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The boom of BookTok: Liberating or limiting?

Eva Saladino, Staff Reporter February 27, 2024

If you have been in a bookstore lately, you might’ve come across a display table including books “seen on BookTok.” This is not a new genre of literature, but instead, a particular set of books made...

LionsUnited, a faceless humorist of Southeastern

LionsUnited, a faceless humorist of Southeastern

Lindsay Miller, Staff Reporter February 22, 2024

Behind a screen, a lover of Southeastern sits typing away and making memes to share with the campus community on Instagram.  The meme page, LionsUnited, produces content focused on the Southeastern...

The best way to enjoy Mardi Gras? A king cake, of course

The best way to enjoy Mardi Gras? A king cake, of course

Kate Oborina, Staff Reporter February 13, 2024

In Louisiana, February means Mardi Gras which includes balls, parades and most importantly, delicious king cake, a longtime favorite everyone loves and craves all year long. Mardi Gras celebrations...

The history behind New Orleans’ month-long party

The history behind New Orleans’ month-long party

Lindsay Miller, Staff Reporter February 11, 2024

Mardi Gras is a beloved holiday here in Louisiana that is known to bring in crowds from far and wide for a month-long celebration. However, many don’t know the origins of the tradition.  Mardi Gras,...

Ashton Persick, Lanie LeFranc, Annabelle Snow and DeJuan James acting out the story of the Radium Girls for the audience on preview night Wednesday, Jan. 31

“Radium Girls” takes the stage

Eva Saladino, Staff Reporter February 1, 2024

Tonight, Southeastern’s Alpha Psi Omega’s production of “Radium Girls” is taking the stage at the Columbia Theatre in downtown Hammond. The show will run until Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. Directing...

Manestream Podcast | Roaring Readers S2E1: I’m Glad My Mom Died

Eva Saladino January 30, 2024

Staff reporter Eva Saladino enters our book review podcast “Roaring Readers”, sharing the book “I'm Glad My Mom Died” by Jennette McCurdy.

(from left) First-Runner Up Miranda Sensat, Miss Southeastern 2024 Shelby Bordelon and Second-Runner Up Kyndall Smith

Shelby Bordelon crowned Miss Southeastern 2024

Kennith Woods and Haley Dupre January 29, 2024

On Friday, Jan. 26, the Campus Activities Board held the 64th annual Miss Southeastern Louisiana University Scholarship Competition at the Columbia Theatre. Senior strategic communication major Shelby...

The delegates for the Miss Southeastern 2024 scholarship competition.

Get to know Miss Southeastern 2024 delegates

Haley Dupre, Samantha Sims, and Dasyonne Brashear January 26, 2024

With the 64th Miss Southeastern pageant happening tonight, The Lion's Roar got to hear the contestants' thoughts on the competition, the title of Miss SLU and their candidacies. This year the competition...

Miss Southeastern 2023, Kobi Isabella Painiting showing her official sash.

A royal farewell from Miss Southeastern 2023

Samantha Sims, Campus Life Editor January 21, 2024

Miss Southeastern 2023, Kobi Isabella Painting, will pass on her crown to the 64th annual Miss Southeastern 2024 in the upcoming days.  Painting first competed on the Miss Southeastern stage in 2021...

Dance and expression: A review of Dance Performance Projects fall semester

Dance and expression: A review of Dance Performance Project’s fall semester

Tamea Madison, Staff Reporter January 16, 2024

For the past 80 years, Southeastern’s Dance Performance Project has been an outlet for students who want to express themselves through dance. Dance Performance Project is the Department of Music and...

Melissa May, owner of Mel’s Cheesecake, and LeAnne Miller, owner of The Wooden Grove, pose for a photo under The Wooden Grove sign.

Mel’s Cheesecake and The Wooden Grove are family owned, Hammond proud

Victoria Collins, Staff Reporter January 15, 2024

The Wooden Grove and Mel’s Cheesecake are two of Hammond, America’s newest small businesses. Born and raised in Hammond, sister-in-laws Melissa May and LeAnne Miller are operating their small businesses...

REVIEW | “Hunger Games” prequel was a ballad of confusion and mediocrity

REVIEW | “Hunger Games” prequel was a ballad of confusion and mediocrity

Abigail Fischer, Social Media Editor January 15, 2024

On Nov. 17, 2023, “The Ballad of Song Birds and Snakes” premiered in theaters across the country. Fans of “The Hunger Games” trilogy flocked to their nearest theater to watch the prequel fly from...

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