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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...

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...

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...

Northwestern State University of Louisiana and the Natchitoches community will hold a service day to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15.

NSU students will honor MLK in a day of service

Lia Portillo Cantarero, Current Sauce Arts and Living Editor January 14, 2022

Northwestern State University of Louisiana and the Natchitoches community will hold a service day to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 15. Senior psychology major Darrin Nixon is the student coordinator...

This new generation of the Home Alone attempts a more modern twist on physical comedy.

Is Disney’s take on “Home Alone” worthwhile?

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter December 5, 2021

The “Home Alone” series of films is one of the first things that come to mind when one thinks about iconic holiday films. Produced by 20th Century Studios, Inc., the series follows Kevin Mccalister...

Virgil Abloh Chief executive officer of Off-White and fashion designer.

Long live Virgil Abloh

Kevin Thomas, Current Sauce Fashion Columnist December 5, 2021

On Nov. 28, 2021 a fashion icon, designer, father and husband, Virgil Abloh, passed away leaving the world of fashion without one of the greatest minds ever to step into the industry. Virgil Abloh was...

Eternals is the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe film that takes viewers to a different journey than experienced before.

“The Eternals” is a new journey for the MCU

Lia Portillo Cantarero, Current Sauce Contributing Writer December 3, 2021

Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” premiered on Nov. 5, 2021. The latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, otherwise known as the MCU, takes viewers on a wildly different journey than previously experienced....

Alice in Borderland is a series about a set of violent games the characters must win to survive using a deck of cards that depict each of their aptitudes.

“Alice in Borderland” is filled with the unexpected

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter December 2, 2021

It’s a rather familiar story: a young girl falls down a rabbit hole in search of a more extraordinary life. She meets characters who are “curiouser and curiouser;” such as a white rabbit who is always...

As the semester comes to an end and with final exams on the horizon, it’s important to take care of yourself during this stressful time.

How to engage in end of semester self-care

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter December 2, 2021

It’s that time of year again! Finals week is quickly approaching, and for many, this can be an incredibly stressful time in the semester. Stress and fatigue tend to be the culprits when it comes to...

What may sound like a rocky start to a story or video game by barraging the player with problems and quests before truly understanding it, Disco Elysium executes this very well and in a bit of a comical way.

Disco Elysium: the pinnacle of storytelling in video games

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter December 2, 2021

Imagine if one day you woke up with no memory of who you were or of the world you lived in and as soon as you walk outside, the first person you meet tells you that you owe them a month’s rent, damages...

George Bailey is a pillar of his community: the idyllic town of Bedford Falls. He seems to live the perfect life with his wife Mary (played by Donna Reed) and his children. However, the audience soon learns that the Bailey family’s life is not picture perfect.

“It’s a Wonderful Life” has a lesson to teach viewers

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

“Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings.” Does that quote sound familiar? If so, you have most likely seen the Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Though made in 1947, Frank...

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