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Thanksgiving: Should it be a holiday?

Thanksgiving: Should it be a holiday?
November 23, 2020

Yes My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. I don’t know why, because it’s almost like any other Sunday lunch spent with my immediate family except there’s a turkey instead of a roast. Maybe it’s...

Voter fraud not likely to affect election results

Voter fraud not likely to affect election results
November 16, 2020

The election has come, but it has not gone. We don’t know when it will be over. The 2000 election was not settled until after the Supreme Court case, Bush v Gore, which was not resolved until Dec. 12...

Puerto Rico should be state instead of territory

Puerto Rico should be state instead of territory
November 16, 2020

Imagine being a part of the United States, but having little to no rights. You don’t get to vote for U.S. president. All you get is to elect a governor, the Senate and Assembly. This is exactly the...

Is OnlyFans a suitable platform to make money?

Is OnlyFans a suitable platform to make money?
November 9, 2020

YES Most of us have heard of it. Some of us may even have one. Whether or not you’re someone who frequents the website OnlyFans, is a great way to make money—Whether it be some extra cash on the side...

Letter to the editor: Vote ‘yes’ on Amendment 1

Letter to the editor: Vote ‘yes’ on Amendment 1
October 29, 2020

When we enter the voting booth on Nov. 3, the first amendment on the ballot will say, “Do you support an amendment declaring that, to protect human life, a right to abortion and the funding of abortion...

Eliminate electoral college, use rank choice voting

Eliminate electoral college, use rank choice voting
October 26, 2020

The election is almost here, and it’s time to decide who you’re voting for. Unfortunately, we only have two options and they don’t impress me. You may be thinking, “There are third party candidates...

Vote ‘no’ on Amendment 1, support abortion rights

Vote 'no' on Amendment 1, support abortion rights
October 26, 2020

Imagine this: You’re standing in a voting booth. You’ve just selected a presidential candidate, a senator, a representative and a few other government officials—All of which you were prepared for. But...

Using Adderall as study aid is irresponsible

Using Adderall as study aid is irresponsible
October 18, 2020

There aren’t many things in this world more boring than studying, let alone completing assignments weeks ahead of schedule. And our dopamine-fueled generation continues to find ways to deal with their...

Rename Walker Hall: We must confront racist past

Rename Walker Hall: We must confront racist past
October 18, 2020

This year, after the institutionalized racism that has plagued the United States for generations gained national attention, people began to reevaluate our country’s dark history. Demands were made of...

Letter to the editor: Let graduation happen

Letter to the editor: Let graduation happen
October 11, 2020

Hello, my name is Michael DeJean and I am a senior at ULM. After graduating from high school in 2014, I spent a year at LSU. After struggling with the decision of what degree to pursue and finding no help...

‘Cuties’ meant to disturb, spark conversation

'Cuties' meant to disturb, spark conversation
October 5, 2020

Netflix seems to be on a rocket ship to the moon, from their record-breaking online subscriptions in the first six months of 2020 to their releasing of controversial media. With the release of a film...

Students must try harder to improve Zoom performance

Students must try harder to improve Zoom performance
October 5, 2020

Getting dressed and going to class has been replaced by the new normal of pajamas and staying in bed. And with such a dramatic shift comes problems of focus and attendance during Zoom lectures. In modern...

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