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Northwestern State University Presidential Search Committee meet to choose six finalists for President of NSU.

Semifinalists for NSU president chosen

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor October 15, 2021

The search continues for the next president of Northwestern State University of Louisiana after former President Chris Maggio retired and Marcus Jones stepped in as interim president in June. The board...

Senators Caroline Bourgeois, Anna McMillon and Kyle Courville prepare for the weekly Student Government Association meeting.

SGA announces swipe out for hunger applications open

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor October 15, 2021

At the Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana’s meeting on Oct. 11, President Tja'h Edwards announced that online applications for Swipe Out Hunger are now live...

Mackenzie Scroggs, a sophomore dance major, was crowned the 2021 Lady of the Bracelet.

MacKenzie Scroggs crowned Lady of the Bracelet

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter October 7, 2021

On Sept. 29, Northwestern State University of Louisiana selected the 2021 Miss Northwestern Lady of the Bracelet, the 64th title since the inception of the scholarship program. “Miss LOB is a preliminary...

Northwestern State University of Louisianas Student Government Association stands for the pledge of allegiance at the beginning of Mondays meeting.

SGA passes senate budget

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor September 29, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana held their weekly meeting on Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Hendrick Ballroom of the Friedman Student Union. SGA President...

NSU students, staff and faculty pose for a picture before the Suicide Awareness 5K.

NSU advocates for Suicide Awareness Month

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Reporter September 28, 2021

The Counseling Center and Career Services Center hosted a series of events for Suicide Awareness month. On Monday, Sept. 20 a Suicide Awareness Prevention Candlelight Vigil was held at the Collins Pavillon. Elizabeth...

When asked about Carley McCord, Caroline Bland, junior sports journalism major and first Carley McCord scholarship recipient said, “Whenever I went into sports journalism I looked up females in sports journalism and Carley was one that stood out to me.”

First recipient rewarded the Carley McCord Scholarship

Emily Ware, Current Sauce Reporter September 28, 2021

Carley McCord Ensminger was a Northwestern State University of Louisiana alumna who was highly involved on campus. Ensminger was a member of Tri Sigma, worked for the NSU’s recruiting office as a student...

President Tah’j Edwards appointed a committee to oversee Stuff the Bus, the upcoming Hurricane Ida relief project.

SGA hosting Stuff the Bus for Hurricane Ida victims

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor September 23, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana held their weekly meeting on Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. in the Hendrick Ballroom of the Friedman Student Union. President Tah’j...

“The legislature allocated for faculty members only, but within the funds given to NSU, administrators were able to award a three percent raise to the staff using the operating budget of the university,” Jones said.

NSU awards raise to faculty and staff

Lia Cantarero, Current Sauce Contributing Writer September 23, 2021

On Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021, Interim President Marcus Jones put out a statement announcing a three percent raise for faculty and staff. “There will be an increase in state funding that gives the university...

Students at NSU are experiencing phishing through their student emails.

NSU continues to battle phishing emails

Tyrenisha James, Current Sauce News Reporter September 22, 2021

Phishing emails are becoming an issue for students at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. “It makes me unsure of what to open,” Elizabeth Sanders, a sophomore social work major, said. Antonio...

Students Bryce Fonseca, TJ Woodard, Hallie Bloxom, Eryn Sandwell enjoy the Bingo event put on by The First Year Experience Office.

FYE brings student bingo night

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor September 20, 2021

The First Year Experience Office on the Natchitoches campus of Northwestern State University held a bingo event on Tuesday, Sept. 14 in the Ballroom of the Sylvan Friedman Student Union. Phillip Parker,...

Speaker of the Senate Grace Gosserand and Treasurer Carly Blondin prepare for the weekly Student Government Association meeting.

SGA swears in five new senators

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor September 16, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern State University of Louisiana held their weekly meeting on Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Hendrick Ballroom of the Friedman Student Union. The SGA Advisor...

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...

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