The Lion's Roar

Know your student leaders: The Big Three from SGA

The 2020-2021 Student Government Association officers, from left to right: SGA President L'Oreal Williams, SGA Vice President Darnell Butler and SGA Chief Justice Madison Sunde.
August 21, 2020

Student leaders are learning to adapt as they prepare for a semester that will present a unique array of challenges. The Student Government Association’s “Big Three,” the president, vice president...

SGA offers applications for open positions

Students volunteer during the 2019 Big Event organized by the Student Government Association. Currently, SGA has applications available for students to fill up different positions for all the three branches.
June 22, 2020

The Student Government Association is offering applications for students to apply for open positions to serve for the 2020-2021 school year. Students have the opportunity to apply for various positions...

Know your leaders

The winners of the SGA election will serve as the
April 28, 2020

The Student Government Association held an online election for students to vote for a new president, vice president and chief justice. L’Oreal Williams was elected SGA President, Darnell Butler, Jr....

SGA releases election application packets

The Student Government Association has released their application packets for all positions, including president, vice president, chief justice and senator positions. Applications will be submitted electronically since students are advised to stay off of campus for the remainder of the semester.
March 26, 2020

Due to the outbreak and spread of COVID-19, many university faculty and staff are now working from home. In addition, all classes have been moved to online. Despite the transition to online classes...

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

Students volunteer during the 2019 Big Event organized by the Student Government Association. Currently, SGA has applications available for students to fill up different positions for all the three branches.
January 23, 2020

In the fall of 2019, the Student Government Association presented several opportunities for students to support its campus community. Karley Bordelon, president of SGA, has assisted with many programs...

SGA serves campus through three branches

Leah Cross, chief justice of the Student Government Association, L’Oreal Williams, vice president of SGA, and Karley Bordelon, 2019-20 president of SGA.
October 17, 2019

The university has a student body whose sole purpose is to maintain relations between the university and its students. The Student Government Association achieves this goal through events, programs...

Lion statue revealed

The new lion statue funded by the Student Government Association located in Friendship Circle.
September 3, 2019

Prior to the football game against Jacksonville State University on Aug. 30, the new lion statue was unveiled at 5:30 p.m. The structure, commissioned by the Student Government Association, is located...

SGA funds lion statue

The Student Government Association has approved construction on a lion statue to be placed in Friendship Circle. The base has been completed, and the official unveiling of the statue is scheduled for Aug. 29.
August 20, 2019

Not only will the university see incoming students this fall, but a new statue will also make its appearance. The Student Government Association was granted approval to put in a new lion statue on the...

Students elect SGA officers

Leah Cross, 2019-20 chief justice of the Student Government Association, L’Oreal Williams, 2019-20 vice president of SGA, and Karley Bordelon, 2019-20 president of SGA, pose after the election results. Over 1,000 votes were cast in this election cycle.
April 12, 2019

With 1,331 votes cast, the student body chose next year's executive officers for the Student Government Association. For the 2019-20 term, Karley Bordelon, a junior social studies education major, will...

‘The Big Event’ evolves

'The Big Event' is a large-scale community service event organized every year since 1982. This year, the Student Government Association is planning to make some structural changes to the event.
January 23, 2019

Participants of “The Big Event,” a day dedicated to thanking the community through service since 1982, will see structural changes this semester. “The Big Event” gathers teams of students from...

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