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Athletic Director won’t continue contract

Athletic Director won’t continue contract

Cory Thaxton, Editor in Chief
May 18, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

After four years, Brian Wickstrom, the University of Louisiana Monroe's Director of Athletics, will not be renewing his contract with the university.  Wickstrom joined the Warhawk family in July 2013. From day one, it has been Wickstrom's dream to move to a larger program. President Nick Bruno...

SAA Banquet honors dedicated Warhawks

Alan Rawles, [email protected]
May 4, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Registered student organizations joined campus administrators on the seventh floor of the library for the Student Affairs Awards Banquet Monday night. Awards were given to some of the top students and organizations who excelled in everything from “Top Donations Raised” to “Best Representative.” Campus...

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes steps on sexual abuse issues

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes steps on sexual abuse issues

Pujan Dahal, [email protected]
April 26, 2017
Filed under NEWS

“Baby, I'm preying on you tonight, hunt you down eat you alive just like animals.” Monika Taylor, representative of the attorney general’s office of Louisiana cited Maroon 5’s song “Animals” to be a rapist song in the event Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Keeping up the tradition that was...

International Student Association brings diverse celebrations to ULM campus

International Student Association brings diverse celebrations to ULM campus

Summer Ho, [email protected]
April 24, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Even though students struggle with paying for textbooks, tuition and rent, they still experience wanderlust. This word describes strong feelings to travel and explore. But planning a trip entails the expensive costs of transportation, accommodations, food, activities and shopping. So, even if everyone...

Crosswalk concerns: Who is to blame?

Brea Joyner, [email protected]
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS

After SGA implemented more crosswalks being added during last year’s Lunch with the President, we reported that painted crosswalks were added in front of the Activity Center and the International House. For senior political science major Mary Solieau, this issue struck a nerve her freshman year. Soli...

Professor publishes field guide

Professor publishes field guide

Olivia Barfield, [email protected]
April 24, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

When John Carr was first approached about creating a book, he wasn’t sure about the idea. But when he realized that a field guide of Louisiana critters would be useful to students and laymen alike, he jumped at the opportunity. For Carr, a professor of biology who specializes in herpetology, working on a bo...

African-Caribbean students strut fashion flare at show

Danielle Porter, [email protected]
April 24, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Students who attended the African-Caribbean Association’s fashion show tasted several cultures both south of the Gulf of Mexico and across the Atlantic Ocean. As part of International Week, The African-Caribbean Association (ACA) hosted their annual fashion show on April 12. This year’s theme w...

SGA senator positions finally filled

Alan Rawles, [email protected]
April 10, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Two new officers have been added to next year’s Student Government Association (SGA) roster. Cody Crnkovic and Ellen Ingram won their SGA campaigns last week to fill the last slots for SGA. Ingram won her campaign to be the new SGA secretary with a seven-point gap over Shelby Carrier. Crnkovic ...

Warhawks represent at LSU Discover Day

Warhawks represent at LSU Discover Day

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]
April 10, 2017
Filed under NEWS

For the first time, the LSU Discover Day Undergraduate Research Conference opened its doors for outside universities, and some of our fellow Warhawks attended to represent ULM. The ULM team had six student presenters accompanied by Professor Will Rogers, assistant professor of the English department. ...

Senate makes historic rule change for Neil Gorsuch

Senate makes historic rule change for Neil Gorsuch

April 10, 2017
Filed under Briefs, NEWS

Republicans cleared the way for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's choice to fill the Supreme Court seat,  to be confirmed by the Senate as the 113th Supreme Court Justice on Friday. The final tally was 54-45 in favor of confirmation. Gorsuch will take the oath of office Monday, April 10. T...

CAB president accepts job at large broker firm

CAB president accepts job at large broker firm

Summer Ho, [email protected]
April 3, 2017
Filed under NEWS

As graduation draws near, many students worry about acquiring a job, continuing their education or simply passing the last semester. But, one student stands out as by se- curing a job before even graduating. At the end of summer 2016, Dustin Hickman accepted a job o er from All Risks Limited, a...

How track and field renovations would benefit ULM, community

How track and field renovations would benefit ULM, community

Kandice Johnson, [email protected]
April 3, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Last year, the ULM Athletic Department made upgrades to facilities that benefited the football, baseball and softball team, but now the focus has shifted to fixing Brown Stadium. While news of the museum’s research collection being moved out of storage for the renovation of the track has ca...

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