The Lion's Roar

Being single is a blessing, please don’t waste it

Being single is a blessing, please don’t waste it

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter June 14, 2021

Oftentimes, we go through life listening to a chorus of voices encouraging us to fall in love and find "the one." Society sings to us the idea of romantic love and leads us to believe relationships...

Los Angeles Lakers' LeBron James dribbles the ball during the first half of the team's NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Friday, April 30, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

What was the point, LeBron?

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

In this time in our country when everyone is divided in some way or reason, the most renowned athlete in American sports has caused an even greater divide. LeBron James had previously tweeted “You’re...

Assignments during dead week are overwhelming

Assignments during dead week are overwhelming

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter May 4, 2021

We are now in the midst of what is known as “dead week,” which despite its name, is the busiest week of the entire semester.  Not only are students studying for finals, but they are also most likely...

Cutting off toxic people isn’t easy

Cutting off toxic people isn’t easy

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter April 29, 2021

At least once in our lives, we run across people that are not so pleasant to be around. I wish there was a proper way to deal with toxic people, but the truth is, there isn’t a universal definition for...

With Spring Semester coming to a close, many students have began to look for housing for the fall semester. Staff reporter Kloe Andrews shared her best tips on how to hunt for apartments near campus.

Minimizing the house hunting headache

Kloe Andrews, Staff Reporter April 27, 2021

Student life is difficult enough without stressing about finding a nice apartment that’s within a student’s budgeted wishlist. Here are some tips and tricks to make the undesirable apartment search...

Women should support women on and offline

Women should support women on and offline

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter April 23, 2021

Aug. 18, 1920 was an important day for women in America: it was when the 19th amendment was passed, aka when women got the right to vote.  The 1920s in general was an extremely transformative time...

Staff reporter, Gabrielle Wood, and her roommates Megan Leblanc (middle) and Hadley Hebert (right) pose after hiking at Red Bluff, Miss.

The beach is calling my name this summer

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter April 20, 2021

Summer: one of my favorite words.  School is out, the air is warmer, the water is clearer and I’ve got a lot of much-needed free time on my hands. As an incoming senior, I’ll be savoring this summer...

In August and September 2019, Elijah Arriago, pictured with Brynn Lundy, graduated from Basic Combat Training and Advanced Individual Training for the Army.

Settle down whenever you feel ready

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter April 5, 2021

When is the right time to settle down? The short answer to this question is: whenever you want. Being in college, I think many of us are starting to notice more people our age moving in together, getting...

Letter to the Editor: March 30 Issue

Daniel Mintz April 3, 2021

Dear Editor,  Even before the pandemic, one in three students at four-year colleges nationwide struggled to afford adequate food while in school. The pandemic has made that situation worse.  Despite...

U.S. border crisis: Save the children

U.S. border crisis: Save the children

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief April 1, 2021

Foil blankets, metal fences, horrid smells and overstuffed rooms–sounds like a fun getaway summer camp, right? Wrong, this is the current condition of immigration housing for children at the U.S.-Mexico...

Treasure Brown poses at her white coat ceremony at Meharry Medical College. For Trinity, her bond with her sister has uplifted and inspired her.

Women’s History Month: Honoring my homegrown inspiration

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter March 31, 2021

As a kid, when asked, “who do you want to be like when you grow up?” or “who inspires you?” most kids would say a celebrity or even their parents, but for me, it was always my sister. My sister,...

Humanize their stories: Asian grievances matter

Humanize their stories: Asian grievances matter

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 30, 2021

On March 16, a gunman’s rampage resulted in eight people’s deaths across three different spa locations in metro Atlanta. Six of the victims were women of Asian descent, leading many people to believe...

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