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Manestream Podcast | Roaring Readers S1E1: Gone Girl

Chloe Williams, Editor-In-Chief September 22, 2023

Editor-In-Chief Chloe Williams starts our new book review podcast "Roaring Readers", starting with Gillian Flynn's "Gone Girl."

Miguel Garcia, a sophomore health science major, plays Benvolio in Romeo and Juliet at the Columbia Theatre.

Fall ushers in SLU’s theatre season

Tori Collins, Staff Reporter September 19, 2023

As the weather shifts from summer to fall, thoughts turn to the upcoming 2023-2024 theatre season at Southeastern. Dr. Anne-Liese Fox, instructor of acting and directing for the Southeastern Theatre,...

OPINION | Artistic achievement, emotional depth send Across the Spider-Verse soaring over its predecessor

OPINION | Artistic achievement, emotional depth send “Across the Spider-Verse” soaring over its predecessor

Kennith Woods, News Editor September 3, 2023

Warning: Spoilers for “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse”  Superhero films, for better or worse, have become the standard bearer of pop culture.  They’re real-time reflections of culture,...

A student walking in front of the union wearing a graphic T-shirt with the addition of red flannel as a belt.

Is fashion SLU students’ passion?

Kate Oborina, Staff Reporter August 29, 2023

On-campus fashion trends change over time and depend on various factors including culture, location and style preferences.  A mixture of sportswear and leisure wear, such as leggings, sweatpants, hoodies...

Recent graduate Kaine Bergeron standing in front of his now open sneaker resell shop in downtown Hammond.

From sneaker dreams to storefront reality

Haley Dupre, Photography Editor August 15, 2023

Only months after graduating from Southeastern, small business owner Kaine Bergeron has achieved his dream of opening a storefront location in downtown Hammond.  The Lion’s Roar covered Bergeron’s...

An informational poster of Maria Linos art exhibit Rituals/Rituales located in the Contemporary Art Gallery.

Visit “Rituals/Rituales” art exhibit

Samantha Sims, Staff Reporter August 15, 2023

Southeastern’s Contemporary Art Gallery is hosting Maria Lino’s exhibit “Rituals/Rituales” through Aug. 29.  “Rituals/Rituales” is inspired by Lino’s background as a Cuban immigrant and...

Mona Jahani, SLU theatres newest costume designer, appears in front of a bursting tree of pinkish-lavender flowers.

Mona Jahani named SLU Theatre’s next costume designer

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter August 10, 2023

Theater isn’t all song and dance - it’s also dedication to the many facets of the craft. Appropriately, Mona Jahani’s first love in the theater was costume design. “There is something about...

(From left to right) Kiera Owens, Lily Gayle, Kobi Painting, Megan Magri and Kyndall Smith taking a minute to pose for a picture at Miss Louisianas Welcome Dinner.

Miss LA recap: A memorable week for all

Samantha Sims, Staff Reporter July 20, 2023

From June 11 to June 18, five SLU students ventured to Monroe to compete in the 60th annual Miss Louisiana competition.  The five contestants from Southeastern included Miss Southeastern 2023 Kobi...

A comic book themed sticker decorating  the shelf of the new graphic novel and games collection.

Marvel at Sims Memorial Library’s newest collection

Chloe Williams, Editor-in-Chief July 6, 2023

Starting this summer, students will be able to do more than just print, study and utilize library resources when it comes to the services offered by Sims Memorial Library. Last Thursday, the library...

How to temper this summer vacation’s cost

How to temper this summer vacation’s cost

Eva Saladino, Staff Reporter June 5, 2023

Summer is all about taking time for yourself, and spending it somewhere away from all the daily stresses life brings. Certain destinations may seem pricey, but they don’t always have to be. Thanks to...

(Left to right) Elizabeth Birkel, Trinity Brown, Kairah Senegal and Keith “Skip” Costa  posing with a smile at at the ACDA, American College Dance Association, South Central Region Conference in March 2023 hosted by Sam Houston State University.

Contemporary Dance Program honored with national recognition from ACDA

Keith Costa, Contributor May 22, 2023

Southeastern's Contemporary Dance Program received national recognition at the American College Dance Association, with faculty choreography selected for their prestigious ACDA’s 50th Anniversary Gala...

The cast for The Truth About Winnie Ruth Judd stand outside of Reimers Memorial Auditorium following a run of the first act. Thursday, April 19, 2023.

Southeastern Theatre closes spring season with “The Truth About Winnie Ruth Judd”

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter April 25, 2023

Southeastern’s 2022-2023 Mainstage season will come to a close with the world premiere of “The Truth About Winnie Ruth Judd,” a drama written by playwrights Cathy Dresbach and Ben Tyler. The production...

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