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Students deny athletics on fee vote

Students deny athletics on fee vote

Tyler Johnson, [email protected]

November 18, 2018


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ULM received backlash from a proposed student enhancement fee this fall that didn’t go through. The fee was $10 per credit hour for future semesters for students taking one or more credit hours. The fee was supposed to support athletics and other groups on campus. It could have helped athletics out...

Athletics attendance problems reach campus

Athletics attendance problems reach campus

Kris Albert and Raven Adcox, [email protected], [email protected]

November 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Pride shows itself in many ways. People show pride through their work, attitude, ethic and morals. Most people also show pride through the institutions they represent. Therefore, sports teams have legions upon legions of fans. Sports can be part of the college experience, whether by playing or just atten...

AKAs educate campus on professional school

AKAs educate campus on professional school

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

November 12, 2018


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Students hoping to enter a professional program at ULM got a little help with their preparations thanks to the women of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The Theta Zeta chapter of AKA put on a professional school forum Wednesday and invited everybody on campus who were interested in joining any of...

Miss ULM: Campbell passes on her crown

Miss ULM: Campbell passes on her crown

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

November 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

It’s the pageant that just keeps getting bigger. Friday night saw a new Miss ULM crowned in front of a packed Brown Auditorium. Monica Whitman, a junior pre-pharmacy major from Tioga, Louisiana was crowned Miss ULM at the 66th Annual Miss ULM Pageant. “I feel so awesome, I’m ready to kick this...

Arkansas’ minimum wage is set to rise

Arkansas’ minimum wage is set to rise

Tiana Thompson, [email protected]

November 12, 2018


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Arkansas’ minimum wage is $8.50 and is set to increase gradually until Jan. 2021 where it will become at $11. Arkansas voters confirmed the Issue five Referendum on minimum wage increase in Tuesday’s midterm election. The referendum stated that it would raise the minimum wage from $8.50 to $9.25...

Young voter turnout rises

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

November 12, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Getting information about elections has not always been as easy as it is in 2018. Hannah Meredith, an English instructor, can vividly remember being a child without access to a computer, let alone the internet. She can remember her parents going to a local school to vote. They would stand outside talking...

Midterm election brings change to politics

Midterm election brings change to politics

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

November 12, 2018


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The midterm elections came and went last week with drama coming on all fronts, a record turnout and a swing in the direction of blue. On a national level, all the House of Representative seats were up and 33 Senate seats were up for grabs. The major results surrounded Texas as there was hope from...

Special Olympics race on campus

Special Olympics race on campus

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

It was a day of fun for the community and the campus when Special Olympics Louisiana held the Northeast Area Fall Sports Day at ULM Friday morning. Friday’s event was a field day of sorts for attendees from the Special Olympics. Volunteers woke up bright and early to have everything ready at 8 a.m....

Mock Trial team keeps on winning

Mock Trial team keeps on winning

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


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The Warhawk mock trial team prevailed in their recent trip to Minnesota, winning the University of Minnesota’s Nordic Mock Trial Battle. The mock trial team faced off against local Minnesota colleges, Macalester College, University of Saint Thomas, Carleton College as well as the University of Missouri....

Activity Center set for extended hours

Activity Center set for extended hours

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

For until the Thursday of finals week of the fall 2018 semester, the Activities Center on campus will stay open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday-Thursday. This change to the hours is a major change for the activities center that previously was only open until nine o’clock Monday-Thursday. The catalyst...

Congress candidate comes to campus

Congress candidate comes to campus

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS

For the first time since 2014, the fifth Congressional District of Louisiana has a Democrat running for office. Vegetable farmer and Democratic nominee Jessee Carlton Fleenor is that Democrat. Fleenor spent the majority of his morning Thursday at ULM. The event was coordinated by College Democrats...

New fee to take effect Spring 2019

New fee to take effect Spring 2019

Madelyn Stewart, [email protected]

November 4, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

As students sighed a breath of relief over missing out on one increased fee, new ones have risen. On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the University of Louisiana System’s governing board approved for a new fee to go into effect Spring of 2019. At ULM, for each credit hour, an additional $10 will be charged, and...

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