The Lion's Roar

Q & A : A historical view point and a peek into the world of politics

Margaret Gonzalez-Perez.
December 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has been a constant force in the lives of citizens everywhere. In order to provide a well-rounded understanding of the consequences of disease and pandemics on society, Margaret...

GA positions allow students to gain work experience

Bailey Zachary, a GA for the Center of Student Excellence, helps with Academic and Career Exploration. There are multiple GA positions around campus that are offered through various departments and offices.
December 1, 2020

Graduate assistantships offer opportunities for students to support themselves by taking an employment position at various departments on campus. A graduate assistantship is an employment opportunity...

Hours of operation for Finals Week

Two students study outside of Garrett Hall. Finals week will commence from Monday November 30 to Thursday December 3. Several departments have modified their hours in light of finals week.
November 30, 2020

The following are the hours of operations for Dining Services, Textbook Rentals, Sims Memorial Library and the Student Technology Center computer lab: Dining Services:  November 30- December 2 ...

Students embrace changes to winter break

As finals week begins and the semester comes to a close, many students are preparing to head home for winter break. Plans for the break vary this year due to the pandemic.
November 30, 2020

As students enter finals week, many are anticipating the month-long hiatus away from online and in-person classes.  Winter break provides students with time to relax, unwind and pursue other ventures....

Crime Log – Nov. 17, 2020 Issue

Crime Log - Nov. 17, 2020 Issue
November 22, 2020

Date/Time, Locations, and Nature of the Incident for the Crime Log are compiled by The Lion’s Roar from the Daily Crime and Fire Report provided by the University Police Department. 2/20/2020 at12:00...

English professor connects gaming to publishing studies

With advancements in digital technology, university professor Samuel Fuller is teaching his students to engage in unconventional digital mediums. ENGL 494/594 focus on the rhetoric of game design as a communication medium.
November 21, 2020

Most students may play video games as a hobby, but for one English class, video games are part of the curriculum. Samuel Fuller, an assistant English professor, teaches ENGL 494/594: Publishing in Digital...

Q&A: Learning about the criminal justice system on campus

Jonathan Varnado.
November 19, 2020

Jonathan Varnado, an instructor of criminal justice, answered some questions regarding crime reporting at the university, how the school handles campus-related crimes outside of the university and how...

Faculty and staff take on initiative through leadership institute

Elizabeth Hornsby, Ph.D, is one of this year’s representatives for the University of Louisiana System Management & Leadership Institute. Since beginning to work for the university in 2006, Hornsby has continued to refine her skills and contribute to university growth.
November 18, 2020

Two faculty and staff members have been selected to represent the university through a year-long leadership program. Elizabeth Hornsby, Ph.D., and Chris Asprion are this year’s representatives for...

Students lend a helping hand through community service

Located at 108 S. Pine St. in Hammond, the Miller Memorial Library Family Resource Center was recently cleaned by members of the Hammond Kiwanis Club and three university students. Through this community service project, the volunteers picked up trash, cleaned up branches and leaves, pressure washed the building and more.
November 17, 2020

Three university students joined members of the Hammond Kiwanis Club to help clean the grounds of the Miller Memorial Library Family Resource Center, which houses the Tangipahoa Alcohol and Drug Abuse...

The channel that kept southeast Louisiana in the know during uncertainty

Student workers sit socially distanced in The Southeastern Channel studio. The channel’s students, faculty and staff have followed the university’s health and safety guidelines throughout the semester, including wearing masks and maintaining space between individuals.
November 12, 2020

As multiple areas of campus had to adjust amidst a pandemic, The Southeastern Channel has continued its production and adapted under new circumstances. Rick Settoon, channel general manager, discussed...

Private campus tours are now available for prospective students

Orientation leader Claire Krousel gives private tour on campus to prospective student during the Destination Southeastern event. Due to social limitations from the pandemic, the university restructured Lion Pride Preview and currently includes events such as Destination Southeastern and private tours.
November 11, 2020

In lieu of traditional campus tours, the Office of Admissions is now offering individual in-person tours for prospective students and their families. In March, the Office of Admissions canceled all in-person...

University veterans: Lessons learned and stories told

Student worker Frannie Reyes, junior psychology and criminal justice major, prepares goodie bags in the Office of Military
& Veteran Success. The office will have a table set up near the Student Union on Wednesday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m.-3:30
p.m. to commemorate Veterans Day and hand out the goodie bags.
November 10, 2020

Wednesday, Nov. 11 will mark the country’s 73rd annual Veterans Day. Veterans include citizens in any of the armed forces: Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Space Force and Coast Guard. Faculty and...

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