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Prevent the Flu at SLU: a message from the University Health Center

Prevent the Flu at SLU: a message from the University Health Center

Kayla Noll, Wellness Coordinator at the University Health Center

November 21, 2019

Influenza is probably not something students, faculty and staff at the university are just hearing about. Flu season is rapidly approaching, so that means advertisements for the flu shot and the importance of hand washing are everywhere. The University Health Center believes it is important for students, ...

Tacos & Beer relocates in downtown Hammond

Tacos & Beer relocates in downtown Hammond

Jacob Summerville, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

Tacos & Beer is moving its location from down E Thomas street to the former Mojitos Bistro building. The decision to close Mojitos Bistro and move Tacos & Beer in its place was made in late September, and the renovation process for the new venue started on Oct. 1. The new location opens on...

Senior art majors prepare to exhibit how they have matured their craft

Senior art majors prepare to exhibit how they have matured their craft

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2019

The end of the semester is approaching, which means seniors are near the end of their undergraduate studies. For art majors, this means preparing their final body of work for the upcoming senior thesis exhibition. Nov. 21-Dec. 14, the university’s Department of Visual Art and Design will host the ...

YEA! Northshore creates young entrepreneurs

YEA! Northshore creates young entrepreneurs

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

The Northshore chapter of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy, otherwise known as ‘YEA! Northshore’, is a leadership program for 6-12th graders that is offered at the university. The year-long program was designed to transform students into young entrepreneurs while giving them business and commu...

Students to discuss issues in Blue Meets Red event

Students to discuss issues in Blue Meets Red event

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

In anticipation of the upcoming gubernatorial runoff between incumbent Governor John Bel Edwards and Republican candidate Eddie Rispone, the university College Democrats will host the Blue Meets Red governor’s debate, inviting the university College Republicans to the forum. The event, which will...

Marcello hired as new Greek life assistant director

Marcello hired as new Greek life assistant director

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

Monday, Nov. 4 was the first day of work for the university’s new assistant director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Alana Marcello. Marcello explained why she chose to apply to Southeastern after having been at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for an extended time. “I have been in Lafayette...

A galaxy far away comes to the Columbia Theatre

A galaxy far away comes to the Columbia Theatre

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2019

One-man Star Wars trilogy brings in a crowd of old and new fans with one person performing all the roles of the first three movies.  Chalres Ross, a comedian and Star Wars fan, held a one-man Star Wars trilogy Nov. 7 at the Columbia Theater.  Since 2002, Ross has been performing his one-man Star Wa...

PeopleSoft to be replaced by Workday System

PeopleSoft to be replaced by Workday System

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

The university announced that it will be implementing the Workday System, replacing the PeopleSoft system that has been a part of the technology for Leonet and on-campus jobs. Alongside other members in the University of Louisiana system, the university will be joining a new enterprise resource planning...

Implications of City of St. George

Implications of City of St. George

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2019

A group of residents in East Baton Rouge Parish voted to create their own city that would be separate from Baton Rouge. The proposed city, called St. George, passed with a 54 % of the vote on Oct. 12. Once incorporated, the city will surpass Lake Charles as the fifth largest city in Louisiana. Peter...

Kappa Sigma welcomes 50 pledges

Kappa Sigma welcomes 50 pledges

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

November 2, 2019

Kappa Sigma Fraternity recently recruited 50 pledges to their 2019 Fall Rush class, breaking the university record for having the largest pledge class in Mu-Omega chapter history. With the abundant amount of new pledges, the fraternity now ranks fifth in the Top 25 Recruiting Chapters in the nation. Tyron ...

Overcoming a disease: Ms. Baton Rouge Jadian Daniels fights lupus

Overcoming a disease: Ms. Baton Rouge Jadian Daniels fights lupus

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

Ms. Baton Rouge Jadian Daniels, a university alumna, continues to battle lupus since being diagnosed in February of 2019. According to the Lupus Foundation of America, lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes the victim to experience a large range of symptoms throughout their skin, joints...

Crime Log: Oct. 30, 2019 issue

Crime Log: Oct. 30, 2019 issue

October 31, 2019

Date/Time, Locations, and Nature of the Incident for the Crime Log are compiled by The Lion’s Roar from the Daily Crime and Fire Report provided by the University Police Department.   10/17/2019 at 2:22 PM—Pride Hall—Disturbance 10/17/2019 at 4:58 PM—Hammond Hall—Possession of...