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Refund checks arriving late for some students

Refund checks arriving late for some students

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] February 8, 2021

After a couple weeks of being back in school, most students get their refund checks. But some are not so lucky. Shannitra Minnieweather is one of these students. According to Minnieweather, she has not...

Some students eager to get vaccinated, others hesitant

Some students eager to get vaccinated, others hesitant

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] February 8, 2021

Normality—it’s something we all desire to get back to once the pandemic is over. For many people, the way back to “the normal life” is through the COVID vaccine.  Reggie Smith-Good, a senior...

NAACP teaches importance of voting

NAACP teaches importance of voting

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] February 1, 2021

The presidential election is over, but that doesn’t mean all elections are over. That’s what the NAACP wants students to understand. “Voting gives us the chance to make a positive impact that can...

Local artists bring Black Lives Matter message to campus

Local artists bring Black Lives Matter message to campus

Students gathered at Bayou Park Jan. 25 to see unveiling of BLM art installation
Carley Nail February 1, 2021

Born a target.  No justice, no peace. End white silence. Black women matter. Be the change.  I’m just tryin’ 2 get home.  These are all statements painted on the Black Lives Matter art...

How to maintain personal boundaries during COVID-19

How to maintain personal boundaries during COVID-19

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] February 1, 2021

Have you ever heard someone say, “You’re in my bubble?” We all have. And the bursting of the “bubble” can easily anger us.  In the Healthy Personal Boundaries Workshop on Jan. 28, Brittina...

Support groups help students with COVID-19 impact, grief

Support groups help students with COVID-19 impact, grief

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] February 1, 2021

The pandemic has handed us one challenge after another for almost a year now. It’s put people out of jobs, out of money and out of the classroom. It’s taken away loved ones and made us fear for our...

Students concerned for their learning during pandemic

Students concerned for their learning during pandemic

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] January 25, 2021

The pandemic is getting worse every day, and the idea of things ever going back to “normal” seems like more of a fantasy with each passing day. The CDC said that there were more than 15,000 new cases...

Students can reserve study rooms for privacy on campus

Students can reserve study rooms for privacy on campus

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] January 25, 2021

It’s Tuesday, your busiest Zoom schedule. You wake up, pull your laptop out after it’s charged all night, and immediately notice your Wi-Fi is down. You try fixing it every way you know how, but to...

Professor Joshua Comer dies in alleged murder-suicide

Professor Joshua Comer dies in alleged murder-suicide

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected] January 25, 2021

Joshua Comer, an assistant professor of communication and the communication program director at ULM, died Jan. 17 in Mer Rouge, La. According to Morehouse Parish police, Comer was allegedly murdered by...

Students want to see education, police reform from Biden

Students want to see education, police reform from Biden

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] January 25, 2021

President Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office have begun, and he’s got a lot to do. With the COVID-19 pandemic still devastating the country, Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have laid out their...

ULM enforces student COVID-19 self-check forms

ULM enforces student COVID-19 self-check forms

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] January 19, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread throughout the country, many universities like ULM are taking precautions to stop the spread of the virus. One of these preventative measures includes the...

Julia Letlow to run for Congress

Julia Letlow to run for Congress

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected] January 19, 2021

Julia Letlow, the executive assistant to the president for External Affairs and Community Outreach at ULM, will be running for Louisiana’s 5th congressional district seat. She announced her candidacy...

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