The Lion's Roar

Keeping up with the tradition of giving back

The Big Event allows students to help out in the surrounding communities through a day of service. SGA hopes to help out at over 50 job sites this year.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

Every year, students and faculty come together to donate their time and service to the communities of Hammond and Ponchatoula in the BIG Event. The 10th Annual BIG Event will be held on Mar. 28 at 8 a.m., and the rain date is scheduled for Apr. 4 at the same time. All participants will receive...

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

Students volunteer during the 2019 Big Event organized by the Student Government Association. Currently, SGA has applications available for students to fill up different positions for all the three branches.

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

In the fall of 2019, the Student Government Association presented several opportunities for students to support its campus community. Karley Bordelon, president of SGA, has assisted with many programs and projects designed for improving students’ experiences on campus. Bordelon described the dif...

‘The Big Event’ evolves

'The Big Event' is a large-scale community service event organized every year since 1982. This year, the Student Government Association is planning to make some structural changes to the event.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Participants of “The Big Event,” a day dedicated to thanking the community through service since 1982, will see structural changes this semester. “The Big Event” gathers teams of students from the university to engage with local businesses and residents in service-oriented tasks. This year,...