The Lion's Roar

2020 Summer Staff

Prakriti Adhikari: The New Editor-In-Chief of the Lions Roar

Prakriti Adhikari

Prakriti Adhikari is an accounting major and an international student from Kathmandu, Nepal. Adhikari has been working with The Lion's Roar since Fall of 2017. She wants to have a career as a public accountant and enjoys listening to Bollywood music.

Gerard Borne

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.

Trinity Brown

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

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.

Symiah Dorsey

Symiah Dorsey

Symiah Dorsey is a communication major from Laplace and serves as Photo Editor. 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 a...

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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 Copy Editor. She is a communication major from Lutcher and she is passionate about reading and writing.

Dylan Meche

Dylan Meche

Dylan Meche is a Political Science major from Baton Rouge and serves as Opinions Editor. 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...

Elana Guillory

Elana Guillory

Elana Guillory is an art major and lives in Ponchatoula. She worked as a reporter for The Lion's Roar from the fall of 2019 until April 2021, and now she is a staff reporter for the Le Souvenir Yearbook. Elana has a passion for everything art: from theatre...

Maggie Tregre

Maggie Tregre

Maggie Tregre is an English education major from Baton Rouge, LA. She worked as a staff reporter and editor-in-training for The Lion's Roar from September 2019 until December 2020, when she joined the Le Souvenir staff as a co-editor. She enjoys reading,...

Lojuanda Weary

Lojuanda Weary

Lojuanda Weary is a biological sciences major with a concentration in integrative biology. 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...

Gabrielle Wood

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.

Nicholas Herring

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...

Sean Haydel

Sean Haydel

Sean Haydel began working with Student Publications in the fall of 2019. He is an M.B.A. student and serves as the Graduate Assistant for the department where he oversees advertising sales for The Lion's Roar, as well as marketing efforts for the newspaper,...

Ashlyn Harris

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

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

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

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...