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Louisiana stay-at-home order extended until May 15

Louisiana stay-at-home order extended until May 15

April 28, 2020

Staff reports BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's stay-at-home order will be in place at least through May 15, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Monday. The state does not meet the criteria for re-opening...

Coronavirus diaries

Coronavirus diaries

April 24, 2020

The Current Sauce has partnered with Professor Melody Gilbert’s COMM 2440 and 4420 classes to share the video diaries they have been creating since the COVID-19 outbreak. Communication students...

Spring 2020 commencement goes virtual

Spring 2020 commencement goes virtual

April 15, 2020

Holly Jenkins Reporter University President Dr. Chris Maggio announced that there will be a virtual commencement program on May 8, the day that ceremonies were originally intended...

Students adjust to online classes

Students adjust to online classes

April 8, 2020

Leanna Coy News Editor Beginning March 19, Northwestern State University transitioned classes to an online format in response to COVID-19. Now, over two weeks since the transition, students...

Campus housing to move on-campus residents into one complex

Campus housing to move on-campus residents into one complex

April 7, 2020

Sadie LeComte Digital Editor Student residents will soon be consolidated into a “specific area” in University Columns, Director of Leasing Hunter Horton said in a March 31 email.  The...

Natchitoches Parish implements curfew

Natchitoches Parish implements curfew

April 7, 2020

Submitted reports Photo courtesy of Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office With Louisiana’s "stay at home" order extended to April 30, Natchitoches officials have issued a parish-wide curfew to...

Students cope with social distancing

Students cope with social distancing

April 5, 2020

Lora Leigh Luquet  Reporter  As the number of COVID-19 cases in Louisiana rapidly increases, students have been urged to practice social distancing for the rest of the semester.   Athletic...

NSU modifies grading policy for spring 2020

NSU modifies grading policy for spring 2020

April 2, 2020

Submitted reports Northwestern State University released an updated grading policy Tuesday affecting withdrawing from a course, requesting an incomplete and adding a pass/fail option for courses. If...

Student athletes cope with new reality

Student athletes cope with new reality

March 29, 2020

Sadie LeComte Digital Editor COVID-19 brought the athletic community to its knees.  The Southland Conference is one of many groups that have cancelled its spring games due to the growing...

Classes online rest of semester

Classes online rest of semester

March 19, 2020

Sadie LeComte  Digital Editor  In a university-wide email, President Dr. Chris Maggio said all Northwestern State University classes will remain online for the rest of the semester.  Maggio...

On-campus dining limited, commencement still on

On-campus dining limited, commencement still on

March 16, 2020

Sadie LeComte  Digital Editor  Northwestern State University will not allow gatherings of more than 50 participants on its campuses in the weeks ahead, according to a statement released Monday.  The...

NSU will re-evaluate online transition in April

NSU will re-evaluate online transition in April

March 13, 2020

Samantha Clark  Editor-in-Chief  Student Body President Jacob Ellis said the administration will re-evaluate whether to continue online classes or not on April 15.  “I encourage...

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