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

2022 Fall Staff

Troy Allen
Staff Reporter

Troy Allen

Troy Allen is a Mass Communication major with a concentration in sports journalism. He joined the Lion’s Roar as a staff reporter in September of 2022 with hopes of contributing to a great program. Troy plans to follow his passion for covering variou...

Kaitlyn Keppler
Staff Reporter

Kaitlyn Keppler

Kaitlyn is a Communications major with a concentration in Strategic Comm and a minor in English. She is a senior and will be graduating in Spring 2023. Kaitlyn loves reading and everything books, as well as a good movie marathon. In addition, she enjoys...

Kennith Woods
Staff Reporter

Kennith Woods

Kennith Woods is a Political Science and Communications double major with a concentration in Television and Multimedia Journalism. He’s been a staff reporter for the Lion’s Roar since September 2022. Kennith is a resident of Prairieville. His passion fo...

Samantha Sims
Staff Reporter

Samantha Sims

Samantha Sims is a Communication Major with a concentration in Television and Multimedia Journalism. She is from New Orleans, LA and joined the Lion’s Roar staff in September 2022. With love for reading, writing, interacting with others, and exploring...

Hydee Holsapple
Staff Reporter

Hydee Holsapple

Hydee Holsapple is a double major in Integrative Biology and Communications. She loves learning, has an exemplary school spirit and is recognized by the compassion and integrity displayed in her eyes and smile.

Abigail Fischer
Staff Reporter

Abigail Fischer

Abigail Fischer is majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing and minors in French and publishing studies. During the Spring 2022 semester, she began working as a staff reporter for The Lion’s Roar. Abigail spends most of her time...

Dasyonne Brashear
Staff Reporter

Dasyonne Brashear

Dasyonne Brashear is a Business Management major from Loranger, Louisiana. She started working for Student Publication in the fall of 2021. She enjoys reading, taking pictures, and playing with her dog, Daisy, in her free time.

Ian Stewart
Staff Reporter

Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart is a Creative Writing major from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He started working for the Lion's Roar in October of 2021. He enjoys watching movies, fiction writing and reading. Ian plans on becoming a copywriter after graduating.

Haley Dupre
Staff Reporter

Haley Dupre’

Haley Dupre' is a communication major from Donaldsonville, La. She joined our team in October 2021 as a reporter. Outside of the office and school, Haley runs for SLU Cross-Country and Track team.

Rachael Folse
Staff Reporter

Rachel Folse

Rachel is a Strategic Communications Major from Baton Rouge, LA. After starting the Lion's Roar in April 2021, she has aimed for success in her social media and writing classes and hopes to land a job within those fields. Outside of work, she likes to...

Yumi Domangue
Staff Reporter & Cartoonist

Yumi Domangue

Yumi Domangue is a double major in Mechatronics Engineering and New Media and Animation. She joined Student Publications in the Fall of 2021 as a cartoonist. She enjoys drawing, watching movies and learning about new things.

Philip le Riche
Content Manager

Philip le Riche

Philip le Riche is an integrative biology major from Pretoria, South Africa. He started his studies at Southeastern in the Fall of 2021 and began his career at The Lion's Roar in that same semester.

Mason Chapple
Digital Media Content Manager

Mason Chapple

Mason Chapple is a communications major with a concentration in TV and multimedia journalism from Denham Springs, LA. He began working for the Lion’s Roar in September 2022. He plans on becoming a professional video editor after graduation. Mason is...

Aaron Madison
Digital Media Content Manager

Aaron Madison

Aaron Madison is a Computer Science major and Math minor from Slidell, LA. He began working for The Lion’s Roar in the fall of 2021. He plans on becoming a software engineer after graduation. He is passionate about computers, technology, and music.

Chloe Williams
Social Media Editor

Chloe Williams

Chloe Williams is an English major with a concentration in creative writing and minors in communication and theater. She hopes to become a newspaper reporter who will be able to write and travel for the news and spread the voice of the people. You ...

Chase Gispert
Sports Editor

Chase Gispert

Chase Gispert is a communication major with a concentration in sports communication. He joined The Lion’s Roar in March of 2021 and now serves as Sports Editor. Chase is a native of Madisonville. He has a strong passion for sports and is excited about...

Austin OBrien
News Editor

Austin O’Brien

Austin O’Brien is an English major with a Communication minor from Marrero, La. He enjoys different types of entertainment from movies to video games or anything in-between. Outside of class, you can find him at the REC Center or enjoying sports events...

Symiah Dorsey
Editor-in-Chief

Symiah Dorsey

Symiah Dorsey is a communication major from Laplace and serves as Editor-in-Chief. Raised in Europe, Symiah is an avid lover of languages, traveling and cultural studies. After beginning to work for The Lion’s Roar in fall 2019, Symiah has aimed to ...

Brynn Lundy
Graduate Assistant

Brynn Lundy

Brynn Lundy began working for The Lion's Roar in the fall of 2019, her first semester at Southeastern, and now serves as Graduate Assistant. From Lutcher, she graduated with a degree in communication in May of 2022 and is pursuing a graduate degree in...

Mrs. Lorraine Peppo
Coordinator, Student Publications

Mrs. Lorraine Peppo

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

Donate to The Lion's Roar
$380
$750
Contributed
Our Goal