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Schulze food quality concerns students

Schulze food quality concerns students

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 16, 2019

Imagine, you’re eating a chicken sandwich. It’s just what you needed after studying and pushing yourself to get homework done. As you’re finishing your last few bites, you notice something at the bottom of your sandwich— mold. You just ate a moldy bun. For Will Ledet, junior pre-pharmacy major, t...

Female Warhawks empowered at UPD’s Equalizer

Female Warhawks empowered  at UPD’s Equalizer

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

September 16, 2019

If you were to look inside Spirit Hall in Bayou Pointe Event Center last Tuesday you would see girls shouting “Stop!” and holding out their palms to ward off fake attackers during Women’s Equalizer Self-defense program. At first glance, the exchange might have seemed silly but it could actually be ...

ULM takes action against suicide

ULM takes action against suicide

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

September 16, 2019

Cherie Mialaret, freshman communication major, is often the person her friends come to during times of need. Although she has always done her best, sometimes she finds it difficult to know how to properly care for them. Now, Mialaret feels more prepared after attending ULM Counseling Center’s lates...

Sorority raises suicide awareness

Sorority raises suicide awareness

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 16, 2019

Suicide is a difficult topic to address because most people know someone who has or has had suicidal thoughts. But Sigma Gamma Rho informed students, faculty and staff on suicide at their “You Are Not Alone” suicide prevention event this past Wednesday. “You Are Not Alone” helped others become more aware ...

Students get involved in politics

Students get involved in politics

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

September 16, 2019

Most college students are of the age to vote, but several choose not to because they do not know how the process works. This past week, a polling station was held on campus to help students in registering to vote. It is important for students to be educated on state and national voting, but it is also...

Electronic cigarette use raises possible health complications

Electronic cigarette use raises possible health complications

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

September 9, 2019

What started out as an alternative to smoking cigarettes has turned into a new addiction of its own. People who have never touched the butt of a cigarette to their lips are beginning to use a juul or other electronic smoking substitutes on a daily basis. Since the beginning of 2019, the Centers for...

Voters’ voices heard at KEDM forum

Voters’ voices heard at KEDM forum

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

September 9, 2019

ULM’s radio station, 90.3 KEDM, hosted a forum for the public to find out where Louisiana’s senate candidates stand on different political topics. Candidates from districts 32, 33 and 35 were asked questions by KEDM’s news director and morning show host, Corey Crowe. Each candidate was given one...

Precautions necessary as temperature rises

Precautions necessary as temperature rises

Grace Lewis, [email protected]

September 9, 2019

While summer is coming to an end, temperatures continue to rise. This may worry students about climate change, but according to Dr. Case Hanks, associate professor of atmospheric science, this is normal. “According to the past climatology we are only a little hotter than normal, but there is not...

TRiO program assists those in need

TRiO program assists those in need

Morgan Andrews, andr[email protected]

September 9, 2019

Terrible. That’s just how learning the ropes of college life can be for a kid fresh out of high school who has a family that has no idea how to navigate through college. Stress, confusion and pressure are some of the feelings first generation college students have when applying for and going to college....

Equalizer returning to campus this week

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 9, 2019

“It’s not training you to win. It’s training you to escape. So, the point of the class is not for you to say, ‘Oh, haha I took that guy down,’ It’s to be able to say I defended myself long enough to run away.” Assistant director of Bayou Pointe Center and instructor of Equalizer, Meghan...

Students save money by budgeting

Students save money by budgeting

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected]

September 9, 2019

Spending money is an issue most students have even if you qualify for financial aid. According to Scholarship America, 70 percent of college students reported feeling stressed about their finances. Nearly 60 percent of respondents reported that they were worried about having enough money to pay for...

UPD improves the citation, permit process

UPD improves  the citation, permit process

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 3, 2019

Getting a parking permit, paying your ticket and finding parking are all things students on campus struggle with. But luckily, this is about to change with the University Police Department’s new parking portal, T-2. According to Lieutenant Jeremy Kent, T-2 was designed to give students easier access ...

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