The Hawkeye

Natural history museum to expand

Natural history museum to expand

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

April 28, 2019

Although its relics inside haven’t changed for decades, ULM’s Museum of Natural History will soon see an innovative expansion. The bulk of the museum materials will still be displayed on the first floor of Hanna Hall, and the rocks, minerals and artifacts on display cabinets will remain on bot...

Sorority hosts panel addressing violence, sex

Sorority hosts panel addressing violence, sex

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

April 28, 2019

Every nine seconds someone becomes a victim of domestic violence. For Jeslyn Lewis, this experience is something immeasurable, especially if those who are victimizing you are your family. For years, Lewis let her husband physically and emotionally abuse her. “Any abuse is too much,” said Lewis, a Wellspring ou...

Risk management insurance receives $50K grant

Risk management insurance receives $50K grant

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

April 28, 2019

Money, money, money-that’s what all the talk is about at ULM’s risk management and insurance program. The program received a $50,000 donation from the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of Louisiana on April 15. With such a large amount of money, Christine Berry said she was grateful that the prog...

Activity Center welcomes new presentation, game room

Activity Center welcomes new presentation, game room

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

April 28, 2019

The entirety of ULM’s campus has been upgrading this semester. From the beginning stages of the new medical school to the library’s second floor upgrades, the university has been adding. The Activity Center is no different with the opening of a new game room, The Nest. The Nest is located directly to the...

Wine Over Water raises money for scholarship

Wine Over Water raises money  for scholarship

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

April 28, 2019

Local community members often use Bayou Desiard for photo opportunities or the occasional stroll, but Thursday gave them the chance to enjoy limitless wine alongside the sparkling bayou. The ULM Alumni Association’s annual event, Wine Over Water, provided the community a chance to help invest in the ...

Gov. John Bel Edwards to speak at Spring 2019 Commencement

Gov. John Bel Edwards to speak  at Spring 2019 Commencement

ULM Hawkeye

April 28, 2019

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will be the keynote speaker at the Spring 2019 Commencement on May 11, 2019. The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. in Fant-Ewing Coliseum. "We are honored that Gov. John Bel Edwards has agreed to be our commencement speaker for our May ceremony," said Dr. Nick Bruno in a press ...

Community comes together in wake of tornado damage

Community comes together in wake of tornado damage

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]

April 28, 2019

The EF3 tornado that ripped through Ruston on Thursday resulted in two deaths and several property damages. Among the effected was the LA Tech’s softball field. The Lady Techsters had six more games left in their regular season when the tornado destroyed their home field. Upcoming tournaments fo...

Clark releases children’s book

Clark releases children’s book

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

April 14, 2019

Bees and children’s usual relationship is limited to just mutual fear but for ULM alumni Antoinette Clark the relationship is expanded on in her new children’s book "Kindness Matters: Sharing Bees." Clark, a 1995 graduate from Northeast Louisiana University's psychology program, combined a love...

‘Hunting Ground’ documentary exposes campus sexual assault

‘Hunting Ground’ documentary exposes campus sexual assault

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

April 14, 2019

“No one asked for this. You do not ask for any of this. No woman asks for this. No man asks for this,” said Dovie Milstead, a senior history major. Milstead wasn’t talking about the Femhawks recent documentary screening of “The Hunting Ground,” but the film’s subject matter. “The Hunting...

Warhawks walk to prevent sexual assault

Warhawks  walk to prevent sexual assault

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]awks.ulm.edu

April 14, 2019

In international student Sonya Maksimenkova’s home country, Ukraine, women rarely speak out against sexual violence. During her first year in the U.S. and at ULM, Maksimenkova joined Femhawks and learned about women’s ability to fight against issues like sexual assault. Now, she hopes to take her...

Suicide prevention walk unites community

Suicide prevention walk unites community

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

April 14, 2019

ULM students and Monroe locals wearing multi-colored beads gathered in the Activity Center Saturday to participate in Hope Walks Here, an event dedicated to raising money and awareness for suicide prevention. Unlike at Mardi Gras parades, the beads worn at Hope Walks Here had meaning behind them. Each...

Runners brave through storms for autism spectrum disorder

Runners brave  through storms  for autism spectrum disorder

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

April 14, 2019

Tears of joy fell down Chanda Montague’s face as she saw all the people who braved the storm to come to the fifth annual Superheroes for Autism 5K Run/Walk. To Montague, the Superheroes for Autism Walk event coordinator, this meant more to her than most because her nephew, Ryan Ellis, has autism...

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