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Understanding automobile insurance

Understanding automobile insurance

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

Among other responsibilities like paying bills and buying one’s groceries, shopping for automobile insurance can transition a teenager into adulthood. With a number of insurance companies to choose from and coverages to select from each policy, shopping for car insurance can be a difficult experience. Dr....

SGA serves campus through three branches

SGA serves campus through three branches

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

The university has a student body whose sole purpose is to maintain relations between the university and its students. The Student Government Association achieves this goal through events, programs and services that get students actively involved on campus. SGA is divided into three branches: the...

Vision board party motivates nursing students

Vision board party motivates nursing students

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Pre-Nursing Society held a “Vision Board Party” on October 15.  A vision board is typically a collage of quotes, photos and other items that an individual refers to for inspiration or motivation.  As part of the club’s purpose to help motivate students who are on the pre-nursing track, the event w...

Freshmen honor students meet for advising

Freshmen honor students meet for advising

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2019

Freshman honor students attended a convocation meeting to learn how they can stay honors eligible for Sophomore Honors Distinction and the converted Honors Diploma. The Freshman Convocation, held on Oct. 14 and hosted by the Honors Program, was a meeting that discussed the details of the Honors Progra...

Organizational news – Oct. 15, 2019 issue

Organizational news – Oct. 15, 2019 issue

October 16, 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...

LifeShare receives blood donation

LifeShare receives blood donation

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2019

Homecoming activities gave students an opportunity to donate blood on campus. The LifeShare Foundation held a mobile blood drive at the Friendship Circle on Oct. 8 as a homecoming activity. Bianca Stelly, a member of LifeShare Foundation, described the regulations and procedures that a potential...

‘Fixer-Upper’ themed dance finishes first in ‘Lip Sync’

‘Fixer-Upper’ themed dance finishes first in ‘Lip Sync’

Gabrielle Wood, The Lion's Roar

October 11, 2019

Baptist Collegiate Ministry earned win at “Lip Sync” competition with their performance themed “Fixer-Upper” based on HGTV’s series ran by Chip and Joanna Gaines. The annual “Lip Sync” competition was held on Thursday, Oct. 10 in the University Center from 8-10 p.m.  The Student Governme...

Minute to Win It places teams in direct competition

Minute to Win It places teams in direct competition

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

The university held its annual Minute to Win It competition on Wednesday, Oct. 9th from 6-8 p.m. The event took place in the Pennington Student Activity Center and was hosted by the Student Government Association.  The idea of the event is derived from the Minute to Win It game show where contest...

OSE Breakdown: Greek Life

OSE Breakdown: Greek Life

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2019

One of the multiple branches that make up the university’s Office for Student Engagement is the Fraternity and Sorority Life department. This department oversees events such as “Greek Week”, formal recruitment and bid day for the university. The university has over 18 different fraternities...

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

The 2019 Homecoming Week started Monday with the Campus Activity Board’s annual “Homecoming Kickoff” celebration.  Wednesday CAB held its annual Gumbo YaYa event in the Student Union Breezeway from 11 a.m-2 p.m. Destiney Coleman, a junior psychology major,  explained how long it takes to plan ...

Lion Up Recovery becomes state’s first collegiate addiction recovery program

Lion Up Recovery becomes state’s first collegiate addiction recovery program

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

According to the Addiction Center, college students are twice as likely to struggle with addiction compared to the rest of the nation. In order to combat this, the university has created the Lion Up Collegiate Recovery Program. The program aims to create a safe environment for students who are struggling...

Kickoff Grooves at Black Family Reunion

Kickoff Grooves at Black Family Reunion

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Celebrations for homecoming went into the night as students and members of the campus community took part in the Black Family Reunion. Sponsored by the National Pan-Hellenic Council, Black Family Reunion took place on Oct. 7 from 7-10 p.m. in the Student Union Breezeway, with several fraternities co...