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

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Registering to vote is a privilege; failing to do so has consequences

Registering to vote is a privilege; failing to do so has consequences

Dylan Meche , Staff Reporter September 12, 2019

At least once a year, there comes a time where we, as Americans, can make our voices heard by voting in our local elections. On Oct. 12, the Louisiana Gubernatorial Election will be held in which we...

Leah Cross, 2019-20 chief justice of the Student Government Association, L’Oreal Williams, 2019-20 vice president of SGA, and Karley Bordelon, 2019-20 president of SGA, pose after the election results. Over 1,000 votes were cast in this election cycle.

Students elect SGA officers

Shaelyn Martinez , Staff Reporter April 12, 2019

With 1,331 votes cast, the student body chose next year's executive officers for the Student Government Association. For the 2019-20 term, Karley Bordelon, a junior social studies education major, will...

Claudio Franc and Karley Bordelon participate in the debate for students to get to know them better. Both are running for the president of the Student Government Association.

Get to know candidates’ platforms

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter April 4, 2019

Candidates for the Student Government Association election shared their platforms and future goals at the "SGA Executive Elections Debate." The debate was held on Wednesday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m. in...

Meet the candidates

Meet the candidates

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor April 3, 2019

Eight students are running to become the future officers of the Student Government Association. Campaigning has begun from tabling events in the Student Union Breezeway to social media posts. The "Voter...

The Student Government Association used a sheet sign and beads to promote people to vote in the upcoming election on Saturday.  You BEADer Vote! was held in the Student Union Breezeway on March 28.

Beads used to promote election

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter March 28, 2019

The Student Government Association encouraged people to vote in the municipal primary election this weekend. "You BEADer Vote!" was held on March 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Union Breezeway. While...

Polls for the Student Government Associations general election will open on April 8. Students can vote either at a polling station or on any device with internet access between then and April 11 at 4:30 p.m.

Students to decide the future of SGA

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor March 21, 2019

In less than a month, polls will open for students to vote on the future of the Student Government Association. The general election will open on April 8 at 8 a.m. and close on April 11 at 4:30 p.m....

Left to right, College Republican panelists Caleb Kerstens, Mollie Millet and Hayden Porter participate in political discussions held at “Blue Meets Red.”

Going into the polls

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter October 29, 2018

Local and state elections are next week, and two students at the university have been active participants leading up to Nov. 6. Vice President of College Republicans Mollie Millet, a sophomore political...

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