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The Student News Site of University of Louisiana Monroe

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WHOS IN OFFICE: The 2023-2024 CAB executive council was elected using the old election system.

CAB eliminates student body elections

Zoe Sissac, Editor in Chief February 22, 2024

Spring Fever Week, Casino Night, Midnight Breakfast and Homecoming Week — The most anticipated events on campus result from months of organizing and planning by the Campus Activities Board (CAB). Last...

Recent on-campus changes you might have missed

Zoe Sissac, Editor in Chief February 19, 2024

ULM welcomes visit from LA State Department diplomat

ULM welcomes visit from LA State Department diplomat

Amir Alnajjar February 19, 2024

ULM’s College of Business and Social Sciences invited Economic Foreign Officer Shane Hough from the State Department to give a presentation to students and faculty. Hough discussed several topics, such...

Mayor candidates discuss platforms at forum

Zoe Sissac, Editor in Chief February 19, 2024

Future voters gathered at the New Vision Learning Academy for the inaugural mayoral candidates’ forum on Feb. 8. The forum, sponsored by First Missionary Baptist Church, welcomed the three candidates...

ULM marks Black History Month with panel discussion

Sheriah Williams, Opinion Editor February 19, 2024

Sipping T.E.A. with the VP collaborated with ULM’s chapter of the NAACP to host a panel discussion called “Examining Struggles from the Minority P.O.V.” The panel focused on magnifying minorities...

KREWE DE ULM: The 11 students elected to Mardi Gras Court will be presented at the Mardi Gras Ball next Tuesday.

Breaking down SGA’s Mardi Gras Court election system

Zoe Sissac, Editor in Chief February 5, 2024

 Last week, campaign posters and flyers covered the stairwells of the CNSB and Walker Hall. Candidates passed out candy, attempting to attract supporters. Yet, every candidate must abide by a specific...

ISRAEL-HAMAS WAR: The war in Gaza continues to divide world powers, contributing to conflict between U.S. and Iran.

US, Iran exchange series of drone strikes

Alayna Pellegrin, Staff Writer February 5, 2024

A drone attacked a U.S. military base in Jordan on Jan. 28, killing three U.S. service members and wounding more than 30 troops. The attack comes amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran over the...

TRANSFER OF POWER: Signing HB 17 was one of Landry’s first acts as governor.

Landry pushes for closed primary system

Zoe Sissac, Editor in Chief February 5, 2024

 Newly-elected Gov. Jeff Landry signed a bill altering how Louisiana conducts primary elections on Jan. 22. HB 17 calls for replacing Louisiana’s jungle primary system with a closed primary system.  According...

Monroe’s leading candidates: where they stand

Zoe Sissac, Editor in Chief February 5, 2024

Friday Ellis Ellis’ campaign centers around the slogan “Promises Made, Promises Kept.” According to his campaign, Ellis kept four specific promises: investing in public safety, reviving Monroe’s...

LifeShare hosts crucial blood drive on campus

LifeShare hosts crucial blood drive on campus

Hanna Singh, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 5, 2024

LifeShare Blood Center returned to campus last week to host a blood drive in the Hangar. Partnering with the ULM School of Medical Laboratory Science, LifeShare encouraged students to donate a few pints...

A student works with an attendee with sorting boxes.

Faculty, students take stand against local food insecurity

Zoe Sissac, Editor in Chief January 29, 2024

As an outreach manager at a local youth center, Gina White witnessed firsthand the devastating effects of poverty on her community. Now, White can target causes close to her heart as ULM’s Global and...

Honors Program welcomes prospective, future students

Prasanna Jha January 29, 2024

Prospective students experienced a day in the life of a ULM honors student. The program held its annual invitational on Jan. 24, engaging with potential members and local high schoolers.     ...

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