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ULM welcomes new Chief Administrative Officer

ULM welcomes new Chief Administrative Officer

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

June 28, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

On Wednesday, ULM announced through a press release that Scott McDonald will be replacing Ronald Hogan as Chief Administrative Officer. McDonald is an active alumnus and board member for the university. He will start his new job July 16. “We are delighted to have an alumnus as accomplished as...

Louisiana Legislature funds TOPS program, finds solution in budget debate

Louisiana Legislature funds TOPS program, finds solution in budget debate

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

June 25, 2018


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After three special sessions, the Louisiana Legislature has finally found a solution for its budget shortfall. Tensions were high, but last Friday, lawmakers came to a compromise over how much of a five percent state sales tax to renew. The 74-24  vote was in favor of a 4.45 percent state sales...

ULM program highlights gifted students

ULM program highlights gifted students

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

June 22, 2018


Filed under NEWS

After a week of hands on learning, students participating in the President’s Academy are more prepared than ever for college and a career afterwards. According to the ULM website , the President’s Academy is a program for “high ability” students looking to enhance their skills through le...

Brain-eating amoeba found again in Louisiana water

Brain-eating amoeba found again in Louisiana water

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

June 19, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

The bayou may not be the best place to go this summer. Louisiana is being plagued by the Naegleria fowleri for the third time. Consolidated Waterworks in Terrebonne Parish found positive results for the brain-eating amoeba near the beginning of June. After consulting with the Louisiana Department...

Summer PREP sessions bring future Warhawks to ULM

Summer PREP sessions bring future Warhawks to ULM

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

June 18, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Future Warhawks have landed at ULM for the university’s summer Preview, Registration & Enrollment Program (PREP) sessions. PREP is an orientation program that helps incoming students manage and better understand what college is all about. The first session took place June 6-7, with four more sessions...

“Best on the bayou” to add medical school

“Best on the bayou” to add medical school

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

June 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

ULM is in the process of adding a new school in the hopes to bring more students to what it refers to as, “the best in the bayou.”   The Louisiana Board of Regents recently approved a license for the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM) to plant roots at ULM. VCOM specializes...

Campus renovations underway at ULM

Campus renovations underway at ULM

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

June 15, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Garrett Hall, one of ULM’S oldest buildings, has been demolished. According to ULM’s Master Plan, the building was torn down, “due to its age and spatial redundancy.” Garrett Hall was completed in 1962 and named after one of the developers of the Monroe School System, Franklin Garrett. The...

Student Government Association end semester on a positive note

Student Government Association end semester on a positive note

Arohan Rimal, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Student Government Association had their last weekly meeting for the semester on Tuesday. They discussed their upcoming events to close out the semester. They also discussed their accomplishments from this semester. SGA’s biggest accomplishment has been helping the Hurricane Harvey Relief. They ...

Phi Mu dances their way into donations, raise money for hospital

Phi Mu dances their way into donations, raise money for hospital

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Hadley Devall, a sophomore pre-pharmacy major wasn’t too thrilled when her sorority hosted ULM’s first Dance Marathon. “Terrible. My dancing was absolutely horrible,” Devall said. Devall, along with her sorority sisters, hosted Phi Mu’s first Dance Marathon at ULM. The event is a student-led...

Warhawks put a ring on it at ceremony

Warhawks put a ring on it at ceremony

KeEmma Everett, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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Ashley Hunter liked it, so she put a ring on it at the Spring 2018 ring ceremony. The ULM Alumna Association and 31 Ambassadors hosted their bi-annual ring ceremony on Saturday for the Spring 2018 graduates. The spring ceremony featured six students. Hunter, a senior kinesiology major, doubled as a recipien...

Healy crowned inaugural Mr. ULM

Healy crowned inaugural Mr. ULM

Sisam Shresta, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

He can chop wood with his bare hands. He can punch through concrete blocks. He can throw people up in the air. He’s none other than Derek Healy, the first ever Mr. ULM. “I was excited to place. I wasn’t confident in winning. I thought everyone could win only one thing, so I was happy with my p...

Miss ULM hosts a gentleman’s pageant

Miss ULM hosts a gentleman’s pageant

Ethan Dennis & Kandace Moss, [email protected] or [email protected]

April 30, 2018


Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

What’s the first thing you’d do as Mr. ULM? “Back flip.” And the second? “Land it.” That’s just what senior kinesiology major Derek Healy did. He back flipped and landed in the ULM history books as the inaugural Mr. ULM. The pageant was created as a fundraiser by the Miss ULM committee and t...

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