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The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Manestream now available on Spotify

Staff May 31, 2022

Manestream, the official podcast of The Lion's Roar, is now available on Spotify. Click the Manestream logo to the right and subscribe to Manestream on Spotify and receive updates and notifications when...

SLUs seventh-year Head Softball Coach Rick Fremin

Rick Fremin: Non-stop competitiveness in the Southland

David Zieske, Staff Reporter May 10, 2022

On July 22, 2015, SLU's athletic directors came together knowing they needed to hire a new coach with experience, someone who would bring success and a change of culture for Southeastern softball. Out...

OPINION | Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates

OPINION | Roe v. Wade’s long overdue (apparent) repeal and its worrying response from abortion advocates

Dylan Meche, Opinions Editor May 9, 2022

Last week, Politico sent shockwaves through the political world as it revealed a leaked Supreme Court draft majority opinion for the pending Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women’s Health Organization case which...

Locals Mervin and Dasha Strother help provide safe passage for those in Ukraine

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter May 9, 2022

As part of a local church mission, Mervin and Dasha Strother helped escort Ukrainians to Romanian shelters for safety. The Strothers went as representatives of their local church, Cornerstone Church...

Sergeant Willie Bader, a WWII veteran from Tangipahoa Parish enjoys the exhibit at Hammond Regional Arts Center.

Hammond Regional Arts Center hosts exhibits honoring Louisiana’s veterans

Cade Roland, Staff Reporter May 9, 2022

The Hammond Regional Arts Center opened WWII exhibits on May 6 titled “The Pelican State Goes to War” and “ The Service: A Salute to the U.S Military.”  These exhibits showcase the efforts of...

Members of the Concert Choir singing upfront near the microphone along with the choir behind them. Students would often get up throughout the performance for solos or to give the audience a piece of information about the Matthew Shepard case.

Southeastern Concert Choir’s powerful performance of “Considering Matthew Shepard”

Chloe Williams, Staff Reporter May 9, 2022

On May 7, Southeastern’s Concert Choir gathered in the Pottle Auditorium to perform “Considering Matthew Shepard,” composed by Craig Hella Johnson.  The concert was open to the public and conducted...

Beach Volleyball getting ready for their April 16 matchup vs LSU in Baton Rouge

Last Week in Sports: April 25 – May 1

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 5, 2022

Southeastern’s golf team stole the headlines in this version of “Last Week in Sports” with their triumph in the Southland Conference tournament (April 25-27).  Baseball was unable to knock off...

Southeastern Golf team captures Southland title in Lone Star State

Southeastern Golf team captures Southland title in Lone Star State

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 4, 2022

The SLU golf team came into the Southland Conference tournament (April 25-27)  with relatively high expectations after winning two of its last three tournaments. Fresh off a victory in the Ellendale Intercollegiate,...

Kelley and Givan sign for NFL squads as UDFAs, Wilson Jr. receives mini camp invite

Kelley and Givan sign for NFL squads as UDFAs, Wilson Jr. receives mini camp invite

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter May 3, 2022

Cole Kelley and Nolan Givan both signed NFL deals as undrafted free agents following the 2022 NFL draft, which ended on Saturday. In addition, Tim Wilson Jr. received a rookie mini camp invite from the...

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A Musk-run Twitter may not be as bad as you think

Cade Roland, Staff Reporter May 3, 2022

On April 25, Elon Musk acquired Twitter in a $44 billion deal that sent the internet spiraling. The move was met with backlash from Twitter users in fear of what this could mean for the platform.  Musk...

The CARE team stands and poses near their tabling event on campus on April 25. The denim clothing hanging above them is a symbol of breaking the silence for sexual assault survivors.

Denim Day: A day for survivors

Hydee Holsapple, Staff Reporter May 2, 2022

The CARE team hosted a Denim Day celebration on campus on April 25 near the Union and memorial fountain from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This day is an event where people wear denim apparel to raise awareness by...

Washington holds a banner gifted to her when she retired. The banner is signed by faculty, staff and students.

40 years of smiles: A glimpse at Mrs. Rachel Washington’s time at Southeastern

Abigail Fischer, Staff Reporter May 2, 2022

Happy, caring, hardworking, funny – these are qualities that come to mind when students and faculty talk about the lady affectionately known as Mrs. Rachel. Rachel Washington retired March 30 from...

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