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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

Larry Hymel (right) and his daughter Kayla Hymel Tomeny pose for a picture at Roux & Brew Seafood and Steak House in Ponchatoula during his book signing on June 18.

SLU athletics legend Larry Hymel releases book on Lion sports history

Chase Gispert July 19, 2022

SLU has a rich tradition in sports, and Larry Hymel portrays this in his new book, “70 Years: Southeastern Lions Athletic History.”   Larry Hymel is as decorated as they come, having served as...

Margaret Gonzalez-Perez.

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

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...

Joey Ricci and Riley Bo Trisler started their own history podcast during the COVID-19 pandemic. Home Brew History has featured well-known historians and authors such as James Holland and Dr. Jeremy Black.

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

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter 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

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter 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....

Miss Southeastern Louisiana University Chelsey Blank eats the loaded fries at local restaurant Lees Diner. The restaurant is popular for its retro theme and southern comfort foods.

Lee’s Diner

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter 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...

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 .

Politics and history central to an informed citizen

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor 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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