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Storm aftermath: Photo Gallery

Storm aftermath: Photo Gallery

Nicholas Herring, Editor-in-Chief of Le Souvenir Yearbook September 8, 2021

On Aug. 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida made landfall on Louisiana’s southern coast as a category-four hurricane. It ravished the cities and towns along the Gulf Coast, including Houma and Grand Isle, before...

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,...

Inside the University Center on Aug. 29, a student evacuee passes time by reading a book, sharing an inflatable air mattress with a fellow student.

Students taking shelter: On-campus residents remain resilient through Hurricane Ida

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor September 8, 2021

On-campus evacuees were some of the first to witness the flooded roads, downed powerlines and fallen trees that covered Southeastern’s campus on the morning of Aug. 30. In preparation for the wrath...

Police in Hammond recently arrested a suspect for a sexual assault against a Southeastern student.

Students speak on sexual assault suspect arrest

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter August 24, 2021

On Tuesday, Aug. 10, Hammond police arrested 23-year-old Laqonte Turner Jr. as a suspect in the second-degree rape of a Southeastern student back in October 2020, according to WDSU News.  Turner already...

Midfielder Mya Guillory goes to kick the ball to another teammate in the April 3 game against Texas A&M Corpus Christi last season. The Lady Lions defeated the Islanders 3-1.

Lady Lions start off 2021 soccer season

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter August 24, 2021

The outlook for Southeastern women’s soccer is a promising one for the 2021-22 season.  The Lady Lions are coming off a solid 8-3-4 campaign in which they won the Southland Conference Tournament...

The Lionettes and cheerleaders hype up the crowd at Strawberry Jam in the parking garage. Strawberry Jam was moved from the field to the parking garage at Strawberry Stadium due to weather.

A reflection on Welcome Week

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter August 23, 2021

On the horizon of the first full week of school, Welcome Week commenced with fun events and activities for incoming students.  From Aug. 15-20, many of the week’s events took place on all different...

UL System to require COVID-19 vaccine for college students

UL System to require COVID-19 vaccine for college students

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor August 23, 2021

With the granting of full approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people age 16 and over by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA),  Dr. Crain has confirmed COVID-19 is now on the schedule of...

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,...

Embracing what is natural: Photographer captures the beauty of natural hair

Embracing what is natural: Photographer captures the beauty of natural hair

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor August 18, 2021

In December of 2019, freelance photographer Faith Laurent made a decision that would bring new meaning to her journey of self-acceptance: she put down the flat iron and began to embrace her natural hair. This...

Head to Head: Vaccines can keep college students healthy

Head to Head: Vaccines can keep college students healthy

Rachel Folse, Staff Reporter August 18, 2021

Dr. Crain recently made a statement that Southeastern will request mandates for the COVID-19 vaccine once it gets FDA approval. But does the vaccine deserve FDA approval? Does this decision affect the...

A student gets a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine administered by a Southeastern nursing student on campus.

Head to Head: Vaccine mandates are authoritarian and un-American

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor August 18, 2021

Within the past few months, several institutions around the country have indicated that they will implement vaccine mandates. It reads like something out of a dystopian novel or sounds like some conspiracy...

Gayle was crowned the 60th Miss Southeastern on Jan. 22, 2021.

The Miss Southeastern life through Lily Gayle’s eyes

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter August 18, 2021

Crowned as the 60th Miss Southeastern, Lily Gayle’s reign has taken her to new heights.  From reading to SLU LAB school kids to competing for all the way in Monroe for the Miss Louisiana title, Gayle...

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