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Student media has been imperative to my journey at NSU and it has helped guide me in more than just my professional pursuits.

Letter from the editor: thank you student media

April 29, 2022

It seems like only yesterday that I stepped into Freshman Convocation. My classmates and I sat as nervous as we were excited in the red seats of A.A. Fredericks Auditorium as we prepared to take on college...

Thinking that marijuana has been legalized when it is only been decriminalized is a harmful misconception that could get you in lots of trouble.

Decriminalization versus legalization of marijuana

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist April 29, 2022

Chances are, you've probably been hearing the word, “decriminalization,” going around a lot. Many of us know it's about marijuana, and some may be thinking that means legalization, but that is a very...

I have so many ideas of what I want to do with this paper that I hold so close to my heart, and I am incredibly thankful to have the opportunity to put them into action, but I know I will need help along the way.

Letter from the incoming editor

Lora Luquet, Current Sauce Copy Editor April 26, 2022

Hi everyone, I’m Lora Luquet. I am the incoming editor-in-chief of the Current Sauce. That feels weird to say. I have worked on the staff of the Current Sauce since the spring of 2020 in my freshman...

You will occasionally see me on Turpin Stadium’s football field during halftime as a part of The Demon Heat Colorguard. You will also see me attending functions my friends are members of to support them. There are so many opportunities to be active and involved on campus. Take advantage of what the college experience gives us.

Why you need to get involved on campus

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist April 25, 2022

Everyone has different opinions of what college means to them, but we can all agree on some basics; college is diverse, exciting, stressful and, most of, all fun! Yes, college certainly can be fun a...

Keeping an eye on coffee’s originally sourced locations helps consumers stay informed on ethical and environmental issues around its making.

Coffee production is destroying the world

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist April 20, 2022

Every morning, millions of people will wake up and choose to start their day with a simple cup of hot coffee. But what most people don’t realize is that those bitter, aromatic beans are the source of...

There are horror stories of doping accusations for the smallest things ranging from recreational use of legal drugs to antibiotic prescriptions when they get a sore throat. Anything is a threat to an athletes dignity.

Prescribed medication is not doping

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist April 12, 2022

On Sept. 13, 2016, Simone biles took to Twitter to address a pressing concern among sports fans and Olympic sponsors. “I have ADHD and I have taken medicine for it since I was a kid. Please know, I believe...

Self-care has been overinflated by many into face masks, extra TV time and putting off important stressful work instead of doing things that are healthy and good for your mentality.

Mental health days can lead to self-destruction

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist April 6, 2022

“I need a mental health day.” This is a completely valid reason to put off a stressful task of yours. But, the lines between self-care and self-destruction are fine. You must be careful to find...

In a world where being online is a universe in itself, we can see how big of an impact global connectivity has had on humanity. Social media, online personas, simulations and, most importantly, games, have all been affected by the evolution of the internet.

Video games are changing, and not for the better

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist March 30, 2022

In a world where being online is a universe in itself, we can see how big of an impact global connectivity has had on humanity. Social media, online personas, simulations and, most importantly, games,...

Individuals with autism may find it difficult to communicate their thoughts and feelings. It’s vital for everyone to understand who someone with autism is before making assumptions.

The autistic spectrum is broader than most people know

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist March 17, 2022

One, two, three times you tap on the table. One, two, three, times you click the lock to your car, jiggling the handle on occasion to double check. You cannot sleep with socks on in bed and you have a...

Langston Hughes was a Harlem Renaissance poet that sought to highlight the lives of African Americans.

Langston Hughes’ words strive to inspire

Lia Portillo Cantarero, Current Sauce Arts and Living Editor March 9, 2022

Marked by the flapper dresses worn by prestigious women and tailored suits donned by mysterious men, the Roaring ‘20s is one of the most well-known times in history. And within this period recognized...

2022 Beijing Winter Olympics has shown devastating evidence of inhumane pressure that the ROC (Russian Olympic Committee) is placing on athletes like Alexandra Trusova.

Mental abuse is not worth gold

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist February 28, 2022

Ice skids underneath the blades at her feet, the ice-cold arena around her looms over her head, the pressure of her success pressing heavily on her back. 15-year-old Kamila Valieva competes for her...

It’s crucial for everyone to understand the difference between bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder so that no one confuses the two as the same.

Mistaking bpd and bipolar disorder for each other is harmful

Kelsie Campbell, Current Sauce Opinion Columnist February 23, 2022

Before I was diagnosed with bipolar, I had heard about borderline personality disorder. And before I understood that bipolar had two types, I knew that BPD was a personality disorder separate from bipolar...

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