The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Movember: A month of mustaches for men’s health

Movember: A month of mustaches for men’s health

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

Every November, bushy mustaches and men’s well-being take center stage during a month-long event called Movember. The event doubly serves as a charity organization spreading men’s mental and physical...

Burnout: How to notice and treat it

Burnout: How to notice and treat it

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

With finals week fast approaching, students are doing everything they can to prepare for the upcoming tests, projects, and assignments due at the end of the semester.  However, students have to consider...

Recognizing and celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Recognizing and celebrating Native American Heritage Month

Ian Stewart, Staff Reporter November 24, 2022

The month of November is dedicated to celebrating the diverse cultures and traditions of Native American communities. In addition to celebration, this month is also meant to educate other people about...

The Veterans Day Celebration in Cate Street Park honored local veterans with food, gift baskets, and American-themed decorations.

Honoring Veterans Day with celebrations in Hammond

Kaitlyn Keppler, Staff Reporter November 11, 2022

Every year on Nov. 11, Americans celebrate Veterans Day, a federal holiday dedicated to honoring living military veterans of the United States. A veteran is a person who served in the active military,...

Citizens of Hammond have several elections to vote for today, including the U.S. Senate and the Hammond Mayoral race.

Hammond’s guide to midterm elections

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter November 8, 2022

The 2022 U.S. midterm elections have arrived and Hammond residents will be tasked with choosing their next representative for mayor, among other crucial offices.  On the ballot this year for mayor...

SLU students give campus Wi-Fi a failing grade

SLU students give campus Wi-Fi a failing grade

Austin O'Brien and Abigail Fischer October 25, 2022

Students and faculty all over campus have reported consistently experiencing internet deficiencies in different buildings throughout their day. There is now a growing chorus of voices advocating for...

Student loan forgiveness on temporary hold, but you can still apply

Student loan forgiveness on temporary hold, but you can still apply

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter October 25, 2022

On Friday, Oct. 21, the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals put a temporary block on President Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan. According to the National Public Radio(NPR), the block was installed...

Participants in the Mayoral Debate stand on stage for a picture.

Civic engagement for a new generation: Register to vote online

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter October 11, 2022

The 2022 U.S. midterm elections are quickly approaching, and the deadline to register online to vote in Louisiana is Oct. 18 and the deadline to register in person or postmark printed application is today....

Be prepared: Hurricane season isn’t over yet

Be prepared: Hurricane season isn’t over yet

Ian Stewart, Staff Reporter October 10, 2022

Hurricane and tropical storm activity has escalated over the past few weeks in the Atlantic, wreaking havoc on several locations including Florida and Puerto Rico. Although hurricanes Ian and Fiona...

Governor John Bel Edwards emphasizes the impact Justice John Marshall Harlan had with his dissenting opinion in “Plessy v. Ferguson” and how that dissent contributed to racial progress in Louisiana as a whole. September 27th, 2022.

Governor John Bel Edwards takes center stage in discussion on racial injustice in Louisiana

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter September 28, 2022

On Tuesday night, Southeastern students and faculty gathered together in the Student Union Theater for the final presentation of the first day of the symposium, as Governor John Bel Edwards presented his...

Tinsley Hall awaits new applicants for the WRP. The Student Accessibility Services office is located in room 102 of Tinsley.

Workforce Recruitment Program caters to needs of students with disabilities

Hydee Holsapple, Staff Reporter September 27, 2022

Student Accessibility Services and Career Services partnered for the third year to help students with disabilities find a job through the Workforce Recruitment Program (WRP). Last year there were five...

To keep students informed, UPD police chief Michael Beckner writes a monthly Chiefs Brief, where he talks about recent events regarding UPD and SLU.

Campus crime rates declining under UPD initiatives

Austin O'Brien, News Editor September 27, 2022

With the tragic shooting of Allison Rice right outside of Louisiana State University, many at Southeastern are wondering how crime rates stand this semester when compared to others.  In the Fall 2022...

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