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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

REVIEW | The 2024 Met Galas Garden of Time, flourishing or withering?

REVIEW | The 2024 Met Gala’s ‘Garden of Time,’ flourishing or withering?

Eva Saladino, Social Media/A&E Editor in Training June 13, 2024

The Met Gala is an annual fundraising event held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. Parallel in popularity, the Met Gala is the fashion world’s Super Bowl.  Originally titled the “Costume...

REVIEW | Olivia Rodrigo’s GUTS spilled raw emotion and relatability

REVIEW | Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘GUTS’ spilled raw emotion and relatability

Abigail Fischer, Social Media Editor June 4, 2024

Earlier this year, Olivia Rodrigo released her anticipated sophomore album, “GUTS.” I listened to it seven times the first week. On Friday, March 22, Rodrigo dropped “GUTS (spilled),” the deluxe...

Letter from the Editor: On to the next beginning

Letter from the Editor: On to the next beginning

Chloe Williams, Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2024

I think the reason this took me so long to write is because it is going to be the last thing I write for this wonderful department and university, and it’s hard to imagine that coming to a close.  Tomorrow,...

REVIEW | Hozier’s EP Unheard speaks volumes

REVIEW | Hozier’s EP ‘Unheard’ speaks volumes

Simone Herlihy, Staff Reporter April 16, 2024

On March 22, Indie/Alternative artist Hozier dropped his new extended play (EP) “Unheard,” which went viral on TikTok and has received widespread popular acclaim. Videos of interest in Hozier’s new...

Manestream Podcast | Roaring Readers S2E2: My Heart is Shaped Like a Bed

Kennith Woods, Editor April 9, 2024

In this episode, News Editor Kennith Woods reviews a collection of sonnets based around Louisiana culture in the book My Heart is Shaped Like a Bed.

My mom, myself, and Tori once we got our movie snacks and drinks and were ready to relive the concert through the film.

REVIEW | Fulfill your ‘Wildest Dreams’ and stream the Eras Tour

Sabrina Benoit, Staff Reporter March 19, 2024

Are you ready for it? In October 2023, Taylor Swift released a film version of her hugely popular touring show. The fittingly named Eras Tour is a journey through the musical eras of her career. Fans...

REVIEW | “Mean Girls” exceeded my expectations, but only because I had none

REVIEW | “Mean Girls” exceeded my expectations, but only because I had none

Victoria Collins, Staff Reporter February 19, 2024

On Jan. 12, “Mean Girls” was released in theaters and I was shocked within the first five minutes.  After being asked to see this movie by a friend, I thought nothing of it. I’ve seen the original...

OPINION | An homage to Kobe and Gigi Bryant

OPINION | An homage to Kobe and Gigi Bryant

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter February 8, 2024

The entire basketball world stopped on Jan. 26, 2020. News broke that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gigi Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with seven other people.  It...

Gorillaz band uses a unique combination of alternate rock, hip hop and trip-hop, a fusion of electronica and hip-hop originating from the United Kingdom, to intrigue listerns.

REVIEW | A lookback on Gorillaz’s “Demon Days”

Ian Stewart, Opinions Editor February 6, 2024

On May 23, 2005, the British virtual band Gorillaz released their second studio album, “Demon Days.” The album was ranked 437 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list in 2023, number...

Editor-in-chief Chloe Williams pictured with Good Morning America host and SLU alumna Robin Roberts on Nov. 2, 2023.

Letter from the Editor: Chloe Williams

Chloe Williams, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2024

As I’m entering my final semester as an undergrad student at Southeastern, I still don’t think I’ve even processed that this is reality. I’ll walk across the stage in just four months, receiving...

REVIEW | “Hunger Games” prequel was a ballad of confusion and mediocrity

REVIEW | “Hunger Games” prequel was a ballad of confusion and mediocrity

Abigail Fischer, Social Media Editor January 15, 2024

On Nov. 17, 2023, “The Ballad of Song Birds and Snakes” premiered in theaters across the country. Fans of “The Hunger Games” trilogy flocked to their nearest theater to watch the prequel fly from...

OPINION | Page down, books are better than movies

OPINION | Page down, books are better than movies

Samantha Sims, Campus Life Editor January 14, 2024

Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, there lived a debate between books and movies: which is better?  I’m here to settle the debate.  Books are better than movies and always will be....

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