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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

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Roomie’s original name was Lobo, which was voted on by the students attending SLU in 1963. However, since the mascot is a lion, the school decided to have it changed.

[Photo] Celebrating 57 Years with Roomie

Rebecca Ray, Contributor
April 23, 2021
Senior distance runner Shea Foster broke the Southeastern record for the 8k. The teams conference championship is currently scheduled for Feb. 15.

[Photo] Last week in sports: Feb. 2-9

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief
February 9, 2021
Instructor of saxophone Brina Bourliea Faciane points towards Billy Mizzell, a freshman music major, during lecture. One of the topics Bourliea Faciane covered was the position of the tongue when playing a saxophone.

[Photo] Narro and Burns receive grant to livestream performances

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2020
Graduating students prepared to take pictures at the Grad Fair last year at the Student Union Ballroom.  Grad Fair will occur this year on March 13 and 14 in Student Union Ballroom.

[Photo] Grad Fair to be held in person

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2020
Ring Days with Balfour is scheduled to be held at the University Bookstore on Sept 21-22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

[Photo] Buy rings from Balfour

Staff Reports
September 16, 2020

[Photo] Welcome back to campus

Alexia Fisher, Graduate Assistant, University Health Center
September 4, 2020
After hosting a variety of virtual events throughout the summer, the Columbia Theatre is planning to host an in-person competition in October. Miss Southeastern 2020 Janine Hatcher will be hosting the event.

[Photo] Columbia Famous Talent Contest to be held in person

Gabriele Wood, Staff Reporter
September 1, 2020
The Department of Visual Art + Design will begin a new Bachelor of Arts Degree in theatre in the summer of 2022.

[Photo] Theatre students and faculty adjust to online learning

Joshua Archote, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2020
The ring ceremony is a tradition that celebrates a graduating students accomplishments. Now that classes are online, the ceremony may have to be conducted virtually.

[Photo] Ring Ceremony date still not set in stone

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2020
Participants exercise during the “Barre” group fitness class. “Yoga Flow,” “Silver Sneakers,” Tai Chi and Zumba are among the group fitness classes offered by the Pennington Student Activity Center that have been put on hold during the pandemic.

[Photo] REC working towards at-home workouts for students

Carter McComack, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2020

[Photo] Quarantine and the problems that may arise from it

Kayla Noll, Wellness Coordinator from UHC
April 3, 2020
Dr. Gabe Willis
Dean of Students

[Photo] Q&A with Dean of Students

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter
March 17, 2020
Connor Haag, a nursing major, practices a skill he and his classmates learned for a class led by Michelle Reed, an instructor of nursing. Two of universitys online nursing programs,MS in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner and online Post Master’s Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner, were recently ranked best in the nation by

[Photo] An exploration into the nursing field

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter
March 19, 2019
A student talks with a potential employer at the 2019 Biz-Connect event.

[Photo] Network and search at a career fair

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter
March 17, 2019
Moonlight Dance Fitness event is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Strawberry Stadium at 7:30 p.m. The event is being organized through a joint collaboration between The REC and CARE team.

[Photo] A dancing fraternity

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter
October 3, 2018
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