The Lion's Roar

2021 Spring Staff

Rachel Folse
Staff Reporter

Rachel Folse

Rachel Folse is a communication major with a concentration in strategic media. She started working for Lion’s Roar in April 2021. In the future, she hopes to become a marketing specialist for companies. Outside of class, she likes to listen to music,...

Chase Gispert
Staff Reporter

Chase Gispert

Chase Gispert is a communication major with a concentration in Sports. I joined the Lion’s Roar in March of 2021 and am a current freshman at Southeastern. I graduated from Mandeville High in 2020. I’m a native of Madisonville which is roughly 30...

Brooke Bell
Staff Reporter

Brooke Bell

Brooke Bell is a communications major from Hammond. She is currently a staff reporter for the Lion’s Roar. Outside of writing, she enjoys learning more about art, baking and cake decorating. In the future, she hopes to be a journalist.

Chloe Williams
Staff Reporter

Chloe Williams

Chloe Williams is a communication major with a concentration in television and multimedia journalism. I plan to also minor in theater as well. I hope to become a journalist who will be able to write and travel for the news and spread the voice of the...

Hannah Juneau
Staff Reporter

Hannah Juneau

Hannah "AJ" Juneau began working for The Lion's Roar in October 2020. She majors in communication with a concentration in strategic communication, and she hopes to become a social media strategist at Instagram in San Francisco, Calif. You can find AJ...

Trinity Brown
Staff Reporter

Trinity Brown

Trinity Brown is a communication major with a concentration in electronic media and a Baton Rouge native. She is very active on campus as an SGA senator, news reporter for the Southeastern Channel and a staff reporter for The Lion’s Roar, as well as a...

Austin Dewease
Staff Reporter

Austin Dewease

Austin Dewease is a communication major from Slidell. He has been a staff reporter with The Lion’s Roar since March 2020. Austin has a passion for filmmaking, writing and music. He plans to become a multimedia journalist after graduation.

Brynn Lundy
Staff Reporter

Brynn Lundy

Brynn Lundy began working for The Lion's Roar in fall 2019. She is a communication major from Lutcher and she is passionate about reading and writing.

Elana Guillory
Staff Reporter

Elana Guillory

Elana Guillory is an art major and lives in Ponchatoula. She began working as a reporter for The Lion's Roar in the fall of 2019. Elana has a passion for everything art: from theatre and music to painting and photography.

Symiah Dorsey
Staff Reporter

Symiah Dorsey

Symiah Dorsey is a communication major from Laplace. She grew up in Ramstein, Germany and is passionate about traveling and embracing different cultures. After beginning to work for The Lion’s Roar in fall 2019, Symiah has aimed to give all students ...

Gabrielle Wood
Staff Reporter

Gabrielle Wood

Gabby Wood is a communication major with a focus in public relations. Outside the office, you can find her trying new coffee shops and endlessly scrolling through TikTok.

Dylan Meche
Staff Reporter

Dylan Meche

Dylan Meche is a Political Science major from Baton Rouge. He has been a reporter for The Lion's Roar since August of 2019. Outside of the office, he is involved with the Catholic Student Association and spends his free time reading books and playing...

Lojuanda Weary
Cartoonist

Lojuanda Weary

Lojuanda Weary is a biological sciences major with a concentration in integrative. She is the cartoonist for The Lion's Roar and occasionally draws for the Le Souvenir yearbook. Her favorite things to do are playing video games and cuddling with her cat.

Gerard Borne
Editor-in-Chief

Gerard Borne

Gerard Borne is a communication major from Norco. Borne began working at The Lion's Roar in the fall of 2018. Borne plans to become a sports agent upon graduation.

Sarah Audiffred
Le Souvenir Reporter

Sarah Audiffred

Sarah Audiffred is a history major and creative writing minor from Baton Rouge. She began working for Le Souvenir yearbook in the fall of 2020. In her spare time Sarah likes to write and watch Wynonna Earp. Sarah hopes to work in the museum industry after...

Nicholas Herring
Co-Editor, Le Souvenir

Nicholas Herring

Nicholas Herring is an English major from Folsom, La. He has been a staff reporter for Le Souvenir since February 2020 and hopes to work in media writing after graduation. When he's not working, he serves as a member of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry...

Maggie Tregre
Co-Editor, Le Souvenir

Maggie Tregre

Maggie Tregre is an English education major from Baton Rouge, LA. She has been a part of the Lion’s Roar staff since the fall of 2019. She is a member of the Honors program and enjoys reading, writing, and being creative.

Alyssa Larose
Graduate Assistant

Alyssa Larose

Alyssa Larose joined the Student Publications Office staff in February 2017. She worked as the student archivist and office assistant for two years then returned to the department in January 2020 as the graduate assistant, where she oversees the department's...

Ashlyn Harris
Office Assistant

Ashlyn Harris

Ashlyn began working with Student Publications in the fall of 2018. An early childhood education major, she is also an active member of Theta Phi Alpha sorority. In her spare time, she expands her business as an independent Scentsy consultant and enjoys...

Mrs. Gemma Carter
Administrative Assistant, Student Publications

Mrs. Gemma Carter

Mrs. Gemma joined the department in the fall of 2017. A philosopher at heart, she is the central hub that binds the department together. Her calm demeanor brings order to the chaos of the busy office. In her spare time, she bakes tasty bread and spends...

Mrs. Lorraine Peppo
Coordinator, Student Publications

Mrs. Lorraine Peppo

Lorraine joined the professional staff of Student Publications as coordinator in 2007. She oversees the marketing and advertising efforts of The Lion’s Roar, Le Souvenir yearbook and Student Publications. In her spare time, Lorraine enjoys spending...

Dr. Lee E. Lind, director, Student Publications
Director, Student Publications

Dr. Lee E. Lind

Dr. Lee E. Lind joined the staff of Southeastern in 2004 and has served as the director of Student Publications since 2007. He leads the department in providing students a learning lab environment in which to expand their journalism, photography, design...