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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

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...

An Alyx machine separates plasma from red blood cells and platelets in one of the LifeShares mobile donation stations.

LifeShare receives blood donation

Hailey Bullock, Staff Reporter October 11, 2019

Homecoming activities gave students an opportunity to donate blood on campus. The LifeShare Foundation held a mobile blood drive at the Friendship Circle on Oct. 8 as a homecoming activity. Bianca...

Members from Sigma Sigma Sigma and Sigma Tau Gamma dance to their rendition of the Lifetime TV show Dance Moms during Lip Sync competition. Participants showcased their dance and enacted an episode from the show.

‘Fixer-Upper’ themed dance finishes first in ‘Lip Sync’

Gabrielle Wood, The Lion's Roar October 11, 2019

Baptist Collegiate Ministry earned win at “Lip Sync” competition with their performance themed “Fixer-Upper” based on HGTV’s series ran by Chip and Joanna Gaines. The annual “Lip Sync”...

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter October 9, 2019

The 2019 Homecoming Week started Monday with the Campus Activity Board’s annual “Homecoming Kickoff” celebration.  Wednesday CAB held its annual Gumbo YaYa event in the Student Union Breezeway...

President John L. Crain stands with the 2018 Homecoming King Cedrick Dent, Jr.,  and Queen Da Jon Beard after they were crowned during the halftime show of the Homecoming football game. Beard represented Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., as a junior maid and Dent represented Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., as a senior beau court member. Mattie Hawkins, Homecoming Queen 2017 was on hand to crown the winners.

Former homecoming royalty offers advice

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor September 10, 2019

Students running for the 2019 Homecoming Court have started campaigning for a position on the court. Candidates began campaigning for Homecoming Court at 8 a.m. on Sept. 9 and will continue through...

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