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NSU Food Pantry reopens

NSU Food Pantry reopens

February 7, 2018

The NSU Student Food Pantry is open for the semester for students in need of food. The pantry is located in the Trisler Power Plant that faces Magale Recital Hall, right under the tall smokestack with...

New Orleans Black Chorale to perform

New Orleans Black Chorale to perform

January 31, 2018

Northwestern State's Creole Heritage Center, NSU Jazz Orchestra and the School of Creative and Performing Arts will host "Down by the Riverside: Celebrating Ancestries, Lives and Legacies" in Magale Recital...

NSU Cheerleading competes at Disney

NSU Cheerleading competes at Disney

January 24, 2018

Northwestern State University Cheerleading recently returned to Louisiana after performing in the National College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida....

Experiencing biphobia firsthand

Experiencing biphobia firsthand

January 23, 2018

Growing up in southern Louisiana, a mention of anything but the standard Bible definition of love and marriage was strictly prohibited, mostly by the sure social isolation that would result. A year ago,...

Administrators trying to address housing issues

Administrators trying to address housing issues

November 29, 2017

Residents of Varnado Hall are still unhappy with the living conditions in their dormitory. One student took it upon herself to open the dialog between students, faculty and staff of the hall by creating...

NSU receives state grant for awareness program

November 15, 2017

Northwestern State University was recently awarded a Louisiana Highway Safety Commission grant for $29,000. The money is distributed across the state to fund educational programs focused on improving driving...

Edwards, Schroder to face off

November 8, 2017

After the state primary ended with no candidate receiving over 50 percent of the vote Oct. 14, the Louisiana treasurer will be selected with a run-off election. Democrat Derrick Edwards and Republican...

Chamber and Concert choirs to perform

Chamber and Concert choirs to perform

October 25, 2017

Students and community members have several upcoming opportunities this week to attend concerts by students in the School of Creative and Performing Arts. While the NSU Chamber Orchestra, Opera Theatre...

Bye bye, Sauce people...

‘Bye bye, Sauce people…’

October 18, 2017

Creeping through the back woods of Natchitoches with my best friend clinging to my arm was not my first choice for a Saturday night. I hate all things scary and try my best to avoid that cringe-worthy...

Photo credit: Justin Burr

Varnado residents upset over conditions

September 27, 2017

Northwestern State University spent a year renovating Varnado Hall to be a designated living learning center for Creative and Performing Arts students. Residents moved in over a month ago, yet they are...

Photo credit: Sean Mcgraw

‘Forks Up for Literacy’ a success

September 20, 2017

First Lady Jennifer Maggio announced her service project "Forks Up for Literacy," a campaign with a goal of collecting 1,884 books for children ages 5 to 15. She plans to hold an annual collection for...

Photo credit: Chris Reich

Volleyball faces tough competitors

September 13, 2017

Northwestern State Volleyball suffered three losses this weekend during the Rebel Classic in Oxford, Mississippi. With a tough schedule ahead, the team is looking to improve on the way to conference play. Demon...

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