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

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Southeastern, other public institutions see lower enrollment rates

Southeastern, other public institutions see lower enrollment rates

Brynn Lundy, Co-Editor March 22, 2022

Two years ago, education systems transitioned into remote learning as the nation went into lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The following two fall semesters, seven hurricanes were counted in Louisiana...

Louisiana students: How to apply for SNAP and other assistance programs

Louisiana students: How to apply for SNAP and other assistance programs

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter February 15, 2022

Over the past two years, Louisiana students have endured not only COVID-19 but several hurricanes as well. Many students have had cutbacks on job hours due to the pandemic and were taken out of their homes...

Mina Perkins, senior theater design major, looks out from the top of the parking garage. Perkins designed the set for the mainstage production Big Love that took place in the parking garage.

Behind the scenes of theater: Set designing

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter January 25, 2022

This past fall semester, senior theater design major Mina Perkins took a memorable step in their theater journey when designing the set for Southeastern’s main-stage show “Big Love” as their first...

The damages sustained in Pottle Hall have prohibited students from fully utilizing the facility. Music students shared their frustrations overcoming these challenges.

Music students call for assistance in troubling time

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 15, 2021

SLU music majors are calling for change in the wake of the Pottle building damages due to Hurricane Ida. When students returned to Southeastern after the category four hurricane, many music students...

The Chief’s Brief – September 2021​

September 22, 2021

September 22, 2021 Welcome to this month’s Chief’s Brief. This is a monthly feature to let you, the Lion community, know what has been happening on campus, where you can meet an...

Students can find Hurricane Ida Recovery information on Southeasterns main webpage. There, students can view the Academic Recovery Plan and revised Academic Calendar for the Fall 2021 semester.

Academic calendar revised after Hurricane Ida

Brynn Lundy, Copy Editor September 21, 2021

On Sept. 15, after nearly three weeks of campus closure, the university released an Academic Recovery Plan and the revised Academic Calendar for the Fall 2021 semester. The plan designates “make-up weeks”...

Southeastern students take a selfie on the way to the University of Louisiana at Monroe. Following Hurricane Ida, several residential students who remained on campus were relocated to ULM for shelter.

Calm after the storm: Southeastern students reflect on relocation to Monroe

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor September 21, 2021

Days after Hurricane Ida blew through Hammond, students who took shelter on campus ventured to the University of Louisiana at Monroe. The Lions arrived at the Warhawks’ campus over Labor Day weekend...

Junior wide receiver CJ Turner runs the ball down the field past an opponent during the football game against Central Connecticut State University on Sept. 18. The Lions defeated the Blue Devils in a 56-10 victory. Turner finished the game with five catches, 119 yards and two touchdowns.

Last week in sports: Sept. 13-20

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief September 21, 2021

The last month has been unique to say the least for Southeastern sports as Hurricane Ida disrupted any attempt to start fall sports off on the right foot. With the hurricane making landfall on Aug. 29,...

Southeastern Phased Campus Re-Opening Plan

September 10, 2021

Editor’s note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain. September 10, 2021 I am pleased to announce our reopening plans.  I know everyone...

Storm aftermath: Photo Gallery

Storm aftermath: Photo Gallery

Nicholas Herring, Editor-in-Chief of Le Souvenir Yearbook September 8, 2021

On Aug. 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida made landfall on Louisiana’s southern coast as a category-four hurricane. It ravished the cities and towns along the Gulf Coast, including Houma and Grand Isle, before...

Hurricane Ida: Lessons learned

Hurricane Ida: Lessons learned

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor September 8, 2021

On the morning of Hurricane Katrina’s anniversary, I woke up to a loud knock on my apartment door. It was a Resident Assistant informing me that Hurricane Ida was approaching faster than anticipated,...

Sept. 8, 2021: Southeastern re-opening progress update

September 8, 2021

Editor’s note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain. As I write this update, one of our campus grounds crew members is busy mowing the grass...

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