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Mourning Dr. Yates

Mourning Dr. Yates

Annie Goodman, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2018

After three decades of teaching, consulting and academic administrative experience, Dr. Marvin Yates was appointed as the vice president for student affairs in 2005.  Although Dr. Eric Summers has since taken over this role at the university, Yates’ memory still rings on. On Sept. 6, the Bereave...

Akers named 2018 alumnus of the year

Akers named 2018 alumnus of the year

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 14, 2018

Tom Akers, a 1973 alumnus, grew from an aimless teenager starting college to the president of trading at Metal Exchange Corporation to the alumnus of the year. Akers thinks of his time at the university in separate parts, first as a freshman and sophomore focused more on social life than on academics....

Making fiscal sense

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 11, 2018

College students learn about various topics in their classes, and the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance hopes to help those students become financially literate in paying for those classes. The "Financial Literacy for You" tour is scheduled to stop by the university on Monday, Sept....

Being bright about late night

Being bright about late night

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 28, 2018

With college-aged, that is women between 18-24 years of age, facing a greater risk of rape, students should take extra caution. Freshmen and sophomores face an increased risk of rape or sexual assault. Over half of college sexual assaults occur between August and November. Paige Moody, a mental health...

Eating healthy on a budget

Eating healthy on a budget

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2018

One does not need to be a chef to make great, organic meals and snacks. Subsequently, you do not need hundreds of dollars to invest in a healthy diet. Even without kitchen appliances, students can still use fresh foods as focal points to their meals. Registered Dietitian at North Oaks Medical Center Katey Schneider recommended making ...

Make it official

Make it official

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief

August 9, 2018

It can be daunting to explore a new environment, and often students fall back on what is familiar by returning home to the restaurants and stores they grew up around. With 79.2 percent of undergraduate students living off campus or commuting in 2017 according to the Office of Institutional Research,...

Four women represent the university

Four women represent the university

Annie Goodman, News Editor

July 23, 2018

At the 2018 Miss Louisiana Pageant, four women represented the university. Along with 2018 Miss Southeastern Louisiana University Alyssa Larose, two former Miss SLUs and a freshman at the university competed. Larose, a junior special education major, competed in her first pageant when she was a toddler.  ...

Unpacking the budget

Unpacking the budget

Annie Goodman, News Editor

July 23, 2018

After a long battle over how to fill a nearly $1 billion fiscal cliff, state legislators have passed a bill that will fully fund higher education through 2025.  When Governor John Bel Edwards was elected to office in 2016, the state was already facing a large budget shortfall. According to Commu...

Smaller Name, Bigger Venue

Smaller Name, Bigger Venue

Annie Goodman

June 12, 2018

The Official Restaurant and Bar of Southeastern Athletics has changed its name from Your Mom's Resaurant & Bar to Our Mom's Restaurant & Bar in hopes of better showcasing the inclusive atmosphere of the business. Annie Goodman/The Lion's Roar Your Mom’s Restaurant...

Examining culture and downsizing

Examining culture and downsizing

Zachary Araki

June 11, 2018

Associate Professors of Management and Business Administration Dr. Mario Krenn and Dr. André Honorée discuss the work for their research, which was published in the Journal of International Business and Economy. Their research examined how culture affects the relationship between firm p...

Gnarly Barley reaches Gnarvana

Gnarly Barley reaches Gnarvana

Annie Goodman

May 15, 2018

Attendees of Gnar Fest enjoyed live music, food and a new pineapple flavored beer to celebrate Gnarly Barley Brewing Company's fourth anniversary in the community.  Annie Goodman/ The Lion's Roar To celebrate four years of success, Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. hosted its annual Gnar Fest wh...

Student pedestrian fatality

Zachary Araki

May 8, 2018

Student Agustus Cooper Jr. was involved in a pedestrian fatality accident. He passed away on Saturday, April 28 after being in critical condition.  The Hammond Police Department received the call on Wednesday, April 25 shortly after 11 p.m. and reported to the scene of the incident on West U...