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The Current Sauce • KNWD

The Current Sauce • KNWD

The tradition of homecoming is an American staple, and the southern style homecoming often differs a bit from the rest of the country.

When it comes to homecoming, no one beats the South

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist October 23, 2021

Sunset orange lights the turf field like soft fire. In the stands of a football field wait hundreds of students, many wearing big, flowery decorative mums (or giant corsages), colored to represent their...

Students are not being taught about these things in a manner that educates and relies on voices of those experiencing these issues.

It’s 2021 and homecoming still isn’t gender inclusive

Krista Hanson, Current Sauce Viewpoints Editor October 21, 2021

It is 2021 and it is far from news that gender is not as simple as black and white. So how come our language around college events is still so grossly binary? It’s tragic, really. Our homecoming...

Well-known influencer Tana Mongeau walking the red carpet at the 2019 VMAs.

Influencers have a right to attend celebrity events

Kevin Thomas, Current Sauce Fashion Columnist October 18, 2021

From Instagram models and TikTokers to YouTube content creators, these days influencers are on the lips of everyone. And when one attends a highly talked about event, they seem to cause a big stir on social...

With a society so influenced by the media and content, it would only make sense for the idea of a television show on activism to arise.

Activism: a force in society moved to reality TV

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist October 12, 2021

Activism. A movement of action to bring about political or societal change. When thinking of activism, many people will have a few key ideas pop up first. For me, the first thing I think of is change....

NSU has done so much for me that I will be forever grateful for.

My college experience without guidance

Emily Ware, Current Sauce Reporter October 11, 2021

College is hard on its own, especially when you are doing it alone. I have been attending Northwestern State University of Louisiana for three years now, but my story truly begins March 27, 2020, when...

On Oct. 8, 2021, what had nationally been celebrated as Columbus Day since 1792 was changed, and with it, the future for all Native Americans across the country.

Why Indigenous Peoples’ Day is important to me and should be important to you

Lora Luquet, Current Sauce Copy Editor October 11, 2021

Being adopted at birth and moving from Dulac, Louisiana, where the United Houma Nation resides, to Norco, Louisiana made my Native American heritage feel unfamiliar to me for some of my life. I was...

No one has the same preference when it comes to deciding the college they want to attend.

On prefering a smaller college

Krista Hanson, Current Sauce Viewpoints Editor October 8, 2021

For a long time, I knew where I wanted to go to college. In high school, I marched with my school’s color guard. I didn’t know what I wanted to do career-wise, but I knew if I wanted to continue marching...

Kurt Vonneguts novel Slaughterhouse Five is among the most famous banned books.

So it goes: banned book week

Timothy Holdiness, Current Sauce News Editor October 1, 2021

Through the centuries of having written language, there have always been books that some find too sensitive to allow youth to read or be taught in schools. The week of Sept. 27 through Oct. 1 is widely...

Whatever your music taste is, share that with the world or find yours one to share if you don’t have one.

How to define a music taste for those who like everything

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist September 29, 2021

The day had just started, the smell of coffee wafts fresh through the air. The sun is clear and you are focused. You open your laptop and grab your earphones, placing them in your ear. A quick swipe onto...

Now I am seeing an equal but opposite reaction to the survivors guilt of the past year, Im now seeing a survivors arrogance. An even split between those who are vaccinated and those who arent, yet both parties are entitled to the hero syndrome of “beating COVID, and this is how.”

Survivor’s arrogance of 2021

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist September 21, 2021

Civil responsibility can be a generalized term for the many ways we can care for one another, and getting vaccines is a part of civic responsibility. It's like putting the shopping cart back in their designated...

Even with its release, Disney CEO Bob Chapek called the movie an “interesting experiment” as its release was exclusively theatrical when over the last year movie theater attendance went down because of quarantine.

How marvel failed “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”

Krista Hanson, Current Sauce Viewpoints Editor September 17, 2021

Marvel began their cinematic universe, further known as the MCU, in 2008 with “Iron Man.” Since then, the franchise has been commercially successful and gained a huge following over the following thirteen...

As climate change worsens weather conditions all across the globe will become harsher and more abnormal weather patterns, and those abnormal patterns will become the new norm.

Climate change: how we’re doomed, and how we can be less doomed

Kaleb Gauthier, Current Sauce Reporter September 15, 2021

We are doomed. Climate change is going to ruin the future for us all and we can’t change it. All we can do is prepare and mitigate. This isn’t alarmism, this is reality. When I drove back...

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