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Greek students come together for 1 week

Greek students come together for 1 week

Brianna Duronslet, [email protected]
March 20
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Members of National Panhellenic Council (NPC) and National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) joined together for Greek Week as a way of unifying members of all fraternities and sororities on campus. The event started with a leadership series and a competitive game of Catch the Flag. Throughout the week, ...

Traveling Scholar Series explores works of author

Kandice Johnson, [email protected]
March 20
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On Tuesday evening in Stubbs Hall, Gloria Anzaldua was the topic of discussion. Diana Bowen, a visiting assistant professor of communication at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, presented “Voices from the Archive: Women of Color, Civic Engagement and the Politics of Archival Research” as part...

Pink Bag Series delves into white privilege in Asia

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]
March 20
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The ULM Femhawks have added yet another talk in their Pink Bag series this semester. The theme for this semester is “Privilege.” Last week, professor James Pettit conducted a talk on “Privilege Abroad: Experience of a White American Expat in Asia and the Middle East.” Pettit used his experien...

Student Support Service TRIO Program collects water for St. Joseph

Pujan Dahal, [email protected]
March 7
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Poor water service is not a new issue to the town of St. Joseph, Louisiana. Dating back to the 1930s, the city has dealt with a contaminated water supply. The water’s rusty tint comes from naturally occurring iron and manganese sediment in the underground well that has built up in the water lines over th...

Universities, TOPS spared from budget cuts for now

Universities, TOPS spared from budget cuts for now

Olivia Barfield, [email protected]
March 7
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The Louisiana Legislature spared higher education and the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) from budget cuts when they closed out of special session last Wednesday, Feb. 22. Compromise brought the close of the special session with most legislators agreeing that they weren’t fu...

Pinkbag Series discusses privilege

Pinkbag Series discusses privilege

Brianna Duronslet, [email protected]
March 7
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Many are silent when the subject of privilege is brought up, but ULM professor Leslie Pace spoke on the topic at the Pink Bag Series in Sandel Hall. The lecture was hosted by the ULM Femhawks. Pace spoke on two types of privileges. The first was white privilege. In her presentation, Pace discuss how...

Miracle man still stands strong

Miracle man still stands strong

Corlyn Key, Opinion Editor
February 20
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Around two in the morning on Jan. 7, Wildlife Agent Tyler Wheeler stopped a vehicle on Highway 165 between Sterlington and Bastrop for “switched tags.” What started as just a routine traffic stop ended up as a life-threatening situation when Wheeler was shot five times. The 25-year-old was shot on...

Students form new church organization on campus

Kandice Johnson, [email protected]
February 19
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When Montez Powell and two sisters Christina and Chrishana Puckett started meeting for Bible study in the fall semester, they wanted nothing more than to worship and grow closer to God. Today, their Bible study group has expanded to the point that they are now an official church organization at ULM. Th...

Mardi Gras Court king and queen ready for crowns

Mardi Gras Court king and queen ready for crowns

Summer Ho, [email protected]
February 19
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The stressful environment of college brings about difficult exams, external exhaustion and financial debt. But for one day (or perhaps the entire weekend), people can feast and party to their heart’s content on Fat Tuesday in honor of Mardi Gras. More specifically, Josh Usie and Grace Jeanfreau are i...

Carlos Ibarra: Dreamer 1st, adventurer 2nd

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]
February 19
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Imagine, 72 days, 10 pairs of sneakers and 2,942 miles traveled…all by foot. “Run Carlos Run,” a mini television series about a Carlos Ibarra running across the United States, was screened Thursday night at Stubbs Hall, along with a meet and greet with Ibarra himself. The event kick started the Traveling S...

Meteorological Society donates to New Orleans tornado victims

Kandice Johnson, News Editor
February 19
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When the ULM Meteorological Society heard news of tornadoes ripping through the New Orleans area, sending condolences wasn’t enough. The organization announced on Facebook Tuesday that it would “donate half of their profits from the bake sale to the victims of the tornadoes.” The bake sale wil...

Olympians to speak at Lyceum Series

Olympians to speak  at Lyceum Series

ULM Hawkeye
February 14
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Instead of one speaker, this year’s Lyceum Series will feature two guests. Olympic gold medalists Shawn Johnson and Mia Hamm will speak at the Lyceum Series event on March 9. Shawn Johnson is a former gymnast who won the gold medal on the balance beam in the Beijing Olympics in 2008. Johnson al...

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