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Dependency on social media is not healthy

Dependency on social media is not healthy

Abisha Dhakal, [email protected] September 20, 2021

Social media has become a huge part of people’s daily lives and is a useful outlet for meeting friends, expressing thoughts and making professional connections.  Although social media allows us...

Met Gala is important, should be respected

Met Gala is important, should be respected

Olivia Jeansonne, [email protected] September 20, 2021

The Met Gala is an event created for designers to show off their latest creations on a publicly known model.  It also allows celebrities to mix, mingle and network all at once. Most celebrities in...

New worker mandate is excessive

New worker mandate is excessive

Kassidy Taylor, [email protected] September 20, 2021

When it comes to COVID vaccines, the elephant in the room is whether to take it or not to take it. And with case numbers soaring to new highs, government officals are stepping in with new regulations.  The...

Concealed carry permits help make Louisiana safe

Concealed carry permits help make Louisiana safe

Rabin Bhattarai, [email protected] September 20, 2021

Over the summer a proposal that would have allowed Louisianans to carry a concealed handgun in public without passing a background check or attending a weapons safety course rapidly moved through the state...

Random testing keeps students, faculty safe

Random testing keeps students, faculty safe

Sabina Dahal, [email protected] September 13, 2021

When you receive an email stating that you have been randomly picked to take a COVID test, it might seem like a waste of time.  But getting tested is necessary to keep our university safe According...

Texas abortion law: helpful or harmful?

Kassidy Taylor and Calli Sinclair September 13, 2021

For If my father’s biological mother had chosen abortion, I would not exist today. I am glad and very grateful that my father was given a chance at life and was put up for adoption rather than abortion.  Many...

ULM should better promote free speech corner

ULM should better promote free speech corner

Maggie Eubanks, [email protected] September 13, 2021

This is all that is known about the free speech corner at ULM: You can reserve time in room 258 at the Student Center and you cannot have amplified sound.  A sign marks the free speech corner’s...

Critical Race Theory stirs unneeded concern

Critical Race Theory stirs unneeded concern

Crystal Mathews, [email protected] September 13, 2021

Unless you’ve been living under a rock these past few months, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about Critical Race Theory, or CRT. A quick Google search shows parents flooding school board meetings...

Prioritize safety, reinstate campus COVID protocols

Prioritize safety, reinstate campus COVID protocols

Kassidy Taylor, [email protected] August 30, 2021

We walk into our first class of the semester and no longer see notes of unavailability on every other desk. We sit near our group of friends and speak as if everything is back to normal. If we did not...

Afghanistan withdrawal is best decision for American people

Afghanistan withdrawal is best decision for American people

Ayushma Shrestha, [email protected] August 30, 2021

Imagine going two decades back in civilization where you are sexualized for your gender, objectified for your attire and swayed from your basic human rights.  That is now the case in Afghanistan,...

Shot for $100 saves lives, moves us toward normalcy

Shot for $100 saves lives, moves us toward normalcy

Maggie Eubanks, [email protected] August 30, 2021

A phrase you might have heard around campus recently is “one shot for $100.”  This is a program the Louisiana Department of Health started to encourage college students to get vaccinated.  Many...

Another parking garage would curb problems

Another parking garage would curb problems

Morgan Andrews, [email protected] August 30, 2021

Parking at ULM is not efficient at all. Most students that live on campus choose not to move their car for hours or days in fear of not having a place to park when they come back. ULM has only provided...

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