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Lower tuition: Pandemic lessens college experience

Lower tuition: Pandemic lessens college experience
September 28, 2020

Colleges across the country are dealing with COVID-19 in questionable ways. With millions of parents being forced to leave their jobs, the resulting domino effect is figuring out ways to pay their child’s...

Start planning for your future despite uncertainty

Start planning for your future despite uncertainty
September 28, 2020

Almost a third of first-time college students change their major at least one within three years, according to Inside Higher Ed. We live, we learn, we change our minds. No one knows for sure what’s...

Halt Phase 3 to save lives of Louisiana citizens

Halt Phase 3 to save lives of Louisiana citizens
September 21, 2020

Let’s all admit it: Our lives were rudely interrupted by this pandemic. Many of us tragically lost our jobs. Many people across the nation were evicted by landlords without a shred of compassion or understanding....

Stop governor recall, support mask mandate

Stop governor recall, support mask mandate
September 21, 2020

Recently, a petition to recall John Bel Edwards as Louisiana’s governor has surfaced. The recall petition claims that Governor Edwards has taken the constitutional freedoms of Louisiana citizens with...

Is Ronald Berry the right choice for ULM?

Is Ronald Berry the right choice for ULM?
September 14, 2020

Yes It’s no secret ULM has money problems. The pandemic and uncertainty about sports this semester haven’t helped. So, what’s the answer to this problem? Have a leader who knows how to get us out...

Stop panhandlers: You can help in other ways

Stop panhandlers: You can help in other ways
August 31, 2020

The City of Monroe has teamed up with United Way of Northeast Louisiana to put out signs that say not to give money to panhandlers, and rightfully so. Panhandlers seem to be on every street corner in...

Black Lives Matter is more than a trend

Black Lives Matter is more than a trend
August 31, 2020

George Floyd. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Breonna Taylor. These are names you probably recognize as victims of police brutality. Let me rephrase that—These are names you should know as victims of police...

Voter fraud proven highly unlikely, mail-in election must happen due to coronavirus

Voter fraud proven highly unlikely, mail-in election must happen due to coronavirus
August 24, 2020

As Election Day gets closer, COVID still runs rampant and the worry around voting becomes greater. With hundreds of thousands of voters turning out to the polls, there is sure to be a surge in COVID cases...

Keep college campuses closed

Keep college campuses closed
August 17, 2020

The pandemic is raging. People are dying. Yet, here we are, going to school, living in dorms and having face-to-face classes. We’re playing chance with our lives. But hey, as long as the school doesn’t...

Students benefit from face-to-face classes

Students benefit from face-to-face classes
August 17, 2020

The start of the fall semester has always been my favorite. I can get back to a normal routine after summer trips out of town. This fall semester it’s especially true after everything that has happened...

Coronavirus already here: Let infected stay

Coronavirus already here: Let infected stay
March 9, 2020

The Diamond Princess cruise ship originally sailed off from Yokohama, Japan and planned to sail to China, Vietnam and Taiwan. But passengers soon found themselves confined to their cabins, as many passengers...

Stop assigning homework over break

Stop assigning homework over break
March 9, 2020

Let the good times roll! Louisiana just celebrated a holiday we all hold dear to our hearts, Mardi Gras. Every year, we flock to New Orleans for parades, grenades and beignets. But for students, something...

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