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The Current Sauce • KNWD

Following U.S. Food and Drug Administration  approval, COVID-19 vaccination is now being listed on the Northwestern State University of Louisiana immunization record form that is required from all on campus students when enrolling in the university.

Everything you need to know about vaccines

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor September 15, 2021

On Aug. 23, the United States Food and Drug Administration gave full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19, coming eight months after the first emergency use authorization for the vaccine was issued...

Ross said that central Louisiana should expect areas of heavy rainfall, with the Natchitoches area forecasted to receive three to four inches of rainfall, with some areas possibly getting six inches of rainfall through Friday morning.

Tropical Storm Nicholas to hit central Louisiana

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor September 13, 2021

Two weeks after Hurricane Ida rocked Louisiana and numerous other states, another storm is heading ashore towards Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Tropical Storm Nicholas formed on Sunday,...

New Orleans after Hurricane Ida.

Students return to NSU in the wake of Hurricane Ida

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor September 9, 2021

International headlines featured Louisiana after Hurricane Ida roared through parts of the state. According to C. S. Ross, the hydrologist at the National Weather Service in Shreveport, Hurricane Ida...

IncludED, headed by the Northwestern State University of Louisiana Director of University Affairs Jennifer Kelly, was made to help those coming to school get their textbooks automatically charged, allow minimum contact at the bookstore due to COVID-19 and, most importantly, offer a flat rate for book costs.

Made to help students, IncludED is still working out bugs

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter September 2, 2021

To anyone going to college, a concern that many face, from dorms and loans to classes and food, are expenses. In the 2021-2022 academic year, students were greeted by a program meant to ease the burden...

“A scholarship is being created to honor Dr. Stave for her 22 years at LSC/NSU,” said Dankert.

LSC/NSU members react to Holly Stave scholarship

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor August 31, 2021

In early August, social media controversy surrounded Holly Stave, an English professor for the Louisiana Scholars College on the campus of Northwestern State University of Louisiana in Natchitoches. The...

Student Affairs Commissioner Bailey Willis is looking for more places to put bike rack locations around campus.

SGA discusses possible new bike racks on campus

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor August 30, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana held their weekly meeting on Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. in the Hendrick Ballroom of the Friedman Student Union. President Tja’h...

The current forecast has the storm making landfall as a category three hurricane. Ida is expected to reach the Louisiana and Arkansas border around 8 a.m. on Monday.

Classes cancelled Monday due to Hurricane Ida

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor August 27, 2021

Northwestern State University of Louisiana has canceled classes for Monday, Aug. 30 in an abundance of caution for the impending storm which became Hurricane Ida early Friday. “With the storm still...

The ninth tropical depression of the year is expected to become a hurricane by Saturday, Aug. 28 and is projected to be at least a category 3 hurricane.

Possible hurricane heading for Louisiana

Timothy Holdiness, News Editor August 26, 2021

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is keeping a watchful eye on an impending hurricane. The tropical depression is expected to move into the Gulf of Mexico early this weekend, said Brandon Thorne,...

The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System sat down and discussed the search process for finding a new president.

First meeting held in search of next NSU president

Tyrenisha James, Reporter August 26, 2021

The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System held a meeting on Aug. 24 to discuss the search for a new president of Northwestern State University. Jim Henderson, president of the...

Andre Ashley, a senior communications major, said he received an email from the Campus Housing advisor stating, “things that were not done.”

Students ready for a new year found their dorms weren’t

Emily Ware, Reporter August 25, 2021

Students who moved on campus at Northwestern State University of Louisiana were greeted with more than just a welcome back. “I had to move in early because of band camp, whenever I got there the door...

Students return to face-to-face classes during a historic rise in Louisiana's COVID-19 cases.

NSU prepares for another semester with COVID-19

Tyrenisha James, Reporter August 23, 2021

With college students starting school at Northwestern State University of Louisiana during a surge in COVID-19 delta variant cases, measures are being taken to ensure a successful semester. According...

Alpha Phi Alpha Chapter Dean Tahner Raphael, Treasurer Kyle Scott and  Chapter Secretary Jaylon Etienne discussed greek life with their fellow demons at the Greek 1010 event.

Students discover Greek life at Greek 1010

Timothy Holdiness, News Editor August 23, 2021

On Tuesday Aug. 17, the Office of Greek Life held the longstanding event Greek 1010 in the ballroom of the Friedman Student Union. “Greek 1010 is a great way for students to learn about the joining...

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