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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...

Choir takes a tour

Choir takes a tour

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 7, 2018


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The ULM Choir went on tour this past week to spread their wings and sing some songs. The group visited six towns, where they performed at various high schools and spoke about what ULM could offer potential students. “The tour is a wonderful way for high schools to get to see ULM up close and persona...

X marks the spot for TEDxULM

X marks the spot for TEDxULM

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 7, 2018


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In a campaign of sorts, some students have taken to social media reposting pictures of the ULM campus with a big “X.” This online campaign culminated in the announcement of a TEDx event at ULM during the Spring semester of 2019. The TEDx event’s topic will be “Coloring Outside the Lines.” A...

Students concerned Activity Center due for renovations

Students concerned Activity Center due for renovations

James Barnette, [email protected]

October 7, 2018


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Recent complaints about the condition of certain equipment and facilities in the Activity Center have arisen from students. David DeGraw, a senior political science major, said some of the equipment at the Activity Center does seem to be outdated, but the problem’s not as bad as others have made ...

ULM professor to release a book

ULM professor to release a book

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

October 7, 2018


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ULM assistant professor of political science, Leigh Hersey, is set to release a research book soon. The book is titled “Returning to Interpersonal Dialogue and Understanding Human Communication in the Digital Age through IGI-Global.” Hersey, alongside Michael Brown, co-edited the book. “It is a...

3rd grant in 2 months for ULM

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 7, 2018


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The U.S. Department of Education will grant ULM almost $123,000 to help parents in school achieve their goal of earning a college degree. The grant was announced by the office of Congressman Ralph Abraham. The ULM TRIO Programs received the grant through the Child Care Access Means Parents In School (CC...

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