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The Lion's Roar

At halftime of the Homecoming football game against Lamar University,   senior kinesiology health major JD McKinney (left) and senior health systems management major Madeline Grippi (right) were named Southeastern 2023 Homecoming King and Queen.

2023 Homecoming King and Queen revealed

Haley Dupre, Photography Editor October 14, 2023

As homecoming week draws to an end with the Lions' loss to Lamar University, Southeastern has unveiled its new homecoming royalty.  Madeline Grippi, a senior health systems management major, was crowned...

Southeastern announces members of the 2023 Homecoming court with the member of the Kings and Queens courts.

The road to royalty: 2023 Homecoming court Q&A

Haley Dupre , Photography Editor October 12, 2023

The Lion’s Roar asked the King and Queen’s Courts members to provide input on their memories at Southeastern.   Madeline Grippi Senior, Health Systems Management    TLR: What...

SLU tight end Ivan Drobocky catches touchdown in the back of the end zone that would later be ruled as an incompletion after video review vs. TAMUC on Saturday at Strawberry Stadium.

Southeastern Homecoming spoiled at the hands of Texas A&M-Commerce

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 9, 2022

Texas A&M-Commerce snapped Southeastern’s three-game winning streak with a 31-28 victory during Homecoming weekend.  Playing in their first-ever Southland Conference game in school history, the...

Southeastern announces members of the 2022 Homecoming court with the member of the Sweetheart and Beau courts.

The road to royalty: 2022 Homecoming court Q&A

Haley Dupre, Staff Reporter October 4, 2022

  The Lion’s Roar asked members of the Sweetheart and Beau Courts to provide input on their memories at Southeastern. TLR: What is your favorite part about Southeastern and why?   Sarah...

Junior wide receiver Nick Kovacs embraces senior tight end Nolan Given after Kovacs scored a touchdown during the Homecoming game against Houston Baptist on Oct. 16.

Last week in sports: Oct. 11-18

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 2021

Southeastern sports continued on a hot roll last week with a 61-24 drumming of Houston Baptist University during the Homecoming game on Saturday.  Lions senior gunslinger Cole Kelley continued his...

Southeastern football rolls on Homecoming

Southeastern football rolls on Homecoming

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter October 18, 2021

Star quarterback Cole Kelley continued his season for the Lions throwing for 396 yards and five scores on the day as Southeastern roared to a 61-24 victory over Houston Baptist on Homecoming. The sold-out...

2020 Homecoming Queen Destiny Richardson and Vice President of Student Affairs Eric Summers cut the cake at Gumbo Ya Ya on Oct. 13. The 2021 Homecoming Court was introduced at the event.

Gumbo Ya Ya back in full swing

Aaron Madison, Staff Reporter October 15, 2021

With all of its food, entertainment and festivities, Gumbo Ya Ya is a popular Southeastern tradition that has captured the hearts of many students. New students were able to enjoy the event for the first...

2020 Homecoming King and Queen Darnell Butler Jr. and Destiny Richardson, center, pose with 2019 Homecoming royalty Keenan Austin and Aesha Magee. The royalty announcement took place in the University Center on Oct. 24.

Butler and Richardson crowned 2020 Homecoming royalty

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter October 24, 2020

Homecoming Week 2020 came to an end with the announcement of the 2020 Homecoming King and Queen. Darnell Butler Jr., senior management major, was crowned Homecoming King and Destiny Richardson, junior...

10212020-Gumbo YaYa- Aesha Magee and Dr. John L. Crain

Gumbo YaYa 2020 puts new spin on tradition

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter October 21, 2020

Although Homecoming Week has seen several changes to tradition, this year’s Gumbo YaYa remained true to its name.  The Campus Activity Board’s annual Homecoming celebration returned with free gumbo...

Homecoming Football-Hal Mumme

Historic Lion football games to re-air during Homecoming Week

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter October 20, 2020

With the Lions football season rescheduled until the Spring semester due to COVID-19, this weekend’s Homecoming football game is being replaced with two historic, televised replays. As a part of the...

Homecoming King candidate Jawaun Walker poses for a Lion Up selfie with other members of the Homecoming Court.

Meet your Homecoming Court: The road to royalty

Symiah Dorsey and Jordyn Franklin October 13, 2020

Members of the Sweetheart and Beau Courts were asked by The Lion’s Roar to provide input regarding the position on their respective court. Taylor DeBourg Senior, Kinesiology TLR: Why do you...

Giving Day will be held on Oct. 21. After raising nearly $100,000 last year for various departments, the university anticipates another successful Giving Day after gaining 250% more traction  on their platform.

Giving Day returns as a part of Homecoming events

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter October 9, 2020

After record participation last fall, the university plans to include its annual Giving Day as part of their Homecoming Week lineup. Giving Day will be held on Oct. 21, and it will be a 24-hour fundraising...

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