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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

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Lavender Lions host Transgender Day of Remembrance event

Austin O'Brien, News Editor November 22, 2022

To remember deceased members of the transgender community, Southeastern’s Lavender Lions organization hosted a public commemoration in the Student Union Breezeway yesterday. Transgender Day of Remembrance...

Nicolas Algeciras and Sophia Santana perform a salsa dance to commemorate their Hispanic heritage.

Celebrating cultures and traditions: International night kicks off International week festivities

Abigail Fischer, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

To kick off International Education Week, instructor Aileen Mootoo Robertson partnered with MISA, ISU and the SGA to host the annual International Night last night in the Student Union Ballroom. This event...

Lily Gayle’s journey to the top

Lily Gayle’s journey to the top

Haley Dupre, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

Many do not know Lily Gayle’s journey to becoming one of Southeastern’s most inspirational women started overseas. After recently graduating in sports broadcast, Gayle began working as a Southeastern...

Southeasterns International programs bring many different cultures from all over the world to SLU.

International Education Week highlights students’ challenging and exciting college experience

Kate Oborina, Staff Reporter November 14, 2022

Going to school abroad is an incredible opportunity to explore another country, learn about another culture and shape yourself through adventure. It’s also a great way to see a different part of the...

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,...

SGA President Baileigh Picou discussing matters at the town hall meeting.

Let’s Recap: What you missed at the townhall meeting

Samantha Sims, Staff Reporter November 9, 2022

Southeastern’s Student Government Association (SGA) partnered with the Multicultural and International Student Affairs (MISA) to host the second town hall meeting of the year on Nov. 7.  According...

Members of Alpha Kappa Alpha stroll during the Black Family Reunion, an event hosted by the NPHC during Homecoming week.

Why the National Pan-Hellenic Council Stroll

Dasyonne Brashear, Staff Reporter November 8, 2022

Strolling has been a part of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) fraternities and sororities for about as long as they've been around.   By strolling, sororities and fraternities can show their...

Chef Trey blends flavors together during the shrimp and grits pop-up in the Mane Dish. Chef Trey looks forward to bringing new and old food events to students.

Out of the fryer and into the frying pan: Meet Mane Dish’s executive Chef Trey Moses

Abigail Fischer, Staff Reporter November 8, 2022

Chef Trey Moses recently joined Southeastern’s community as the Mane Dish’s new executive chef and is looking forward to sharing his passion for food and cooking with students and his fellow staff. Moses...

Students gather around the Altar de Muertos, which was used by the Spanish Club to celebrate Dia de los Muertos. The altar is lined with pictures of and items important to loved ones who have passed away.

Students experience Hispanic culture in celebration of Día de los Muertos

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter November 3, 2022

Southeastern students celebrated Día de los Muertos outside the University Police Department on Wednesday night. The holiday honors loved ones who have passed away with a 24-hour reunion of the living...

The audience celebrates the 12th annual Culture Shock performances by getting up and dancing together to multiple line dances.

12th Annual Culture Shock Showcase gets wild in the west

Kaitlyn Keppler, Staff Reporter November 3, 2022

On Nov. 2, Project P.U.L.L. hosted its 12th annual Culture Shock in the Student Union Ballroom. The wild-west themed talent showcase hosted seven performances of singing and poetry as well as multiple...

Friendship Oak is currently off limits to all students as preservation efforts begin to be underway.

Changes underway to preserve Friendship Oak

Ian Stewart, Staff Reporter October 31, 2022

Friendship Oak has been a campus staple for nearly a century, and efforts are now underway to preserve the tree for future generations.  The tree, located at the heart of campus in Friendship Circle,...

Multiple graphics detailing important beliefs and symbols of the pro-life movement were put on display during Southeastern Students For Lifes pro-life exposition.

New pro-life organization comes into conflict with SGA event

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter October 31, 2022

On Wednesday morning, Southeastern Students for Life, a newly-formed pro-life organization on campus, caused an uproar when its social media apparently used an SGA event as publicity to draw more people...

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