The Lion's Roar

Volunteers from 2019s Big Event repaint a map of the United States in an elementary school courtyard. This year, rather than one day of volunteering, SGA is hosting an all week donation drive.

BIG Event turns into donation week

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter March 23, 2021

Because of current COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s BIG Event has adopted a new look.  Students, faculty and staff have been asked to make donations the week of March 22-25 instead of the traditional...

In addition to MISA using its regular staff to coordinate and work the exhibit, they also extended a welcome for volunteers to Student Government Affairs and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People chapter on campus.

Students perform at ‘Exhibiting African American Culture’

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter March 3, 2021

The University’s Multicultural and International Student Affairs division hosted Exhibiting African American Culture, an event meant to showcase African American talent and culture through the lens of...

Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend Exhibiting African American Culture, which will showcase African American visual and performance arts. Through this collaboration between SGA and MISA, the exhibition will allow students to widen their knowledge and show their appreciation for Black history.

SGA and MISA to honor Black History Month with exhibition

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter February 23, 2021

In honor of the 51st Black History Month, students and faculty at the university are invited to participate in an artistic exhibit of African American Culture.  This month, the Office of Multicultural...

SGA President L’Oreal Williams plans to implement Swipe Out Hunger as a long term program at the university.

SGA brings Swipe Out Hunger program to combat food insecurity

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter February 9, 2021

For many low-income students, having reliable access to food can be a challenge. According to a study conducted by the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice, one in three college students in...

The Strawberry Jubilee celebration included food, games, music and giveaways. The theme of the 2019 Jubilee was Camp CAB.

Strawberry Jubilee to return in the Spring

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter February 6, 2021

After last year’s virtual Strawberry Jubilee, the Campus Activities Board plans to host an in-person Strawberry Jubilee during the spring semester. SGA President L’Oreal Williams explained that Strawberry...

The 2020-2021 Student Government Association officers, from left to right: SGA President LOreal Williams, SGA Vice President Darnell Butler and SGA Chief Justice Madison Sunde.

Know your student leaders: The Big Three from SGA

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter August 21, 2020

Student leaders are learning to adapt as they prepare for a semester that will present a unique array of challenges. The Student Government Association’s “Big Three,” the president, vice president...

Students volunteer during the 2019 Big Event organized by the Student Government Association. Currently, SGA has applications available for students to fill up different positions for all the three branches.

SGA offers applications for open positions

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter June 22, 2020

The Student Government Association is offering applications for students to apply for open positions to serve for the 2020-2021 school year. Students have the opportunity to apply for various positions...

The winners of the SGA election will serve as the Big 3 for the 2020-2021 school year.

Know your leaders

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter April 28, 2020

The Student Government Association held an online election for students to vote for a new president, vice president and chief justice. L’Oreal Williams was elected SGA President, Darnell Butler, Jr....

The Student Government Association has released their application packets for all positions, including president, vice president, chief justice and senator positions. Applications will be submitted electronically since students are advised to stay off of campus for the remainder of the semester.

SGA releases election application packets

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter March 26, 2020

Due to the outbreak and spread of COVID-19, many university faculty and staff are now working from home. In addition, all classes have been moved to online. Despite the transition to online classes...

Students volunteer during the 2019 Big Event organized by the Student Government Association. Currently, SGA has applications available for students to fill up different positions for all the three branches.

A reflection of 2019 in SGA

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter January 23, 2020

In the fall of 2019, the Student Government Association presented several opportunities for students to support its campus community. Karley Bordelon, president of SGA, has assisted with many programs...

Leah Cross, chief justice of the Student Government Association, L’Oreal Williams, vice president of SGA, and Karley Bordelon, 2019-20 president of SGA.

SGA serves campus through three branches

Gabrielle Wood , Staff Reporter October 17, 2019

The university has a student body whose sole purpose is to maintain relations between the university and its students. The Student Government Association achieves this goal through events, programs...

The new lion statue funded by the Student Government Association located in Friendship Circle.

Lion statue revealed

Staff Reports September 3, 2019

Prior to the football game against Jacksonville State University on Aug. 30, the new lion statue was unveiled at 5:30 p.m. The structure, commissioned by the Student Government Association, is located...

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