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The Hawkeye

The Student News Site of University of Louisiana Monroe

The Hawkeye

SGA finalizes results of 2024-2025 officer election
SGA finalizes results of 2024-2025 officer election
Zoe Sissac, Editor-In-Chief • April 15, 2024

After a week rife with campaigns and debates, the Student Government Association (SGA) announced the newly elected executive board and senate. SGA revealed the election results on Friday, filling four seats on the executive...

Biden honors Arab Americans with national holiday
Biden honors Arab Americans with national holiday
Amir Aljjanar April 15, 2024

April serves as National Arab American Heritage Month (NAAHM), a newly created holiday that recognizes the achievements of Arab Americans. Throughout April, college campuses, state legislatures and non-profit organizations...

Mayor Ellis wins re-election in competitive, three-way race
Dean Edwards April 15, 2024

Incumbent Friday Ellis emerged victorious in the 2024 Monroe mayoral election, triumphing over his competitors Jamie Mayo and Betty Ward-Cooper on March 23. According to KTVE, Ellis earned 63.54% of the votes, receiving...

School of Nursing sponsors Wellness Fair
School of Nursing sponsors Wellness Fair
Keith Webb, Copy Editor • April 15, 2024

ULM worked with local public health organizations to organize a Health and Wellness Fair on April 8. Student nurses posted two stations across campus: an information booth outside the HUB and a testing center in Sandel Hall....

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TRiO hosts Solar Eclipse Party
Alayna Pellegrin April 15, 2024

ULM became a center for cosmic phenomena as the 2024 solar eclipse passed over Monroe last Monday. Students became astronomers as they studied the sky, searching for signs of the eclipse. While not many students spotted the...

Womens Symposium honors innovative, visionary women
Women's Symposium honors innovative, visionary women
Zoe Sissac, Editor-in-Chief • March 27, 2024

The future is female—the message behind ULM's annual Women's Symposium has not changed since its inception eight years ago. Last Wednesday, business owners, students and faculty filled Bayou Pointe for a day dedicated to...

Meet the Staff
Katherine Babin
Katherine Babin
Staff Photographer

From Woodworth, Louisiana, Katherine is a freshman majoring in Criminal Justice and minoring in Art. She hopes to one day work at a law office and have her own photography business on the side. She loves...

Fall anticipation climbs with spring practice
Fall anticipation climbs with spring practice
Beau Benoit, Sports Editor • April 15, 2024

Even though ULM football’s home opener against Jackson State remains over 100 days away, Malone Stadium is anything but quiet. Since March...

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6th inning home run leads to Bobcat blunder
Beau Benoit, Sports Editor • April 15, 2024

After losing the series against the Ragin’ Cajuns, ULM baseball showed its resilience by opening the series against Texas State with a 7-5...

Women’s basketball deserves national attention
Cameron Jett, Graduate Assistant • April 15, 2024

College women’s basketball transformed from an afterthought into a household staple during the past two seasons. ESPN released the viewership...

Students showcase skills in tailgate classic
Students showcase skills in tailgate classic
Beau Benoit, Sports Editor • April 15, 2024

Students escaped the torrent of rain on Tuesday by taking up some friendly competition at the Activity Center. Rounding out the intramural schedule,...

Warhawks unable to conquer Lions’ lead
Warhawks unable to conquer Lions’ lead
Cameron Jett, Graduate Assistant • March 27, 2024

ULM softball's first break from the conference slate came against Southeastern Louisiana, and it didn't go as planned. After seven consecutive...

Forward Skylar Blaise sprints past defenders to take a shot on goal.
Quick scoring dominates demons in spring season opener
Prasanna Jha March 25, 2024

The ULM women's soccer team won its first spring match of the off-season 4-0 after hosting Northwestern State University on March 16. The...

Warhawks go back in time with Spring Fever
Warhawks go back in time with Spring Fever
Hanna Singh, Art & Entertainment Editor • April 15, 2024

Students took a trip back in time with a retro-themed Spring Fever all last week. From ‘90s skate night to a 2000s night trivia game, Warhawks experienced the fun of different...

Warhawks move, groove at Silent Disco Night
Warhawks move, groove at Silent Disco Night
Hanna Singh, Art & Entertainment Editor • April 15, 2024

Students boogied to their own beat last Thursday night in the Hangar. In a seemingly quiet room, attendees each had their own choice of song blasting in their earphones for...

Students make a splash with Oozeball
Students make a splash with Oozeball
April 15, 2024

Friday morning’s sunny weather brought excitement and had students ready to take on the annual Oozeball tournament hosted by 31 Ambassadors. Teams packed into the parking...

ULM celebrates vibrant culture at Nepali Night
ULM celebrates vibrant culture at Nepali Night
Prasanna Jha April 15, 2024

Nepalese students showed off their culture on March 23 at the annual Nepali Night in Bayou Pointe. Through musical performances, traditional Nepalese cuisine and cultural...

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Letter to the Editor: LA should examine state of political leadership
Christopher Etienne April 15, 2024

In the first 100 days of the new Louisiana Republican Governor Jeff Landry and the Republican supermajorities in the House and Senate, Louisiana...

Letter to the Editor: On-campus residents need direct advocacy
Bryant Breksa April 15, 2024

From mold, power outages and broken A/C units to sagging ceiling tiles and “mystery stain” colored linoleum floor tiles, I, along with others,...

Letter to the Editor: Greek life is misrepresented, underappreciated at ULM
Jonah Bostick March 25, 2024

Last week, the Hawkeye published an opinion piece on Greek life and how it shouldn't be idolized by students. Not only is the subject matter...

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