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

Police in Hammond recently arrested a suspect for a sexual assault against a Southeastern student.

Students speak on sexual assault suspect arrest

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter August 24, 2021

On Tuesday, Aug. 10, Hammond police arrested 23-year-old Laqonte Turner Jr. as a suspect in the second-degree rape of a Southeastern student back in October 2020, according to WDSU News.  Turner already...

The University Police Department received a call on April 3 about a disturbance in Louisiana Hall. UPD is currently investigating the incident and has placed Southeastern student Elizabeth Grace Johnson on interim suspension.

UPD provides insight on sexual assault and university procedures

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter February 5, 2021

Over the past semester, a noted topic of awareness on campus has been sexual assault. Amid discussions of alleged cases, many students pose the question: to what extent is the University Police Department...

Sorority members address sexual assault on campus

Sorority members address sexual assault on campus

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter September 28, 2020

Discussions of sexual assault on campus have peaked in the past weeks due to surveys circulating within the Greek Life community. On Sept. 17, the university released an announcement via mass email,...

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced new set of rules regarding sexual assault on campus that will allow the accused a right to live hearing and to cross examine accusers.

New rights granted to the accused in cases of sexual assault on campuses

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter June 16, 2020

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, announced a new set of rules regarding how campuses will handle cases of sexual assault, including new rights for those who are accused. According to The Washington...

What Dr. Christine Ford’s testimony can teach us about sexual assault

What Dr. Christine Ford’s testimony can teach us about sexual assault

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter October 24, 2018

Ambiguity is the legal system’s worst fear. It has been over a month since Dr. Christine Ford accused Associate Judge Brett Kavanaugh of a sexual assault incident that happened 36 years prior. During...

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