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Ways to prevent STDs from being transmitted

Ways to prevent STDs from being transmitted

Destinee Modicue, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

Sexually transmitted diseases put millions of Americans at risk yearly. STDs spread not only from sexual contact but some also spread through average skin-to-skin contact like shaking hands. STD rates are on a continuous rise in the United States; the most common in Louisiana is chlamydia. Although this inf...

The Spice and Tea Exchange awakens senses with seasoning blends, sugar

The Spice and Tea Exchange awakens senses with seasoning blends, sugar

Mya Thornhill, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

Nestled between the antique shops and boutiques of Antique Alley resides a shop that is sure to awaken the senses of anyone walking in. Located on 229 Trenton St., West Monroe, The Spice and Tea Exchange is sure to bring some variety to the area. Inside you can see the variety of teas, spices and sug...

Wendy’s breakfast menu dominates

Wendy’s breakfast menu dominates

Alice Harper, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

“Quality is our recipe.” That’s the slogan Wendy’s is honoring with their new breakfast menu. The new breakfast menu consists of nine sandwiches, coffee, iced Frosty-ccino and new sides like potato wedges. After getting recommendations from the cashiers who pointed to their favorites, we tri...

Seeing is not believing with ‘The Invisible Man’

Seeing is not believing with ‘The Invisible Man’

Alexis Page, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

Do you ever feel watched at night? Security cameras and locked doors keep you safe but something feels off. And that strange man stalking you in the closet. You should probably call the police. Director Leigh Whannell’s “The Invisible Man” intensifies this paranoid feeling with nail-biting suspen...

The Vagina Monologues: A voice

The Vagina Monologues: A voice

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

Vaginas—over half of the world’s got one. But in the 1990s, playwright Eve Ensler thought that we weren’t talking about them enough. So she created the Vagina Monologues. She went around asking women that she met questions about their vaginas. Some of the responses turned out to be quite profound...

‘Love is Blind’ worries less about looks, more about heart

Hope Anderson, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

One of Netflix’s top 10 TV shows at the moment is “Love is Blind.” “Love is Blind” is a fairly new reality TV show that tests whether or not the old adage “love is blind” is actually true. The singles speed date—with a wall in between them, referred to as pods—preventing them from ...

4 smoothies to satisfy your cravings

ULM Hawkeye

March 9, 2020

It’s too hot? Get a smoothie. Want to brighten up your Instagram feeds? Take a picture of a smoothie. Running late for class, but haven’t had breakfast? Make a smoothie.  Having a bad day? Drink a smoothie.  Want to improve your immune system, but don’t like vegetables? Make a smoothie with fruits...

New albums coming this spring

New albums coming this spring

Chloe Chapel, [email protected]

March 2, 2020

BTS- “MOTS: 7” On Feb. 21, KPOP band BTS, released an album titled “Map of the Soul: 7.” “7” features 20 songs that range from hip-hop, pop and R&B. The title song “ON,” is fun, upbeat and expresses the pain and shadows that come with the limelight of being an artist. “7” features c...

Say goodbye to stressing about taxes, welcome tips

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 2, 2020

Filing your taxes can be hard, especially if you were never taught how to do it. For college students, we either get our parents to do it for us or we struggle to get it done by ourselves. Here are three tips to prevent you from stressing about filing your taxes. 1.  Enrolled agents can help you...

Old trends coming back in 2020

Old trends coming back in 2020

Yana Paudel, [email protected]

March 2, 2020

Tommy Hilfiger sweatshirts. Leather jackets. Ripped jeans. Chockers. They are all back. It is not simply the clothing that has come around. It’s the complete package of the past. Items all through the decades like the cozy sofas, polaroid cameras, classic jukeboxes and vinyl records are making th...

Best tattoo places in Ruston, Monroe

Best tattoo places in Ruston, Monroe

Sean Hicks, [email protected]

March 2, 2020

University Ink: University Ink is the premier tattooing and piercing shop in North Louisiana. Established in Ruston in 2006, University Ink has become a staple and has set the bar high for local shops. There are multiple artists specializing in many different styles of tattoo art ranging from tradit...

Stop criticizing TikTok: Creatives showcase art

Stop criticizing TikTok: Creatives showcase art

Suman Rai, [email protected]

March 2, 2020

TikTok is a video-sharing social media app that has been tremendously growing after its release in 2017. The app lets you create short lip-sync, comedy and talent videos. For young adults like us, TikTok is where we share trends and memes. I get on TikTok when I need to pass some time or when I am som...

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