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Counseling center hosts depression workshop

Richard Johnson, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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Students gathered in ULM’s Student Center Thursday night to attend a workshop focusing on identifying and combatting depression. Counselors Kim Storm and Brittina Johnson hosted the event and answered students’ questions about depression. According to Storm, the ULM Counseling Center tries to host...

Laird Weems Center opens up

Laird Weems Center opens up

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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The university hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Laird Weems Center Friday morning. The center is to be the new home of the ULM Foundation and the Alumni Association team. “I want to thank the families for being here and giving us the opportunity to name this family after them,” said Nick...

Voter registration on the rise among college students

Voter registration on the rise among college students

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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Louisiana’s online voter registration for the state’s upcoming House of Representatives election ended Tuesday. Campaigns were held to increase voter registrations of young people, specifically college students. Even former President Barrack Obama ran an ad on social media detailing why young people...

Pharmacy students fight flu on campus

Pharmacy students fight flu on campus

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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Students from ULM’s pharmacy school held a clinic outside the Student Union Building on Wednesday where they gave out free flu shots and educated people on things like diabetes and cholesterol. Rachel Pecora, a second-year pharmacy student, said this year the pharmacy students were able to provide...

University Mile: One step at a time

University Mile: One step at a time

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 21, 2018


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Homecoming week is a week full of traditions, one such tradition that brings people from far and wide is the annual University Mile. The 34th University Mile, hosted by ULM’s Recreational Services, was held Wednesday. President Nick Bruno kicked off the race as has become customary. With the sound...

Black Bayou on full display during Fall Celebration

Black Bayou on full display during Fall Celebration

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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The Friends of Black Bayou, along with countless community volunteers hosted their annual Fall Celebration Saturday. According to its website, the Black Bayou is a 5,300-acre refuge providing a habitat for waterfowl, endangered wildlife, neo-tropical migrants and resident wildlife. It is located within...

Jim Crow law up for vote on Nov. 6

Jim Crow law up for vote on Nov. 6

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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On Nov. 6, the state of Louisiana will have a vote. The ballot will contain an amendment that citizens of Louisiana have a chance to make history with. Thomas Aiello, a professor of history of African American studies at Valdosta State came to Monroe Friday to give a talk titled "Race, Rights,and Nonunanimous...

Fashion influencers visit with students

Fashion influencers visit with students

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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Kemper and Jordan Baugh are two ULM alumni with a passion for fashion. Meeting while still at ULM, Kemper and Jordan would soon get together and start a fashion vlog to promote their passion with their friends and family. Today, the couple’s joint Instagram account has over 150,000 followers. Kemper,...

Professors showcase individual research

Dallon Lewis, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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An open conference was held Thursday night by some of ULM’s communication professors, showcasing findings for their individual quantitative research experiments. Quantitative, defined simply, is relating to, measuring or measured by the quantity of something rather than its quality. All findings by...

Homeless shelter in need of supplies

Homeless shelter in need of supplies

Misisipi Bhandari, [email protected]

October 14, 2018


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The DeSiard Street Shelter continues to provide its services to the homeless community in Northeast Louisiana, and now, it needs more help with winter approaching. The shelter had been providing overnight stay services to homeless people after the Salvation Army closed about 14 months ago. There were...

Salvation Army returns to Monroe

Salvation Army returns to Monroe

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 8, 2018


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It’s been 14 months since the Desiard Street Shelter has been operating after the closing of the Salvation Army of Monroe. Now, the Salvation Army’s offices are once again open and are taking overnight guests at their location. Over 14 months ago, the Desiard Street Shelter provided assistance to ...

Warhawk Women call out students for Football 101

Warhawk Women call out students for Football 101

Misisipi Bhandari, [email protected]

October 8, 2018


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Warhawk Women hosted Football 101 on Monday. The event was specifically targeted for female students who wanted to know more about football. However, the event was open to male students too. There were about 50 attendees, most of whom were female. During the program, ULM’s Head Football Coach, Ma...

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