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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...

Project DREAM receives $15K grant

Project DREAM receives $15K grant

ULM Hawkeye

March 24, 2019

A team of undergraduate Warhawks was recently awarded the Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant from State Farm. Project DREAM received the $15000 grant to develop and implement four mini-courses. The courses that will focus on life and driving will cover topics like power, freedom, responsibility and sanctity...

CenturyLink headquarters to stay in Monroe

CenturyLink headquarters  to stay in Monroe

ULM Hawkeye

March 24, 2019

According to an article in KNOE, Gov. John Bel Edwards and CenturyLink have reached a deal to extend the telecommunication company’s contract. The current contract is set to expire in 2020. This new deal could mean the CenturyLink headquarters will remain in Monroe until 2025. Both the Governor’s...

Education Majors Fair expands with interviews

Education Majors Fair expands with interviews

Ethan Dennis, [email protected]

March 17, 2019

Imagine a world without teachers. Well, without training and events to connect students to future employers, that world could easily become a reality. The Education Majors Fair is hosted each spring semester. Both regional and out-of-state school districts came to campus on Wednesday to recruit students...

Zeihan teaches ULM how to make informed choices

Zeihan teaches ULM how to make informed choices

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 17, 2019

For Peter Zeihan, a geopolitical strategist, the end of the world is coming and “Folks, it’s all going straight to hell.” The audience sarcastically laughed as Zeihan said there was need to worry about the talk of trade and war because the world was full of rainbows and chocolate. But trade and...

Library mixes class with virtual reality

Library mixes class with virtual reality

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

March 17, 2019

As the clock counts down towards the ULM Library’s 20th anniversary this April, continual upgrades are being made. Step one was the second floor renovation. Next is their new virtual reality (VR) room. The VR area is off in the side of the second floor. It’s a room with top of the line computers,...

‘TAPS’ offers final tribute for veterans

ULM Hawkeye

March 17, 2019

A group of ULM musicians have stepped forward to recognize the service and honor the sacrifices of United States Armed Forces veterans by performing “TAPS” at funeral and memorial services. “TAPS” is a haunting 24-note salute played by a lone bugler or trumpeter at military funerals. Talons...

Ouachita Green cleans up chemicals

Ouachita Green cleans up chemicals

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 17, 2019

Community teams up to prevent waste in water systems: Many hazardous items like batteries, electronics, chemicals and medications are killing our environment and if we aren’t careful, this will soon be a major issue. However, Ouachita Green, the ULM toxicology program and ULM students are helping...

Program receives $50K from nation’s largest insurance broker

ULM Hawkeye

March 17, 2019

ULM’s Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) program received a $50,000 from AmWINS, Inc., the country’s largest wholesale insurance broker. The donation was handed to the program on Monday, in the presence of faculty and students. Summer Ho, a current AmWINS intern, was among the many students who...

Second ULM football player arrested in a month for dispute

ULM Hawkeye

March 17, 2019

Defensive tackle Jaylen Veasley was arrested on Monday after officers responded to a disturbance call. According to the arrest report, Veasley entered the victim's house after she repeatedly advised him not to. He then approached another person present in the bedroom, where Veasley swung a fist at...

Story-telling contest shares stories of grandmothers

Story-telling contest shares stories of grandmothers

Sisam Shrestha, [email protected]

March 17, 2019

Meghan Edmiston always looked at her grandmother as a guardian angel and a source of inspiration. Edmiston’s grandmother lost her father at the age of four, graduated high school while four months pregnant and had three kids by the age of 23. She did all this while taking care of her mother who was...

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