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Solange never arrived ‘home’ with new music

Solange never arrived ‘home’ with new music

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

March 17, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Fieldhouse Bar & Grill: Perfect for students

Fieldhouse Bar & Grill: Perfect for students

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

February 24, 2019

College students are constantly bombarded with thoughts about studying, homework, partying and most importantly—food. Many students get tired of eating the same things from the same drive-throughs over and over. ULM students want to try something new. One restaurant that has a drive-through along with&nb...

Ariana Grande heals hearts, breaks records

Ariana Grande heals hearts, breaks records

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

February 24, 2019

Only six months after the release of her Grammy award-winning album “Sweetener,” Ariana Grande wrote, recorded and released her fifth studio album, “Thank U, Next, early February. Despite creating the entire album in a short amount of time, the quality of the production, lyrics and vocals prove Grande ...

Nance brings umfundalai to ULM

Nance brings umfundalai to ULM

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

February 24, 2019

Swarthmore College’s undergraduate program has a gym requirement as part of its curriculum. For Dr. Kemal Nance, this requirement involved a contemporary African dance technique known as umfundalai, which means “essential” in Kiswahili. After falling in love with it, Nance has not only been stu...

Sara Henning combines science, poetry

Sara Henning combines science, poetry

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

February 24, 2019

Sara Henning’s heart had always belonged to three things: science, poetry and her cats. During college, her passion for science and poetry divided her heart into two parts. Desperate to hold onto both, Henning double majored in English and genetics with a focus on pre-med at the University of Geor...

Painting with a Purpose rejuvenates students

Painting with a Purpose rejuvenates students

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

February 17, 2019

Jazmine Holloway, a sophomore pre-pharmacy major, relaxed for her physiology test as she painted a blue and orange fist at Painting with a Purpose last Monday. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) hosted Painting with a Purpose Feb. 11, in Walker Hall. Not only...

Cannot escape the mediocrity of “Escape Room”

Cannot escape the mediocrity of “Escape Room”

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

February 17, 2019

“Escape Room,” is a horror, action film directed by Adam Robitel. The film runs about 100 minutes. The new release has not been very popular and many film critics have reviewed it as a subpar horror experience. The movie consists of six guests who are participating in a special escape room. The...

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