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Does Student-to-Student page create change?

Does Student-to-Student page create change?

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

(Against) Student-to-Student at ULM is a great page on Facebook to ask questions about classes, promote events your organization is hosting, share images of lost items that have been found and even share funny memes that all students can relate to. What Student-to-Student was not meant for is to...

Does Student-to-Student page create change?

Does Student-to-Student page create change?

Kaitlin Maness, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

(FOR) In the past few years, social media has transformed the way change is made. Information can be shared across the globe with the tap of a finger or the click of a button. It has never been easier to spark a revolution than it is now. For years, the world has watched as social movements grew massive...

Watching cable is coming in new form

Watching cable is coming in new form

Hope Anderson, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

Due to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and other successful streaming services, the cable appears to be dying out from a lack of this generation’s attention. But history does tend to have that crazy habit of repeating itself— and cable’s prominence in society is no exception. In light of these recent...

Social media is controlling our news

Social media is controlling our news

Killian Hicks, [email protected]

October 14, 2019

Every 10 minutes my phone buzzes. It is not a text or call from a friend, but an update from one of the multiple media sources I subscribe to telling me that some form of breaking news has happened somewhere around the world. In the age of the 24-hour news cycle and social media, this is common. Many...

Should President Trump be impeached?

Should President Trump be impeached?

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

October 8, 2019

(Against) Before I get started on this opinion, I want to make something clear. I am in no way, a supporter of President Trump. I don’t plan on voting for him this next election and I don’t agree with everything he has done while in presidency. With that being said, there is no reason for Trump...

Should President Trump be impeached?

Should President Trump be impeached?

Sydney Curtis, [email protected]

October 8, 2019

(FOR) Donald Trump’s presidency has always caused controversy even before he was officially president. Now, the Republicans and Democrats still butt heads, and the situation has reached its peak. Everyone is questioning whether Donald Trump should be impeached or not. In my opinion, he should be imp...

Apps are worst way to contact police, instead call or text

Apps are worst way to contact police, instead call or text

Hope Anderson, [email protected]

October 8, 2019

In light of new emergency apps, such as the ULM safe app and Ouachita Parish Sheriff Office’s app, the question of whether or not this is the best means of communication has emerged. There are many different factors to consider when weighing out the three methods of contacting the police: through call,...

Men should get checked for breast cancer too

Men should get checked for breast cancer too

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

October 8, 2019

The male species and doctor check-ups are an interesting thing. We’re not going to voluntarily ask the doctor to check for certain things. “Can you check my prostate?” Yeah, that’ll never come out of our mouths. But yeah check our chest for lumps. That’s a thing. Men can have breast cancer...

It’s okay to be selfish, step back from organizations

It’s okay to be selfish, step back from organizations

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

“I cannot leave the organization; they need me now more than ever.” Evelyn convinces herself. Her grades are struggling, she constantly feels emotionally drained and stressed and she is barely getting four hours of sleep. But she still hangs in there and keeps pushing through to remain in the Press...

Lose your ‘follow-the-trend’ mentality

Lose your ‘follow-the-trend’ mentality

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

Social media is a powerful tool. It allows us to keep contact with our friends and family who live far away, meet new people, find out about events and learn news around the world. While social media is useful, it can create a ‘follow-the-trend’ mentality. And this mentality can be harmful. According...

New members should stop hazing too

New members should stop hazing too

Hope Anderson, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

We should all understand it by now- hazing is wrong. The lasting effects can be physiologically and/ or physically damaging to all involved. Sometimes, the effects can even be deadly. For some time now, colleges across America have been teaching students how to identify and stop hazing, as well as getting...

Banning books from public schools, library kills creativity

Banning books from public schools, library kills creativity

Killian Hicks, [email protected]

September 30, 2019

Book banning or censorship is the removal, suppression or restricted circulation of literary images, ideas and information. It is usually done due to a book’s content being considered sexually explicit or too critical of a government’s power. In a country with freedom of speech and expression,...

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