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REAL TALK:He said She said

REAL TALK:He said She said

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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Panel discussion lets students express their voices Brendan Harris said it’s hard for National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities to host events, but when they do, they find it important to discuss heavy topics like love, sex and sexual harassment. “It is a struggle to organize NPHC...

Premium account popularity is growing

Premium account popularity is growing

March 24, 2019


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Having a sugar daddy is quickly becoming a thing of the past, thanks to the advancement of technology. There’s a new money maker in town and they’re called premium social media accounts. College-aged individuals are quickly turning to things like Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram to make some extra...

Hiring, spending freeze to affect campus life

Hiring, spending freeze to affect campus life

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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Faculty and staff need to hold tight to those pens, highlighters and other supplies because as of March 14, a hiring and spending freeze was placed on ULM. News broke through an email sent by Bill Graves, the vice president of Business Affairs, to all faculty and staff saying that there would be a hiring...

Panelists meet before symposium

Panelists meet before symposium

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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To prepare for the ULM’s 2019 Women’s Symposium, the first ever panelist meet and greet was held on Wednesday to allow all women of the panelist to get to know each other in advance. Kelsey Bohl, the Women’s Symposium chair this year, said the meet and greet was hosted for women of the panel...

Domestic violence disputes raise concern

Domestic violence disputes raise concern

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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In the span of a month, two ULM football players were arrested in separate domestic violence disputes. Neither disputes occurred on campus, but domestic violence on college campuses is more likely than one might think. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, about six in every 1,000 college students...

Yapalooza gives students platform for performance

Yapalooza gives students platform for performance

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]

March 24, 2019


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From rape culture to life lessons, this semester’s Yapalooza swayed its audience with tears and joys while also giving them something to think about. The biannual event was hosted by the ULM communications program and accepted applications from all walks of life. Speakers could voice their opinions...

Project DREAM receives $15K grant

Project DREAM receives $15K grant

ULM Hawkeye

March 24, 2019


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A team of undergraduate Warhawks was recently awarded the Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant from State Farm. Project DREAM received the $15000 grant to develop and implement four mini-courses. The courses that will focus on life and driving will cover topics like power, freedom, responsibility and sanctity...

CenturyLink headquarters to stay in Monroe

CenturyLink headquarters  to stay in Monroe

ULM Hawkeye

March 24, 2019


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According to an article in KNOE, Gov. John Bel Edwards and CenturyLink have reached a deal to extend the telecommunication company’s contract. The current contract is set to expire in 2020. This new deal could mean the CenturyLink headquarters will remain in Monroe until 2025. Both the Governor’s...

Education Majors Fair expands with interviews

Education Majors Fair expands with interviews

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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Imagine a world without teachers. Well, without training and events to connect students to future employers, that world could easily become a reality. The Education Majors Fair is hosted each spring semester. Both regional and out-of-state school districts came to campus on Wednesday to recruit students...

Zeihan teaches ULM how to make informed choices

Zeihan teaches ULM how to make informed choices

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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For Peter Zeihan, a geopolitical strategist, the end of the world is coming and “Folks, it’s all going straight to hell.” The audience sarcastically laughed as Zeihan said there was need to worry about the talk of trade and war because the world was full of rainbows and chocolate. But trade and...

Library mixes class with virtual reality

Library mixes class with virtual reality

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

March 17, 2019


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As the clock counts down towards the ULM Library’s 20th anniversary this April, continual upgrades are being made. Step one was the second floor renovation. Next is their new virtual reality (VR) room. The VR area is off in the side of the second floor. It’s a room with top of the line computers,...

‘TAPS’ offers final tribute for veterans

ULM Hawkeye

March 17, 2019


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A group of ULM musicians have stepped forward to recognize the service and honor the sacrifices of United States Armed Forces veterans by performing “TAPS” at funeral and memorial services. “TAPS” is a haunting 24-note salute played by a lone bugler or trumpeter at military funerals. Talons...

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