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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...

Marcus Jones chosen as 20th president of NSU

Timothy Holdiness and Tyrenisha James November 17, 2021

Marcus Jones, Northwestern State University’s new president, made NSU history even before his first official day on the job. The Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System unanimously...

Burke guided Northwestern State University of Louisiana athletics as the longest-serving athletic director in Louisiana and the Southland Conference for 25 years.

Burke steps down as NSU athletic director

Colin Vedros, Current Sauce Sports Editor November 15, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 15, Greg Burke announced he is stepping down as athletic director at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. Burke guided NSU athletics as the longest-serving athletic director in Louisiana...

Low enrollment has affected the Northwestern State University of Louisiana’s Student Government Association budget.

NSU records nine percent decrease in enrollment

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Reporter November 8, 2021

The number of students enrolling in and returning to Northwestern State University of Louisiana has decreased. According to Jana Lucky, director of Enrollment Management, this decrease in students was...

To mask or to not mask has been a common conversation among students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

Students react to NSU’s continued mask mandate

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Reporter November 4, 2021

Students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana have taken different sides when it comes down to masks. While students are still required to wear a mask indoors, some continue to wear them at all...

Student Government Association Secretary Alaina Parham preparing for Senators to arrive at the weekly meeting.

SGA encourages vaccinations on campus

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor November 2, 2021

At their weekly meeting on Nov. 1, the Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana passed a resolution encouraging NSU campuses to get vaccinated, expressing support for...

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