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

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...

Taleya Jordan, junior music major, walks into the Southeastern Wesley for the first Queer Communion meeting on Oct. 6. Jordan created Queer Communion and leads the bible study meetings every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. to foster a welcoming environment for queer Christians.

What would Jesus do? He would love first

Brynn Lundy, Copy Editor October 12, 2021

I am a Christian. It is an essential and primary aspect of my identity.  I fully recognize that not everyone identifies that way, but I still know and believe that everyone is loved by God.  Unfortunately,...

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Girls and guys can be just friends

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter September 28, 2021

When it comes to platonic relationships between girls and guys, many people have varying opinions.  Some believe that at least one person is attracted to the other, or that most guys are only friends...

Los Angeles Lakers LeBron James dribbles the ball during the first half of the teams NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings on Friday, April 30, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

What was the point, LeBron?

Gerard Borne, Editor-in-Chief May 5, 2021

In this time in our country when everyone is divided in some way or reason, the most renowned athlete in American sports has caused an even greater divide. LeBron James had previously tweeted “You’re...

Assignments during dead week are overwhelming

Assignments during dead week are overwhelming

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter May 4, 2021

We are now in the midst of what is known as “dead week,” which despite its name, is the busiest week of the entire semester.  Not only are students studying for finals, but they are also most likely...

Choosing between an unpaid internship and sanity

Choosing between an unpaid internship and sanity

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter March 7, 2021

Between school, studying, work and a small amount of leisure time, working an unpaid internship is impossible.  I believe that, in some cases, offering an unpaid internship is appropriate. For example:...

After this season, it’s time to say goodbye to The Bachelor franchise

After this season, it’s time to say goodbye to The Bachelor franchise

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 6, 2021

The latest season of “The Bachelor” has gotten so dramatic that even the host has been sent home. In a season that was intended to highlight diversity and progression, the show has found itself under...

Sia’s new movie “Music” is boring and offensive

Sia’s new movie “Music” is boring and offensive

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 27, 2021

I’m not sure what Sia was using when creating the idea for her new movie “Music,” but it certainly wasn’t her head.  Pop singer Sia co-wrote “Music” — a tone-deaf film about a now-sober...

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Ruby Bridges: The problem that she lived with

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 11, 2021

It was Nov. 14, 1960 when an African American 6-year-old girl named Ruby Bridges was set to start first grade at an all-white elementary school in New Orleans. Every day for that year, Bridges was escorted...

The times are catching up: Print journalism is dead

The times are catching up: Print journalism is dead

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter February 7, 2021

When was the last time you read through an actual newspaper? Chances are, it has been quite a long time since you had ink smeared all over your fingers while not laughing at the cartoon section of your...

Even with vaccines, things will never be “normal”

Even with vaccines, things will never be “normal”

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter February 4, 2021

With COVID vaccines being administered, there’s definitely hope that this pandemic will be over soon. However, Rome was not built in a day. Even after the majority of the population is vaccinated, things...

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