The Lion's Roar

Fitness Room now offers new equipment

The Pennington Student Activity Center has added different equipments for students to use. A MAtrix Aura 8-Stack Multi Gym, two rowers and an Inspire Cardio Strider are among the new collection.

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter

August 18, 2020

At the beginning of July, the Pennington Student Activity Center began offering access to a new set of equipment in the Fitness Room.  The purchasing process began around two years ago, and the new equipment provides more opportunities and more space for members to exercise.  Seth Thomas, director of ...

The Pennington Student Activity Center hosts trial runs for reopening

Participants practice social distancing during the trial sessions run by the Pennington Student Activity Center. All individuals were asked to wear masks, clean after use and stay six feet apart from one another.

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

June 9, 2020

The Pennington Student Activity Center has begun to prepare for its reopening in the fall, hosting a series of trial runs to determine the most efficient way to keep members safe while active. The last trial event was held on Thursday, June 4 at 11:30 a.m. with a maximum of 16 people in attendance.  S...

Templet elected on executive board of LCIRSA

Templet elected on executive board of LCIRSA

Briyana Anderson, staff reporter

December 13, 2019

Jason Templet, coordinator of competitive sports, was elected for being on the executive board of the Louisiana Colleges Intramural and Recreational Sports Association this semester. Templet explained his new position that he was elected for. “The position I was elected for was being on the boa...

REC helps youth stay active

Children participate in art activities during the “Roomie’s REC Camp.“ This year’s camp begins on May 28 and will provide children aged 4-12 opportunities to engage in a friendly learning environment.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

Recreational Sports and Wellness works to promote various youth programs for the entire community to experience. “Roomie’s REC Camp” offers the chance for children aged 4-12 years to build self-confidence while being engaged in a friendly, learning environment. The summer camp will be held near t...

Students can get muddy and have fun

Students enjoy themselves and bond while participating in “Swamp Bowl.” The mud volleyball tournament is hosted each year outside the Pennington Student Activity Center.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

April 16, 2019

The annual “Fais Do Do and Swamp Bowl” offers students a chance to enjoy friendly competition as final exams approach. The event will be held on Thursday, May 2 from 3-7:30 p.m. outside the Pennington Student Activity Center. The “Swamp Bowl” tournament will provide participants with a fun and safe environm...

The cost of maintenance

Different athletic facilities at the university are maintained by the Physical Plant Services. Above, the Pat Kennely Diamond at Alumni Field is an example of these athletic facilities.

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 ...