The semester is over, you’ve turned in the last final and now it is time to relax. But money is tight and you are staying in Monroe for summer classes. No worries, we have got you covered. Staycations are affordable or even free excursions that can be almost as fun as hitting up Flora-Bama for [...]
Convocation is a symbolic walk for incoming freshmen. They gather at the front of the library, a place where they will most likely study more hours than they can ever imagine.
The walk begins and takes them over a balloon-lined bridge to Fant-Ewing coliseum.
Excitement is probably the best word to describe the atmosphere of the future [...]
Women and men sat in chairs, on the floor and stood in the doorway just to get a chance to watch the “Vagina Monologues.”
ULM’s English and theater department brought many laughs and tears to a full crowd in a production of Eve Ensler’s “Vagina Monologues.” The event took place Thursday night in The Upstairs Gallery [...]
Four score and seven years ago I arrived at ULM. OK, maybe it was five years ago and four scores of musicals that were memorized in my time here. I’ve never been good at history.
Either way, graduation day is speeding towards us.
It is important for all of the graduating seniors to take some time out [...]
An empty stage anxiuosly awaits for the next performer to appear.
But no one is around.
The announcer again welcomes the next performer to the stage, but no one is there.
A rap mix starts up—suddenly—he appears out of nowhere.
He comes out in a navy snapback, a light blue shirt, a gold watch and of course gold all [...]
Through determination, motivation and colored powder, ULM raised over $9,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Students and families from all over the area came together to get sweaty and colorful in ULM’s first 5k Color Me Cured race held by Up ‘Til Dawn.
“It was so satisfying to see everyone running around completely rainbowed out,” said [...]
Luck be cast and crew. Luck be VAPA. Luck be me and you. VAPA’s “Guys and Dolls” opened Thursday night with a bang.
Rain or shine, nothing could keep the crowd away from seeing this showcase of students perform a highly anticipated musical.
I’ll admit before I saw “Guys and Dolls” I had no idea what the [...]
Where costumes hung waiting to be worn there are now empty racks.
Mascara, eye shadow, brushes and lipstick are strewn on the counters in the dressing rooms. The smell of hairspray still lurks in the air.
The cast is ready.
The moment is here. Months of rehearsal will now be put to the test.
Backstage, some are mouthing the [...]
Spring Fever begins today and it is making students “Happy, Happy, Happy.”
This year’s theme “Hawk Dynasty” is based off of the hit A&E series “Duck Dynasty” which is filmed in West Monroe. This week students can let their redneck flag fly with a packed schedule of events fit for a duck calling king.
Michael Roboski, committee [...]