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

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

How the Astroworld disaster could have been avoided

How the Astroworld disaster could have been avoided

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter December 2, 2021

After the crowd surge at Astroworld on Friday, Nov. 5, ten people have now been reported to be dead along with many others injured.  The youngest of these deaths is reported to be a 9-year-old boy...

Manestream podcast: Head to head – Should Consuming Fire be kicked off of campus?

Dylan Meche and Symiah Dorsey November 10, 2021

Head to Head S1 E2: In this episode of the Head to Head segment of the Manestream Podcast, Photography Editor Symiah Dorsey and Opinions Editor Dylan Meche discuss their thoughts on if they agree with...

Head to Head: Thanksgiving should have its time to shine

Head to Head: Thanksgiving should have its time to shine

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 9, 2021

Have you ever walked into a mall, looked out into the decorations at a certain time of the year, and thought that maybe shops and businesses are overdoing it with the Christmas decorations being out too...

According to a report by PRNewswire, 43% of Christmas consumers start decorating before the week of Thanksgiving.

Head to Head: Thanksgiving can be jolly too

Brynn Lundy, Copy Editor November 8, 2021

For some reason, people seem to think it is unacceptable to decorate for Christmas prior to Thanksgiving.   The more I think about it, the more I wonder, “What is so bad about getting into the Christmas...

Manestream podcast: Head to head – Can guys and girls JUST be friends?

Dylan Meche and Symiah Dorsey November 3, 2021

Head to Head S1 E1: On the first episode of the Head to Head segment of the new Manestream Podcast, Dylan and Symiah debate on whether or not guys and girls can be platonic friends without any sort...

Students mask up as they browse through Textbook Rental at the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester. Southeasterns campus mask mandate remains in place following Gov. Edwards announcement on Oct. 26 to lift the statewide mandate.

Head to Head: Are masks at Southeastern the worst thing?

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter November 2, 2021

On Oct. 26, Governor John Bel Edwards announced that the mask mandate would be lifted except for in K-12 schools. School districts, however, can opt out of the mask mandate with the governor’s new...

Students with masks sit in the designated eating area of the Student Union to eat lunch during the first week of the Fall 2021 semester. Southeasterns campus mask mandate remains in place following Gov. Edwards announcement on Oct. 26 to lift the statewide mandate.

Head to Head: A campus-wide mask mandate does not make sense

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor November 2, 2021

This past Tuesday, Governor John Bel Edwards made the long-overdue decision to once again repeal Louisiana’s mask mandate.  Our university, and almost every single other university in the state for...

The Center for Student Excellence gets into the Fall spirit with decorations in their Student Union Annex office.

In most circumstances, it’s okay for adults to celebrate Halloween

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter October 26, 2021

When thinking about Halloween, the most commonly associated activity with the holiday is trick-or-treating.  Many people, including myself, have good memories of going from house to house in our neighborhoods...

Taleya Jordan, junior music major, walks into the Southeastern Wesley for the first Queer Communion meeting on Oct. 6. Jordan created Queer Communion and leads the bible study meetings every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. to foster a welcoming environment for queer Christians.

What would Jesus do? He would love first

Brynn Lundy, Copy Editor October 12, 2021

I am a Christian. It is an essential and primary aspect of my identity.  I fully recognize that not everyone identifies that way, but I still know and believe that everyone is loved by God.  Unfortunately,...

Chloe Williams

Girls and guys can be just friends

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter September 28, 2021

When it comes to platonic relationships between girls and guys, many people have varying opinions.  Some believe that at least one person is attracted to the other, or that most guys are only friends...

Hurricane Ida: Lessons learned

Hurricane Ida: Lessons learned

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor September 8, 2021

On the morning of Hurricane Katrina’s anniversary, I woke up to a loud knock on my apartment door. It was a Resident Assistant informing me that Hurricane Ida was approaching faster than anticipated,...

Finding the perfect balance and blend between school and work can sometimes be a hassle on freshmen students.

Creating a healthy balance between work and school

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor August 19, 2021

As we find ourselves just at the start of yet another semester, the all-important question of time management begins to creep up.  Not only do students have to find time to prioritize different assignments,...

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