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According to the Trevor Project, an LGBTQ+ affirming organization, having trusted and accepting adults and peers in school profoundly enhances LGBTQ+ survival, psychological well-being, and academic success.

Louisiana bill raises concern with LGBTQ+ community

Logan Bordelon, Contributing Writer May 25, 2022

A new bill, similar to Florida’s recently enacted so-called “Don’t Say Gay” law is making its way through Louisiana’s legislature, causing concern within the state’s LGBTQ+ community. This...

Northwestern State University of Louisianas current students discuss whether NSU offers enough support for its first-year students.

Does NSU do enough for its first year students?

April 27, 2022

From Freshmen Connection being hosted in the summer to the First Year Experience’s events throughout the academic year, Northwestern State University of Louisiana has taken many measures to support first...

Northwestern State University of Louisiana students Landon Stephens, Maddy Hensley and Jaz Rasouliyan picked up trash on campus during the university’s annual V.L. Roy Day of Service.

PLP to help clean up Natchitoches for Earth Day

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter April 18, 2022

With Earth Day approaching, organizations like the President’s Leadership Program at Northwestern State University of Louisiana plan to contribute to their environment. The PLP will participate in V.L....

According to Vanner Erikson, the bikeshare and pedestrian master plan co-chair, the plan to implement a bikeshare system for the city of Natchitoches and the students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana will resume soon.

Natchitoches to resume bikeshare plan

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor April 14, 2022

It has been two years since the introduction of the Bikeshare Feasibility and Implementation Plan for a bikeshare system for the city of Natchitoches and the students at Northwestern State University of...

Students of Northwestern State University of Louisiana protest against a pro-life exhibition on Kyser Brickway.

NSU students counterprotest #They’reHumanToo traveling exhibition

Lia Portillo Cantarero, Current Sauce Arts and Living Editor April 4, 2022

On March 31, 2022, murals were placed on Northwestern State University of Louisiana’s Kyser Brickway advocating for pro-life sentiments. Alan Pasch, director of Student Union Life, said the organizer...

The newest development in Ukraine and Russia’s relationship has some students and faculty at Northwestern State University of Louisiana concerned.

Students and Faculty react to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter April 4, 2022

Ukraine and Russia’s relationship has been tense since the two countries had conflicts at their borders in 2014. Now Russia has invaded Ukraine and the two are in the first major European conflict since...

The Student Government Association at the Northwestern State of Louisiana resumed its first weekly meeting after the spring break.

SGA filings are now open

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor April 1, 2022

On March 28, the Student Government Association at Northwestern State University of Louisiana President Tja’h Edwards announced that SGA filings are open until April 8th, and elections will be held from...

With campus life returning to some normalcy, students reflect on the start of COVID-19.

Students React to 2nd anniversary of COVID-19

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor March 30, 2022

On March 22, 2022, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued a stay-at-home order to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Two years later, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the rates...

Northwestern State University of Louisiana’s on-campus gym, the Wellness Recreational Activity Center has received complaints from students about the clothing policy.

Clothing Policy at the WRAC challenged by Students

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter March 28, 2022

Northwestern State University of Louisiana’s on-campus gym, the Wellness Recreational Activity Center, has received complaints from students about the clothing policy. Students view the policy as unfair...

Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana approved a bill to close campus gates at 9:00pm and are working with campus administration to make sure someone will be monitoring the Caspari exit guard post nightly.

SGA to push for a nightly guard at the Caspari gate

Nina Ovalle, Current Sauce Reporter March 18, 2022

On March 14, Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana approved a bill to close campus gates at 9 p.m. rather than 10 p.m., as a preventative measure in response to dangers...

Members of the Student Government Association at Northwestern State of Louisiana voted on senator and new senator of the year.

SGA votes on Senator of the Year

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor March 14, 2022

On March 3, members of the Student Government Association at Northwestern State of Louisiana voted on senator and new senator of the year. SGA President Tja’h Edwards announced that SGA will promote...

Christie Price, Title IX Coordinator at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, noted Title IX obligations affect anything from recruiting, athletics, admissions, counseling and financial assistance.

What you need to know about Title XI

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor March 10, 2022

Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, signed Title IX of the Education Amendments into law in 1972. In the span of 50 years, Title IX protected students from sex-based discrimination...

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