The Hawkeye

Astro Motel shines at concert series

Astro Motel shines at concert series

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

April 28, 2019

Astro Motel is a group of guys whose passion for music transcends boundaries, and they bring together all types of people for one reason—a great show.  Astro Motel, which formed in 2014, describes their music as “trash boogie,” a mix of rockabilly, the blues and psychedelic with a little s...

Donkey Basketball: Dunkin’ with donkeys

Donkey Basketball: Dunkin’ with donkeys

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

April 14, 2019

People playing basketball while riding donkeys is something anyone would want to see, especially if you are a seven-year-old girl. The only thing that would add to a seven-year-old’s dream would be to ride one of the donkeys too. At Delta Sigma Phi’s Donkey Basketball tournament, that is just what...

Spring Fever week meets muddy end

Spring Fever week meets muddy end

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

April 14, 2019

Spring Fever opens with events on campus like a deluxe swing ride, but the closer to the end of every Spring Fever is Oozeball. Oozeball is an annual tradition put on by 31 Ambassadors that has been around for decades. It is simply a tournament of volleyball games played deep in mud. It’s a workout,...

Jay Pharaoh fills coliseum with laughter

Jay Pharaoh fills  coliseum with laughter

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

April 14, 2019

“I feel like a deadbeat dad. I haven’t seen my degree in years, and I’m still counting the days until I don’t have to pay for it anymore,” said AJ Foster, Jay Pharaoh’s opening act. Being that it was his first time performing in Louisiana, Foster said he was excited to open for Pharaoh....

Stone crowned Mr. ULM 2019

Stone crowned Mr. ULM 2019

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

April 14, 2019

Although heavily involved on campus, Blake Stone said he was extremely hesitant to participate in the Mr. ULM pageant, but “because of the great support I have from my friends and my [cheer] coach, I decided to turn in my application at the very last minute.” This decision paid off as the freshman...

Festival encourages language studies

Festival encourages language studies

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

April 7, 2019

The stairs leading to the Hangar were decorated by pennant banners with pirates printed on them followed by a sea of ULM students and high schoolers wearing bright blue shirts. The scene was fitting for this year’s Festival of World Languages theme, “Learn a language. Find a treasure.” ULM...

‘Pet Sematary’ fails expectations

‘Pet Sematary’ fails expectations

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

April 7, 2019

“Hide yo kids, hide yo wife and hide yo husband,” because “Pet Sematary” will make you want to leave your pets behind. The remake of Stephen King’s best-selling book and 1989 movie, “Pet Sematary,” will have you feeling all sorts of ways. You’ll laugh, cry and leave the movie theater...

4 terrifying true-crime documentaries

4 terrifying true-crime documentaries

ULM Hawkeye

April 7, 2019

Abducted in Plain Sight In 1974, the Broberg family is shaken to the core when 12-year-old Jan Broberg is kidnapped by neighbor and close family friend, Robert Berchtold. The show is watched by almost any true-crime addicts with Netflix accounts. The popular documentary includes information abou...

International Prom bridges cultures

International Prom  bridges cultures

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

April 7, 2019

The sunset beamed across the bayou giving an amazing view from the terrace of the seventh floor of the library. Wearing styles that reflected their different cultures, ULM students lined up to take prom pictures—some for the very first time. Global Ambassadors hosted their first International Prom...

‘Dumbo’ flops, Disney should stop remakes

‘Dumbo’ flops, Disney should stop remakes

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 31, 2019

Although Dumbo can soar above crowds with his oversized ears, Tim Burton’s retelling of this Disney classic felt more like a crash landing. Despite having a cast filled with critically acclaimed actors like Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito, “Dumbo” lacked the emotion needed to be a successful...

Local bars compete for student attendance

Local bars compete  for student attendance

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

March 31, 2019

Typically, there are two types of people in college: binge watchers and binge drinkers. For all those who are the latter, pray for your liver because ULM’s favorite college bars are back. After a fire in 2016, Hammers Nightclub finally revamped and reopened on Nov. 16, this past semester. Another...

Embrace comfort, color during spring

Embrace comfort, color during spring

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

March 31, 2019

The cold weather has finally ended and it’s time to put away those hoodies and sweatpants and get into the spring spirit. We all love to cuddle up with cute beanies and fuzzy jackets but now we need to take off some of those layers and enjoy the nice weather with fashionable skirts, booties and t-shirts....

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