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The four co-chairs of this year's Met Gala sporting their outfits: Billie Eilish, Amanda Gorman, Timothee Chalamet and Naomi Osaka.

“In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” a look at Met Gala 2021

Kevin Thomas, Current Sauce Fashion Columnist September 15, 2021

“In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” was this year's theme for one of the world's most extravagant fashion events of the year, the Costume Institute Gala, or the Met Gala. The Met Gala, also known...

Members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council helped clean up the Natchitoches community during NPHC Week's

NPHC week fosters community and fun

Carly Chandler, Current Sauce Arts and Living Editor September 14, 2021

The National Pan-Hellenic Council is an organization comprised of the nine historically African American fraternities and sororities, more commonly referred to as the “Divine Nine” or “D9.” The...

The Pogues (ne’er-do-well surfer kids) and the Kooks (trust fund babies) are not necessarily one-dimensional characters, which is a breath of fresh air in teen dramas such as this one.

Outer Banks brings depth to the teen drama genre

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter September 14, 2021

With its focus on youth culture and solid storylines, Netflix’s “Outer Banks” has continued to charm teen and young adult viewers around the world. The show follows members of the Pogue and Kook...

The School of Creative and Performing Arts is coming up with new and effective ways to maintain the protocols in place.

CAPA returns in full swing with COVID-19 protocols

Christian Bell, Current Sauce Contributing Writer September 13, 2021

As another COVID-19 school semester commences, faculty, staff and students seem to be returning to a sense of normalcy as best as possible. This year, the Northwestern State University of Louisiana...

At times there were tears and great heaving sobs. At other times, the depths of grief and shock and horror swallowed them whole.

A strange and terrible day

Mary Reeves September 11, 2021

The morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, promised a beautiful day in the New York City area. The morning sky was a cloudless blue, the day warm but not hot, with low humidity, a hint that the change of...

“Don’t not take this class because you’re afraid you’re not going to be proficient at one thing or the other,”  Zbitovskis said. “You’re not graded on how great of a writer or artist you are, you’re graded on the process.”

Words and Pictures: a creative space to come together

Emily Ware, Current Sauce Reporter September 8, 2021

English 3030, Words and Pictures, is a class of inspiration and fun that pushes students out of their comfort zones and into new art forms. The class is taught by Shae Montgomery, instructor of English,...

The Wicked Wisdom influences are apparent throughout the album, but they are especially apparent in “Don’t Save Me.”

Willow Smith recreates her legacy with newest album

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter September 7, 2021

Willow Smith has struck gold yet again with “Lately I Feel Everything.” With its pop-punk musical influences and driving beats, the album is alternately in-your-face and reflective. In previous outings...

“As for my major, I’ve always had a soft spot for helping people. I think nursing is the perfect match,” said Semien.

Kaylynn Semien: a voice for the Northwestern State University community

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter September 3, 2021

Kaylynn Semien is a positive presence in the Northwestern State University of Louisiana community. As vice president of the NSU Student Government Association and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority,...

The resellers or so-called “business owners” take to their local Goodwill or thrift and stockpile on every article of clothing that they see would best fit their brand or store style.

The gentrification of thrifting

Kevin Thomas, Current Sauce Fashion Columnist September 2, 2021

Staying stylish can be expensive when trying to always stay up to date with new trends, or when you’re wanting to look for new pieces of clothing to spice up your wardrobe. If you are like me, you...

While the novel leaves its audience with more questions than answers, it forces readers to try and come to terms with the fact that we don’t always have these important answers.

“Leave the World Behind” asks readers haunting questions

Carly Chandler, Current Sauce Arts and Living Editor August 31, 2021

As an avid fan of horror and all things scary, I was fascinated by the concept of “Leave the World Behind.” Even now, I am hesitant to even describe this book as a horror novel, as it descends into...

Her appearance in “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” and her musical influences speaks to the wider appeal of the 2000s aesthetic.

“SOUR” Review: God! it’s brutal out here

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter August 30, 2021

For the longest time, teenage angst has made an excellent subject for all types of art. Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album “SOUR” covers this subject in excellent detail. At only 18-years-old, she is already...

“Black Widow” will excite fans who are interested in a healthy blend of dysfunctional family drama, explosions, moments of humor and finally getting much-needed character development for a fan-favorite character.

“Black Widow” finally gives Natasha Romanoff the spotlight

Carly Chandler, Arts and Living Editor August 24, 2021

Anyone who is familiar with the Marvel Cinematic Universe has heard of the iconic femme fatale super spy Natasha Romanoff, more commonly referred to as Black Widow. Romanoff debuted in the Marvel Cinematic...

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