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Monique Ardoin (left) and Jordan Richardson (right) welcome you to the The Health Services Clinic.

NSU’s Health Services provide relief for students

Lia Portillo Cantarero, Current Sauce Arts and Living Editor January 26, 2022

Living in a time where a pandemic dictates every aspect of a person’s life has become a reality that cannot be escaped. College students continuously ride a roller coaster of “what happens next?”...

The 1966 Cadillac 616 Superior Coach was obtained by Todd Graves, founder and CEO of Raising Canes in 2018, after decades of being in storage.

“Carrying on a Dream” exhibit makes its way to Natchitoches

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor January 25, 2022

On Jan. 20, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum held a reception for the “Carrying on a Dream” exhibit. Northwestern State University’s Reginald F. Lewis Scholars...

Lady Demon softball starts on Feb. 11, kicking the Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission Lady Demon Classic against Chattanooga.

NSU athletics look to the season ahead

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor January 24, 2022

For Northwestern State University Athletics, last year proved to be a step in the right direction in light of fewer COVID-19 restrictions and Name, Image and Likeness laws providing hope for student athletes...

The movie Encanto invites its viewers to express themselves around those they consider family.

“Encanto” lives up to the hype

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter January 21, 2022

The Madrigal family may not talk about Bruno, but everyone is talking about “Encanto.” With its masterful depiction of Colombian culture and catchy tunes by Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Encanto” has won...

Background gaming is rising in popularity thanks to its ease of access and much more.

Why you should be background gaming

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist January 20, 2022

The year is 2012, and you are scrolling through your Facebook feed. An advertisement pops up with bright lettering and a bubbly font, and “Candy Crush Saga” flashes before your eyes. A video plays...

The musical Firebringer appears to be one of innovation and positivity. It brings the audience along for a journey through the eyes of an open-minded main character.

STO’s “Firebringer” brings the heat

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter January 19, 2022

The Northwestern State University of Louisiana Student Theatre Organization presented their production of “Firebringer” on Jan. 13 and 14 in Theatre West. The story follows a matriarchal tribe of cavewomen...

With 2022 comes a new year of triumphs, challenges, goals and, for students at Northwestern State University, the start of another semester.

NSU students set semester goals

Samantha Forrest, Reporter January 19, 2022

With 2022 comes a new year of triumphs, challenges, goals and, for students at Northwestern State University, the start of another semester. Sitting on the stairs of Kyser Hall, freshman vocal performance...

Marching on, students memorialize Martin Luther King Jr.

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor January 18, 2022

On Jan. 17, the town of Natchitoches and students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana gathered together to memorialize the late social rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr. At 9 a.m. a prayer...

Kevin Bostian was the executive associate athletic director for development at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for roughly two years.

Kevin Bostian chosen as NSU’s director of athletics

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor January 18, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 18, Northwestern State University of Louisiana announced Kevin Bostian will be the new director of athletics. Bostian starts on Feb. 7 and will take over for longtime Athletic Director...

The Demons hope to continue their success into conference play, hunting for their first winning season since 2015.

NSU women’s basketball is going full speed ahead

Tanner Thibodeaux, Current Sauce Contributing Sports Opinion Writer January 18, 2022

Heading into the 2021-2022 season, no one knew what to expect from the Northwestern State University of Louisiana Lady Demon basketball team. Only an offseason removed from a 1-19 campaign with a completely...

An inside look of my closet in its natural state of clutter and mess, waiting to be organized and polished.

Your complete closet clean out guide

Kevin Thomas, Current Sauce Fashion Columnist January 17, 2022

The new year is the perfect time to get your life decluttered and back on track. I know for sure that we all have a closet that is filled to the brim with clothes that we have not touched or worn in over...

During the holiday break, Northwestern State University of Louisianas President Marcus Jones announced that facial masks are required for indoor events.

New year, new COVID-19 variant

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter January 17, 2022

On Jan. 10, classes resumed at Northwestern State University in the middle of the surge of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. During the holiday break, NSU’s President Marcus Jones announced that...

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