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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

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Kaylee McLaghlin, left, practices a routine in Strawberry Stadium before the first football game.

[Photo] Surrounded by the love of dance

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter
February 5, 2019
The Community Music School is dedicated to recognizing the talents of young artists. Brennan and Alana Saenz exemplified that by winning the Sinfonia Division of the Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras.

[Photo] Community Music School honors young musicians

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter
January 29, 2019
Jeremy Lloyd, Jennifer Jarreau and William Takewell during their time at the university. Since graduating, each of these Lions have garnered success in their chosen career paths.

[Photo] Cubs become Lions

Diamond Hollins, Staff Repoter
January 23, 2019
Demolition of Zachary Taylor Hall began in September, 2018, and former residents of the coed residence hall shared their memories of the building.

[Photo] Remembering Zachary Taylor Hall

Breanna Rexwinkle, Staff Reporter
January 22, 2019
The Hammond Ballet Company invited professional dancers to perform with them during last year’s production of “The Nutcracker” at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts.

[Photo] The Hammond ballet magic on and off stage

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter
December 4, 2018
The Pottle Music Building is named after Ralph R. Pottle Sr. who first developed the university’s music program. The university was then still known as Southeastern Louisiana College.

[Photo] Ralph R. Pottle and his building

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2018
Roomie rides out with the university cheerleaders before a home football game. Besides the spirit squads and mascot, home football games also include sponsorships like “Our Mom of the Game.”

[Photo] Mom of the game

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter
November 15, 2018
Annie Goodman

[Photo] Meet the contestants

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor
November 6, 2018
Alumnus Trenton Coyle received recognition for his piece “Highway Song” by the Manchac Review in 2016. Coyle co-founded the Southeastern Christian Association during his time at the university.

[Photo] Faith and stress

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2018
2018 Alumnus Joshua Filmore runs a break against Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

[Photo] By the numbers

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2018
Student participate in the “Community Gardening Day” to clean up the garden with Reconnect, a sociology student organization.

[Photo] Studying interaction

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2018
Fanfare celebrates the arts through performances like the dance concert One Road: A Journey of Joy, Love, Hope and Faith.

[Photo] Arts in Fanfare

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor
October 30, 2018
This year, the Louisiana Renaissance Festival will hold activities with themes such as Mask Weekend and Veterans Day among others. The festival features educational entertainment like the above show in the Village of Albright in the 16th century.

[Photo] Entertainment and education wrapped in one

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2018
Different athletic facilities at the university are maintained by the Physical Plant Services. Above, the Pat Kennely Diamond at Alumni Field is an example of these athletic facilities.

[Photo] The cost of maintenance

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2018
 The annual “Hammond Horror Fest” features a 24-hour theatre event and a “Macabre Showcase.”  The event plans to conjure horror in all those who attend.

[Photo] Bring on the fright at ‘Hammond Horror Fest’

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2018
The “Spirit of the Southland” Marching Band allows students to perform at university games regardless of the student’s major.

[Photo] Sound for the sports

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter
October 8, 2018
At last year’s “Gumbo Ya Ya,” students participated in painting a “These Hands Don’t Haze” sheet sign.

[Photo] Hazing prevention week

Annie Goodman, Editor-In-Chief
September 24, 2018
Rick Fremin, head coach of softball, works daily with female student-athletes, and prefers the work over coaching male athletes.

[Photo] Coaching opposite genders

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor
September 19, 2018
Jay Ladner, head coach of men’s basketball, talks to his players about their game plan. Games include coaches giving their players a pep talk to rally morale and win the match.

[Photo] Speeches make the game

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter
September 18, 2018
The “Then and Now” lecture series began with the Constitution Day lecture by Professor Ronald Traylor on Sept. 17.

[Photo] Discussing the Constitution

Nathaniel Callaway, Staff Reporter
September 17, 2018
The university boasts numerous professors with years of experience in the communication field such as Cheryl Settoon, instructor of communication, as a reporter and producer at stations such as CBN.

[Photo] Communication is their key

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter
September 11, 2018
The Hammond Regional Arts Centers ninth annual fundraiser “Brews Arts Festival” approaches this semester.

[Photo] Brewing to the nines

Jennifer Dettwiller, Staff Reporter
September 11, 2018
The Campus Activities Board is interested in selecting several volunteers to participate in five different roles for its haunted house in October. CAB has an application active on the university website.

[Photo] Looking to spook others?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter
September 11, 2018
The new Homecoming Court will be announced right after the election that ends on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 4:30 p.m. The elected king and queen will replace the previously elected Bryce Carpenter and Mattie Hawkins. Of the elected court, the Homecoming king and queen will be announced during halftime of the Homecoming game.

[Photo] Who are you voting for?

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter
September 11, 2018
Students have multiple options for getting more involved on campus.

[Photo] Getting involved

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor
August 7, 2018
Classification and residency determine where someone with the proper hang tag can park on campus.

[Photo] How do you park?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter
August 7, 2018
Alumni and former players of the university rugby club participated in a match for the clubs 50th anniversary. Now, the rugby team is recruiting for an upcoming season.

[Photo] Rugby recruiting

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor
August 7, 2018
The Lion’s Roar Editor-in-Chief Larshell Green, far right,  poses alongside members of  the newspaper’s staff and members of Le Souvenir. The two staffs acts as a “work family” under the umbrella of  the Office of Student Publications.

[Photo] The pride of a journalist’s legacy

Larshell Green, Editor-In-Chief
July 23, 2018
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