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SATIRE: Students actually stay for second half of football game

April 25, 2018

Saturday’s football game saw students remaining after the band’s halftime performance. “I didn’t actually care about the game,” one student said. “We all knew they were going to get demolished...

SATIRE: Police Blotter

April 25, 2018

April 18 Complaint of Cardi B 0212 hours University Columns Student asked to stop "eeeoowwwing" April 19 Vehicle theft 1835 hours Chaplin's Lake Thief was a squirrel and drove car into lake;...

SATIRE: Alum funds another Demon Football purchase while CAPA rots

SATIRE: Alum funds another Demon Football purchase while CAPA rots

April 25, 2018

On the heels of approximately $1.5 million spent on Turpin Stadium comes another six-figure check to NSU Football with the following memo: "not for Creative and Performing Arts." Sports Press...

Yearbooks to be available in coming weeks

April 18, 2018

The 108th volume of Potpourri, NSU's official yearbook, will be available to students near the end of April. Each student can claim a copy of the book at no additional charge; the cost is included in...

NSU spending less, but does not consume less electricity

NSU spending less, but does not consume less electricity

April 11, 2018

Spending the least on utilities in the University of Louisiana System is Northwestern State University. The school has seen a consistent decrease in utility spending since 2014 based on UL System and NSU...

Ellis, Wilson elected to top SGA positions

Ellis, Wilson elected to top SGA positions

March 29, 2018

Jacob Ellis and Cherish Wilson have been elected Student Government Association president and vice president, respectively, for the 2018-2019 school year. Both ran uncontested, making this the fourth consecutive...

NSU student attends Washington gun control rally

March 28, 2018

The Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, caught the nation's attention, like other school shootings. But this time, the gun control movement gained traction...

WRAC dedicated to late President Webb

March 21, 2018

What started as a simple Student Government Association resolution to honor the late Dr. Randall J. Webb turned into a series of activities on what would have been his 75th birthday, March 20. He died...

Natashia Jackson competed in four events at the Southland Conference Indoor Championships.  Photo by Mike Wade

Best-ever performances at Southland gives momentum to Track and Field

March 7, 2018

Capped by some of the teams' best-ever performances in the Southland Conference Indoor Championships, Demon Track and Field is set up to have a successful outdoor stint this spring. The women's second-place...

Even though I am young and I look young, I know how to do my job, Alexis Smith says. Dont let me being young deter you from coming to me.
Photo by Valentina Perez Espinosa

Trained and ready

February 7, 2018

Alexis Smith's supervisor warned her about the high turnover rate in this profession. Nevertheless, she started her internship six years ago with an open mind, determined to make a difference where she...

It’s long past time to update sex education

January 31, 2018

Americans aged 20-24 make up the largest number of sexually transmitted disease diagnoses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Furthermore, young adults and adolescents in Louisiana...

Weather causes closures statewide

Weather causes closures statewide

January 24, 2018

Below-freezing temperatures, snow and ice caused a two-day delayed start for all Northwestern State University campuses last week, as well as cancellations for many other schools and government offices...

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