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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

OPINION | Second class citizens again: The Roe v. Wade overturn

OPINION | Second class citizens again: The Roe v. Wade overturn

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter June 27, 2022

As I woke up on Friday, June 24 and checked my phone, my screen was flooded with a single message.  “Roe v. Wade has been overturned.”   One of my worst fears since the draft leak of an overturn...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Erica Welter June 15, 2022

Dear Editor, To Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor: You’re right that the 14th Amendment makes no direct reference to abortion—thinking that it should is nothing more than a weak, juvenile attempt to blur...

OPINION | Harry’s House: A review

OPINION | Harry’s House: A review

Brynn Lundy, Co-Editor June 14, 2022

The world has been made right once again, with the beauty and light of new music from Harry Styles. Believe it or not, Harry just released his third solo album on May 20, 2022, and Harries could not...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Jenny Davis May 18, 2022

Hi Dylan, I'm going to get a bit personal here since I could actually be affected by the reversal of Roe v. Wade, unlike yourself. But first, let me address a few of your points: The 14th Amendment...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Gavin Vining May 16, 2022

To Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor: I feel it would be a gross understatement to call this opinion piece woefully ignorant and – to use the words of a trusted mentor – simple-minded. This opinion,...

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Dalyn Wilson May 11, 2022

To Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor: I take issue with the fact that you chose to publish your Roe v. Wade article at the end of the semester, when many of us who would ordinarily retaliate against it are...

OPINION | Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates

OPINION | Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor May 9, 2022

Last week, Politico sent shockwaves through the political world as it revealed a leaked Supreme Court draft majority opinion for the pending Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization case which...

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A Musk-run Twitter may not be as bad as you think

Cade Roland, Staff Reporter May 3, 2022

On April 25, Elon Musk acquired Twitter in a $44 billion deal that sent the internet spiraling. The move was met with backlash from Twitter users in fear of what this could mean for the platform.  Musk...

Ketanji Brown Jackson was confirmed to the Supreme Court by the Senate on April 7 and will serve as the first Black Woman in the Courts history.

Ketanji Brown Jackson and her fight to be the first

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter April 25, 2022

On April 7, the Senate made history after confirming the first Black woman, Ketanji Brown Jackson, to serve as a Supreme Court justice. According to NBC News, Jackson was handpicked by President Joe...

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Lia Thomas: The allegedly unfair swimming race

Hydee Holsapple, Staff Reporter April 12, 2022

Lia Thomas won the women’s swimming 500-yard freestyle on March 17, making her the first transgender person to have the NCAA championship title. Some people believe the competition was unfair.  The...

Dasyonne Brashear

Head to head: Chris Rock’s joke was not appropriate for the Oscars

Dasyonne Brashear, Staff Reporter March 29, 2022

I'm going to start by saying by no means do I feel like violence should be a person's first reaction, but some jokes shouldn’t be told. On Sunday, March 29 the 94th Oscar Awards was hosted at the...

Philip le Riche

Head to head: The slap heard around the world was not justified

Philip le Riche, Staff Reporter March 29, 2022

For a husband, defending their family’s honor is (hopefully) one of their top priorities, not letting any slight go unchallenged. There is a difference, however, between defending the name of one’s...

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