The Lion's Roar

University alumnus grows into a local musician

Ameal Cameron performs at a venue. Cameron is an alumnus, singer, songwriter and guitarist.

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2019

Ameal Cameron, an alumnus and musician, is chasing his dream and having fun doing it. Cameron has been performing live music at various locations around Hammond, Baton Rouge and New Orleans. He mentioned when he began performing and how his biggest performance was in New Orleans. “Probably about ...

A tribute to an expressive art form: Graffiti art

Graffiti art can be found under train tracks in Hammond. Although it can be an attraction, artists should consider the property of private and public businesses before creating their art.

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2019

Visiting downtown Baton Rouge is where I have seen the most graffiti art. There are many colorful and stylistic walls that never fail to catch my attention. Although some may perceive graffiti as a bad thing, I have never experienced negative feelings in response to seeing it. I feel it does no harm,...

Local band aspires to greatness

Baton Rouge-based band Ventruss released their self-titled extended play in February.

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2019

Ventruss, a band based in Baton Rouge, has been entertaining southeast Louisiana since early 2012. Debuting with the single “Locust,” the metal and hard rock group recently released a self-titled extended play. Ben Jewell, singer, Shawn Saizan, guitarist, Jesse Newman, guitarist, Steven Sessum ...