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Ethical clothing: Saving the planet comes with exceptions

Ethical clothing: Saving the planet comes with exceptions

Caitlyn Cullen, [email protected] March 1, 2021

What’s more important—looking trendy or saving the planet? For most people, I hope the answer is saving the planet. But that choice isn’t always accessible.  According to Good Trend, clothing...

'They' deserve to be respected

‘They’ deserve to be respected

Hope Anderson, [email protected] March 1, 2021

Recently, there has been a surge of people using they/them pronouns.  You can find “they/them” in bios on social media and even in more professional settings such as Zoom usernames and emails....

Is social media body positivity effective?

Is social media body positivity effective?

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] February 15, 2021

YES Social media use has been the culprit behind body dysphoria and eating disorders for quite some time. Often, users idolize the glamorous and beautiful bodies of celebrities through apps like Instagram....

End negative stigma around changing majors

End negative stigma around changing majors

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected] February 8, 2021

I resumed this semester with a peculiar sense of loss. I had a feeling like I'd lost my child at a shopping mall. I quickly figured out it was because I had to disassemble the blueprint I designed for...

Minority RSOs deserve  more recognition

Minority RSOs deserve more recognition

Chloe Chapel, [email protected] February 8, 2021

 ULM does a great job at advertising large Recognized Student Organizations. They show them at PREP, hold large events for them and sometimes send out emails about their student elections. However,...

Black history should be celebrated all year

Black history should be celebrated all year

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] February 1, 2021

 Disrespected. That is my immediate thought when I think of Black History Month. Well, maybe not the month in general, but the history.   Giving one month out of the year to explore and discuss...

Different political views can affect friendships

Different political views can affect friendships

Adrena Williams, [email protected] February 1, 2021

Friends are people that you should want to be around. People that make you feel happy and accepted.  You want friends that lift you up and don’t drag you down.  However, it can be difficult...

Trump's impeachment should be left in the past

Trump’s impeachment should be left in the past

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] January 25, 2021

2021 has not been less crazy than 2020. Specifically because of the riots and raid that occurred at the Capitol on Jan. 6. I’m sure we’ve all heard of these riots, Donald Trump’s involvement with...

Biden's inauguration not worth risk of COVID-19

Biden’s inauguration not worth risk of COVID-19

Chloe Chapel, [email protected] January 25, 2021

I think we can all agree that President Joe Biden by no means had an easy time getting into office. From recounts to riots, Biden went through the ringer before he could even step foot in the White House....

COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory for students

COVID-19 vaccine should be mandatory for students

Kylie Cichocki, [email protected] January 19, 2021

If you are anything like me, you are terrified of getting vaccines. When I found out I needed five mandatory vaccines to come to college, I was mortified. I felt this fear again when I heard about possibly...

College students deserve stimulus checks

College students deserve stimulus checks

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected] January 19, 2021

We all need money. We have to eat, pay rent, visit the doctor from time to time and normally there’s something on our car that must be fixed. And each of these fundamentals of life require money. Especially...

Capitol raid will forever change America

Capitol raid will forever change America

Chloe Chapel, [email protected] January 11, 2021

A group of Trump supporters raided the Capitol on Jan. 6 to stop Congress from finalizing President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. This came after President Trump told his supporters to “stop the steal,”...

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