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LGBTQ training event held on campus

LGBTQ training event held on campus

Richard Johnson, [email protected]

October 7, 2018


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Heterosexual is okay, but homosexual can be offensive. “When a person tells you they’re gay, call them gay.” That was the first thing discussed by Lambda Society Secretary Carly-Marie Herrera and President Austin Dicus at ULM’s Safe Zone Training seminar. About 40 students gathered in SUB bal...

More grants on the bayou

More grants on the bayou

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

September 30, 2018


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Ralph Abraham, a Louisiana congressman, announced the second grant given to ULM in a two-month period on Monday. The grant of $352,500 will be used by the university to study diabetes and obesity. Previously Abraham announced a $275,000 grant for the Atmospheric Sciences research program. According...

State projected to have excess money this year

State projected to have excess money this year

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

September 30, 2018


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Years of million and billion dollar deficits will come to end for the time being as Louisiana is projected to have an estimated 300 million dollar surplus of money. The state reached this point through bipartisan compromise over sales tax rates. In June, the Louisiana Legislature extended the sales...

Career Connections plug students into real world

Career Connections plug students into real world

Siddharth Gaulee, [email protected]

September 30, 2018


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The office of Career Connections has routinely come up with different ways to help students take that first step after graduation. Last week was Career Week at ULM. Throughout the week, Career Connection hosted various events to help students in their quest to land their perfect career. A resume review,...

Hazing week introduces new rules to campus

Hazing week introduces new rules to campus

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

September 30, 2018


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In May, the Louisiana Legislature passed a bill making hazing a crime. The bill, named after LSU freshman Max Gruver who died last fall after drinking with his fraternity, passed almost unanimously. National Hazing and Alcohol Prevention Week takes place the last week of September and includes a number...

5k held at the Grove for cancer

5k held at the Grove for cancer

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

September 30, 2018


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Right after skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in America. With that in mind the members of the Mu Tau Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. held their first annual 5k walk/run to raise awareness of prostate cancer Saturday in the Grove. The Mu Tau chapter is a graduate...

Ballots are in, results are out

Ballots are in, results are out

Misisipi Bhandari, [email protected]

September 30, 2018


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The ballots are in, and apart from the homecoming King and Queen, the university has a good idea who’s going to be on the Homecoming court. Also, the referendum vote came in. There will be runoffs for Homecoming King and Queen on Wednesday, Oct.3. The candidates for Homecoming Queen are Cindy Ho...

Local chapter hosts NAACP state conference

Local chapter hosts NAACP state conference

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

September 24, 2018


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“There is a long history of oppression, but an even longer history of resilience,” said Joey Jackson, a New York defense attorney and CNN legal analyst. As the Freedom Fund Banquet’s keynote speaker, Jackson perfectly expressed the theme of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored...

Monroe most affordable in state

Monroe most affordable in state

Dallon Lewis, [email protected]

September 23, 2018


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Residents in Monroe recently received good news in the form of a recent study that found Monroe the most affordable place to live in Louisiana. Monroe has been listed as the most affordable place to live in Louisiana by the cost-of-living index at just over 88 percent of the national average. The cost-of-living...

New BCM building opens up

New BCM building opens up

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 23, 2018


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The Baptist Campus Ministry (BCM), finally opened their new building after years of not having one due to the demolishing of the old one. Ree Reinhardt, the associate BCM director, shared that they calculated it’s been around 1,234 days since they had their own building before debuting their new building. During...

Proposed medical school breaks ground

Proposed medical school breaks ground

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

September 23, 2018


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Campus was abuzz on Tuesday as the proposed Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) at the University of Louisiana Monroe held its groundbreaking. School and state leaders swarmed Heritage Park to witness the groundbreaking of the proposed medical school. Should the school be accredited...

Suicide Awareness: Warhawks gather to celebrate life

Suicide Awareness: Warhawks gather to celebrate life

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

September 23, 2018


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September is National Suicide Awareness Month and the Zeta Pi chapter of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at ULM commemorated the month with a celebration of life. Hollis Walker, a junior kinesiology major, and members of his fraternity hosted the event Friday night at the Activity Center. According to...

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