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Organizational news – Oct. 29, 2019 issue

Organizational news – Oct. 29, 2019 issue

October 30, 2019

Recognized Greek and student organizations, as well as university departments and programs, may submit Organizational News by completing the form available at The Lion’s Roar Facebook page or The Lion’s Roar page on the university website. All submissions will be verified by The Lion’s Roar staff and may be edited for grammar, libel and space considerations. Su...

Sorority brings awareness to the consequences of driving under the influence

Sorority brings awareness to the consequences of driving under the influence

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

On Oct. 23 members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority presented a public seminar to inform people on the dangers of driving under the influence. The demonstration featured an informational slideshow and engaging activities. Sgt. Brandon Leblanc, a University Police officer on, was also present to a...

Students and Faculty gather for “Courageous Conversations”

Students and Faculty gather for “Courageous Conversations”

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

On Oct. 22 the Multicultural and International Student Affairs and the Department of Communication and Media Studies held a Courageous Conversations ‘Race Blame Game’. The forum was held to promote an understanding of racial perspectives through respectful discussion.  A panel of moderators...

Celebrating LGBTQ history with standOUT

Celebrating LGBTQ history with standOUT

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

October is National LGBTQ History Month.  The university’s organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer questioning students and allies, standOUT, hosted an informational tabling event on October 24.  At the table, students could learn about significant people and events from over th...

Project P.U.L.L. organizes Culture Shock talent show auditions

Project P.U.L.L. organizes Culture Shock talent show auditions

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2019

On Wednesday, Oct. 16, students auditioned for the “Culture Shock” talent show organized by Project P.U.L.L., an organization on campus that tries to help freshmen of color through mentoring. The audition was the first of several that will be held in preparation for the talent show on Wednesday,...

Students have fun playing with paint

Students have fun playing with paint

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2019

An event initially scheduled to be organized at the beginning of the semester was held this past week after being pushed back due to weather issues. The Paint Party was organized on Oct. 23 by the Residence Hall Association and was held at Lee field. The RHA provided students with white T-shirt...

Davis serves as SGA senate pro tempore for 2019-2020

Davis serves as SGA senate pro tempore for 2019-2020

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2019

Student Government Association has recently elected a new student leader for the position of senate pro tempore. Juanesha Davis, a junior social work major, was  elected by the SGA senators to take over the role and responsibilities as senate pro tempore. “I have been completely grateful for...

Buy waffles to help raise awareness on Women’s Wellness Initiative

Buy waffles to help raise awareness on Women’s Wellness Initiative

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

Students in the university will be selling waffle to raise awareness regarding the issue of Women’s Wellness Initiative. The Phi Chapter of Alpha Sigma Tau is hosting their annual “Waffle Night” on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Every year, the sorority hosts “Waffle Night” as a fundraiser for the...

Dashain: celebration of victory of good over evil

Dashain: celebration of victory of good over evil

October 23, 2019

Nepalese Students at Southeastern organized Dashain celebration on Saturday Oct. 19 at the War Memorial Student Union Ballroom. Dashain is a festival celebrated in Nepalese culture and celebrates the victory of good over evil. The event included performances by students, door prizes and Nepalese food. &nbs...

Leaders inspire students with different approaches

Leaders inspire students with different approaches

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

While some students direct their full attention on studies and attending class, some students juggle balancing academics and extra involvement on campus through organizations. Presidents of student organizations work with their members and lead by example. Danielle Magruder, a senior middle school...

ELITE Women show support for breast cancer awareness

ELITE Women show support for breast cancer awareness

October 22, 2019

The ELITE Women hosted a tabling event on Monday, Oct. 21 to show support and spread awareness for breast cancer. The organization raised funds for their platform by selling pink lemonade for $2 and cake pops $1. Pink ribbons were offered to students to pin onto their clothing to show their solidarit...

Pre-nursing society is now a university organization

Pre-nursing society is now a university organization

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Pre-Nursing Society was recognized as an official student organization during the fall 2019 semester. The organization was founded by Jaydalyn Epps, a junior nursing major, who now serves as the club’s president. She explained that she came up with the idea for the club last semester after...