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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

SGA President Baileigh Picou discussing matters at the town hall meeting.

Let’s Recap: What you missed at the townhall meeting

Samantha Sims, Staff Reporter November 9, 2022

Southeastern’s Student Government Association (SGA) partnered with the Multicultural and International Student Affairs (MISA) to host the second town hall meeting of the year on Nov. 7.  According...

Multiple graphics detailing important beliefs and symbols of the pro-life movement were put on display during Southeastern Students For Lifes pro-life exposition.

New pro-life organization comes into conflict with SGA event

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter October 31, 2022

On Wednesday morning, Southeastern Students for Life, a newly-formed pro-life organization on campus, caused an uproar when its social media apparently used an SGA event as publicity to draw more people...

Participants in the Mayoral Debate stand on stage for a picture.

Civic engagement for a new generation: Register to vote online

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter October 11, 2022

The 2022 U.S. midterm elections are quickly approaching, and the deadline to register online to vote in Louisiana is Oct. 18 and the deadline to register in person or postmark printed application is today....

Students voice concerns at SGA town hall

Students voice concerns at SGA town hall

Yumi Domangue, Staff Reporter September 19, 2022

President of the SGA Baileigh Picou convened a town hall meeting on Sept. 15 to hear students’ perspectives on campus life. The meetings, hosted by SGA and the Office of Multicultural and International...

All three members of the SGA Big Three plan on improving SLU with approachability, equality, and opportunity for all.

SGA Big Three have big plans for SLU

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter August 15, 2022

As the Fall 2022 semester begins, the Student Government Association’s three elected officials are set to lead the student body into the new year.  The ‘Big Three,’ including President Baileigh...

(From left) Southeasterns newly elected SGA officials: Vice President Joshua Freeman, President Baileigh Picou and her service dog Bruno, and  Chief Justice Michala Torres.

Introducing the Big Three: SGA’s new leaders

Abigail Fischer, Staff Reporter April 5, 2022

The Student Government Association’s newly elected “Big Three,” consisting of the president, vice president and chief justice, has big plans to encourage and improve student life on campus. SGA...

Baileigh Picou and her service dog Bruno are a well-known duo on campus. Bruno assists Picou with daily tasks, making it easier for her to make it through a day on campus.

Baileigh Picou: A dedicated student leader with dysautonomia

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter March 29, 2022

When people meet Baileigh Picou, a junior general studies major, they associate her with liveliness, positivity and Southeastern spirit. From managing events as an ambassador for the Office of Student...

SLU Black History Month 2022 events calendar

SLU Black History Month 2022 events calendar

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter February 3, 2022

In honor of Black History Month, Multicultural and International Student Affairs will host a variety of events throughout February. See the calendar below: Monday, Feb. 7:  MISA      “I’m...

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...

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