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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

Melissa Stelly, superintendent of the Tangipahoa Parish School System, addresses the media during a press conference held Friday, May 20, at Gate 3 of the University Center to address information regarding a shooting during Hammond Highs graduation that was held Thursday night.

Local police speak on campus shooting at press conference

Hydee Holsapple and Austin O'Brien May 20, 2022

A shooting incident occurred at the University Center last night on May 19 following Hammond High School’s graduation ceremony, injuring four people. In a press conference today on May 20 at 11 a.m.,...

4 injured in shooting incident at University Center

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter May 19, 2022

A shooting incident took place tonight at the SLU University Center during tonight's Hammond High School graduation ceremony. Four individuals were reported injured. University Police has taken one...

The Wesley Foundation building is located at 307 W. Dakota St. across from White Hall, where the organization serves free lunch on Wednesdays and Kairos Koffee.

The Wesley Foundation: Ending food insecurity one pantry at a time

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

Many colleges offer programs to lend a helping hand to students during hard times, which is what the SLU Wesley Foundation does for Southeastern.  The Wesley Foundation runs the Lion Pride Food Pantry...

Study smarter with Summer Smart program

Study smarter with Summer Smart program

Ian Stewart, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

The summer semester is right around the corner. Students who scheduled summer classes are eligible to take part in the Summer Smart program.  The Summer Smart Program is an initiative that allows undergraduate...

University Police shared an image of the actual suspect vehicle after sending the initial campus incident alert. The suspect associated with the incident reported earlier was quickly identified and is now in custody.

University Police responds to report of abduction and sexual assault incident on campus

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor May 5, 2022

Editor’s Note: This post has been modified to include updated information. At 3:44 p.m. UPD released that the suspect associated with the incident reported earlier this morning was quickly identified...

The University Police Department, located directly on campus.

Non student arrested for on campus battery

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter May 3, 2022

Earlier today, Michael Beckner, chief of the University Police Department made an announcement regarding an on-campus battery in the Twelve Oaks dormitory: "On May 3, 2022 the University Police received...

The CARE team stands and poses near their tabling event on campus on April 25. The denim clothing hanging above them is a symbol of breaking the silence for sexual assault survivors.

Denim Day: A day for survivors

Hydee Holsapple, Staff Reporter May 2, 2022

The CARE team hosted a Denim Day celebration on campus on April 25 near the Union and memorial fountain from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This day is an event where people wear denim apparel to raise awareness by...

Washington holds a banner gifted to her when she retired. The banner is signed by faculty, staff and students.

40 years of smiles: A glimpse at Mrs. Rachel Washington’s time at Southeastern

Abigail Fischer, Staff Reporter May 2, 2022

Happy, caring, hardworking, funny – these are qualities that come to mind when students and faculty talk about the lady affectionately known as Mrs. Rachel. Rachel Washington retired March 30 from...

Phi Kappa Phi inducts new members and awards scholarships

Phi Kappa Phi inducts new members and awards scholarships

Contributor April 29, 2022

Southeastern's chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, which recognizes and encourages superior scholarship without restriction as to area of study, and promotes the unity and democracy of education,...

Miss Southeastern Megan Magri, Director Eric Aymond and Dr. Gabe Willis at the 2022 Swamp Bowl.

University welcomes long awaited return of Fais DoDo and Swamp Bowl

Philip le Riche, Staff Reporter April 28, 2022

For nearly two years, Southeastern was unable to hold its annual Fais DoDo crawfish boil and Swamp Bowl volleyball tournament, but on April 27, the events finally returned.  The Fais DoDo was organized...

Miss Southeastern and other audience members standing for the opening parts of the ceremony. DSA Convocation took place on April 26, where students where given acknowledgement and awards for their impact on campus.

Accomplished students celebrated at 41st DSA Convocation

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter April 28, 2022

On April 26, nominated students gathered in the Student Union Ballroom at 7 p.m. to receive awards and acknowledgement of their dedication to Southeastern’s campus.  This was the 41st convocation...

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