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

2024 Spring Staff

Staff Reporter

Jacob White

Staff Reporter

Simone Herlihy

Tamea Madison, Staff Reporter
Staff Reporter

Tamea Madison

Tamea Madison is an early childhood education major from Slidell. She joined The Lion’s Roar in the Fall of 2023. She enjoys reading, theatre and photography. After she graduates, she plans to teach first grade.

Staff Reporter

Bogi Csordas

Lindsay Miller
Staff Reporter

Lindsay Miller

Lindsay Miller is a junior communication major with a concentration in television and multimedia journalism and is a native of Baton Rouge. She recently joined our team in September as a staff reporter. Lindsay is also a barista at a local coffee shop...

Tori Collins
Staff Reporter

Victoria Collins

Victoria Collins is a freshman nursing major specializing in communication sciences and disorders. A local of New Orleans, Victoria is fresh off the press as one of the newest staff reporters. She enjoys reading, writing and taking long naps. After graduating,...

Sabrina Benoit
Staff Reporter

Sabrina Benoit

Sabrina Benoit is a freshman early elementary education major. She joined The Lion’s Roar as a staff reporter in August of 2023 and is a local of New Orleans. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends and spreading her interest for photography!...

Eva Saladino
Staff Reporter

Eva Saladino

Eva Saladino is an English major with a concentration in creative writing. She has been a member of The Lion's Roar team since March of 2023 and works as a staff reporter. She hopes to have a children's book published after she graduates college and hopes...

Kate Oborina
Staff Reporter

Kate Oborina

Kate Oborina is a communication major with a concentration in sports communication. She is an international student athlete who plays tennis at SLU. Kate joined The Lion’s Roar staff in the Fall of 2022. Outside of work and school, Kate spends most...

Troy Allen
Staff Reporter

Troy Allen

Troy Allen is a senior 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...

Yumi Domangue
Staff Reporter & Graphic Designer

Yumi Domangue

Yumi Domangue is a double major in mechatronics engineering technology and new media and animation. She joined Student Publications in the Fall of 2021 as a graphic designer. She intends to use her skills to have a career in design.

Aaron Madison, Technology Assistant
Digital Media Content Manager

Aaron Madison

Aaron Madison is a computer science major and math minor from Slidell. 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.

Abigail Fischer
Social Media Editor

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...

Samantha Sims, Campus Life Editor
Campus Life Editor

Samantha Sims

Samantha Sims is a communication major with a concentration in strategic communication. She is from Gretna and joined The Lion’s Roar staff in Sept. 2022. She loves to execute her passions for photography, writing, reading and connecting with others...

Kennith Woods
News Editor

Kennith Woods

Kennith Woods is a sophomore communication major with a concentration in television and multimedia journalism and a creative writing minor. A resident of Prairieville, Kennith is The Lion’s Roar’s newly-minted news editor. His passion for progressive...

Ian Stewart
Opinions Editor

Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart is a creative writing major and serves as the opinions editor. He has worked on the newspaper staff since the Fall of 2021. Ian is a native of Baton Rouge. He enjoys fiction writing, video games and watching new movies. After graduating, Ian...

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...

Hydee Holsapple
Copy Editor

Hydee Holsapple

Hydee Holsapple is an integrative biology major with minors in chemistry and communication. She has been with The Lion's Roar team since Feb. 2022 and currently serves as the copy editor. She loves learning and is recognized by the compassion and integrity...

Dasyonne Brashear
Le Souvenir Editor-in-Chief

Dasyonne Brashear

Dasyonne Brashear is a marketing major from Loranger. She started working for Student Publications in the Fall of 2021. She enjoys reading, taking pictures and playing with her dog, Daisy, in her free time.

Chloe Williams
Editor-in-Chief

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 ...

Dr. Chelsea Slack
Faculty Advisor

Dr. Chelsea Slack, Ph.D.

Dr. Chelsea Slack is an assistant professor of communication and media studies and has served as the faculty adviser to The Lion's Roar since Spring 2021, primarily overseeing editorial content. She holds a Ph.D. in Rhetorics, Communication and Information...

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,...

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