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The Lion's Roar

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

Larry Hymel (right) and his daughter Kayla Hymel Tomeny pose for a picture at Roux & Brew Seafood and Steak House in Ponchatoula during his book signing on June 18.

SLU athletics legend Larry Hymel releases book on Lion sports history

Chase Gispert July 19, 2022

SLU has a rich tradition in sports, and Larry Hymel portrays this in his new book, “70 Years: Southeastern Lions Athletic History.”   Larry Hymel is as decorated as they come, having served as...

From left to right: UPD Chief Michael Beckner presents the Chiefs Award for Courage to officers Tyrone Garrison, David Miller and Tyler Theard (not pictured) and sergeants Ronald Plaisance, Johnathan Edwards and William Smith for their actions in response to the May 19 shooting at the University Center.

UPD officers recognized for response to May 19 University Center shooting

Brynn Lundy, Co-Editor July 11, 2022

Six University Police Department officers responded to the shooting at the University Center following Hammond High School’s graduation on the evening of May 19. The officers were recognized on campus...

4 injured in shooting incident at University Center

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter May 19, 2022

A shooting incident took place tonight at the SLU University Center during tonight's Hammond High School graduation ceremony. Four individuals were reported injured. University Police has taken one...

McNeese States defense leaves senior forward Jalyn Hinton unguarded, allowing him to score 18 points during the Feb. 10 home game.

Lions rally in the second half to beat McNeese Cowboys

David Zieske, Staff Reporter February 11, 2022

Southeastern’s Lions secured a conference win over the McNeese State Cowboys with an offensive show after being down by six at halftime in the University Center on Feb. 10.  With a final score of...

Sophomore guard Hailey Giaratano attempts to take a shot after a steal in the Feb. 11 game against McNeese in the University Center.

Seven-point comeback in the fourth quarter leads to Lady Lion victory

David Zieske, Staff Reporter February 11, 2022

The Lady Lions got their second win over the McNeese Cowgirls in at the University Center on Feb. 10 with a final score of 78-68. SLU gained another conference win, further pushing their record to 8-0...

Senior guard Keon Clergeot reaches for the ball during the Jan. 29 home game against University of Incarnate Word. Clergeot scored a career-high 29 points, helping the Lions to a 78-68 victory over the Cardinals.

Lions rally behind Clergeot in UIW win

David Zieske, Staff Reporter January 31, 2022

In a rugged game, the Lions came out on top against the University of Incarnate Word, with a final score of 78-68.  The team created many opportunities to take the edge with a game plan of physicality...

Sophomore guard Roscoe Eastmond fights past Texas A&M-Corpus Christis block in a game on Thursday, Jan. 27.

Lions fall short to Islanders in Thursday home game

Haley Dupre', Staff Reporter January 29, 2022

In a tight game on Thursday against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, the Islanders pulled ahead after halftime for an 86-71 Lion loss. This broke the home game winning streak for the first loss in the UC...

Senior guard Breonca Ducksworth dribbles the ball past William Carey Universitys defense at the Dec. 11 home game. The Lady Lions defeated the Crusaders 68-28.

Lady Lions roar to victory over William Carey

Chase Gispert, Staff Reporter December 14, 2021

SLU soundly defeated William Carey University 68-28 at the University Center on Saturday afternoon. Southeastern women’s hoops won their second straight game to improve to 4-5 on the season. The game...

Recent alumni celebrate their achievements after the Spring 2021 Nursing and Health Sciences commencement ceremony on May 19.

Commencement returns to the University Center

Haley Dupré, Staff Reporter December 13, 2021

Final exams are wrapping up and the Fall 2021 semester's winter commencement is days away. This year, the ceremony will be held back at the University Center as in previous years before the pandemic.  Southeastern...

Head Coach Jeremy White speaks with players between sets during Thursdays game against Nicholls State University.

Lady Lions set to bounce back following Nicholls defeat

Austin O'Brien, Staff Reporter October 22, 2021

The Lady Lions volleyball team played the Nicholls State University Colonels last night and lost the match 0-3. The game, held in the University Center, was close in all three sets of the match, but...

Inside the University Center on Aug. 29, a student evacuee passes time by reading a book, sharing an inflatable air mattress with a fellow student.

Students taking shelter: On-campus residents remain resilient through Hurricane Ida

Symiah Dorsey, Photography Editor September 8, 2021

On-campus evacuees were some of the first to witness the flooded roads, downed powerlines and fallen trees that covered Southeastern’s campus on the morning of Aug. 30. In preparation for the wrath...

Senior guard Keon Clergeot pushes through the Cowboys defense and goes for a shot during the last home game of the 2021 season against McNeese State University on Feb. 24.

Lions fall to Cowboys in final home game

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter February 25, 2021

The McNeese State University Cowboys defeated the Lions men’s basketball team 95-91 in their second matchup of the season. Last night’s game in the University Center was the final home game of the...

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