The Lion's Roar

Members of ministry spark conversation among students

Students gather outside the union on Thursday, Sept. 10 to spread their own messages to bystanders at the Student Union area.

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2020

Despite COVID-19 precautions, 90 degrees heat and protestors, one ministry still makes an effort to spread Christianity amongst students. For the past 11 years, David Grantham and his ministry, named after him, have been coming to the university. The ministry’s approach to reaching students involv...

State law changes university free speech policy

Because of legislation passed last year, the university has updated its free speech policies to comply with state law. This will allow any person or group to make demonstrations on any part of campus so long as it follows university policies.

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

August 27, 2019

Recent changes to the university’s free speech guidelines have allowed for both on and off-campus groups more liberty on how they wish to express their First Amendment rights. Senate Bill 364, signed by Governor John Bel Edwards in June 2018 and now called Act 666, became the catalyst to the changes...