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‘Nobody’s Fool:’ Family, love meet comedy

‘Nobody’s Fool:’ Family, love meet comedy

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

November 12, 2018


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Tyler Perry’s newest film, “Nobody’s Fool,” is a hilarious, yet heartfelt romantic comedy starring Tiffany Haddish and Tika Sumpter. Haddish is best known for her comic role in the hit movie, “Girls Trip,” however her comedy continues in her newest appearance. Haddish plays Tanya, who...

Athlete turns gloomy Mondays into ‘Good Mondays’

Athlete turns gloomy Mondays into ‘Good Mondays’

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

November 12, 2018


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As college students, it is hard to get a good, homecooked meal outside of the school cafeteria. With school, extracurriculars and busy social lives, most students either can’t cook for themselves or aren’t able to go home every weekend to get leftovers. But, when a fellow student of their own “steps...

Whitman achieves childhood dream

Whitman achieves childhood dream

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]

November 12, 2018


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Monica Whitman grew up watching Miss ULM. From Kathrine Colombo, Miss ULM 2007, to Amy Medlin, Miss ULM 2013, Whitman has been following the pageant her entire life and her dreams of following their footsteps strengthened with time. Her childhood dreams finally came true last Friday when Whitman was...

Soccer for hunger awareness

Soccer for hunger awareness

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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The World Cup made its way to the Bayou on Friday night as Chi Alpha, along with Feed One, hosted the ULM World Cup. Chi Alpha, a religious organization on campus, hosted the event to raise funds for Feed One. Feed One is a campaign that helps feed more than 177,000 children in 11 different countries. Other...

Cook-off keeps tradition alive on campus

Cook-off keeps tradition alive on campus

Misisipi Bhandari, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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31 Ambassadors welcomed the fall chill in Monroe with its 34th annual Chili Cook-off at the Grove. This year’s cookoff had 22 teams competing against each other, many of which were returning from previous years. Scott Coons and Chase Murphy represented Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity for the fifth time...

Halloween Ball gets spooky at new location

Halloween Ball gets spooky at new location

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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If you are any other classification but a freshman, you might have noticed that the annual Halloween party took place in a brand-new location this year. On Tuesday, Student Government Association (SGA) hosted their annual Halloween Ball in Bayou Pointe Event Center. Although the location was different,...

Trunks pop open for Halloween

Trunks pop open for Halloween

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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With Halloween night being tormented by bad weather, children of the community and their families had a second chance to go trick-or- treating courtesy of ULM’s Up ‘til Dawn organization. Up ‘til Dawn, a St. Jude’s Children Hospital affiliate, hosted Trunk or Treat with the help of several student...

“Candide” brings laughter, celebrates musician

“Candide” brings laughter, celebrates musician

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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Lights, camera, action! And so began the School of Visual and Performing Arts’(VAPA) “Candide” last week. However, unlike a movie set, the operetta didn’t have any retakes, and performers were up on their feet, singing at the top of their lungs, for nearly three hours for four days straight....

Concert Choir teams up with local high school

Jordan Bass, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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West Ouachita High School’s advanced choir performed with ULM’s Concert Choir at First United Methodist Church last week. Of the 14 pieces that were performed that night, “Please Stay!” by contemporary composer Jake Runestad left its listeners in quiet tears. The calming piece was written...

Bayou taste tests local beer

Bayou taste tests local beer

Asja Jordan, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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What better way to get ready for the homecoming game than spending a Friday evening tasting beer from the best local breweries? ULM’s first HawktoberFest Beer Tasting did a great job at bringing alumni together. “This is our inaugural HawktoberFest. Dr. Bruno had been wanting it for quite a while....

Petting zoo begins week with love

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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As part of homecoming week, the Student Government Association (SGA) sponsored a petting zoo and dunking booth at Bayou park. Students around campus enjoyed the love and hugs from the different animals including baby pigs, bunnies, a bearded dragon, goats, and even a miniature pony dressed as a unicorn....

Students fall under hypnotic spell

Students fall under hypnotic spell

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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ULM was treated to one of its most interesting shows of the last couple years when Sailesh, the hypnotist, found his way onto the bayou. Sailesh is a world-renowned entertainer often dubbed the "world’s best hypnotist." “I kind of fell into it. I worked with a hypnotist a year and a half, and traveled...

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