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The Current Sauce • KNWD

The Current Sauce • KNWD

Students adjust to online classes

Students adjust to online classes

April 8, 2020

Leanna Coy News Editor Beginning March 19, Northwestern State University transitioned classes to an online format in response to COVID-19. Now, over two weeks since the transition, students...

Higher lead, copper levels found in unfiltered water fountains

Higher lead, copper levels found in unfiltered water fountains

March 4, 2020

Leanna Coy News Editor Two science classes at Northwestern State University are participating in research projects that show water from the unfiltered water fountains on campus has higher lead and...

Energy drinks are probably going to kill me, but I like them

Energy drinks are probably going to kill me, but I like them

March 4, 2020

Leanna Coy News Editor My opinion on energy drinks is somewhat a “do as I say, not as I do,” kind of situation. I know energy drinks can be bad for you if you drink too many, but I drink them...

Living Library event honors Ben Johnson for Black History Month

Living Library event honors Ben Johnson for Black History Month

February 19, 2020

Leanna CoyNews Editor Waston Memorial Library’s Living Library Collection will host its second event, Ben Johnson: A Natchitoches Legacy, on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. The event will feature...

Pike to host event for sick member

Pike to host event for sick member

February 13, 2020

Leanna CoyNews Editor When Northwestern State University student Connar Zaldivar was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, his fraternity brothers knew they wanted to take action...

Student work highlighted in New Media Showcase

Student work highlighted in New Media Showcase

February 13, 2020

Leanna Coy News Editor The New Media Showcase will open on Feb. 13 in Orville J. Hanchey Gallery and will be on display there until Feb. 27. The ceremony and awards presentation will be on March...

NSU hikes registration fees

NSU hikes registration fees

January 22, 2020

Leanna Coy News Editor Students budget their finances and time for the semester. Figure out how much they need to work to afford school and bills. It’s no different for senior Alisha Bolton. Starting...

McClinton named KNWD GM

McClinton named KNWD GM

November 20, 2019

Leanna Coy News Editor NSU’s student media board met Thursday and selected Tifphany McClinton as KNWD’s spring general manager. McClinton is a sophomore English major with a concentration in film...

A taste of Italy arrives in Natchitoches

A taste of Italy arrives in Natchitoches

November 13, 2019

Leanna Coy News Editor Cane River Bar and Grill’s old location on Washington St. is now home to Venezia’s Garden, a new Italian restaurant in town. According to owner Audrey Villarreal, the restaurant...

New sales tax funds sports park, supports NSU

New sales tax funds sports park, supports NSU

November 6, 2019

Leanna Coy News Editor A 1% increase in income tax has been implemented for businesses near I-49 in order to fund the new Natchitoches sports park being built on University Parkway. 40% of the revenue...

Vics announces new hours

Vic’s announces new hours

October 30, 2019

With the opening of Steak n’ Shake in the student union, students will no longer be able to eat at Vic’s for dinner. Vic’s main line and pizza area will close at 2:15 p.m. Monday through Thursday,...

NSU makes a difference overseas through the Cultural Exploration Organization

NSU makes a difference overseas through the Cultural Exploration Organization

October 16, 2019

Last semester, the Cultural Exploration Organization provided clean water for kids in Nigeria by building them a well. Now, thanks to its latest project, the group has provided the kids with water bottles,...

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