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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

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...

Freshman Ava Pitarro surges through the final straightaway of the womens 5k. Pitarro finished second on her team and top ten overall in the SLU Lion Up Invitational.

Lions roar at inaugural SLU Lion Up Invitational

Haley Dupre', Photography Editor October 9, 2023

Southeastern cross country hosted and competed in the first-ever SLU Lion Up Invitational on Oct. 7. With a light showing, the men finished second as a team, with the Lady Lions coming out on top.  The...

Professor Burns explains to students and faculty his criteria for what counts as a music video.

Burns ponders the first music video at Fanfare

Ian Stewart, Opinions Editor October 8, 2023

On Oct. 5 in Pottle Music Recital Hall, Dr. Joe Burns served as the guest speaker for SLU’s “Then and Now” Fanfare History and Politics Lecture series.  This year’s subject was a lecture...

A pair of Lamar players swarm senior midfielder Nicole ONeill who maintains possession of the ball. (Oct. 1, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions look ahead after 1-0 loss to Lamar

Kennith Woods, News Editor October 2, 2023

The Lady Lions failed to score for a second straight match in an agonizing 1-0 home loss against Southland Conference rival Lamar on Sunday night. The loss dropped their season record to 3-8 (1-3 SLC).  Heading...

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