The Lion's Roar

Registering to vote is a privilege; failing to do so has consequences

Registering to vote is a privilege; failing to do so has consequences

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

At least once a year, there comes a time where we, as Americans, can make our voices heard by voting in our local elections. On Oct. 12, the Louisiana Gubernatorial Election will be held in which we will have the chance to decide our next governor, lieutenant governor and a multitude of other state...

The power of participating at the polls today

The power of participating at the polls today

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2018

My vote is my voice. This world is consumed in the mayhem of injustice, in the metaphorical dungeons filled with people chained by the frauds called fake freedom and fake peace. In the chaos that is the constant degradation of races, sexes and sexual orientation, my vote is my voice. My vote rings...

Getting out the vote

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 6, 2018

Although midterm elections this year select 506 political offices, voter turnout continues to lag behind voter registration. "Voting is one of the most fundamental rights we hold as Americans," said Public Information Director for the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office Brandee Patrick. "It's not...