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Savannah Payne finishes her fight

Savannah Payne finishes her fight

ULM Hawkeye
November 6
Filed under Breaking News

  Savannah Payne, a student who received extensive treatments after having parts of her arms and legs amputated, passed away Friday night in a hospital. Payne, a 21-year-old senior speech-language pathology major and residential life hall director, had been fighting for her life si...

Water ski team takes 27th national championship

ULM Hawkeye
October 16
Filed under Breaking News

The Water Ski Team reclaimed the national title Saturday in El Centro, California after placing second in competition last year. As details develop, visit us online at ulmhawkeyeonline.com and pick up next week’s issue of the Hawkeye.

Joseph Feliu: A bright life cut short

Joseph Feliu: A bright life cut short

Olivia Barfield
September 6
Filed under Breaking News, FEATURE STORIES

Joseph Feliu, 19, died due to health complications following a stroke Sep. 2. Feliu was a sophomore political science major from Olive Branch, MS. Feliu was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, a long-term inflammatory condition, in May 2015. According to his mother, Michelle Grantham Feliu, that is when hi...

Suspect connected with graduate’s murder

Suspect connected with graduate’s murder

Gwendolyn Ducre
February 29
Filed under Breaking News, FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

A suspect sits in Ouachita Correctional Center with four charges of unauthorized use of access card, two drug charges and two fugitives from justice charges. Now, he is facing a capital murder charge for the death of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers from Mississippi. A grand jury indicted Quentin Tellis...

Lang dies at 22

Lang dies at 22

ULM Hawkeye
February 15
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS

Lauren Lang, 22, died by a self-inflicted gunshot wound Jan. 31. Lang was a senior dental hygiene major of Bastrop, LA. According to Save.org, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death among Americans of all ages. Depression is said to be a factor of suicides. “She wasn’t crazy. She just had so...

Trouble in paradise

Trouble in paradise

Josh Dean
November 29
Filed under Breaking News, Feature Sports, FEATURE STORIES, Sports

A second-half comeback came up short, as ULM falls to the Rainbow Warriors of Hawaii 28-26. Hawaii got on the board first with a 12-yard touchdown run by Warrior running back Paul Harris. Harris rushed for over 166 yards and one touchdown on the night. The Warhawks answered with a 30-yard field...

University ranks bottom 10 in sexual health survey

Carmen Blackwell
November 29
Filed under Breaking News, FREESTYLE

A Trojan Condoms survey ranking ULM as No. 137 of 140 in sexual health resources spurred uncertainty about the communication between the company and the university. Yolanda Camper, nurse practitioner at the ULM Health Clinic, said she does not know where Trojan gets its information from because the...

Men’s basketball team bounces into history

Men’s basketball team bounces into history

ULM Hawkeye
November 15
Filed under Breaking News, FEATURE STORIES, Sports

The Warhawks started off the season with a dominant 88-43 win over McMurry. The 45-point margin of victory was the largest for the Warhawks in a season opener in school history. ULM scored the first 17 points of the game and never looked back. The Warhawks also came out strong defensively only...

Shooting occurs near campus

Shooting occurs near campus

Stacy Reppond
November 15
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS

After Monroe Police responded to a shooting near ULM’s campus in the 800 block of Filhiol Avenue Wednesday night, ULM sent out an emergency alert to students, faculty and staff. The emergency notification system, Warhawk Alert, notified them by automated phone calls, text messages and emails. Officials...

Band, choir trips suffer bus accidents

Band, choir trips suffer bus accidents

Stacy Reppond
November 15
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS

The School of Visual and Performing Arts’ choir and band groups experienced multiple setbacks on their out-of-state trips, including two unrelated bus accidents in the same week. Two students sustained minor injuries Saturday night when one of the buses carrying Sound of Today band members was involved...

Developing: Choir returns home safe

Developing: Choir returns home safe

ULM Hawkeye
November 5
Filed under Breaking News, FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

ULM officials have confirmed that The ULM Concert Choir was involved in a three-vehicle accident this week on its way back to campus from its annual Texas Tour. The crash occurred just 15 minutes west of Shreveport. "Thankfully, none of the passengers on the bus were hurt, and all ULM faculty and students...

Smoke forces faculty, students out of library

Smoke forces faculty, students out of library

ULM Hawkeye
November 1
Filed under Breaking News, NEWS

Students, faculty and staff evacuated the library Thursday night around 6 p.m. after occupants detected a considerable amount of  smoke pouring into the fourth floor. The fire alarm went off and an announcement was made that said “this is not a drill,” causing some uncertainty and fear for students...

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