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The Hawkeye

The Student News Site of University of Louisiana Monroe

The Hawkeye

The Student News Site of University of Louisiana Monroe

The Hawkeye

REUSE, REDUCE, RECYLCE: Students filled trash bags with pieces of litter found on campus.
Students, faculty keep ULM beautiful with campuswide cleanup
Hanna Singh, Arts & Entertainment Editor • April 29, 2024

Students and faculty joined in the effort to reduce litter at the annual "Keep ULM Beautiful" beautification event, working diligently throughout the week to beautify campus. Participants got their hands dirty in honor of...

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Ouachita RiverFest fosters sense of community
Keith Webb, Copy Editor • April 29, 2024

The vibrant day began with an array of live music performances by local bands. Art pop-up shops lined the streets, selling everything from modern artworks to antiques. The tantalizing aromas of food trucks filled the air,...

PATHWAY TO SUCCESS: Students presented their semester-long research to a panel of judges.
Students strive for academic excellence at Research Symposium
Keith Webb, Copy Editor • April 29, 2024

ULM held its annual Research Symposium on April 24, highlighting its faculty and students' innovative research and scholarly achievements. The symposium featured a diverse range of presentations and posters across various...

MAKE PEACE NOT WAR: Pro-Palestinian college students urged universities to stop receiving funds from Israel.
Student-led protests erupt across US college campuses
Zoe Sissac, Editor-in-Chief • April 29, 2024

College campuses across the country became the sites of encampments and sit-ins amid growing controversy over the U.S.’s involvement in the Israel-Hamas War. Instead of attending classes or studying for finals, students...

ULM PD, Monroe PD take action amid rising gun violence
ULM PD, Monroe PD take action amid rising gun violence
Alayna Pellegrin April 22, 2024

On March 29, a shooting near Murphy USA gas station outside of the Walmart Supercenter on Louisville Avenue injured two people. On April 4, a shooting occurred at Tommy's Express Car Wash on Sterlington Road. As gun violence...

CBSS Pelican Cup inspires entrepreneurs, innovators
CBSS Pelican Cup inspires entrepreneurs, innovators
Prasanna Jha April 22, 2024

The College of Business and Social Sciences held the annual Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup Luncheon, honoring this year's winners of the semester-long business and marketing competition. The luncheon recognizes the top three...

Meet the Staff
Emerson Collins
Emerson Collins
Staff Writer

Emerson was born and raised in Bossier City, LA. They are a toxicology major with a criminal justice minor. Some interests of theirs are embroidery, studying, reading, and being in nature. Emerson also...

DELIGHTFUL DUGOUT: The ULM bench congratulates Andie Edwards on scoring a run.
Warhawks topple Ladyjacks with run-rule victory
Keith Webb, Copy Editor • April 29, 2024

In a softball match-up between the Warhawks and the Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks, ULM emerged victorious with a run-rule game. The final score...

BLAZING THROUGH: Skylar Blaise approaches the box for a shot on goal.
Rain-soaked Tigers put Warhawks through wringer
Prasanna Jha April 29, 2024

ULM women’s soccer lost its last off-season spring game against Jackson State 1-0 at Brown Stadium. During the match, rain drenched the...

SWINGIN’ AND SLINGIN’: Meagan Brown readies to swing at the ball.
Tigers trampled during non-conference bout
Keith Webb, Copy Editor • April 22, 2024

ULM’s softball team fought hard to rebound from its series with Troy and succeeded with Wednesday’s 5-1 game against Grambling State. “We...

ZENZATIONAL: Maryssa Zenzen reaches to tag a player.
GALLERY: Bobcats bash Warhawks in double header
Katherine Babin April 22, 2024

PITCHER PERFECT: Davis Oswalt prepares to pitch.
Bulldogs best baseball in mid-week contest
Beau Benoit, Sports Editor • April 22, 2024

ULM baseball hosted I-20 rival LA Tech on Tuesday as part of Super Warhawk Week. Despite the energy of the week, rare contact with the ball hampered...

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Students, faculty compete in annual kick ball match
Keith Webb, Copy Editor • April 22, 2024

Spirits were high as faculty and students gathered at ULM’s softball complex for the annual student versus faculty game. Students and staff...

DOWN BY THE RIVER: The NEDHSA held the festival at the Downtown RiverMarket.
'Art is Therapy' offers creativity, rejuvenation
Hanna Singh, Arts & Entertainment Editor • April 30, 2024

Last Saturday, the Northeast Delta Human Services Authority (NEDHSA) hosted the second annual "Art is Therapy" festival at the Downtown RiverMarket in Monroe. At the festival,...

TUNES OF TODAY: The band played many popular hit songs, such as Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero.”
Sound of Today performance combines instrumental, pop music
Keith Webb, Copy Editor • April 29, 2024

ULM's Sound of Today treated students and faculty to an afternoon of instrumental pop music at "Pops on the Plaza" last Thursday. The performance featured a diverse selection...

‘Shrek’ actor displays impressive theater background
‘Shrek’ actor displays impressive theater background
Zoe Sissac, Editor-in-Chief • April 29, 2024

After wowing audiences last March, “Shrek: The Musical” left many wondering who played the lovable and titular ogre. Senior vocal performance major James Wright III donned...

Hannas Hangout
Hanna's Hangout
Hanna Singh, Arts & Entertainment Editor • April 29, 2024

The end of the semester leaves students with a newfound sense of freedom from classes, responsibilities and homework. It’s time to get out in the sun, soak up the fun and...

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Taylor Swift should be recognized for her accomplishments, not relationships
Taylor Swift should be recognized for her accomplishments, not relationships
Sheriah Williams, Opinion Editor • April 29, 2024

Taylor Swift's relationship with NFL football player Travis Kelce has recently thrust her into the media spotlight. The two started dating in...

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O.J. needs to be held accountable
Dean Edwards April 29, 2024

O.J. Simpson, pro-football hall of famer, died April 18 from cancer at the age of 76. O.J. Simpson was known for many things, from playing running...

Spring Fever Week disappointed students
Spring Fever Week disappointed students
Alayna Pellegrin April 22, 2024

Most students look forward to Spring Fever Week every year as a time to destress and decompress before finals. This year's Spring Fever Week...

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