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Alyssa Larose, Graduate Assistant March 1, 2021

For years students, faculty, staff and community members alike have looked forward to reading a new issue of The Lion's Roar on newsstands every Tuesday. Now adapting to a fast-paced, technology-driven,...

Actors DeJuan James and Leigh Moore have a socially-distanced rehearsal to prepare for the theatre department's upcoming production of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on March 2-5.

“Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” to run March 2-5

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

Next month the theatre department will bring to life a century-old tale with a modern twist. They will perform “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” March 2-5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Vonnie Borden Theatre.  Chad...

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend

SGA and MISA to honor Black History Month with exhibition

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

In honor of the 51st Black History Month, students and faculty at the university are invited to participate in an artistic exhibit of African American Culture.  This month, the Office of Multicultural...

One of the donation dropoff locations for Lion Pride Career Closet business attire items is the Southeastern Wesley Foundation at 307 W. Dakota St., Hammond, La. Those wishing to donate are asked to bring in new or gently used tax-deductible items or a monetary contribution to purchase items.

University to provide students access to business attire

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 16, 2021

When it comes to finding and buying business attire, the word “affordable” may not be in a college student’s vocabulary.  That is why the university partnered with the Southeastern Wesley Foundation...

A student orders a coffee at Kairos Koffeehouse; Kairos Koffee serves a variety of beverages, including pastries to it’s customers.

Kairos Koffeehouse: A non-profit campus coffee shop

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter February 13, 2021

Though students are familiar with fueling up on coffee at Starbucks and Java City on campus, many may not be aware of the coffee shop within walking distance of south campus classes: Kairos Koffeehouse,...

Jenna Pecot received a $500 reward for placing first in the Spring 2021 student sales competition, presented to her by marketing professors Tara Lopez (left) and April Kemp, (right).

Students compete in Spring 2021 internal sales competition

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

The university’s Professional Sales Program held its Spring 2021 internal Professional Sales Competition today, concluding at 3 p.m. with the announcement of the winner, senior marketing major Jenna...

Christine Cook designs costumes for various performing arts, including the costumes pictured above. Her works are currently available for viewing in the Contemporary Art Gallery, along with several other faculty artworks.

Annual gallery exhibition features faculty artwork

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

The 2021 Faculty Art Exhibition is currently on display at the Contemporary Art Gallery to showcase artwork created by faculty members within the Department of Visual Art + Design. The exhibition opened...

Over the next three years, the REC will replace the floors of the three other courts. Once completed, it will mark the first time since the REC’s opening that the courts were replaced.

REC brings Pennington basketball court renovations

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

Over the winter break, the REC began its first phase of renovations and repairs to the basketball courts. Currently, the floor of court one is being replaced. Over the next three years, the REC will...

SE 101 instructors host freshman scavenger hunt

SE 101 instructors host freshman scavenger hunt

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter February 12, 2021

This past week, what started out as a class activity turned into what two professors now call the “Freshman Olympics.” Both Darlencia Avant and Taneshia Drake are SE 101 professors that chose a different...

Guests stretch and exercise at the Mardi Gras Dance Party in Room 228 at the REC, hosted by dance fitness instructor Catherine Brasher, on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 5:30-6:20 p.m.

Student instructor hosts Mardi Gras dance fitness class

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

This evening, The REC’s second annual Mardi Gras Dance Party provided attendees with a 45-minute workout to Mardi Gras-themed music.  The class was hosted by dance fitness instructor Catherine Brasher,...

Auditions for Dark Skinned Pavement, the 2020 Inkslinger-winning play written  by TJ Young, will be held in the Pottle Music Building in recital hall room 202.

Southeastern Theatre holding auditions for all-Black cast

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

Southeastern Theatre is ready to bring life to “Dark Skinned Pavement,” the winning play of the 2020 Inkslinger Playwriting Competition. Written by playwright TJ Young, “Dark Skinned Pavement”...

SGA President L’Oreal Williams plans to implement Swipe Out Hunger as a long term program at the university.

SGA brings Swipe Out Hunger program to combat food insecurity

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

For many low-income students, having reliable access to food can be a challenge. According to a study conducted by the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, one in three college students in...

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