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The Lion's Roar

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

Students sit and eat in the Student Union Lions Den Food Court.

How to make your remaining Cub Cash last through finals

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter November 30, 2021

Editor's Note: This story was updated on Dec. 1, 2021 for clarification.  Now that the semester is nearing its end, students may be starting to run low on their Cub Cash for the fall.  Whether...

With winter rolling in, so do the effects of seasonal depression arising around campus. University Counseling Center meets with students every day to help manage any and all hidden struggles.

With changing seasons come changing emotional states

Haley Dupré, Staff Reporter November 30, 2021

As the temperature begins to drop, so do people’s spirits. Across the world, many people experience the effects of seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.  SAD is a form of depression that occurs each...

President John. L Crain provides remarks at the grand opening of the Innovation Hub.

President Crain welcomes new Innovation Hub to campus

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 29, 2021

Sims Memorial Library now has a new section on the second floor, devoted to group projects and new ideas for campus.  The Innovation Hub, or iHub, is a collaboration between SLU and Louisiana Economic...

Members of Tri Sigma pose during the Mocktails event. Dan Schneider, an activist and retired pharmacist, also presented at the event.

Dan Schneider speaks to students about drug addiction

Ian Stewart, Staff Reporter November 17, 2021

On Nov. 12, Dan Schneider, an activist and retired pharmacist, came to SLU to educate on drug addiction and the opioid epidemic. Schneider, who appeared on the Netflix documentary “The Pharmacist”...

The damages sustained in Pottle Hall have prohibited students from fully utilizing the facility. Music students shared their frustrations overcoming these challenges.

Music students call for assistance in troubling time

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

SLU music majors are calling for change in the wake of the Pottle building damages due to Hurricane Ida. When students returned to Southeastern after the category four hurricane, many music students...

Students in the Communication 466 Special Events Planning course stand with instructor Laura DiMattia (left) and five members of the Richard Murphy Hospice Board.

Students get event planning experience for annual RMHF Gala

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter November 12, 2021

Every year, the Richard Murphy Hospice Foundation presents its annual gala to the residents of Hammond and surrounding cities. All proceeds from the gala aid the Hospice House in providing for its patients,...

The “Louisiana Trail Riders” photography collection by Jeremiah Ariaz is currently on display in the Contemporary Art Gallery until Monday, Nov. 15. The collections “Vanishing Black Bars” by L. Kasimu Harris and “Celestials” by Jill Frank are also on display until Nov. 15.

Captivating the culture: Louisiana Trail Riders

Dasyonne Brashear, Staff Reporter November 12, 2021

On Oct. 18, the Contemporary Art Gallery opened a photography exhibition containing work from three artists. The exhibition will be closing on Nov. 15, the final day for guests to view the art. The...

Spanish instructor Rosario Rodriguez de Hall gets her face painted outside of the  Student Union in honor of Dia de los Muertos.

Spanish Club honors lives of loved ones for Dia de los Muertos

Dasyonne Brashear, Staff Reporter November 4, 2021

On Nov. 3, the Spanish Club hosted a celebration to pay homage to Dia de los Muertos. Dia de los Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that takes place over the span of three...

Two members of Alpha Phi Alpha have an open discussion at The Shop forum. On the right, strategic communications graduate student Jawuan Walker holds the itinerary of topics to discuss.

Fraternity offers open discussion for African American men at Southeastern

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 3, 2021

The Kappa Nu Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha held “The Shop” forum in Tinsley Hall on Nov. 2, offering students a chance to discuss how they feel about certain topics relating to school life. “The...

Students in the University Jazz Ensemble rehearse for their first on-campus performance following Hurricane Ida, scheduled for Nov. 4.

Jazz ensemble to perform first show post-Hurricane Ida

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 2, 2021

After fighting through Hurricane Ida, the 19-member University Jazz Ensemble will get the chance to perform again on campus.  The ensemble will be performing on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the...

Sophomore art major Jade Hurst and her now six-month-old kitten Clover take some time to cuddle at home. Hurst adopted her pet through a local shelter called Saint SPCA.

Future pet owners: Food for thought

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter October 28, 2021

Considering the workload of college life, getting a pet can be a big decision for students. Having a pet during college can be enjoyable, but people must keep in mind that pets can be a big responsibility...

A student steps in front of Consuming Fire preacher holding a Treat People With Kindness cardboard sign outside of the Student Union.

Preachers vs Protesters: Conflicting beliefs lead to debates on campus

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter October 27, 2021

Preachers from Consuming Fire Fellowship arrived on campus to share their beliefs with the student body on Tuesday, Oct. 26.  The group, which has been a frequent visitor on campus, was met with large...

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