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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

Flu and covid are on the rise: What students need to know

Flu and covid are on the rise: What students need to know

Sabrina Benoit, Staff Reporter January 30, 2024

Viruses such as COVID-19 and the flu are on the rise again and students should prepare to access all the information they need to know about the University Health Center.  Southeastern’s Health Center...

Freshman sprinter Onyah Favour makes her way around the curve as the second leg of the womens 4x400 meter relay.

Gold rush in Birmingham: SLU Track and Field claims five titles at Samford Open

Chase Gispert and Haley Dupre January 29, 2024

SLU’s track and field team took home five golds among the 10 podium spots they secured at the Samford Open on Saturday, Jan. 20, in Birmingham, Alabama. Graduate student Indya Jackson clocked in at...

Senior SLU guard Hailey Giaratano makes her move to the basket on sophomore LSU guard Flaujae Johnson during the Lady Lions clash with the Tigers at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Nov. 17, 2023 - Hammond)

LSU outmuscles Southeastern in bigtime catfight

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter November 21, 2023

The LSU Tigers (4-1) defeated the Southeastern Lady Lions (1-2) 73-50 at the Pride Roofing University Center on Friday night.  Guard Flau’jae Johnson posted a double-double with 17 points and 11...

SLU players pose with River Bell Trophy after last years 40-17 triumph in Thibodaux at John L. Guidry Stadium. (Nov. 17, 2022)

Lions look ahead to River Bell Classic following trouncing of TAMUC

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor November 16, 2023

Don’t look now, but Southeastern football is on a three-game winning streak.  After a disastrous 0-7 start to the season, Coach Scelfo’s men have righted the ship and find themselves at 3-7 going...

A teary-eyed Dr. Willis looks at the room filled with coworkers, friends and family that came in attendance of his farewell party.

Departure of SLU’s Dean Willis

Samantha Sims, Campus Editor October 25, 2023

On Oct. 13, Dr. Gabriel Willis officially resigned from his position as Dean of Students at Southeastern.  After nine years at SLU, Willis accepted a new position as the associate vice president and...

Junior middle hitter Hannah Brewer (2) attempts spike over Texas A&M-Commerces Kitana Tuufuli (20). (Sept. 30, 2023 - Hammond)

Sweeping away the competition, Lady Lions nab eighth straight win

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter October 2, 2023

On Saturday morning, Lady Lions volleyball secured their 8th straight win over Texas A&M-Commerce. They won in a 3-0 sweep (25-10, 25-10, 25-19). Their win over TAMC also marks their seventh straight...

The Lady Lions huddle together before the game begins against Texas A&M-Commerce at Strawberry Stadium. (Sept. 29, 2023 - Hammond)

Lady Lions’ struggles continue in 2-0 loss to TAMUC

Kennith Woods, News Editor September 30, 2023

On Friday night, Lady Lions soccer suffered a shutout loss to Southland Conference (SLC) rival Texas A&M-Commerce (TAMUC). The 2-0 loss dropped their record to 3-7 overall and 1-2 in conference play.  SLU...

SLU players celebrate their 48-14 win over Murray State last season at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2022 - Hammond)

Lions set to host Huskies in anticipated SLC home opener

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 23, 2023

After three straight weeks on the road to start the season and over 2,000 miles of travel, Southeastern returns home to face Houston Christian today in its first game at Strawberry Stadium this season.  SLU...

SLU players give the Lion Up sign in their team huddle during a game against Washington at the Pride Roofing University Center. (Aug. 25, 2023 - Hammond)

SLU volleyball asserts itself on the national stage following historic week of play

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 15, 2023

Southeastern (6-3) picked up two of its best-ever program wins during non-conference play last week over Texas State and LSU.  The reigning Southland Conference Champions went 2-1 in the Texas State...

Junior forward Maycie Massingill shields ball from a JSU defender during SLUs 1-0 victory at Strawberry Stadium. (Sept. 10th, 2023 - Hammond)

Southeastern out-muscles Jackson State at Strawberry Stadium

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter September 11, 2023

In yesterday’s soccer match, the Southeastern Lady Lions triumphed 1-0 over the Jackson State Tigers, marking their return to Strawberry Stadium. Junior goalie Olivia Griffin had five saves on the...

SLU senior center John Allen in action vs. Murray State during the Lions 48-14 victory at Strawberry Stadium a year ago. (Oct. 1, 2022 - Hammond)

Southeastern overwhelmed by Bulldogs, hope Jags yield different result

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor September 9, 2023

SLU football opened its season in Starkville, Mississippi last Saturday (Sept. 2) against SEC opponent Mississippi State. Despite a competitive first half, the Bulldogs pulled away in the second en route...

John Allen (No. 55) sets of for the play during SLUs dominant 48-14 victory over Murray State last season at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 1, 2022 - Hammond)

John Allen: The man in the trenches

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter September 5, 2023

John Allen is Southeastern’s star offensive lineman from Jackson, Mississippi. After playing guard for his entire career at SLU, Allen will return to play center for the 2023 season.  According...

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