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The Current Sauce • KNWD

Letter from the editor: student media, please never lose your wonder

Letter from the editor: student media, please never lose your wonder

April 29, 2021

Trinity Velazquez  Editor in chief  I am not prepared to write this letter. Not only is this my last letter from the editor, it’s my last article I will write for The Current...

Student Spotlight: Bayli Quick, an overcomer

Student Spotlight: Bayli Quick, an overcomer

March 11, 2021

Trinity Velazquez  Editor in Chief  Bayli Quick is soft spoken as she sits on the couch in The Current Sauce office. She has just gotten off from working in the Narcotics...

Confidence couture

Confidence couture

January 28, 2021

Mary Gaffney  Fashion Columnist   Demons, with 2020 behind us I am ready to start the new year with a bang and keep the high energy going. Whether you are in...

A letter from the editor: my white boyfriend and the Black Lives Matter movement

A letter from the editor: my white boyfriend and the Black Lives Matter movement

October 29, 2020

Trinity Velazquez Editor in Chief My boyfriend, Cody, is white. There is no way to ease into that, so I won’t try. He’s a six foot something white guy who loves anything related to basketball,...

Letter from the editor: I am not this paper’s saving grace because I’m a black female

Letter from the editor: I am not this paper’s saving grace because I’m a black female

September 18, 2020

Trinity Velazquez Editor in Chief I’m the first black female EIC of this paper, and I feel that history has its eyes on me. The Current Sauce having a black editor in chief could not...

SGA opens up voting for homecoming nominations

SGA opens up voting for homecoming nominations

September 10, 2020

Trinity Velazquez Editor in Chief On Sep. 8, 2020 Student Government Association voted that all homecoming nominations will open Thursday, Sep. 9, at 5 p.m. and will close Sunday, Sep. 20, at 11:59...

NSU fall sports postponed until 2021

NSU fall sports postponed until 2021

August 13, 2020

Trinity Velazquez Editor in Chief Northwestern State University has decided to postpone all fall sports, including football, volleyball, soccer and cross country until the spring of 2021 due to the coronavirus.  “You...

Letter from the editor: is silence not an act of violence too?

Letter from the editor: is silence not an act of violence too?

May 29, 2020

I have debated over posting my opinion on this issue because as a student media leader my job is to remain unbiased, so my organization sends the message that it serves all students. Regardless of race,...

NSU graduate says virtual commencement “high sigh of relief”

NSU graduate says virtual commencement “high sigh of relief”

May 11, 2020

Trinity Velazquez Editor in Chief Northwestern State University hosted virtual commencements for the Spring 2020 graduates on Friday, May 8. Four videos, one for each academic college, were posted on...

Alumni Spotlight: Denise Lewis Patrick

Alumni Spotlight: Denise Lewis Patrick

February 13, 2020

Growing up in the 1960s, Denise Patrick knew she wanted a career in writing.The Natchitoches native graduated from Northwestern State University in 1977 with a bachelor’s degree in communications....

There is no such thing as the average black girl

There is no such thing as the average black girl

February 5, 2020

Trinity Velazquez Copy Editor Walking out of Starbucks about a week ago, I passed three black women. I made eye contact with one and smiled but she didn’t acknowledge my existence. I thought to myself,...

Scholarship to honor Carley McCord:  NSU alumna remembered as supportive, inspiring

Scholarship to honor Carley McCord: NSU alumna remembered as supportive, inspiring

January 29, 2020

Trinity Velazquez Copy Editor The family of Carley McCord, the Northwestern State University alumna who died recently, is working with NSU officials to create a scholarship in her honor. A 2011 NSU graduate,...

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