The Hawkeye

Student attendance declining at games

Student attendance declining at games

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

September 9, 2018


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The beginning of a usual college football season brings optimism and hope to many of the nation’s top athletic schools. For the rest, it brings opportunity to do something life changing that will live on forever like when Appalachian State upset Michigan in 2007, or when Troy beat LSU just last yea...

Atmospheric science program recieves federal grant

Atmospheric science program recieves federal grant

Miles Jordan, [email protected]m.edu

September 3, 2018


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On Tuesday, Aug. 21, Louisiana congressman Ralph Abraham announced that the University of Louisiana at Monroe would receive a nearly $275,000 federal grant. The grant’s purpose is for the university to purchase new weather satellite equipment. ULM was given this equipment after a long term grant...

Monroe 8th worst in country for raising kids

Monroe 8th worst in country for raising kids

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 3, 2018


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The city of Monroe is in the national spotlight once again and not for a good reason. On Aug. 9, 24/7 Wall Street released an article stating that Monroe was ranked the eighth worst city to raise a child. According to their article, for every 100,000 residents there are 1,187 crimes reported as well...

First time playing in sand

First time playing in sand

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

September 3, 2018


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It’s the game of life, for the new generation. That was the theme for a group of ULM students’ sand castle at the 32nd Annual AIA Sandcastle Competition in Galveston, Texas. Art professor Brooke Foy led a team of current and past art students to Galveston for a sandcastle build off. According to...

Greek Life takes a trip to NELA food bank

Greek Life takes a trip to NELA food bank

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

September 3, 2018


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It was a day of charity for the various Greek organizations on campus last week. All the councils representing the different fraternities and sororities on campus sent representatives to the Northeastern Louisiana Food Bank to build boxes. Last Tuesday, the Greeks came together for a common goal, to...

Hurricane in Hawaii brings back memories of Puerto Rico

Hurricane in Hawaii brings back memories of Puerto Rico

Crystal Mathews, [email protected]

September 3, 2018


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Hurricane season is back in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Nobody knows this better than the people of Hawaii. The island state of the U.S. recently went through a scare with the threat of Hurricane Lane off its coast. As tropical storm Lane approached the Hawaiian shore, the usually sunny archipelago...

Student Government Association discusses homecoming plans

Student Government Association  discusses homecoming plans

ULM Hawkeye

September 3, 2018


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The Student Government Association, a recognized student organization (RSO) who are the ULM students’ representatives, had their weekly meeting last Tuesday. Here are the highlights: Freshman Senator elections will be held Sept. 12 and 13. Following the recent straw incident in the Caf, straws will...

Local zoo unveils mural, receives donations

Local zoo unveils mural, receives donations

ULM Hawkeye

September 3, 2018


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The Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo welcomed a new attraction on Thursday- a multicolored mural called “Stampede” in partnership with the city and the Masur Museum of Art. This mural comes along with a large donation. The donation, which totals $150,000.00 was presented as a grant check by the...

Games, prizes welcome students back to school

Games, prizes welcome students back to school

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

August 26, 2018


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Move In Mania was a day full of hard work. It took a game night to really kick off Week of Welcome in high energy. Last Sunday the Campus Activities Board held “Game Night”. It featured many different types of games, all with the intention of bringing students together. Joel Sinclair, the new...

Open Mic Night draws performers

Open Mic Night draws performers

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

August 26, 2018


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A group of girls performing  Kirk Franklin’s “Melodies from Heaven” was one of the crowd pleaser’s at Tuesday’s “Open Mic Night,” sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.   Contrary to the song’s name, many of the melodies sang that night were not from heaven.  Junior...

Convocation: The freshmen have landed

Convocation: The freshmen have landed

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

August 26, 2018


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Emily Fillpot didn’t know what to expect when she stepped foot on ULM’s campus. She did know she was ready to be a Warhawk, and Convocation confirmed her idea. Fillpot, the University Seminar 1001 Peer Leaders and over 1300 other freshman walked the annual march from the library bell tower...

Less straws, more problems

Less straws, more problems

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

August 26, 2018


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Last week marked the final straw for Schulze’s Cafeteria. The on-campus cafeteria owned by Aramark has done away with straws in a move to go green. ULM students thought nothing much of there not being straws at the cafeteria halfway through the week. Many students thought Schulze had simply run...

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