The Lion's Roar

StandOUT honors those lost to violence

President of standOUT Devan Hariford, a senior nursing major, lights candles at the vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance. The vigil honored transgender people lost to violence.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

November 21, 2018

In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, the student organization standOUT honored and raised awareness about the deaths of transgender people with a bake sale and vigil. "The people who were murdered in hate, they deserve to be remembered, not for just that but for the happy lives they had before,"...

Respecting all religions

Executive Director of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge Robin McCullough-Bade discussed the importance of religious tolerance in American society with students and faculty members on campus.

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018

The university organized a lecture to discuss the significance of religious tolerance and how it unites America. “Religious Tolerance in an Age of Intolerance” was organized on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union. Executive Director of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton...