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ULM Presidential Search Committee decides three finalists

ULM Presidential Search Committee decides three finalists

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

August 20, 2020

The ULM Presidential Search Committee has chosen Katrina Albert, Ronald Berry and Jeannine Kahn as finalists for ULM’s president. On Aug. 27, the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System will meet in Baton Rouge to make a selection. More information about the three finalists will...

ULM minimizes coronavirus spread, maintains campus life

ULM minimizes coronavirus spread, maintains campus life

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 17, 2020

As we all know, ULM decided over the summer to come back on-campus and hold face-to-face classes this semester. Of course, because of the coronavirus pandemic, this decision was controversial. Some support it, some don’t. Of course, one of the most pressing concerns is whether or not it will work....

Virtual student affairs meeting eases coronavirus worries

Virtual student affairs meeting eases coronavirus worries

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 17, 2020

The beginning of a new school year is always stressful. There’s so much to do and so little time to do it. To relieve some of this stress, Student Affairs held a virtual meeting on Aug. 12, open to all students. There were several administrators and staff speakers who took the opportunity to talk...

How to spot fake news sources

How to spot fake news sources

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

August 17, 2020

In the Age of Information, differentiating fact from fiction can seem difficult. But identifying fake news is easier than you’d think. As a general rule, always remember that when a headline sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Headlines are used to draw readers in. Unreliable news sources...

Classes cancelled for 3 days as ULM plans to shift completely online

Classes cancelled for 3 days as ULM plans to shift completely online

ULM Hawkeye

March 13, 2020

ULM will cancel face-to-face classes in March 16, 17 and 18 because of COVID-19 concerns. Online classes will continue as scheduled. On March 19, all face-to-face classes will resume in an online format for the remainder of the semester. All university events will be postponed until further no...

Caldwell Parish remembers teacher with scholarship

Caldwell Parish remembers teacher with scholarship

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

Charles Freeman Stamper presented the Caldwell Parish Morris Endowed Scholarship to ULM’s foundation scholarship board last week. Stamper said that the scholarship was initiated in memory of his high school English teacher, Frances Morris, from Caldwell Parish High School. She helped Stamper thro...

Opioid abuse combatted with medical drop box

Opioid abuse combatted with medical drop box

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

Last year, Louisiana had 455 opioid-involved overdose deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health. This number was the highest ever recorded in the state and one that continues to climb every day. Along with that fact, it is also known that two out of three teens who admit to abusing pres...

Students to be advised regardless of classification

Students to be advised  regardless of classification

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

Starting this semester, advising is required for all students regardless of classification. Advising has previously only been mandatory for freshmen and sophomores, but ULM’s new rule states that classification is no longer a factor in whether or not you meet with an academic advisor. Barbara Mich...

Stay safe: Louisiana ranked state with highest STD risk in United States

Stay safe: Louisiana ranked state with highest STD risk in United States

Morgan Andrews, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

Louisiana is known for Mardi Gras parades, seafood, Cajun music and southern hospitality. However, that is not the only thing that stands out about the state, Louisiana is also known for sexually transmitted diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Louisiana is the state with the...

Tax filing vital for international students’ future

Tax filing vital for international students’ future

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected]

March 9, 2020

International students are expected to file taxes every year just like students who are citizens of the United States. Tax filing is a topic that can be confusing for everyone. However, the process is often even more confusing if you are not from the United States. DeVaria Ponton, the international serv...

Forum provides safe space for women’s issues

Forum provides safe space for women’s issues

Morgan Andrews, [email protected]

March 2, 2020

It is important for women to stick together and support each other. This is why Ambitious Women Society hosted a Women’s Forum where student and faculty guest speakers discussed a variety of feminist issues. Chiemeka Onyemechara, the AWS founder and president, said she wanted to create an environment ...

Public college admission process to be enforced

Public college admission process to be enforced

Nathaniel Flores, [email protected]

March 2, 2020

New, stricter requirements are to be placed on Louisiana’s four-year public universities by the Louisiana Board of Regents. Revisions to the minimum admission standards for first-time freshmen applying to colleges in the state were announced Feb. 19. The current minimum requirements are: 19 units of c...

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