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Natural hair: it’s not easy like Sunday mornings

Natural hair: it’s not easy like Sunday mornings

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

August 26, 2018


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Wake up, spritz. Pass out, spritz. Sit down, pick. Stand up, pick. Tired, hair.  Anyone who is natural knows the struggle of having curly hair that is completely chaotic and has a life of its own. The curls are beautiful and popping once you figure out how to manage them, but the period of time...

Every student deserves pizza

Alfonzo Galvan, [email protected]

August 20, 2018


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ULM has got to do a better job at feeding its students over the summer, specifically, during the week before school starts. Allowing only certain groups of people on campus to dine while others starve is a crime. Several people don’t realize the problem at hand here, but let me explain it to them as I ...

Let’s teach everyone about football

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

August 20, 2018


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As the highly-anticipated college football season rolls around, fans are excited to see their favorite team utterly destroy their opponent. As for me, I’m excited to feel the crisp autumn air, stroll in the grove with my sorority sisters, walk in Malone Stadium and wear my super cute heels to the...

Single-use plastics should be banned

Single-use plastics should be banned

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

July 5, 2018


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Single-use plastics are absolutely horrible for the environment and should be banned. This issue isn’t a political one but a moral one. People have been privileged with ease and comfort for too long and the US, especially, has a problem with being environmentally conscious. Single-use plastics...

Opinion: Sex education is more important than you think

Opinion: Sex education is more important than you think

Kris Albert, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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Sex. Let me say it again. Sex. Sex is a topic that gets discussed more and more as society evolves. There are plenty of reasons why people don’t like this, especially when thinking from a religious point of view. Although sex is being talked about more in pop culture, it is being talked about less i...

Opinion: Fast Food is unhealthy convenience

Opinion: Fast Food is unhealthy convenience

Sulochan Acharya, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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A majority of individuals lean toward fast food due to its convenience, accessibility, and flavorful quality. However, with the developing prevalence of fast food, obesity has increased.  The fast food industry has been a staple of American culture since the early 1950s. This industry got starte...

Opinion: Athletes deserve to get paid

Opinion: Athletes deserve to get paid

Ujjwal Pandey, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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There has been discussion recently on whether or not college athletes should get paid. Some people believe that since those athletes are already getting scholarships in the form of book stipends, free lodging and food, they shouldn’t get a paycheck on top of it. However, there are those who believe ath...

Opinion: Medical marijuana has many benefits

Opinion: Medical marijuana has many benefits

Sovit Khatri, [email protected]

May 1, 2018


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Marijuana has been decriminalized in 29 states across the U.S. plus Washington D.C. The inclination towards legalization is increasing as West Monroe obtained its medical marijuana license Wednesday, making it the first of its kind in northeast Louisiana. The legalization of marijuana has always been a ...

GUEST OPINION: Trust your Doctor, not WebMD

GUEST OPINION: Trust your Doctor, not WebMD

Susan Egbert, [email protected]

April 25, 2018


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Ever had a cough that never seemed to go away? Have you ever noticed something about your body that was totally weird, but were too afraid to ask someone about it?   As college students, these days we have information available by just a click or a tap. However, just because you’re looking up...

Opinion:Gambling does not pay the bills

Opinion:Gambling does not pay the bills

Samunda Aryal, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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Today in America, gambling can be a matter of life and death. Gambling is a unique form of entertainment and is popular in the U.S. People usually turn to gambling because they think it could be their one-way ticket to getting rich. However, it could also be their one-way ticket to poverty and debt. It...

Hawkeye POV: Our understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder can be improved

Hawkeye POV: Our understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder can be improved

April 23, 2018


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Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neurological disorder that affects the way people communicate with others. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), “There is often nothing about how people with ASD look that sets them apart from other people.” So, why are people with ASD treated dif...

Opinion: Electric cars are the future

Opinion: Electric cars are the future

Niren Maharjan, [email protected]

April 23, 2018


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The excessive usage of gasoline-powered vehicles has caused an adverse effect on nature. Other alternatives are now being considered. The electric vehicle (EV) is one credible alternative because of its efficiency, increased driving range and environment-friendly nature. Due to the effect caused on the atm...

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