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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

In August 2019, the Strawberry Jam pep rally in Strawberry Stadium allowed new and returning students experience Lion Pride while playing games, winning prizes and enjoying food. Strawberry Jam is scheduled to make a comeback for this years Welcome Week on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 6 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium.

Welcome Week calendar: What’s in store for you

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter August 13, 2021

With Welcome Week on the horizon, the calendar is now up for students to see on Southeastern’s website.  For the week of Aug. 15, each event has been designed with incoming students’ needs in mind....

Miss Southeastern 2019 Chelsey Blank and Vice President of Student Affairs Eric Summers prepare to cut a cake at 2019s Strawberry Jubliee.

Strawberry Jubilee to return to campus

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter April 13, 2021

Back in February 2021, SGA President L’Oreal Williams promised Strawberry Jubilee would be an event full of games, food and fun. Junior Family and Consumer Science major Mervian Smith confirmed this...

10212020-Gumbo YaYa- Aesha Magee and Dr. John L. Crain

Gumbo YaYa 2020 puts new spin on tradition

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter October 21, 2020

Although Homecoming Week has seen several changes to tradition, this year’s Gumbo YaYa remained true to its name.  The Campus Activity Board’s annual Homecoming celebration returned with free gumbo...

The University Police Department provided free masks and hand sanitizers at various campus locations as a part of the Welcome Week program. Most departments on campus held events virtually to comply with social distancing practices.

Departments organize Welcome Week virtually

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter September 3, 2020

As students returned to campus this semester, they had the opportunity to interact with their peers and learn more about campus virtually. This year, annual Welcome Week events such as “Strawberry...

The University Police Department provided free masks and hand sanitizers at various campus locations as a part of the Welcome Week program. Most departments on campus held events virtually to comply with social distancing practices.

Welcome Week goes virtual

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter August 25, 2020

As students returned to campus this semester, they had the opportunity to interact with their peers and learn more about campus virtually. This year, annual Welcome Week events such as “Strawberry...

CAB plans to entertain students during campus lockdown

CAB plans to entertain students during campus lockdown

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter March 26, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 causing a global pandemic, there have been numerous changes to student life on campus. Changes include the lock down of buildings across campus, face-to-face classes shifting...

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 9, 2019

The 2019 Homecoming Week started Monday with the Campus Activity Board’s annual “Homecoming Kickoff” celebration.  Wednesday CAB held its annual Gumbo YaYa event in the Student Union Breezeway...

The Campus Activities Board hosts multiple events in campus every semester. Pictured is a performance during the event Step Afrika hosted by CAB.

A look inside the university’s Campus Activity Board

Gerard Borne , Staff Reporter October 2, 2019

“Gumbo Ya Ya,” “Strawberry Jubilee” and the “Haunted Trial” are just some events the Campus Activities Board hosts annually. CAB, located on the second floor of the Student Union Breezeway,...

How can students be engaged on campus?

How can students be engaged on campus?

Prakriti Adhikari , Staff Reporter September 22, 2019

Besides academic achievement, extracurricular activities are an integral part of the university experience. Students can get engaged in various activities through different events, Greek life and organizations...

CAB hosts inaugural “Kitten Yoga” event

Gabrielle Woods, Staff Reporter September 11, 2019

The Campus Activities Board presented a new way for students to unwind from their academics, called "Kitten Yoga". "Kitten Yoga" took place on Monday, Sept. 9, in the Student Union...

Organizing an on-campus movie night

Organizing an on-campus movie night

September 9, 2019

Students can watch movie with friends and enjoy popcorn without going away from campus. The Campus Activity Board hosts multiple movie nights on campus throughout the school year. Destiny Coleman,...

Being involved on campus

Being involved on campus

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter March 19, 2019

While college offers opportunities to make connections, further education and figure out an identity, students’ experiences may depend on how much effort each student dedicates.  For some people,...

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