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The 1966 Cadillac 616 Superior Coach was obtained by Todd Graves, founder and CEO of Raising Canes in 2018, after decades of being in storage.

“Carrying on a Dream” exhibit makes its way to Natchitoches

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor January 25, 2022

On Jan. 20, the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum held a reception for the “Carrying on a Dream” exhibit. Northwestern State University’s Reginald F. Lewis Scholars...

Marching on, students memorialize Martin Luther King Jr.

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor January 18, 2022

On Jan. 17, the town of Natchitoches and students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana gathered together to memorialize the late social rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr. At 9 a.m. a prayer...

During the holiday break, Northwestern State University of Louisianas President Marcus Jones announced that facial masks are required for indoor events.

New year, new COVID-19 variant

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter January 17, 2022

On Jan. 10, classes resumed at Northwestern State University in the middle of the surge of the new COVID-19 variant, Omicron. During the holiday break, NSU’s President Marcus Jones announced that...

Bailey Willis, Malaya White, Mary Scruggs and Madison Cook attend the first Student Government Association meeting of the spring semester.

SGA’s vice president resigns

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Editor January 12, 2022

On Jan. 10, Vice President Kaylynn Semien announced her departure from the Student Government Association of Northwestern State University at the first SGA meeting of the semester. SGA President Tja’h...

Thomas Reynolds was named as the new Head of the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies.

English Department names new department head

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Reporter December 4, 2021

On Nov. 29, Thomas Reynolds was named as the new Head of the Department of English, Foreign Languages, and Cultural Studies. For the past 20 years, Reynolds has been a part of Northwestern State University’s...

The adversities and routine that some students may have to adapt are centered at the lack of parking space for students.

Sudents continue to struggle with parking at NSU

Lia Portillo Cantarero, Current Sauce Contributing Writer November 29, 2021

At Northwestern State University of Louisiana, students that commute and on-campus residents are met daily with the difficulty of finding a parking spot on campus. “I don’t think there is enough...

Campus Police vehicles parked outside of the police station waiting to patrol the campus.

Campus safety: what’s to know?

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor November 29, 2021

Safety is an issue that concerns all members of Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Jonathan Caliste, the director of university safety and compliance, stated that the University Police offer...

What was supposed to be a weekend of good music and fun soon turned deadly when Travis Scott took the stage on Nov. 5, 2021.

What happened at AstroWorld?: students weigh in

Mary Fletcher, Current Sauce Arts and Living Reporter November 29, 2021

Travis Scott is known the world over for his rap anthems, which include “Goosebumps” and “Butterfly Effect.” It should come as no surprise that 50,000 fans locked to NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas...

Katara Jackson and Jonatan Jimenez attend the weekly Student Government Association meeting.

SGA elects new speaker

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor November 19, 2021

Blake Chustz and Hannah Davis were appointed and sworn in as senators, filling two empty seats on the Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Senator Bailey Willis...

Kirk Ybanez, Esteban Garcia and Mary Fletcher masking up on campus.

How COVID-19 is changing Christmas celebrations

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor November 19, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the celebration of the holiday season has become completely reworked. Travon Jones, hospitality management and tourism senior said, “I don’t get to see my family like I used to.” Gathering...

Students in the four University Place buildings are sent home due to not having access to an oven to cook with and dining halls planning on being closed over the break.

Winter break requires UP residents leave campus

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor November 18, 2021

Located in the lease of every on-campus resident at Northwestern State University of Louisiana is a section that informs students that if they live in the University Place dorms, they will not be allowed...

Aside from a multicultural Christmas celebration on campus, that still centers on Christmas and celebrating the Christian holiday, there is very little for students who aren’t interested or included in Christmas celebrations to attend.

Does NSU have enough non-Christian holiday celebrations?

Carly Chandler, Current Sauce Arts and Living Editor November 18, 2021

From Christmas Gala to the Natchitoches Christmas Festival, many holiday events in Natchitoches, including those hosted on Northwestern State University of Louisiana’s campus, center around Christmas...

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