The Lion's Roar

University alumnus grows into a local musician

Ameal Cameron performs at a venue. Cameron is an alumnus, singer, songwriter and guitarist.
November 23, 2019

Ameal Cameron, an alumnus and musician, is chasing his dream and having fun doing it. Cameron has been performing live music at various locations around Hammond, Baton Rouge and New Orleans. He mentioned...

Shakeup shows resiliency of newspapers in New Orleans

In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 file photo, free introductory copies of the Baton Rouge Advocate's new New Orleans edition, right, are seen next to copies of the New Orleans Times-Picayune at Lakeside News in the New Orleans suburb of Metairie, La. The owners of Louisiana's The Advocate newspaper have purchased The Times-Picayune in New Orleans from Advance Local Media. The Advocate announced the purchase on its website Thursday, May 2, 2019.
May 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It’s a media shake-up that will leave New Orleans with one major newspaper, instead of two, for the first time in nearly seven years. Yet, in a way, this week’s announcement that...

Revealing the magic in devastation with literature

Alumnus and author Bryan Camp created a work of fiction based on New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. In “The City of Lost Fortunes,” fictional characters examine their roles of power and trickery through different outlets.
July 23, 2018

During the weekend prior to Hurricane Katrina, alumnus Bryan Camp began working on an assignment for a university writing course. It later developed into a work of fiction that Camp determined would take...

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