SLU mascot to undergo makeover based on fans' choice

Monday, March 27, 2017
by: Rene Abadie

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     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Lion mascot, “Roomie,” will undergo a general makeover based on an online vote by students, faculty, staff and fans at large.
     “Perodically, Roomie gets a facelift to keep up with changing trends,” said Erin Cowser, executive director of Public and Governmental Affairs at Southeastern. “It is time for an update, which will be revealed in the fall in time for football season. We’re going to Lion Up and change it up a bit.”
     A university committee of students, alumni, staff and stakeholders narrowed the possible selections to two, and interested individuals can vote online starting Tuesday, March 28, through Tuesday, April 4. Votes can be cast at with everyone allowed one vote.
     The winning selection will be announced at a later date.

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