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University Suites fire alarm causes evacuation

University Suites fire alarm causes evacuation

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

January 13, 2019


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Around 7:40 p.m., the fire alarms went off in University Suites, a ULM dormitory, causing occupants to evacuate. The first alarm went off on the third floor, according to Lieutenant James Bellard of the Monroe Fire Department. “Basically, we [fire department] just went up to look around and see if this was ...

Jordan Bass: Bright light gone too soon

Jordan Bass: Bright light gone too soon

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

January 13, 2019


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On the morning of Jan. 2, 2019, ULM freshman, Jordan Faith Bass, 18, passed away in a tragic automobile accident in Alabama. She was riding in the back of her paternal grandparents’ vehicle at the time of the accident, along with her cousins, who sustained minor injuries. Bass was born on March 10, 2000, in Sh...

CHEER: Squad to take on Nationals

CHEER: Squad to take on Nationals

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

January 13, 2019


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“U.L.M. Go, Hawks, go!” filled the ears of onlookers during halftime at Thursday’s women’s basketball game in the Fant-Ewing Colisuem . In preparation for competing for the D1 All-Girl Cheerleading National title, the ULM cheerleaders have been having practice showcases at recent basketball ...

Dental hygiene receives $20K for new equipment

Dental hygiene receives  $20K for new equipment

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

January 13, 2019


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The ULM Dental Hygiene program will be all smiles thanks to a $20,000 grant awarded to them by Delta Dental Community Care Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Delta Dental Insurance Company. The grant was submitted in March 2018 and funded in Oct. 2018. Last year, the Delta Dental Community Care Fou...

Government shutdown continues

Government shutdown continues

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

January 13, 2019


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As spring 2019 rolls around, anxiety has spread across the student body in the form of the longest government shutdown ever. After lawmakers failed to agree upon a funding plan for Pres. Donald Trump’s wall on Dec. 22, the shutdown began. Twitter opened up a can of worms when many people falsely...

Students engage in poetry reading

Students  engage in poetry reading

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

November 18, 2018


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On Tuesday night, Richard Robbins, a poet from southern California, recited poetry from his new book, “Body Turn to Rain: New & Selected Poems.” Robbins is an author with five books published and is an award-winning poet. Jack Heflin, an English professor at ULM, invited Richard Robbins to read...

University seminar takes baskets to elderly

University seminar takes baskets to elderly

Tiana Thompson, [email protected]

November 18, 2018


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University seminar teaches freshmen valuable lessons. ULM’s freshmen class are at it again, giving back to their community. Friday, baskets of supplies were delivered to the Ouachita Council on Aging by peer leaders of the university seminar classes and part of the soccer team. University seminar ...

You might not actually be a millennial

You might not actually be a millennial

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

November 18, 2018


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There are many people who believe they are millennials whenever they actually belong to Generation Z.  According to the Pew Research Center, a millennial is anyone born between 1981 and 1996. As of 2018, this would make the oldest millennials 37 years old and the youngest 22 years old. However...

Jones brings inspiration to campus

Jones brings inspiration  to campus

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

November 18, 2018


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Jonathan Jones was working a retail job when his boss confronted him about his bad attitude. This encounter forced Jones to look inward and self-reflect.  “I was burned out,” Jones said. “From that point, I realized I needed to change something.” He did not know it back then, but that...

Students should support athletics programs

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]

November 18, 2018


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When a school offers free admission to students for all home games, then it should be easy to pack the seats. The problem is simple, people don’t care about sports, and they would rather support their school behind a T.V. or computer screen. We live in a digital age where we can watch any team play...

Students deny athletics on fee vote

Students deny athletics on fee vote

Tyler Johnson, [email protected]

November 18, 2018


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ULM received backlash from a proposed student enhancement fee this fall that didn’t go through. The fee was $10 per credit hour for future semesters for students taking one or more credit hours. The fee was supposed to support athletics and other groups on campus. It could have helped athletics out...

Athletics attendance problems reach campus

Athletics attendance problems reach campus

Kris Albert and Raven Adcox, [email protected], [email protected]

November 18, 2018


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Pride shows itself in many ways. People show pride through their work, attitude, ethic and morals. Most people also show pride through the institutions they represent. Therefore, sports teams have legions upon legions of fans. Sports can be part of the college experience, whether by playing or just atten...

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