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4 study tips to improve your grade

4 study tips to improve your grade

ULM Hawkeye

March 24, 2019


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Keep neat, fun notes If you are trying to study, it is hard to sit down and read over messy notes that you can barely understand. If you make sure to keep your notes clean and easy to look at, you will be able to actually understand what you are reading. You can even color code your notes with your ...

Jordan Peele reinvents horror with ‘Us’

Jordan Peele reinvents horror with ‘Us’

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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In 2017, Jordan Peele debuted as a director with the socially conscious horror movie, “Get Out.” Peele won multiple awards for his debut including the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2018. Some fans were worried his latest release, “Us,” would not be able to live up to the genius...

Students try their luck at Casino Night

Students try their luck at Casino Night

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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“21! 21! 21!” echoed through Bayou Pointe as joyful faces collected their winnings at the blackjack tables and went “All In,” at the poker tables. The Campus Activities Board brought games and fun during their annual Casino Night last Tuesday. This year’s theme for the highly anticipated...

Sorority funds arthritis research

Sorority funds arthritis research

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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Caroline Manemann believed arthritis only affected the elderly, but that was before she was diagnosed with it herself at age 15. Manemann may never “look” like she has arthritis. Her joints may never swell, and her skin may never turn red, but the pain remains the same for every person with arthritis....

Phantom delivers haunting performance in ULM production

Phantom delivers haunting performance in ULM production

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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Tears fell from the audience’s eyes as the agonizing emotion from Blake Oden, the Phantom in ULM’s “Phantom of the Opera,” was felt all across the room. But to one audience member this was no surprise. Mindy Leblanc, Oden’s nanny and lifelong supporter, said that Oden’s performance in the...

‘Five Feet Apart’ follows tropes, is forgettable

‘Five Feet Apart’ follows tropes, is forgettable

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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“Five Feet Apart” is a romantic drama made for young adults. What makes this movie different than other romance movies is both of the protagonists are sick, but wait—we’ve seen movies like these before. The film revolves around the characters of Stella and Will played by Halley Lu Richardson ...

Solange never arrived ‘home’ with new music

Solange never arrived ‘home’ with new music

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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Maybe Solange should have taken her last album’s title as advice and taken a seat at a table because her newest work struggles to impress. Her third album, “A Seat at the Table,” was a huge success and had many people anticipating her fourth studio album, “When I Get Home,” but I don’t be...

Yankee’s take on Southern classics

Yankee’s take on Southern classics

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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The one thing that no one can deny is that people from the South love their food. They are not worried about skimping on the calories. No, Southerners slather their food in butter and bacon grease to dish out a top-notch meal, which was a pleasant surprise to my Northern soul. If one brave soul dares...

Festival celebrates Louisiana

Festival celebrates Louisiana

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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The smell of crawfish etouffee and jambalaya filled the Monroe Downtown RiverMarket as the community enjoyed listening to “When the Saints Go Marching In,” played by the Bad Brass Monkey band. Anyone who came to the RiverMarket this Saturday could feel the deep roots of Louisiana’s culture in...

Beer & Bards showcases student talents

Beer & Bards showcases student talents

Madison Smith, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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Sharing your poetry and writing can be nerve-wracking, but Bria Winfree, a sophomore history major, said that at an event like Beers & Bards isn’t as scary as it is made out to be— even with a full house. Thursday, faculty and students gathered under the covered patio at Enoch’s Irish Pub and...

ULM alumna discusses Mexican culture in novel

ULM alumna discusses Mexican culture in novel

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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Before leaving her home in Wichita Falls, Texas to attend ULM in 2007, Alex Temblador had never put much thought into being Mexican-American. It was just something she was. But in Monroe, she began to think about her identity and what it meant to be Mexican. Questions like: “How Mexican am I?” and...

Students united at Nepali Night

Students united at Nepali Night

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 10, 2019


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The Nepalese Student Association hosted their annual night of authentic Nepalese performances and food, Nepali Night, last Saturday. Nepali Night is not only a celebration of Nepalese culture, but also unity between Nepalese students and the rest of ULM. To represent this unity, the night began with Presid...

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