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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

Junior political science major Kyle Hidalgo gives his inaugural address as the 2024-2025 SGA President.

Students are honored at the 45th Annual DSA Convocation

Emma Mason May 7, 2024

The Division of Student Affairs honored students at the 44th Annual Division of Student Affairs Convocation on April 23. Dean of Students Dr. Christy Montgomery started her first SLU DSA ceremony by...

Last years Denim Day event on April 26, 2023 aimed to raise awareness of sexual assault and show support for those who have been victims of sexual assault.

Advocates raise awareness for sexual violence on Denim Day

Yumi Domangue April 24, 2024

CW: Mention of Sexual Assault The Campus Assault Response and Education (CARE) Team held its second annual LaFASA Jacket Design Contest for student artists, and the winner’s design will be featured...

Quality sleep is essential for a balanced and healthy life.

Lack of sleep and endless tasks lead to a vicious, health-threatening circle

Bogi Csordas, Staff Reporter April 2, 2024

College students face a lot of stress juggling school, work, family obligations, relationships and leisure. This pushes sleep to the bottom of the list of priorities, which can cause serious health problems. Sleeping...

Southeastern shifts to remote operations for Wed., Jan. 17, 2024. The first day of classes was initially scheduled for Tues., Jan. 16, but because of a closure due to Inclement weather, all classes and university operations were canceled for Tuesday. Campus will return to normal operations on Thurs, Jan. 18.

Southeastern shifts to remote operations for Wednesday, Jan 17

January 16, 2024

Southeastern will resume operations remotely tomorrow, Jan. 17. Classes will be conducted through the Remote phase of the Academic Continuity Plan. Students should log into their classes on Canvas to access...

Junior SLU guard Roger McFarlane throws down a jam during the Lions season opening win over Delta State at the PRUC. (Nov. 6, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions open the season with 19-point victory over Delta State

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter November 9, 2023

The Southeastern Lions men's basketball team beat the Delta State Statesmen 90-71 in their season opener on Monday night at the Pride Roofing University Center.  The Lions saw six players score in...

SLU sophomore midfielder Maggie Denison takes on defender during Pink Out victory over HCU, 2-1 at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 13, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions lassoed by Cowgirls, fall in SLC tourney

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 3, 2023

SLU soccer fell to McNeese on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1-1 (4-3 on penalties) in Corpus Christi, Texas, during the first round of the Southland Conference Tournament.  Southeastern (6-10-2, 4-5-1 SLC) entered...

The Lady Lions huddle together, ready to begin their match against Nicholls. (Oct. 26, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions blow out UNO, Nicholls for a sweet 16th consecutive victory

Kennith Woods, News Editor October 31, 2023

The SLU Lady Lions continue tearing the Southland Conference (SLC) to shreds, sweeping a pair of Louisiana nemeses in New Orleans (25-15, 25-13, 25-12) and Nicholls (25-12, 25-10, 25-11). The victories...

SLUs No. 6 Maya Guillory leaps for a potential header during the Lady Lions 2-0 victory over Nicholls on Senior Night at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 22, 2023 - Hammond)

Southeastern handles Nicholls to claim the Crystal Cup on Senior Night

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 24, 2023

Sunday night, Lady Lions soccer (6-9-1, 4-4-1 SLC) defeated the Nicholls Colonels (1-17, 0-9 SLC) 2-0 on Senior Night to claim the Crystal Cup.  With the win, the Green and Gold clinched their spot...

Former Lions Anthony Spurlock and Carlos Washington Jr. celebrate a touchdown in the end zone at Strawberry Stadium during SLUs 23-7 victory over NSU last season. (Nov. 12, 2022 - Hammond)

Southeastern rides third-quarter surge against Northwestern State to nab elusive first win

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor October 20, 2023

Southeastern football (1-7, 1-3 SLC) at last earned its first victory of a disappointing 2023 season over Northwestern State (0-6, 0-2 SLC) in Natchitoches last night, 37-20.  The Green and Gold finally...

Senior outside hitter Kailin Newsome serves the ball to begin the point against Northwestern State. (Oct. 14, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions break out the brooms, sweep SLC rivals for twelfth straight win

Kennith Woods, News Editor October 17, 2023

The SLU Lady Lions continued their reign of terror over the Southland Conference (SLC) with dominant sweeps over Lamar (25-21, 25-10, 25-12) and Northwestern State (25-23, 25-21, 25-16).  The pair...

Redshirt sophomore tight end Bauer Sharp attempts to make touchdown catch over defensive back Joshua Ofili. (Oct. 14, 2023 - Hammond)

Lamar spoils Homecoming, Southeastern falls to 0-7

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 16, 2023

Lamar University hung on to spoil Southeastern’s Homecoming 30-24 despite a strong second-half performance from the Lions.  SLU drops to 0-7 (0-3 SLC) on the season and remains at the bottom of the...

At halftime of the Homecoming football game against Lamar University,   senior kinesiology health major JD McKinney (left) and senior health systems management major Madeline Grippi (right) were named Southeastern 2023 Homecoming King and Queen.

2023 Homecoming King and Queen revealed

Haley Dupre, Photography Editor October 14, 2023

As homecoming week draws to an end with the Lions' loss to Lamar University, Southeastern has unveiled its new homecoming royalty.  Madeline Grippi, a senior health systems management major, was crowned...

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