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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

Initiative to stock bathrooms with period products is underway

Initiative to stock bathrooms with period products is underway

Lindsay Miller, Staff Reporter March 5, 2024

The Student Government Association (SGA) has begun stocking period products in some bathrooms on campus as a part of their People with Periods initiative.  The bathrooms currently stocked with the...

Brazilian graduate student Thais Lindemayer Gomes represents Southeastern Pride and the community of international students at SLU.

Thais Lindemayer’s legacy at Southeastern

Bogi Csordas, Staff Reporter February 6, 2024

When Brazilian student-athlete Thais Lindemayer Gomes transferred from a junior college in 2019, she never imagined she’d have such an impact on the community and atmosphere of Southeastern.  Gomes...

Bailey Milburn, a senior mathematics major and chief justice of SGA, poses in front of the lion statue in friendship circle.

Bailey Milburn steps up to become new SGA chief justice

Lindsay Miller, Staff Reporter January 13, 2024

Bailey Milburn, a senior mathematics major, is hard at work preparing for his upcoming semester as the Student Government Association’s newest chief justice.  After the former chief justice and associate...

SGA Vice President Matt Mathews talks to the senate about the chief justices resignation.

SGA discusses chief justice resignation, safety and more at senate meeting

Chloe Williams and Kennith Woods November 28, 2023

During its senate meeting on the Monday before Thanksgiving break, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed Chief Justice Aaliyah Muhammad's resignation, which came after the internal affairs...

Members of SGA listening to the speakers and taking notes accordingly.

SGA meeting touches on chief justice complaints, funding

Lindsay Miller, Staff Reporter November 16, 2023

On Monday, Nov. 13, the Student Government Association (SGA) held a senate meeting in Fayard Hall to vote on funding for the Sims Memorial Library and the proposed pickleball court.  Lacey Johnson,...

SGA President Lacey Johnson gives her attention to Title IX Coordinator and Title IX panel moderator Teressa Leday.

SGA President Lacey Johnson expresses the importance of “keeping students at the table” for Title IX discussion

Yumi Domangue, Staff Reporter & Graphic Designer November 6, 2023

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, Southeastern and state leaders spoke on recent Title IX legislation and what can be done moving forward. Louisiana State Senator Regina Barrow (D-15) talked about the recent legislation...

SGA Chief Justice Aaliyah Muhammad, President Lacey Johnson and Vice President Matt Matthews (left to right) show their lion pride by showcasing a fierce “Lion Up.”

The Big Three hit the ground running in 2023

Hydee Holsapple, Copy Editor August 13, 2023

The Student Government Association (SGA) Big Three for 2023 dive into their elected roles.  President Lacey Johnson, Vice President Matt Matthews and Chief Justice Aaliyah Muhammad have begun working...

Dr. William Wainwright walking on  stage in the Student Union Ballroom to begin his convocation address at his first faculty and staff convocation.

President Wainwright addresses faculty and staff at his debut convocation

Chloe Williams, Editor-in-Chief August 11, 2023

Faculty and staff gathered in the Student Union Ballroom at 11 a.m. today for their annual convocation.  Dr. William Wainwright welcomed everyone with his convocation address and stated, “Last week,...

Building B shines under the summer sun in the Greek Village. This space is the location for the gender-inclusive housing pilot program beginning in fall 2023.

Gender-inclusive housing pilot program to take flight in the fall

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter July 21, 2023

This fall, the Lavender Lions, in conjunction with SLU Housing, will begin a pilot program for gender-inclusive housing. The program will house 15 students in Building B on North Campus.  The LGBTQIA+...

New SGA Big Three finalized after election complications

Kennith Woods, Staff Reporter April 24, 2023

On Wednesday, April 5, students congregated near the Student Union breezeway in anticipation for the announcement of the newly-elected Student Government Association (SGA) president and chief justice....

Share your gratitude at the Big Event

Share your gratitude at the Big Event

Kate Oborina, Staff Reporter March 21, 2023

Each year, students from Southeastern participate in the Big Event, which is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, with a rain date of Saturday, April 1.  An annual service project that benefits the...

The empty lot with old barricades and caution tape left over from the demolition of the old SGA car wash.

SGA’s old car wash building torn down, revealing new opportunities

Eva Saladino, Staff Reporter March 10, 2023

In the midst of the hubbub caused by the campus network outage, students may not have noticed a change that happened over Mardi Gras break - the Student Government Association (SGA) car wash, formerly...

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