The Hawkeye

Border problem greater than just avocados

John Radcliffe, [email protected]

April 14, 2019


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Around 1.3 billion dollars worth of avocados were imported into the U.S. from Mexico in 2015, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. President Trump can’t cast out all the avocados along with the Mexicans if he closes the Mexican-American border. It...

Help out homeless as much as possible

Help out homeless as much as possible

Killian Hicks, [email protected]

April 14, 2019


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One day last spring I decided to help out the homeless in the area, and it changed my life. There are now two homeless shelters in Monroe, the DeSiard St. Shelter and the Salvation Army. There are none from Baton Rouge to Little Rock and from Jackson to Shreveport. Anyone in search of assistance, who...

Get used to other cultures, try them out

Get used to other cultures, try them out

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

April 14, 2019


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The U.S. is ever changing. It continuously grows into a more diverse nation with different kinds of races, ethnicities, social classes, religions, genders and cultures. As the U.S. grows into a more diverse country, it’s time for citizens to try out the many different cultures that are a part of this...

Politicians should be scrutinized at times

Politicians should be scrutinized at times

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

April 14, 2019


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Joe Biden, a favorite among democrats to win the office, has been having a rough time as of late. He can’t shake the allegations that he’s been inappropriate to women around him. While Uncle Joe and other politicians can blame the media for spreading these allegations, they can’t do their jobs...

HAWKEYE P.O.V. : Pedestrians first, not pedestrians only

ULM Hawkeye

April 14, 2019


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As students, we go through a lot of stress and sometimes in coping with the stress, we make crude or often dark-natured jokes about things we shouldn’t be joking about. One of the biggest things we joke about is letting ourselves get hit by a car while crossing the streets on campus. Unfortunately,...

Students should donate more blood

Students should donate more blood

Dallon Lewis, [email protected]

April 7, 2019


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Saving a human life does not automatically make a person some mysterious savior that walks among us. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t feel good about donating blood. Go out of your way and save a life. It’s easy to let yourself fall into a bubble of self-importance. Students walk through...

ULM needs consistent branding

ULM needs consistent branding

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

April 7, 2019


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From birds to Indians, ULM has always had trouble finding the perfect mascot for itself. And while people “rebrand” themselves all the time, it’s time for ULM to stick with one mascot and logo. In 2017, ULM created a new logo that many students, faculty and even alumni love. This new logo is...

Dress up for your campus job

Dress up for your campus job

Tiffany Johnson, [email protected]

April 7, 2019


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Dress codes for student workers have become a hot topic in colleges and universities. ULM offers various types of on-campus employment opportunities from tutoring at the Student Success Center to working at the ULM Child Development Center. These on-campus work experiences allow student workers the...

Think before commenting about different cultures

Think before commenting about different cultures

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

April 7, 2019


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We got Cinco de Mayo coming up shortly and I feel it’s the perfect time to address a very important situation- the stereotypes and misconceptions regarding different cultures. It’s time to stop promoting stereotypes. The first thing I have to say is I’m really going to lose it if I have one more...

HAWKEYE P.O.V. : Senators need to stand for students, not themselves

ULM Hawkeye

April 7, 2019


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The current ULM election season has just about wrapped up and we have a lot of new and old faces joining the 2019-2020 Student Government Association. The ballots are in and other than runoffs we know who will be on senate. The only thing they should keep in mind now is the duty at hand. The SGA senators...

Nature therapy can help ease troubled minds

Nature therapy can help ease troubled minds

Killian Hicks, [email protected]

March 31, 2019


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The sun wakes you up as it rises over a peak of a mountain. As you stretch and unzip out of your sleeping bag, the subtle chill of the desert air bites at your skin. You then step out of your tent to brew some coffee over an open flame. As you watch the new day’s light dance across the desert floor...

Let’s discuss voting now

Let’s discuss voting now

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

March 31, 2019


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It’s time to pick your horse now. Presidential elections are closer than you think. Now is the time to start picking who you want as your president. While many may give the argument that it’s too early to pick your choice, people have already announced they’re running for president. If you...

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