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ROTC hosts flag football game on Veterans Day

ROTC hosts flag football game on Veterans Day

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at North Oaks Park, ROTC members were able to join together and play a game of flag football. Captain Robert Yelton, National Guard, expressed that it was an activity for everyone to stay motivated. “It’s something to do,” shared Yelton. “Not necessarily celebrate the day, ...

ROTC to add the only military obstacle course in Louisiana

ROTC to add the only military obstacle course in Louisiana

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2019

The university’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will be providing additional training classes for those enrolled in the ROTC program. A military obstacle course will be added to help the army train physically and is set to be built by the National Guard Engineer Corps unit next summer at the...

Looking beyond college for future plans

Looking beyond college for future plans

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019

For those who do not wish to devote the next four years of their lives to college, alternative options may be more appealing. For some, enlisting in the military is a valid alternative to college, but there are many areas one can find themselves pursing. Anthony Turner, reserve integration and...

A day in the life of Christian Mozingo

A day in the life of Christian Mozingo

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

As a soldier of the United States National Guard and a cadet in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Christian Mozingo has been strengthened by his religion and fellow Americans to serve his country. A resident of Louisiana for most of his life, Mozingo’s grandfathers, father and one of his uncles se...

Football offers organizational opportunity

Football offers organizational opportunity

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

It is a tied game in Strawberry Stadium. The Lions are tied against Houston Baptist University in the fourth quarter. With the desire to win, the Lions go for it on fourth down, and then it happens. A completed pass, a gap in the backfield and a green and gold receiver rushes the football into the end...