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We need to see that hazing is an issue

We need to see that hazing is an issue

Richard Johnson, [email protected]

September 30, 2018


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Despite large cultural differences, nearly every civilization engages in some form of hazing. From elaborate manhood rituals to giving the new person a hard time at work, hazing seems to be built into our brains. But why is it so hard to fight? First, it’s hard to define. Is making a joke at another...

Police brutality is still targeting black people

Police brutality is still targeting black people

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

September 23, 2018


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The day of Sept. 6 2018 reopened an issue America has been trying to handle for the last couple of years: police brutality. Dallas police officer, Amber Guyger fatally shot 26-year-old Botham Jean in his own apartment, sparking the conversation again. The conversation being whether or not police...

Toxic masculinity: Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

Toxic masculinity: Don’t you know that you’re toxic?

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

September 23, 2018


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“Boys don’t cry, man up.” Majority of our conversation on gender oppression has been centered around the female experience. Women are still fighting for their equal rights; however, we are missing a very important factor in our fight--men. Contrary to popular belief, men are facing the same issues...

Against: Students react to fee increase

Tyler Johnson, [email protected]

September 23, 2018


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Last week ULM brought out a proposal to the University that might get some students fired up. The proposal is enforcing the student spirt and athletic enhancement fee (SSAEF) of $10.00 per credit hour for all the Fall, Spring, Summer, and interim sessions for students taking one or more hours. This...

For: Students react to fee increase

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]

September 23, 2018


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Let’s face it, ULM athletics and Recognized Student Organizations’s need all the help they can get. As a former sports editor who has covered ULM sports for multiple semesters, I have noticed that things could be better for the program. The athletes and organizations at this school need a financial...

Nike just followed the dollar

Kris Albert, [email protected]

September 16, 2018


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Nike and Colin Kaepernick are currently running the sports world with their new campaign. People from all angles have a strong opinion on the ad, which means it has been a success thus far. Like the saying goes, all publicity is good publicity. A lot of different arguments are being made on the polarizin...

Teach men how to not victimize women

Teach men how to not victimize women

Miles Jordan, [email protected]

September 16, 2018


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ULM took a major step forward in terms of protecting its students last week in its introduction of the Equalizer Clinic, ULM’s first class for women to learn how to defend themselves from the dangers of the world, also known as men. ULM should take this a step further by offering clinics and worksho...

Hard alcohol or not, incidences will still happen

Hard alcohol or not, incidences will still happen

Chelsea Terell, [email protected]

September 16, 2018


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Since 2005, more than 77 people have died in fraternity-related incidents across the United States, according to CNN. Of those deaths, majority of  them involved alcohol. Recently the North -American Interfraternity Conference created a law that bans hard liquor from being obtained and consumed in fr...

It’s time to hold the Catholic church accountable

Ashlyn Dupree, [email protected]

September 16, 2018


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“It’s our little secret.” Recently, the catholic church has been involved with the horrific issue of pedophilia. According to the New York Post, 300 priests sexually abused more than 1,000 children. This was covered up by the bishops, priests, church officials and even the Pope. In the report r...

Double the x equals double the standard

Double the x equals double the standard

Kandace Moss, [email protected]

September 9, 2018


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It’s 2018. Any human being living in this current zeitgeist would think that we have moved passed societal gender roles and outdated stereotypes, right? Wrong. Last Wednesday, French Tennis star Alize Cornet was playing her heart out during a match at the U.S. Open. During her 10-minute heat break...

Avoiding stress makes for successful semester

Avoiding stress makes for successful semester

Taylor Costa, [email protected]

September 9, 2018


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With school kicking into full gear, stress is just over the horizon. Making time to take care of yourself can help you get through the pressures of school. There should be a math equation that shows school equals stress. We pay to sit in a room, get tested and complete class after class like levels i...

Rep. DeSantis comment had everything to do with race

Rep. DeSantis comment had everything to do with race

Raven Adcox, [email protected]

September 9, 2018


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Context is key. This belief was nowhere to be found when Republican candidate for Florida governor, U.S. Rep. Ron De Santis said, “The last thing we need to do is to monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda with huge tax increases and bankrupting this state. That is not going to wor...

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