The Hawkeye

Social media platforms introduce private stories

Social media platforms  introduce private stories

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

September 3, 2019

There have always been features on social media to control who sees what, but those features were often hard to find and hard to understand. Now, Instagram and Snapchat have created a simpler way to personalize your social media with private stories. A private story lets users add specific people to a l...

Retention rate rising due to campus programs

Retention rate rising due to campus programs

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

September 3, 2019

Freshmen students worrying about their first year of college have a reason to calm down thanks to some recently released statistics about freshmen retention rates. According to College Factual, ULM has a 74 percent freshman retention rate. A freshman retention rate is the percent of college freshmen...

Library renovated to benefit students

Library renovated to benefit students

Ouchechi Owunna, [email protected]

September 3, 2019

Sophomore risk management and insurance major, Aakriti Pant, began to panic when her laptop broke last week. She hurried to the library to use a computer to do her homework, but was met with caution tape instead. At a first glance, it looked like a crime scene, but that was not the case. In reality, ...

Flu season approaches, make preparations

Flu season approaches, make preparations

Grace Lewis, [email protected]

September 3, 2019

Flu season is here again and it’s time to fight for your health—even if you don’t have a lot of money. With no insurance, students can get a flu vaccine at ULM Health Clinic for $38, according to receptionist, Blake Marchbank. Compared to other vaccine providers like Walgreens, ULM Health Clin...

LifeShare hosts blood drive on campus

LifeShare hosts blood drive on campus

Morgan Andrews, [email protected]

September 3, 2019

Imagine you are driving to the mall with some friends or going to Wal-Mart to get some groceries. Out of nowhere, you get struck by another vehicle that was speeding pass the yellow light. Next thing you know, you’re in an ambulance and a paramedic is giving you someone else’s blood to compensate fo...

Convocation bridges freshman to ULM

Convocation bridges freshman to ULM

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

August 25, 2019

At the beginning of each semester, ULM hosts Convocation, an event that marks the start of a new academic year. The event begins with the “Freshman March” where first-time students walk from the library, across Bayou DeSiard bridge and end at the coliseum, to welcome the freshman. This year, ULM’s...

Student research wins national competition

Student research wins national competition

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

August 25, 2019

The FBI reported 250 active shootings with 799 deaths and 1,148 injuries from 2000 to 2017. “Alarmingly, a majority of these incidents started increasing around 2010 and continually skyrocketed up until this day,” said Summer Ho, a recent graduate of ULM’s risk management and insurance program....

Counseling center offers aid to students

Counseling center  offers aid to students

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

August 25, 2019

In college, each semester is about 16 weeks long. For many students, those 16 weeks are packed with stress about class and the future. For others, the stress goes beyond just class and the future, many are struggling with depression and specifically seasonal depression. Seasonal affective disorder,...

Annual fundraiser uplifts athletics

Annual fundraiser uplifts athletics

John Radcliff, [email protected]

August 25, 2019

“I didn’t hit my growth spurt till the 10th grade. I was a water boy for two years. On my third and last football game in high school, I had broken my arm." If ULM alumnus Dr. Joe Profit’s story had stopped there, he would not have become the all-American college athlete he is now. His number...

School of education awards Emily Ogden

School of education awards Emily Ogden

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

August 25, 2019

Success often comes after one has worked hard day in and day out. ULM alumna Emily Ogden found this to be true when she was recognized as the Louisiana High School Teacher of the Year for 2020 and then was awarded $500 by ULM's school of education for her achievements. Every year, the Louisiana Department...

University Police designs app for student protection

University Police designs app for  student protection

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

August 25, 2019

Last May, ULM was ranked one of the safest colleges in America by Alarms.org. Director of University Police Tom Torregrossa said that this was not because of the UPD. “That is the result of everybody working together. It’s not that the University Police Department has done anything special. It’s...

Students experience Mexican culture

Students experience Mexican culture

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

August 20, 2019

“’Be afraid and do it anyways because you would not want to look back and regret not having that amazing experience’ Man, was that true because I do not regret one single minute of that trip.” Senior biology and chemistry major, Savanna Gonzalez, was talking about ULM’s study abroad trip...

« Previous PageNext Page »

The Student News Site of University of Louisiana Monroe
NEWS