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Sodexo contracted to provide food service until 2026

November 8, 2017

Students can expect to be served by Sodexo for at least nine more years after former NSU President Dr. Henderson extended Sodexo’s contract in March 2016. The extension came with the understanding that...

Student survivors need support, not the court

Student survivors need support, not the court

August 30, 2017

Out of the 1 in 5 women who experience some form of sexual assault during college, only 10 percent report the incident. Yet Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos may soon discourage survivors even further...

People will die under the Better Care Reconciliation Act

July 11, 2017

"I am not a healthcare policy expert. I don't understand all of the legal talk, and policy language is confusing to me." This statement is true for most working-class Americans who are busy working and...

We must #resist in Baton Rouge together

We must #resist in Baton Rouge together

May 18, 2017

I had my first disturbing experience of what the process of lawmaking in Louisiana looks like in the earlier days of the 2017 state legislative session. It was May 10. I was in Baton Rouge at the capitol...

Be sad, not embarrassing: best and worst places to cry on campus

February 15, 2017

Listen up kids, this emotional ball of woman has traveled across this hill-filled campus a thousandfold. I have witnessed a variety of people crying in and outside of these walls: freshmen, iconic faculty...

University develops new Quality Enhancement Plan

February 8, 2017

By the academic year of 2021-2022, every program at NSU will require their seniors to complete either an internship experience, writing project or performative collaborative project, according to the university's...

Keystone XL Pipeline in Louisiana gains opposition

February 1, 2017

The Bayou Bridge Pipeline is the tail end of the Dakota Access Keystone XL Pipeline Project, the same pipeline water protectors are currently trying to stop in North Dakota. The entire pipeline project...

Protests arise after inauguration day

January 25, 2017

“The sign that tore my heart out was that of a tall, military man. His sign said, ‘So ashamed of the country I served,”’ Dr. Holly Stave said of the New Orlean’s Women’s March that occurred...

Women in Louisiana must fight for human rights

January 25, 2017

The state of women in Louisiana is deplorable. Indeed, it was fitting when the Population Institute gave Louisiana an “F” on their report card for reproductive health and rights in 2015. We lack comprehensive...

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