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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Letter to the Editor: Response to “Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates”

Jenny Davis May 18, 2022

Hi Dylan, I'm going to get a bit personal here since I could actually be affected by the reversal of Roe v. Wade, unlike yourself. But first, let me address a few of your points: The 14th Amendment...

The dark shadow over America’s brightest

The dark shadow over America’s brightest

Philip le Riche, Staff Reporter March 4, 2022

The shock is palpable. How many times had she stood on stage with a broad smile? The picture of success – a cum laude business school graduate, a lawyer, television host and most famously, Miss USA 2019....

Ottawas people have been protesting since Jan. 28, making it almost a month since the disruptive protests began.

Truckers vs Trudeau: What is too far?

Philip le Riche, Staff Reporter February 25, 2022

On Monday Feb. 14, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the Emergencies Act of 1988.  The act supplies the prime minister and those in specific positions of authority with a variety of powers...

Sean Payton was the head coach of the Saints for 16 years before retirement.

There’s no replacing Sean Payton

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 17, 2022

With the recent news of Saints head coach Sean Payton choosing to step down as head coach of the New Orleans Saints, NFL fans from all over are shocked. Payton was the second longest tenured active...

Chloe Williams reaches out to touch the mirror and reflect on self-love.

Remember your most important partner: You

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter February 14, 2022

When Valentine’s Day comes around, people tend to put all of their focus toward others around them: their friends, their family and their partners.  However, many people leave out a person who, arguably,...

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Representing for the culture: What Black History Month means to me

Dasyonne Brashear, Staff Reporter February 8, 2022

To me, Black History Month means finally being able to celebrate my culture. This is the month African Americans get to draw attention to all the achievements and progress we have made. In elementary...

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Head to Head: Tom Holland is the most dynamic Spider-Man

Brynn Lundy, Co-Editor January 24, 2022

At this point, I’m not sure if this is an unpopular opinion or not. Either way, I have no doubt or hesitation in putting this out there: Tom Holland has been the best actor cast for the role of Spider-Man. His...

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Head to Head: Why Andrew Garfield is the most amazing Spider-Man

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter January 24, 2022

Warning: Spoilers ahead for “The Amazing Spider-Man” and “The Amazing Spider-Man 2.” The comic book character Spider-Man is one of my favorite superheroes of all time, and Andrew Garfield is...

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Head to Head: Tobey Maguire is the best Spider-Man

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor January 24, 2022

With the release of “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” the ever-intense debate over the best on-screen portrayal of the web-slinging superhero has been renewed.  Superhero movies, and movies in general...

Head to Head: Thanksgiving should have its time to shine

Head to Head: Thanksgiving should have its time to shine

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter November 9, 2021

Have you ever walked into a mall, looked out into the decorations at a certain time of the year, and thought that maybe shops and businesses are overdoing it with the Christmas decorations being out too...

According to a report by PRNewswire, 43% of Christmas consumers start decorating before the week of Thanksgiving.

Head to Head: Thanksgiving can be jolly too

Brynn Lundy, Copy Editor November 8, 2021

For some reason, people seem to think it is unacceptable to decorate for Christmas prior to Thanksgiving.   The more I think about it, the more I wonder, “What is so bad about getting into the Christmas...

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