The Lion's Roar

Southeastern Phased Campus Re-Opening Plan

September 10, 2021

Editor’s note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain. September 10, 2021 I am pleased to announce our reopening plans.  I know everyone...

Sept. 9, 2021: Southeastern re-opening progress update

September 9, 2021

Editor’s note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain. I am very pleased to share that electric utility service was restored to the main...

Storm aftermath: Photo Gallery

Storm aftermath: Photo Gallery

Nicholas Herring, Editor-in-Chief of Le Souvenir Yearbook September 8, 2021

On Aug. 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida made landfall on Louisiana’s southern coast as a category-four hurricane. It ravished the cities and towns along the Gulf Coast, including Houma and Grand Isle, before...

Sept. 8, 2021: Southeastern re-opening progress update

September 8, 2021

Editor’s note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain. As I write this update, one of our campus grounds crew members is busy mowing the grass...

Sept. 7, 2021: Southeastern re-opening progress update

September 8, 2021

Editor's note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain.  I am happy to report that the University continues to make significant progress recovering from Hurricane...

Inside the University Center on Aug. 29, a student evacuee passes time by reading a book, sharing an inflatable air mattress with a fellow student.

Students taking shelter: On-campus residents remain resilient through Hurricane Ida

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor September 8, 2021

On-campus evacuees were some of the first to witness the flooded roads, downed powerlines and fallen trees that covered Southeastern’s campus on the morning of Aug. 30. In preparation for the wrath...

Sept. 3, 2021: Campus Recovery Update Post Hurricane Ida

Staff September 3, 2021

Editor’s note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain. hope everyone remains safe and healthy as we near the completion of the first full week of recovery efforts...

Aug. 31st Message from President John Crain regarding Hurricane Ida Recovery

September 1, 2021

Students, Faculty and Staff, I am communicating with you today from campus, having just completed our first staff meeting following Hurricane Ida. I hope every member of the Southeastern family...

Police in Hammond recently arrested a suspect for a sexual assault against a Southeastern student.

Students speak on sexual assault suspect arrest

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter August 24, 2021

On Tuesday, Aug. 10, Hammond police arrested 23-year-old Laqonte Turner Jr. as a suspect in the second-degree rape of a Southeastern student back in October 2020, according to WDSU News.  Turner already...

UL System to require COVID-19 vaccine for college students

UL System to require COVID-19 vaccine for college students

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor August 23, 2021

With the granting of full approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people age 16 and over by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),  Dr. Crain has confirmed COVID-19 is now on the schedule of...

The National Guard holds a COVID-19 testing event on campus in November 2020. COVID testing as well as COVID vaccine distribution are available and free on campus.

COVID testing required for non-vaccinated faculty/staff

Brynn Lundy, Copy Editor August 17, 2021

In a Faculty/Staff Notice released today, University President Dr. John L. Crain announced two new operational developments for the Fall 2021 semester which align with guidelines from the University of...

On July 28, Southeastern reinstated its mask mandate for all Faculty, Students and Staff regardless of their vaccination status

Southeastern Requires Face Masks for all Faculty, Staff and Students

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter July 29, 2021

In a notice Wednesday to Faculty and Staff, it was announced that the university had updated its face masks/coverings policy to require masks indoors at all times, regardless of vaccination status.  In...

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