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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

A Hot August Night attendee rides shows his skills on a mechanical bull.

Hot August Night makes successful return in the rain

Austin O, News Editor August 27, 2022

Come rain or shine, the people of downtown Hammond were determined to pull out all of the stops for the long-awaited return and 25th anniversary of Hot August Night.  Hot August Night invited everyone...

Performers and attendees of Hot August Night dancing together in 2019. Hot August Night will be making its comeback this year on Aug. 26.

The return of a downtown favorite: Hot August Night

Ian Stewart, Staff Reporter August 9, 2022

After a three year hiatus, downtown Hammond’s favorite event will make a long-awaited return. The Hammond Downtown Development District will be holding the 25th annual Hot August Night on Friday,...

Downtown Development District will be hosting a month-long event called Hot August Month to support local merchants. The event will begin with Downtown Chalk Walk on Saturday, August 8 and will continue with themed weeks to support establishments.

Downtown Hammond introduces “Hot August Month”

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter July 21, 2020

In an effort to support local merchants while enforcing social distancing, the Hammond Downtown Development District has created an extended alternative to “Hot August Night.” This year, “Hot...

Jennifer Collins, the president of Chatterbox at the Courtyard, educates parents about the benefits of Chatterbox at the Courtyard.

A cool ‘Hot August Night’

Don Lawrence, Staff Reporter August 28, 2018

Hot temperature, hot foods and the 23rd annual "Hot August Night" produced an impenetrable crowd in the streets of Downtown Hammond. Local businesses and artists came out on Aug. 24 from 6-10:30 p.m. The...

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