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The Lion's Roar

On Feb. 17, 2009, Dr. John Crain became the president of the university. From faculty member for the College of Business to interim provost and ultimately president.

Crain named professor emeritus

Abigail Fischer, Staff Reporter October 27, 2023

The University of Louisiana System Board has awarded Southeastern’s former President Dr. John L. Crain, the title of President Emeritus for his distinguished service to the school during his 45 years...

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...

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...

Arlan Williams (No. 34), Donte Daniels (No. 27) and Anthony Britton Jr. (30) celebrate a big defensive play against Texas A&M-Commerce during last years Homecoming game at Strawberry Stadium. (Oct. 8, 2022 - Hammond)

New-look Lions ready to roar into 2023

Troy Allen and Chase Gispert August 10, 2023

In 2022, the Southeastern Lions football team had a banner year, finishing 9-4 and claiming the Southland Conference title with a victory over the Nicholls Colonels down the bayou. During the title...

SLU football announces home and home series with reigning FCS champions

SLU football announces home and home series with reigning FCS champions

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor July 20, 2023

Last week, Southeastern Athletic Director Jay Artigues announced Coach Scelfo's squad will host South Dakota State at Strawberry Stadium on Sept. 21, 2024, with a rematch scheduled for Sept. 18, 2027,...

Powerade bottles fly as Southeastern walks off Northwestern State 7-6 on Senior Day at Alumni Field to end the 2023 regular season at 25-25. (May 20, 2023 - Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field - Hammond)

SLU concludes regular season on six-game winning streak with sweep of NSU; Head Coach Matt Riser let go after 10 years of service

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 22, 2023

Southeastern baseball defeated Northwestern State in walk-off fashion Saturday on Senior Day 7-6 at Alumni Field to conclude the regular season with a six-game winning streak and a sweep of its conference...

Lions players watch on during Southeasterns 10-0 loss to No. 1 LSU at Alumni Field. (May 2, 2023 - Hammond)

Lions edge Jags for final midweek game of the season

Chase Gispert, Sports Editor May 18, 2023

Southeastern defeated South Alabama 5-4 on Tuesday night at “The Pat,” climbing to 22-25 on the year.  SLU outhit USA eight to five and committed zero errors while their counterparts had two. The...

Junior 400m runner Eugene Omalla takes silver as he competed on March 25 at LSUs Battle on the Bayou.

Shiff, Jackson earn Conference Outdoor Athletes of the Week as Lions prepare for Texas Relays

Haley Dupre', Photography Editor March 31, 2023

The Lions had a strong season opener in outdoor track, walking away with five podium finishes.  On Saturday March 18, the Green and Gold competed in the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette. Due to chilling...

Junior Ysabella Lockwood prepares for devastating spike during Southeasterns Senior Night triumph over William Carey on Tuesday  afternoon at the Southeastern Beach Volleyball Complex. (March 28, 2023)

Lady Lions cruise by the Crusaders on Senior Day

Troy Allen, Staff Reporter March 30, 2023

The Lady Lions snapped their five-game losing streak on Tuesday, March 28 against William Carey with a 4-1 victory on Senior Day at the Southeastern Beach Volleyball Complex.  Southeastern completed...

Southeastern Phased Campus Re-Opening Plan

September 10, 2021

Editor’s note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain. September 10, 2021 I am pleased to announce our reopening plans.  I know everyone...

Sept. 8, 2021: Southeastern re-opening progress update

September 8, 2021

Editor’s note: The following update is a reposted message from University President Dr. Crain. As I write this update, one of our campus grounds crew members is busy mowing the grass...

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