The Lion's Roar

A battle of brains

The Campus Activities Board pit university students and fifth grade students from the Laboratory School in a competition for

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

Intellect and a drive to win mixed for the Campus Activities Board's "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader" competition. The event was held on Feb. 11 from 6-9 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. Teams of university students competed with teams of fifth grade students from the Laboratory School, and...

Students start the semester with rain, games and refreshments

The Campus Activities Board set up an inflatable snow globe for people to take pictures in at

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

January 23, 2019

With the first day of spring semester classes, Campus Activities Board aimed to create a welcoming campus environment with cookies, hot chocolate, games, prizes and an inflatable snow globe. "It was meant to be an event where students can walk through as they pass through the breezeway on the way...

Getting involved by getting others involved


Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Gabrielle “Gi” Levet, student event manager for Campus Activities Board, believes that getting involved with organizations on campus can serve the best interest of all students when it comes to gaining experience and enriching their abilities. “She is one of just two event managers, making her...

Miss Southeastern contestants prepare for pageant

Kayla Chategnier, a junior business administration major, practices with the other Miss Southeastern contestants for the pageant's opening number.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 13, 2018

Contestants for the 2019 Miss Southeastern Pageant may prepare for the competition in a number of different ways, but they practiced the pageant's opening number together. The contestants met with 2018 Miss Southeastern Alyssa Larose, a junior elementary education and special education major, and...

Campus Haunted House

Stashia Liegl, a freshman psychology major, dresses as an asylum patient in the“Haunted House” put on by Campus Activities Board.

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

The Campus Activities Board tackles phobias and fears to spook students with this year’s “Haunted House.” The “Haunted House” will take place on Oct. 29-31 from 7-10 p.m. with the line starting outside the University Bookstore.  The theme for this year’s “Haunted House” focuses ...

Mid-week festivities help students take a break

2017 Homecoming Queen Mattie Hawkins and Student Government Association President Richard Davis Jr. pose with the Homecoming Court announced at

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2018

The celebration of Homecoming continued throughout today with "Gumbo Ya Ya." Held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Student Union Breezeway, the Campus Activities Board provided free gumbo, free pizza and music for students to enjoy. In addition, several student organizations set up booths to sell various...

Knowing about blood cancer

Victor Betancourt, graphic designer for Campus Activities Board, spreads awareness about leukemia for CAB's tabling event.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2018

In honor of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, the Campus Activities Board hosted a tabling event to inform students about leukemia. On Sept. 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., CAB was joined by the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency, who promoted students to become organ donors and spread awareness about leukemia....

Looking to spook others?

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.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2018

Students who want to contribute to a “horror”ble experience can become volunteers for the Campus Activities Board’s second annual haunted house. CAB is looking to recruit lead actors, secondary actors, makeup artists, prop creators and event staff. Lead actors will have speaking roles while...

‘Yoga’nna work out this semester?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

Like a growing apple, students have the opportunity to strengthen their core through yoga opportunities on campus. Students with a flexible weekday schedule can attend a yoga class at the Pennington Student Activity Center on Mondays through Thursdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 11 p.m. Kayla Smith,...

Getting involved

Students have multiple options for getting more involved on campus.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

August 7, 2018

Students looking to become involved on campus can find several available outlets. The Student Government Association works to implement policies to benefit the student body. The Next Up initiative trains students to become SGA members. Students who want to learn more about SGA and possibly become...