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The Lion's Roar

Protests will only make the virus stronger

Protests will only make the virus stronger

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2020

People around the country are now protesting to open the economy back up. Numerous protesters believe that the government is taking away their freedoms and rights. In reality, they are the ones putting everyone in danger with their selfishness and making state stay-at-home orders expand. Many of th...

Yoga: Exercising boredom away

Yoga: Exercising boredom away

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter

April 11, 2020

After spending these past few weeks in quarantine, I have come to realize exactly how easy it is to get bored of the same routine every day. Most people wake up, eat, do homework and then give in to some random hobby. However, I have noticed that more of my peers on social media have been waking up...

Conditions of COVID-19 vs the Flood of 2016

Conditions of COVID-19 vs the Flood of 2016

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2020

In August of 2016, southern Louisiana was hit with an unprecedented amount of rainfall that led to one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in the state’s history. Thousands of Louisiana residents had to be rescued from their homes, and even more were displaced for several months following t...

Restaurant restrictions: a small price to pay for safety

Restaurant restrictions: a small price to pay for safety

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2020

Recently, I’ve noticed that many people are upset about some of the restrictions that have been imposed by the government due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the biggest restrictions is that restaurants have been temporarily closed for dine-in. For me, it’s not a very big deal since I don’t r...

Would a state-wide lockdown work?

Would a state-wide lockdown work?

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2020

On March 22, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a Stay-at-Home order, which advised residents to stay in their homes and only go out for necessities like food, medication or to take a walk while maintaining a respectable distance from others. On that same day, Tony Spell, pastor of Life Tabernacle Church in B...

Primary election delay will keep Americans safe

Primary election delay will keep Americans safe

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Like most other activities and events, the presidential primary election season has suffered delays and setbacks due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Louisiana was the first state to delay its primary elections, which were scheduled to take place on April 4. Five other states and territories: Ohio, Georgia, Mary...

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