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Women’s Symposium wakes women up to potential

Women’s Symposium wakes women up to potential

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

March 31, 2019

From the Seneca Falls Convention that helped the women's suffrage movement to ULM's 2019 Women's Symposium, the gathering of women has always changed lives. Nirali Patel truly believes the symposium has changed her life completely. “I attended the very first Women’s Symposium and the one thing...

Future Warhawks take tour of bayou

Future Warhawks take tour of bayou

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]

March 31, 2019

Jermiya Thompson, a senior from Caldwell High School, knew exactly what she wanted when she attended Browse on the Bayou on Saturday. Five of Thompson’s friends currently attend ULM and her brother used to be a Warhawk too. She was set on joining the kinesiology program at ULM and living a life...

Louisiana graduates leave for alleged Texas benefits

Louisiana graduates leave for alleged Texas benefits

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

March 31, 2019

One of the many problems facing the Louisiana educational system is that too many teachers are just attaining their degree and then moving out of state. Many students like Tara Simpson agree with this viewpoint. “There just isn’t much for me here in Louisiana. I feel as though I can make more...

Hawkline wins at national competition

Hawkline wins at national competition

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

March 31, 2019

It’s never easy becoming national champions, but for the ULM Hawkline, sometimes you have to lose to return and come back fighting stronger. “Their determination was everything. Last year, we got first runner-up, and they weren’t satisfied. They wanted to win,” said Sonni Bennett, the Hawkline...

Noble’s work accepted for art exhibition in capital

Noble’s work accepted for art exhibition in capital

ULM Hawkeye

March 31, 2019

Dr. Joni Henry Noble, an art professor in the School of Visual and Performing Arts recently got her work accepted for Art Flow 2019, a statewide art exhibition held in downtown Baton Rouge. Noble’s work, "Fiddle 1," a black and white archival print, will be displayed at The Heron in Baton Rouge’s...

Students raise awareness on safe driving

Students raise awareness on safe driving

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

March 31, 2019

Trying new things or jumping on the bandwagon can be a great thing in college. For some students, fully knowing what they’re getting into is not necessary if it involves service. “To be honest, Dr. McGahan mentioned a service-learning opportunity and without knowing what it was about, I agreed to...

REAL TALK:He said She said

REAL TALK:He said She said

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

March 24, 2019

Panel discussion lets students express their voices Brendan Harris said it’s hard for National Pan-Hellenic Council fraternities and sororities to host events, but when they do, they find it important to discuss heavy topics like love, sex and sexual harassment. “It is a struggle to organize NPHC...

Premium account popularity is growing

Premium account popularity is growing

March 24, 2019

Having a sugar daddy is quickly becoming a thing of the past, thanks to the advancement of technology. There’s a new money maker in town and they’re called premium social media accounts. College-aged individuals are quickly turning to things like Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram to make some extra...

Hiring, spending freeze to affect campus life

Hiring, spending freeze to affect campus life

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 24, 2019

Faculty and staff need to hold tight to those pens, highlighters and other supplies because as of March 14, a hiring and spending freeze was placed on ULM. News broke through an email sent by Bill Graves, the vice president of Business Affairs, to all faculty and staff saying that there would be a hiring...

Panelists meet before symposium

Panelists meet before symposium

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

March 24, 2019

To prepare for the ULM’s 2019 Women’s Symposium, the first ever panelist meet and greet was held on Wednesday to allow all women of the panelist to get to know each other in advance. Kelsey Bohl, the Women’s Symposium chair this year, said the meet and greet was hosted for women of the panel...

Domestic violence disputes raise concern

Domestic violence disputes raise concern

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

March 24, 2019

In the span of a month, two ULM football players were arrested in separate domestic violence disputes. Neither disputes occurred on campus, but domestic violence on college campuses is more likely than one might think. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, about six in every 1,000 college students...

Yapalooza gives students platform for performance

Yapalooza gives students platform for performance

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]

March 24, 2019

From rape culture to life lessons, this semester’s Yapalooza swayed its audience with tears and joys while also giving them something to think about. The biannual event was hosted by the ULM communications program and accepted applications from all walks of life. Speakers could voice their opinions...

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