The Lion's Roar

Q & A : A historical view point and a peek into the world of politics

Margaret Gonzalez-Perez.
December 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has been a constant force in the lives of citizens everywhere. In order to provide a well-rounded understanding of the consequences of disease and pandemics on society, Margaret...

“Home Brew History”: A passion turned into a podcast

Joey Ricci and Riley
August 20, 2020

A podcast that began as a joke between two friends has evolved into an avenue for them to interview well-known and respected historians from around the world. Joseph Ricci, a graduate student of the History...

Local parade celebrates Mardi Gras history

Local parade celebrates Mardi Gras history
February 18, 2020

Mardi Gras season has once again come to Louisiana, and Tangipahoa Parish has already begun to celebrate. Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, which is the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent....

Lee’s Diner

Miss Southeastern Louisiana University Chelsey Blank eats the loaded fries at local restaurant Lee's Diner. The restaurant is popular for its retro theme and southern comfort foods.
June 13, 2019

With its rich historical ties, Lee’s Diner has long been a fixture of Hammond’s culinary scene. The restaurant, which originally opened in 1963, has undergone significant changes in ownership throughout...

Politics and history central to an informed citizen

Chad Duffaut, Brody Simmons and Everett Paretti, all graduate students in history, check out some textbooks. Students may be fascinated by the classes or find their second home in the Department of History and Political Science .
August 28, 2018

The Department of History and Political Science offers some of the most diverse course topics among the departments on campus to educate students on modern affairs as well as historical intricacies. “We...

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