The Lion's Roar

REC working towards at-home workouts for students

Participants exercise during the “Barre” group fitness class. “Yoga Flow,” “Silver Sneakers,” Tai Chi and Zumba are among the group fitness classes offered by the Pennington Student Activity Center that have been put on hold during the pandemic.

Carter McComack, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2020

The closure of all gyms and athletic clubs has impacted the activity level of students and faculty. The University’s Recreational Sports and Wellness Department offers university students full access to the Pennington Student Activity Center. The facility, also known as the REC, is one of the fitn...

Destined to compete

Daisha Nickelson, a sophomore hurdler on the track and field team, runs her event, the 100-meter hurdles, at the Strawberry Relays. Nickelson’s love of playing sports led her to pursue being a college athlete.

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019

From a competitive nature to passion, different factors contribute to student-athletes’ decision to play at the collegiate level. Kia Coleman, a freshman jumper on the track and field team, knew she was meant to be an athlete from an early age. “I knew since when I was racing on the playground ...