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Spring Fever: Oozeball brings muddy end to week

Spring Fever: Oozeball brings muddy end to week

Rex Acharya, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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The pits were muddier and the names were funnier at this year’s Oozeball. The annual event, organized by 31 Ambassadors, included more than 40 teams that were divided into categories like men’s, women’s, co-rec and "faculty v/s staff." This year's theme was, "We make muddy moves." The event took...

Annual 5k run/walk raise funds for autism awareness

Annual 5k run/walk raise funds for autism awareness

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

April 30, 2018


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DeAnna Morrow knew she had to make her own path. Morrow has three kids. Her middle-child, who is nine, has autism. Wanting to do more to help, Morrow went back to school to become a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) and a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Morrow’s initiative Behavior Train was among the m...

Swedish musician Avicii dead at 28, cause unknown

Swedish musician Avicii dead at 28, cause unknown

April 23, 2018


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Avicii, born Tim Bergling, was found dead in Muscat, Oman, this past Friday. He was 28 years old when he passed away to an undisclosed cause of death. According to a statement by Avicii’s publicist, Diana Baron, the family is devastated by the loss and won’t be providing any further statements. The Sw...

Charity Zumbathon brings supporters from out of state, raises funds

Charity Zumbathon brings supporters from out of state, raises funds

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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Minnie Mouse ears and brightly colored work-out gears were on display as people danced to raise awareness. Last Saturday, the Autism Center at ULM (AC-ULM) paired with Zumba instructors to host its annual Zumbathon fundraiser. The event, held at the activity center, was created to raise awareness an...

Campus hosts 21 Savage for annual concert

Campus hosts 21 Savage for annual concert

Sisam Shresta, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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The lights shut off, red smoke started filling the stage and a restless crowd cheered non-stop as 21 Savage entered the stage in Fant-Ewing Coliseum last Friday. The rapper performed as part of  the annual spring concert organized by the Campus Activities Board (CAB). The night started with an openi...

Bayou surfing, water fights provide new weekend plans

Bayou surfing, water fights provide new weekend plans

Rex Acharya, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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It’s nearly finals week. The assignments are piling up. Due dates are quickly approaching and the library never seemed so pack. Among all this, Wet and Wild Hawks came as a much-needed stress reliever for Tammy Ho and others last Saturday. The event was organized by the Campus Activities Board (CA...

Eating well in your dorm room

Eating well in your dorm room

Patricia Dauphin, [email protected]

April 16, 2018


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As a college student, bad eating habits are a given even if you have a meal plan. Schulze stays open till 8 p.m., and that’s only Monday through Thursday. So, the alternative for a healthy meal is either a killer cup of ramen noodles or grilled cheese courtesy of your ironing board. Upon entering...

Nepali Night : A flight to Nepal

Nepali Night : A flight to Nepal

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

April 16, 2018


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Rule one of the unwritten rules of Nepali Night: You have to have a Nepalese present at your table. Rule two:  Food first, questions later. This past Saturday, the Nepalese Student Association (NSA) hosted their annual night of food, culture and performances. Nepali Night, as it’s called, is open...

Annual march speaks for victims: Men swap sneakers for heels to fight sexual violence

Annual march speaks for victims: Men swap sneakers for heels to fight sexual violence

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

April 16, 2018


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Timothy Perkins slipped on black heels, two sizes too small, and walked across the bayou bridge last Thursday. Senior kinesiology major, Perkins was among many men who walked at the third annual “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.” “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” is an international men’s march designed to advoc...

‘Silent Auction’ raises funds for research hospital

‘Silent Auction’ raises funds for research hospital

Sisam Shresta, [email protected]

April 16, 2018


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Competitiveness was at its peak as bidders gathered for the annual ‘Silent Auction’ last Friday. The auction was hosted by ULM Up ‘til Dawn to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Attendees frequently went around the room, checking to see if they had been outbid by anyone....

Carmen Blackwell: Perseverance for perfection

Carmen Blackwell:  Perseverance for perfection

Arohan Rimal, [email protected]

April 10, 2018


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Carmen Blackwell believes in God’s blessings but also knows that blessings come with hard work. Blackwell graduated with a communication degree with a concentration in journalism from ULM in 2016. Recently, she was hired as an anchor for “Family,” Fox 10’s morning show in Phoenix, Arizona. ...

Cardi B’s ‘Invasion of Privacy’ invades ears

Cardi B’s ‘Invasion of Privacy’ invades ears

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

April 10, 2018


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Anyone who really knows me knows that I’m not exactly a huge fan of the rap/hip-hop genre. I’m more of a smooth R&B with a hint of indie/folk music type of girl. But, after listening to Cardi B’s new album “Invasion of Privacy,” it definitely invaded my subconscious and gave me a new bop ...

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