The Lion's Roar

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

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 and projects designed for improving students’ experiences on campus. Bordelon described the dif...

SGA serves campus through three branches

SGA serves campus through three branches

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

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 and services that get students actively involved on campus. SGA is divided into three branches: the...

Lion statue revealed

Lion statue revealed

Staff Reports

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 on the west end of Friendship Circle. Dr. John L. Crain, along with current SGA President Karley Bordelon...

SGA funds lion statue

SGA funds lion statue

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

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 university’s campus in the Fall 2019 semester. According to Richard Davis, a senior middle school...

Students elect SGA officers

Students elect SGA officers

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

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 be president of SGA. L’Oreal Williams, a sophomore business administration major, will be vice...

‘The Big Event’ evolves

‘The Big Event’ evolves

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

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 the university to engage with local businesses and residents in service-oriented tasks. This year,...