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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

Senior guard Breonca Ducksworth dribbles the ball past William Carey Universitys defense at the Dec. 11 home game. The Lady Lions defeated the Crusaders 68-28.

Lady Lions roar to victory over William Carey

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter December 14, 2021

SLU soundly defeated William Carey University 68-28 at the University Center on Saturday afternoon. Southeastern women’s hoops won their second straight game to improve to 4-5 on the season. The game...

Sierra Arbaugh poses in front of their artwork, Subconscious Line.

Senior Art Exhibition showcases fall graduates’ capstone art

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter December 14, 2021

The Contemporary Art Gallery is currently displaying the Fall 2021 Senior Art Exhibition to all visitors who wish to see the students’ capstone art. The exhibition is home to over 22 individual pieces...

Both The Lions Roar Newspaper and the Le Souvenir yearbook have been in continuous circulation since 1937 and 1929 respectively with the exception of one volume of Le Souvenir during the World War II era. Today, the student-led publications continue to strive for serving the Southeastern and Hammond community with timely news and meaningful memories.

A time of transition: Student Publications undergoes changes to budget and production

Symiah Dorsey and Dylan Meche December 14, 2021

Southeastern has reduced the budget for the Office of Student Publications by 50 percent in order to facilitate additional Title IX officers on campus.   The university lowered its Student Publications...

Students in the University Jazz Ensemble dressed to impress for their performance of their Christmas concert, A Big Band Christmas, on Dec. 8 in the Pottle Annex Recital Hall.

Jazz Ensemble concludes the semester with “A Big Band Christmas”

Haley Dupre, Staff Reporter December 10, 2021

With the winter chills comes winter bells. The University Jazz Ensemble closed out its semester with a performance of their Christmas concert, “A Big Band Christmas,” directed by Michael Brothers. After...

Kathery Esqueda, a third-year business student, is paving the way for Latina women in business. In February, Esqueda will attend the Latina Empowerment and Development Conference at Harvard University.

Business student invited to Harvard for Latina leadership conference

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter December 7, 2021

Junior business administration and international management major, Kathery Esqueda, will be one of the first students to represent Southeastern at Harvard University for the Latina Empowerment and Development...

Senior quarterback Cole Kelley runs through JMUs defense at the Dec. 4 FCS playoff game in Harrisonburg, Va.

Game Recap: Southeastern’s football season comes to an end at the hands of James Madison

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter December 7, 2021

A second-round playoff matchup on the road versus powerhouse James Madison University was going to be tough for the visiting Lions. That proved to be true as Southeastern was defeated by a score of 59-20...

Lavender Lions President Mo Heggins (left) and Vice President Rosemary Matthews smile for the camera.

Lavender Lions offers safe space for LGBTQIA+ students

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter December 7, 2021

The Lavender Lions is a new organization dedicated to queer SLU students and their allies. The organization, founded and led by junior art history major Mo Heggins, is designed to give queer students...

In a packed stadium at last Saturday nights football game against Florida A&M, accusations of inappropriate behavior from Southeastern students towards FAMU fans have arisen. Check lionsroarnews.com for updates as this story develops.

Tallahassee newspaper alleges inappropriate behavior of SLU students at playoff game

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor December 6, 2021

The Tallahassee Democrat published an article on Nov. 28 accusing Southeastern students of aggressive behavior and racially-charged comments towards Florida A&M University fans during the football...

Wide receiver Justin Wendt heads to the buses during the Football Sendoff Friday morning, Dec. 4.

Game Preview: Lions to battle Dukes in Second Round playoff action

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter December 3, 2021

Following a 38-14 drumming of Florida A&M last week in Strawberry Stadium, the Lions are hitting the road to take on third-seeded James Madison in a second-round playoff showdown.  The Dukes are...

Senior art exhibition: Photo gallery

Senior art exhibition: Photo gallery

Brynn Lundy, Copy Editor December 3, 2021

Yesterday afternoon, the Contemporary Art Gallery held the opening reception for the Fall 2021 semester's senior exhibition. Graduating seniors in the Department of Visual Art + Design will have their...

Lions cruise past FAMU in first round of FCS Playoffs

Lions cruise past FAMU in first round of FCS Playoffs

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter November 29, 2021

Southeastern (8-3) made it look easy in their 38-14 defeat of Florida A&M (9-2) on Saturday night in the team’s return to the postseason. The special teams unit, coached by Ross Jenkins, made...

President John. L Crain provides remarks at the grand opening of the Innovation Hub.

President Crain welcomes new Innovation Hub to campus

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 29, 2021

Sims Memorial Library now has a new section on the second floor, devoted to group projects and new ideas for campus.  The Innovation Hub, or iHub, is a collaboration between SLU and Louisiana Economic...

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