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Whitman passes crown to Miss ULM 2020

Whitman passes crown to Miss ULM 2020

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

November 19, 2019

People cheered all across Brown Auditorium. Allison Newton’s face glowed as she accepted a bouquet of red roses and a silver crown. At the 67th annual Miss ULM, Monica Whitman, Miss ULM 2019, crowned Newton Friday, Nov. 15, Miss ULM 2020. After competing four times, Newton received the title she...

Breaking News: Dr. Steven Siconolfi to serve as Interim VP for Academic Affairs

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

January 23, 2019

Dr. Steven Siconolfi has been selected to serve as interim vice president for academic affairs. He will report to campus on Feb. 5 but won’t assume the role until the current academic affairs vice president, Eric Pani’s retires. Pani will retire on Feb. 28. "I believe I can have a positive impact...

Breaking News: ‘Vision 2031’ requested to be removed from OPPJ agenda

Breaking News: 'Vision 2031' requested to be removed from OPPJ agenda

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]

January 22, 2019

  “Vision 2031,” a plan to grow ULM and Ouachita Parish through a property millage tax has been requested to be removed from tonight’s Ouachita Parish Police Jury’s (OPPJ) agenda, according to an email sent out by President Nick Bruno. The email contained a letter written by George Schaeffer to the OPPJ whic...

Yom kippur: A day of forgiveness, hope

Aaron Yelverton

October 3, 2017

Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is one of the holiest days in the Jewish calendar and concludes the series of High Holy Days that occur in the month of September. The holiday commenced Friday evening and continued until Saturday night. The Jewish holiday is significant in that this...

Trump blasts North Korea in U.N. speech

Trump blasts North Korea in U.N. speech

Alan Rawles

October 3, 2017

For his first speech at the United Nations, President Donald Trump highlighted some of the international dangers the world is facing. Trump called out the nations of North Korea and Iran in his speech in his speech to over 100 world leaders.   Though the speech highlighted countries the President...

Human Compassion Trumps Natural Disasters

Human Compassion Trumps Natural Disasters

Alfonzo Galvan

October 3, 2017

The year 2017 has been plagued with natural disasters. Hurricanes, earthquakes, fires, flooding it’s been an awful year for millions of people as they’ve had to endure some of the toughest moments of their lives. Most recently the island of Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory, was hit by Hurricane Maria....

Collections will be relocated, not destroyed

The specimens on view at the ULM Museum of Natural History are separate from the research collections that may be destroyed.

Olivia Barfield, Editor in Chief

March 30, 2017

The director of ULM’s Museum of Natural History has called administration’s ultimatum to destroy the museum’s research collection “unnecessary.” Thomas Sasek, the museum’s director, said the collections will not be destroyed to renovate the school’s track because several institutions ha...

Administration confirms collections may be destroyed, track renovations go unaddressed

ULM Museum of Natural History display

Olivia Barfield, [email protected]

March 29, 2017

A Facebook post made by ULM's Museum of Natural History on Tuesday alleged that millions of research collections would be destroyed so that renovations could be made to track facilities. Administration responded on Wednesday.

Savannah Payne finishes her fight

Photo courtesy by Facebook

ULM Hawkeye

November 6, 2016

  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, 2016

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 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, 2016

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, 2016

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...

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