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The Hawkeye

The Student News Site of University of Louisiana Monroe

The Hawkeye

The Student News Site of University of Louisiana Monroe

The Hawkeye

Focus on the reason for the season

Malorie West November 21, 2022

There is little to dislike about Christmas. We get a much-needed break from school, allowing us to spend extra time with loved ones. But with Christmas decorations taking over stores by late October, it’s...

Republicans sabotaged their alleged ‘red wave’

Republicans sabotaged their alleged ‘red wave’

Maggie Eubanks November 21, 2022

If you’ve been following the midterm election cycle, then you’ve definitely heard about the “red wave.” Apparently, every state was supposed to turn red during the midterms, and Republicans were...

Scrap fall break, add it onto Thanksgiving

Scrap fall break, add it onto Thanksgiving

Cameron Jett November 21, 2022

Thanksgiving is the time of year we all gather around for some overcooked turkey, underwhelming NFL games and time with family members we didn’t know we had. It’s also a holiday full of hustle and...

Assign people to prisons aligned with their gender

Alayna Pellegrin November 21, 2022

Imagine feeling like a stranger in your own body. Facing your inner turmoil as well as society’s judgmental standards makes the situation even more difficult. Envision transitioning and feeling true...

Show real women’s bodies in fashion

November 16, 2022

The current fashion industry constantly bombards us with slender women occasionally throwing in an hourglass-shaped woman they consider plus-size. The small amount of representation plus-size bodies...

Don’t skip out on Black Friday

Don’t skip out on Black Friday

Zoe Sissac November 14, 2022

From waiting outside the mall at 5 a.m. to fighting for the best gift, nothing beats shopping on Black Friday. Black Friday is the perfect holiday for any American shopper, but the COVID pandemic...

Workers will benefit from a 3-day work week

Workers will benefit from a 3-day work week

Cameron Jett November 14, 2022

Look, I respect everyone who works most of their week to make ends meet. It doesn’t matter if that’s in the service industry or anywhere else. You have to put food on the table, and some people...

Elon Musk is taking Twitter in right direction

Elon Musk is taking Twitter in right direction

Hanna Flynn November 14, 2022

With a controversial new CEO, Twitter is either on the path to success or irrelevancy. Elon Musk purchased Twitter for $44 billion and intends to use his leadership to promote free speech on the platform....

Teachers must combat cheating

Teachers must combat cheating

Mallory Kaul November 7, 2022

Trying to keep a college student off Google during an online test is about as realistic as keeping a squirrel out of a bird feeder. A student often searches for test or assignment answers using sites...

America deserves an extra hour of sunshine

America deserves an extra hour of sunshine

Alayna Pellegrin November 7, 2022

I’m tired of the terrible adjustment period after daylight saving time. The U.S. needs to scrap the change in time and go ahead and make daylight saving time permanent. Not only will permanent daylight saving...

Just Stop Oil protests: success or mistake?

Just Stop Oil protests: success or mistake?

Kassidy Taylor November 7, 2022

AGAINST So I guess now we throw soup on paintings to advocate for the environment. At least that is what two members of the Just Stop Oil activist group did. They threw cans of tomato soup on Van Gogh's...

Just Stop Oil protests: success or mistake?

Just Stop Oil protests: success or mistake?

Beau Benoit November 7, 2022

FOR Perhaps drawing inspiration from nearby Andy Warhol works of art, a Just Stop Oil protester splattered a Van Gogh painting with soup. While the immediate action caused some to be utterly appalled,...

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