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Students worry past mascots are hindering cultural awarness today

Students worry past mascots are hindering cultural awarness today

Carley Nail, [email protected] November 15, 2021

Graduating from a school gives you a certain connection with its mascot. For graduates of ULM before 2006, this mascot is the Indians. However, due to NCAA rules forcing a mascot change, recent graduates...

Maternal, paternal leave is a necessity

Maternal, paternal leave is a necessity

Kassidy Taylor, [email protected] November 15, 2021

A woman becomes pregnant and is unable to receive paid leave. She has no alternative but to stay home from work to care for herself and her newborn.  Her job position becomes filled, leaving her...

ULM should get rid of Zoom, hybrid options

ULM should get rid of Zoom, hybrid options

Cameron Jett, [email protected] November 15, 2021

I feel like I speak for a portionable size of ULM when I say that Zoom and hybrid classes have got to go.  Students are not motivated to try anymore with how laid back standards are due to the pandemic....

Natives need to be heard

Natives need to be heard

Maggie Eubanks, [email protected] November 15, 2021

Native Americans rarely have a seat at the table when it comes to politics. Having been deemed uneducated savages since the “discovery” of this nation by Europeans, their opinions and representation...

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

Jonah Bostick, [email protected] November 15, 2021

Imagine that you’re coming out of high school, and upon arriving into college, you plan on being part of the Sound of Today. You’re excited about being a part of a great program with a rich history....

Astroworld fatalities could have been easily avoided

Astroworld fatalities could have been easily avoided

Carley Nail, [email protected] November 15, 2021

Thousands of people have been patiently waiting for hours, and the main event is about to start. SZA just completed her set. Travis Scott will take the stage at any minute. The excitement overflows as...

YikYak’s return to app store is beneficial, informative

YikYak’s return to app store is beneficial, informative

Cameron Jett, [email protected] November 8, 2021

“All love, no real names, not hate.” That is the message every YikYak user sees before they finalize a post on the app. Yet many are opposed to its return to the app store. YikYak is an app that allows...

Transition to green energy needed

Transition to green energy needed

Maggie Eubanks, [email protected] November 8, 2021

The year is 2050. Before you leave for your morning walk to work, you put on a mask because the air quality is so bad.  This is because of the wildfires around the country. It is October, but it’s...

Decorating should wait until after Thanksgiving

Decorating should wait until after Thanksgiving

Carley Nail, [email protected] November 8, 2021

Families have started dragging out their Christmas trees and unpacking boxes of ornaments. Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” echoes for miles. The smell of cookies and warmth from...

ULM prioritizes safety with continued mask mandate

ULM prioritizes safety with continued mask mandate

Kassidy Taylor, [email protected] November 8, 2021

The statewide mask mandate for Louisiana has been lifted by Gov. Edwards. ULM has decided to keep the school wide mask mandate in place regardless.  This is the best decision to keep ULM’s students,...

Korean media deserves to be pushed to forefront

Korean media deserves to be pushed to forefront

Uchechi Owunna, [email protected] October 25, 2021

The first time I heard about South Korea was one night during study prep in middle school. I remember all my classmates talking about a Korean show called “Boys Over Flowers.” I thought it couldn’t...

ULM should celebrate new legacy

ULM should celebrate new legacy

Maggie Eubanks, [email protected] October 25, 2021

ULM is moving into a new era. With the recent investiture of President Berry, everything on campus is looking toward a bright future.  But the Homecoming theme for 2021 is “The Legacy Continues.”...

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