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Student Government Association end semester on a positive note

Student Government Association end semester on a positive note

Arohan Rimal, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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Student Government Association had their last weekly meeting for the semester on Tuesday. They discussed their upcoming events to close out the semester. They also discussed their accomplishments from this semester. SGA’s biggest accomplishment has been helping the Hurricane Harvey Relief. They ...

Phi Mu dances their way into donations, raise money for hospital

Phi Mu dances their way into donations, raise money for hospital

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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Hadley Devall, a sophomore pre-pharmacy major wasn’t too thrilled when her sorority hosted ULM’s first Dance Marathon. “Terrible. My dancing was absolutely horrible,” Devall said. Devall, along with her sorority sisters, hosted Phi Mu’s first Dance Marathon at ULM. The event is a student-led...

Warhawks put a ring on it at ceremony

Warhawks put a ring on it at ceremony

KeEmma Everett, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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Ashley Hunter liked it, so she put a ring on it at the Spring 2018 ring ceremony. The ULM Alumna Association and 31 Ambassadors hosted their bi-annual ring ceremony on Saturday for the Spring 2018 graduates. The spring ceremony featured six students. Hunter, a senior kinesiology major, doubled as a recipien...

Healy crowned inaugural Mr. ULM

Healy crowned inaugural Mr. ULM

Sisam Shresta, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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He can chop wood with his bare hands. He can punch through concrete blocks. He can throw people up in the air. He’s none other than Derek Healy, the first ever Mr. ULM. “I was excited to place. I wasn’t confident in winning. I thought everyone could win only one thing, so I was happy with my p...

Miss ULM hosts a gentleman’s pageant

Miss ULM hosts a gentleman’s pageant

Ethan Dennis & Kandace Moss, [email protected] or [email protected]

April 30, 2018


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What’s the first thing you’d do as Mr. ULM? “Back flip.” And the second? “Land it.” That’s just what senior kinesiology major Derek Healy did. He back flipped and landed in the ULM history books as the inaugural Mr. ULM. The pageant was created as a fundraiser by the Miss ULM committee and t...

New restaurants open in Monroe

New restaurants  open in Monroe

April 30, 2018


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Residents have more food options to choose from with the opening of two new restaurants in  Monroe. Last week, Poke Station and Chicken Salad Chick opened their doors for business to eager customers. Poke Station, located in the plaza near Books-A-Million, opened Thursday with multiple giveawa...

Dangers of trading mental health for likes

Dangers of trading mental health for likes

KeEmma Everett, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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If social media is a highlight reel, real life is the deleted scenes that didn’t make the cut. Like there are two sides to every coin, social media has promoted good and bad in the world. It has launched entrepreneurs, influencers and businesses. However, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine...

WebMD vs real MD: Students self-diagnose before trusting doctors

WebMD vs real MD: Students self-diagnose before trusting doctors

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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As a student, you’ve had a bad cough for a few days and finally admit to yourself you’re sick. Doctors are a far reach away so you do the next best thing- self-diagnosis over the internet. University students all over the country are quickly turning to self-diagnosis websites more often than usual ...

Millennials failing in financial literacy

Millennials failing in financial literacy

KeEmma Everett, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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A penny saved is a penny earned, but for many “broke college students,” saving may be the last thing on their minds. A study conducted by the “Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center” (GFLEC) said that only 24 percent of millennials expressed basic financial knowledge. Financial literacy is t...

NFL Coach Pederson attends ULM fundraiser

NFL Coach Pederson attends ULM fundraiser

April 23, 2018


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ULM hosted its season-ticket sale campaign and fundraiser event "2018 Kickoff with Doug Pederson," Saturday, in Fant-Ewing Coliseum. This event was part of the “Hawkfest,” all-day event that happened over the weekend. Pederson is the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles. In his second year c...

Golden Society honors 50-year graduates

Golden Society honors 50-year graduates

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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There’s been a change in name, a change in president and a whole lot of changes to the campus, but all the attendees at Friday’s Golden Society event agreed they still love their alma mater. On Friday, the Alumni Association, with help from 31 Ambassadors, hosted its Golden Society Dinner honor...

Mom, best friend planning ‘March for ‘Maj’ to honor Semaj Lewis

Mom, best friend planning ‘March for ‘Maj’ to honor Semaj Lewis

KeEmma Everett, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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Sophomore Ava Paul didn’t know that the 4 a.m. call from her best friend, Semaj Lewis, would be the last time they would share laughs. On Aug. 10, 2017, Semaj Lewis took his own life after battling with depression. He was 19. Semaj Lewis was a well-known track star on ULM’s campus, described by many a...

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