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A taste of home: Siblings bring Nigerian tea and culture to Hammond, start business

A taste of home: Siblings bring Nigerian tea and culture to Hammond, start business

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter March 2, 2021

When siblings Firdaws and Ruhullah Ashiru came to Hammond, La., they did not expect Americans to be obsessed with something so dear to their childhood.  In Nigeria, they drank hibiscus tea when they...

Kaylee Normand, Southeastern alumna who previously worked for the Channel, poses for outside of the Student Union during her announcement at KATC TV3.  Norman thanked the Southeastern Channel for giving her the skills that prepared her for her broadcasting career.

Southeastern Channel paving the way for sports reporting

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter March 2, 2021

With a full sports schedule for the spring semester, university athletes are not the only ones finding themselves busy on the field. Where there is a game, there are also students of the Southeastern Channel...

Andrew Cuomo, New York Governor.

Did Cuomo hide COVID-19 deaths among elders?

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter March 2, 2021

Recently, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was put on the hot seat for what some are calling the killing of hundreds of citizens in nursing homes throughout the pandemic. Cuomo issued a policy last March...

Although The Lion's Roar website is already mobile responsive and works well on all mobile browsers, the College News Source now provides a dedicated mobile app for readers to download. Notifications, comments, sharing and subscribing to your favorite writers are now just a single click away.

Southeastern news, straight to your phone

Alyssa Larose, Graduate Assistant March 1, 2021

For years students, faculty, staff and community members alike have looked forward to reading a new issue of The Lion's Roar on newsstands every Tuesday. Now adapting to a fast-paced, technology-driven,...

Adam Cortez, left, and Shea Foster, right, go live with

It’s CrunchTime with Adam and Shea: How a love for sports led to lifelong friendship

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

Through a shared love for sports and a weekly radio show, two athletes have formed a bond that will live long after their time as teammates. Track and cross country runners Adam Cortez and Shea Foster...

Assistant professor and professional costume designer Christine Crook displays one of her designs from an independent project she created at Light Box, located in Detroit, Mich. Crook plans to submit a brand new design for the Wearable Arts Fashion Show on March 18.

Wearable arts fashion show seeking models, designers and crew members

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 26, 2021

The search for the next Alexander McQueen is on as the university revs up the runway for its latest contemporary fashion show. Hosted by the Department of Visual Arts + Design, the Wearable Arts Fashion...

In the home opener on Feb. 21, sophomore tennis player Putri Insani, above, earned a 6-0 win in the doubles round with junior Ximena Yanez and a 6-3, 6-0 win in the singles round.

Lady Lions tennis squad defeats LSU Alexandria 6-1 in home opener

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The university women’s tennis team claimed its first home victory this season with a 6-1 non-conference win against LSU Alexandria on Feb. 21. Shattering a three-match losing streak, the Lady Lions...

In this image from video, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks to check in for his flight back to the U.S., at Cancun International Airport in Cancun, Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.

Put a freeze on crushing Cruz’s Cancun trip

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2021

Over the past week, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, took a family trip to Cancun, Mexico, and has received a lot of hate from the public for doing so during a historic winter storm in his home state. The...

Senior pitcher Heather Zumo winds up for a pitch during the Lion Classic opening series. She pitched the seventh no-hitter in Southeastern history against South Dakota in the first game of the season.

Heather Zumo opens senior season with a no-hitter

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

Senior pitcher Heather Zumo began her final season with the Lady Lions by throwing a no-hitter against South Dakota in the Lion Classic tournament, allowing the team to secure their first win of the 2021...

Over the weekend, Southeastern’s Men’s Cross Country team finished first place in the Southland Conference Tournament for the first time in program history. Shea Foster, senior distance runner, broke another school record in back-to-back meets.

Lions Cross Country celebrates historic weekend

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

The Southeastern men’s cross country team made history this weekend as they claimed their first-ever conference championship on university record. Senior Shea Foster set an all-time Southland Conference...

Junior infielder/pitcher Briahna Bennett prepares to swing in Thursday night's game against South Dakota. The Lady Lions' season opener concluded with a 11-0 victory against the Coyotes.

Lady Lions softball reemerges 3-2 after halted season

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter February 14, 2021

Skills were put to the test this week as the Lady Lions softball team reemerged for its 2021 season under less than ideal weather conditions. The team battled through cold climates and heavy rains in...

Lady Lions knock off Sam Houston with buzzer beater

Lady Lions knock off Sam Houston with buzzer beater

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

The Lady Lions women’s basketball squad won by one point with two seconds to spare Wednesday Feb. 10 with the winning shot by senior forward, Caitlyn Williams.  Williams shared her thoughts on what...

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