The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The university ROTC program is aiming to recruit new members. Contracts and scholarships are available for members, as well as opportunities to take military-based classes.

ROTC looks to recruit members for on campus program

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter March 10, 2020

The university’s ROTC program is looking to recruit new members for its on-campus program. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Gascon described how the program works for first time members. “The individuals...

The university ROTC won the match 24-18.

ROTC hosts flag football game on Veterans Day

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter November 12, 2019

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at North Oaks Park, ROTC members were able to join together and play a game of flag football. Captain Robert Yelton, National Guard, expressed that it was an activity for everyone...

The university ROTC members present a flag of colors during the “Golden Silence”  to honor deceased students, alumni and faculty.

ROTC to add the only military obstacle course in Louisiana

Prakriti Adhikari , Staff Reporter November 5, 2019

The university’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will be providing additional training classes for those enrolled in the ROTC program. A military obstacle course will be added to help the army...

ROTC program prepares students for active duty

ROTC program prepares students for active duty

Amber Grace Garrard October 18, 2016

 Students interested in the Army ROTC Program can receive full ride scholarships and other opportunities. Students who  stay in the program until graduation will be commissioned as a second...

ROTC courses return to campus since 1995

ROTC courses return to campus since 1995

Alex Brainard February 2, 2016

The Lion’s Roar / Megan McCormic As the spring 2016 semester started, the university’s U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training program has officially returned. While the program started originally...

Air Force ROTC cadet touts program, benefits

Rande Robinson November 12, 2010

In the past, Southeastern has had a link to the military community in some form or another. This included the increase in male students in the late 1940s from returning G.I.s after a victory in Europe...

Jordan Hotard, a junior supply chain management major, walks into the Office of Military and Veteran Success. The office has recently moved from north campus. The office’s new location is room 2304 in the Student Union.

A new office offers assistance to veteran students

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter November 10, 2019

The Office of Military & Veteran Success offers assistance for students who are veterans and military service members to help them with their education and training needs. The office, located in...

Veterans share the importance of Veteran’s Day

Veterans share the importance of Veteran’s Day

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter November 9, 2019

Veterans Day is a day for giving thanks to those who have served in the military and have fought for America’s freedom.  Margaret Gonzalez-Perez, a political science professor, explained the significance...

Cheerleaders perform during “Storm 30” at the first home game of the season. Spectators can watch the performance at any home game. Jacob Summerville/The Lion’s Roar

‘Storm 30’ adds new aspects to routine

Jacob Summerville , Opinions Editor September 27, 2019

A football pregame tradition has continued to evolve with the start of the new season. Thirty minutes before kickoff, “Storm 30” is a pep rally that starts in Friendship Circle and migrates into...

Roomie leads the crowd at Storm 30 prior to the first home football game of the season.

‘Storm 30’ adds new aspects to routine

Jacob summerville , Staff Reporter September 16, 2019

A pre-game football tradition continues to evolve with the start of the new season. Starting 30 minutes before kickoff, “Storm 30” is a pep rally that starts in Friendship Circle and migrates into...

Cadet Christian Mozingo, a senior criminal justice major, stands in his uniform outside the  Student Union Annex. Encouraged to join in high school, Mozingo is thankful for the opportunity to serve his country.

A day in the life of Christian Mozingo

Jacob Summerville , Staff Reporter February 5, 2019

As a soldier of the United States National Guard and a cadet in the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Christian Mozingo has been strengthened by his religion and fellow Americans to serve his country. A...

The Victory Bell is rung at home football games when the Lions make a touchdown.

Football offers organizational opportunity

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter October 8, 2018

It is a tied game in Strawberry Stadium. The Lions are tied against Houston Baptist University in the fourth quarter. With the desire to win, the Lions go for it on fourth down, and then it happens. A...

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