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Sorority educates campus on sickle cell disease

Sorority educates campus on sickle cell disease

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

Eye diseases. Gall stones. Bacterial infections. Anemia. Strokes. These are all the risks that come with sickle cell disease. The Theta Zeta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha passed paper handouts on Tuesday for September Sickle Cell Awareness Month so students know the risks of sickle cell disease and...

Forum teaches dangers of hazing

Forum teaches dangers of hazing

Loryn Kykendall, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

Last semester, seven ULM students from Kappa Alpha Psi were arrested during the investigation of a possible hazing incident. However, after the arrests were made, students still did not consider hazing as an issue that affects ULM, according to the University Police Department. While 86 percent of...

Pharmacy students break stigma surrounding HIV

Pharmacy students break stigma surrounding HIV

Alice Harper, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

Although about 20,085 people in Louisiana have HIV, according to AIDSVu, there is still a stigma surrounding the disease. Remember the Ribbon, an initiative in the Student National Pharmaceutical Association, hosted an educational HIV prevention and awareness event in the hopes of bringing an end to...

Connections made at annual Career Fair

Connections made at annual Career Fair

Chelsea Terrell, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

Although Gracie Deere is a sophomore, she wants to get a head start and begin preparing for life after graduation. The Career Fair hosted by ULM Career Center last week was the perfect place for Deere to start. “It was a great opportunity to get my name out there for a future internship or job,”...

Maymester will only offer two classes

Prajal Prasai, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

On Saturday, Sept. 14, ULM was supposed to have a campus-wide Internet/network outage for technology upgrades. The email was sent out to all the students to alert them of the coming disruption. However, a follow-up email was sent later about its cancellation. “We’ve had some upgrades that were...

UPD changes game day parking

UPD changes game day parking

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

Liam Morrison was heading home with a backseat full of groceries whenever he realized he made a grave mistake by abandoning his parking spot outside the apartment complex on campus—it was game night. Game night meant the parking lots that usually belonged to residential students were being used for...

Fraternity teaches money management

Fraternity teaches money management

Morgan Andrews, [email protected]

September 23, 2019

We’ve all been there—out of flex money, spent our refund checks too soon, blown our paycheck the moment we got it, but Phi Beta Sigma believes these are problems that can be easily avoided. So, the fraternity departed wisdom on ULM students last Thursday by hosting a money management workshop. Du...

Centenary students join ULM pharmacy program

Centenary students join ULM pharmacy program

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

September 23, 2019

ULM’s pharmacy school was approved by the Louisiana State Board of Education on Aug. 11, 1956. Then, in July 2005, the school became the first and only College of Pharmacy of its kind in Louisiana. The College of Pharmacy at ULM restricted admittance to only ULM graduate students until Sept. 12, 2019. ...

College Republicans group lack leadership, disband

College Republicans group lack leadership, disband

Blaine Warren, [email protected]

September 23, 2019

When a student begins their college experience, a few things might be running through their head. One of their initial thoughts is probably, “How do I get involved on campus?” If the student has an interest in politics, they might then decide to look into political organizations at ULM. ULM’s...

New freshman senators announced by SGA

New freshman senators  announced by SGA

Blaine Warren, [email protected]

September 23, 2019

The Student Government Association is a service organization and the freshmen who would take up the mantle as the new blood of the organization have a lot on their plates. Before running themselves ragged trying to serve the student body, they must first win. So, who are our winners of the freshmen...

Sorority takes hurricane donations for Bahamas

Sorority takes hurricane donations for Bahamas

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

September 23, 2019

In 2015, Marzetta Scott was stranded in her dorm along with other students as flood waters continued to rise. She was stuck without a car, food or power for days and she was terrified. But the University Police Department made it their mission to do routine safety checks and when necessary, provide tra...

Femhawks host panel on feminism

Femhawks host panel on feminism

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

September 23, 2019

ULM graduate student, Grace Srichantra, doesn’t like calling herself a feminist despite agreeing with many of the ideals it stands for. But she might consider the possibility of taking on such a title after Femhawks hosted a panel on the subject last Thursday. “I wouldn’t label myself a femin...

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