The Lion's Roar

Requirements for joining organizations should not include hazing

Requirements for joining organizations should not include hazing

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

After becoming a member of a Greek organization during the Fall 2018 semester, I quickly learned about hazing - not because I was involved in the act, but because they made sure to prevent it at all costs. I took online courses about hazing and went to meetings that involved talks about how it was strictl...

UPD to teach RAD class

UPD to teach RAD class

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under On Campus

The University Police Department’s Office of Community Education provides educational classes for the community to help prevent dangerous scenarios. One of these classes is the Rape Aggression Defense System program, which is designed to educate women on how to defend themselves in situations involv...

Hatcher named Officer of the Year

Hatcher named Officer of the Year

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Jourdan Hatcher, university police officer, was named the University Police Department's 2018 Officer of the Year for his work ethic, initiative and leadership abilities. After working at the university for four years, Hatcher was delightfully surprised to receive the recognition. "It's truly an honor and caught me by surprise," said Hatcher. "I'm thankful for the guidance of my co-workers over the last few years." Hatcher always wanted to...

UPD gets Narcan to keep campus safe

UPD gets Narcan to keep campus safe

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Archive, On Campus

The University Police Department will introduce the emergency opioid overdose treatment drug naloxone for student safety. Narcan is the first and only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone and is used for emergency treatment of a known or suspected opioid overdose. Currently, the UPD has not started ...

A day in the life of Michael Aleman

A day in the life of Michael Aleman

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus, Showcase

Service, education and protection to the university are the three main goals of the University Police Department. But how did they get to their position and why do the officers stick with it? University Police Officer Michael Aleman, a university alumnus, said that he joined the police force after...

When, where, what? Programs by the UPD

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Although the University Police Department can be seen on campus at events like the last football game, monitoring and surveying the event, Patrick Gipson, police lieutenant, wants everyone on campus to know the department beyond this perspective. “We also like to engage with students in a non-enforcement...