. 18, "LightenUp Lions" is scheduled to kick off another semester with one-on-one meetings, weekly...

The cost of maintenance

The cost of maintenance

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2018

Fans and players may see the bright lights, clean stands and waxed floors at athletic facilities but not the necessary maintenance crew.  Keeping athletic facilities in tip-top shape requires maintenance such as waxing the floors or fixing broken equipment by cleaning crews. The Pennington Student ...

Ready to work out?

Ready to work out?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2018

The Pennington Student Activity Center is hosting a fitness program for students who are determined to shed the extra pounds this semester. “Lighten Up Lions” allows students to dictate specific health goals they wish to achieve by the end of the six-week period. Kayla Noll, a graduate assistant...