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Bayou lights up with wine, food, music: Annual event raises funds for scholarship

Bayou lights up with wine, food, music: Annual event raises funds for scholarship

Sisam Shresta, [email protected]

April 10, 2018


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The bayou shifted from its usual scene of kayaks and sunbathers to welcome night lights, wine and boat rides for the Wine Over Water last Thursday. The annual fundraiser brought together over 30 vendors from around the area to raise money for “The Spirit of The Warhawk” scholarship. According to...

90s make comeback at annual Casino Night

90s make comeback at annual Casino Night

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

March 26, 2018


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“Backstreet’s back! Alright!” With those words, the Campus Activities Board brought back the 90s during its annual Casino Night last Tuesday. For three hours, attendees at the new Bayou Pointe student event center enjoyed free food, candy and a variety of casino games. Black Jack, poker, roul...

Recital duo enchants crowd

Recital duo enchants crowd

Biebek Chamlagain, [email protected]

March 26, 2018


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Steinway artist, Tania Taschkova and associate professor Scot Humes took over the stage in Biedenharn hall last Tuesday. Pianist Taschkova and clarinetist Humes performed “duo per se,” a recital duo. “It is unbelievable how the two artists managed to keep this big audience enchanted for t...

Spring art fest blossoms in West Monroe

Spring art fest blossoms in West Monroe

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

March 26, 2018


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Music filled the air and art filled Antique Alley at this year’s Downtown Spring Art Festival. Last Saturday, downtown West Monroe hosted local artists, groups, organizations and food vendors. The event was free to the public and featured over 60 booths, each different from the last. Heather Gill, ...

Q&A with Killian Hicks: Warhawk works to save local homeless shelter

Q&A with Killian Hicks: Warhawk works to save local homeless shelter

Sisam Shresta, [email protected]

March 26, 2018


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Killian Hicks’ normal week used to consist of attending classes, hanging out with friends and working at a local sports shop. Over the last few weeks, junior history major Hicks has been busy handing out empty jars to businesses around Monroe and West Monroe to support Desiard Street Shelter as pa...

31 Ambassadors build campus pride one t-shirt a time

31 Ambassadors build campus pride one t-shirt a time

Rex Acharya, [email protected]

March 26, 2018


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Who doesn’t love a free t-shirt in exchange of an old one? The answer was clear as students lined up, even before the starting time for 31 Ambassadors’ biannual t-shirt swap last week. “We generally have a lot of students lined up before noon. If they don’t arrive by then, they won’t get any b...

International organization plans to bring together various cultures

International organization plans to bring together various cultures

Majah David, [email protected]

March 20, 2018


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Simi Aruwajoye first came to the U.S. four years ago from Nigeria. When she first came here, not only did she not have any friends, but she also had to adjust to a completely different culture. Today, Aruwajoye is the event coordinator of the African-Caribbean Association (ACA) on campus. She shared t...

Greeks unite to raise money for national charity

Greeks unite to raise money for national charity

Majah David, [email protected]

March 20, 2018


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“We are going to go out there, do just like we did the last time and get them out of here,” Brian Jenkins said as another round commenced. Senior biology major, Jenkins and his team competed at the dodgeball tournament organized by the Kappa Kappa chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. along ...

Annual health fair provides free health checkups on campus

Annual health fair provides free health checkups on campus

Rachel Abadie, [email protected]

March 20, 2018


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Around 4.4 percent of Americans fail to obtain medical care due to cost, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even with an insurance, a simple doctor’s visit is very expensive for someone on college budget. Luckily, the health fair last week organized by the nursing students ...

Anna L. Stanley-Mullone presents ‘Stronger Than Chains’ art exhibit

Anna L. Stanley-Mullone presents ‘Stronger Than Chains’ art exhibit

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

March 20, 2018


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Imagine growing up hearing stories about your mother deciding whether to pay for groceries or pay a poll tax to vote. What if you were only allowed to swim in a public pool once a year-the Fourth of July-because of your skin color? Experiences like this are what inspired the paintings of Fort Worth nat...

Vocal talents steal spotlight at annual talent show

Vocal talents steal spotlight at annual talent show

Arohan Rimal, [email protected]

March 5, 2018


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De’andra Lemalle was greeted with an auditorium filled with cheers as she performed at the annual ULM’s Got Talent last Thursday. Psychology sophomore Lemalle bagged the first prize with her performance of “All I Want” by Kodaline. Along with Lemalle, there were 13 other participants at the...

3 study tips to avoid last-minute cram sessions

ULM Hawkeye

March 5, 2018


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Create a study schedule: Dividing and arranging the study material into different difficulty levels are essential for a productive study session. Begin with the difficult chapters so that you have enough time to get all the concepts cleared. Crossing out the difficult topics, can help one relax and...

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