The Lion's Roar

Marlain Veal, a senior forward, scored 12 points against William Carey University in the Lions first home game of the season.

Lions win at home

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 11, 2018

The Lions men's basketball team won its first home game of the season 78-57 against William Carey University. Six Lions players scored in the double digits with Moses Greenwood, a senior forward, and...

Tailgating’s leisure sport takes a competitive turn

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter November 8, 2018

The Neighbors won against the Corn Puffs 11-5 at the Intramural Cornhole Tournament. Three teams competed in a round-robin tournament to determine which two-person team would become victorious at the...

NAACP and SOAR promote safe sex

Zachary Araki, Staff Reporter November 7, 2018

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the University Health Center and Student Outreach and Advocacy Representatives collaborated to educate students about HIV and AIDS with "Stroll...

Alyssa Kate Larose
2018 Miss Southeastern Louisiana University
Junior Elementary Education and Special Education major
Platform: Juvenile Diabetes - Educate and Find a Cure

Meet the contestants

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor November 6, 2018

With 13 contestants, the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant promises to be larger than those in recent years. The pageant is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre. 2018 Miss...

In Nepalese culture, henna tattoos are often used for religious purposes and painted on brides, but it is not necessarily religious.

Ink, skin, purpose within

Breanna Rexwinkle , Staff Reporter November 6, 2018

The value of body art can run deeper than the skin. To some people, body art may be distracting or unattractive, but others find pride in it. Henna tattoos are forms of body art common in Eastern culture,...

Alumnus Trenton Coyle received recognition for his piece “Highway Song” by the Manchac Review in 2016. Coyle co-founded the Southeastern Christian Association during his time at the university.

Faith and stress

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter November 6, 2018

Among student organizations focused on professions, majors or skills, some organizations bring students together through religion. Students within these organizations find that their faith helps them cope...

If you grow your hair for a month, consider donating in December

If you grow your hair for a month, consider donating in December

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 6, 2018

Although the origins of No Shave November are unclear, its impact in the realm of cancer donations is distinct. The fundraiser hit American soil in November of 2009 and was started by the Chicagoland...

Instructor of  Photography Lily Brooks teaches photography to Tiranee Moody, a junior art major. Brooks started teaching at the university in 2015.

Photographic passions

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter November 6, 2018

Instructor of Photography Lily Brooks started teaching at the university in fall 2015. Brooks shared how she was exposed to photography as a child. “I was so privileged to be in close proximity...

Romance on the theatre stage

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 6, 2018

The university theatre program prepares to present “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani to bring love and romance to the stage to end the fall theatre season. The play will be directed by Technical Director...

Legendary Lions

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 6, 2018

Student-athletes can make their mark in Lion history and go on to professional sports or beyond. 1967 Alumnus Billy Andrews played both offense and defense for the Lions football team. Andrews was selected...

Diana Canatella, a senior family and consumer sciences major, poses wearing garbs of her most recent role as Alice Stedson, a hat maker. She enjoyed the last decade of acting in the Renaissance Festival.

The viewpoint of a hat maker

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter November 6, 2018

Celebrating the atmosphere of the Renaissance culture, Diana Canatella, a senior family and consumer sciences major, has been an actress at the Louisiana Renaissance Festival for the past 10 years. Canatella’s...

Chason Virgil, a junior quarterback, started his collegiate career at California State University, Fresno. The Mesquite, Texas native spends his days preparing for game day whether that is working out or watching game film whenever he can.

A day in the life of Chason Virgil

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 6, 2018

Mesquite, Texas native Chason Virgil, a junior quarterback, started his quarterback experience when he was 4 years old and continued into college. Virgil transferred to the university from California...

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