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Timothy Holdiness

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Menorahs are the center piece of Hanukkah.

A glimpse into Jewish holidays

December 7, 2022

There are numerous holidays celebrated by those of...

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With the surprise of undrinkable water, students were unsure of what to do.

Fire hydrant testing causes water issues on campus

September 7, 2022

On Tuesday, Sept. 6, the water running through the...

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Campus Police vehicles parked outside of the police station waiting to patrol the campus.

Campus safety: what’s to know?

November 29, 2021

Safety is an issue that concerns all members of Northwestern...

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Katara Jackson and Jonatan Jimenez attend the weekly Student Government Association meeting.

SGA elects new speaker

November 19, 2021

Blake Chustz and Hannah Davis were appointed and sworn...

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Kirk Ybanez, Esteban Garcia and Mary Fletcher masking up on campus.

How COVID-19 is changing Christmas celebrations

November 19, 2021

Due to COVID-19, the celebration of the holiday season...

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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

November 18, 2021

Students in the four University Place buildings are...

Marcus Jones chosen as 20th president of NSU

November 17, 2021

Marcus Jones, Northwestern State University’s new...

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

SGA encourages vaccinations on campus

November 2, 2021

Student Government Association Secretary Alaina Parham...

Nancy Albers, Virginia Burkett, Marcus Jones, Darrell Kruger, Kim LeDuff, Jeremy Thomas, the six semifinalists in the running to become the 20th President of Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

Presidential candidates to visit campus

October 31, 2021

The six remaining candidates for president of Northwestern...

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Student Government Association Senator Madison Cook attends the weekly meeting.

SGA passes bill and announces new Watson Library director

October 28, 2021

At the Student Government Association of Northwestern...

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According to the University of Louisiana System guidelines, it is required for students, faculty and staff to wear masks in classrooms and the other public indoor places in areas of substantial or high transmission.

Indoor mask mandate to stay in place at NSU

October 27, 2021

Interim President of Northwestern State University...

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Kamarreo Jernigan wearing a mask while reading in the Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library.

Louisiana Governor lifts mask mandate

October 27, 2021

Shortly after 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 26, Louisiana...

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Long Purple Line Inductee Thomas Whitehead and Northwestern State University of Louisiana Interim President Marcus Jones.

Long Purple Line inducts six new members

October 25, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 22, Northwestern State University of...

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Student Government Association  President Tajh Edwards,  National Pan-Hellenic Council President Coby McGee, Doris Ann Roque-Robinson and Interim President Marcus Jones unveil the Seven Oaks Stage plaque.

Seven Oaks Stage dedication honors first Black students

October 22, 2021

The outdoor stage, located next to Iberville Dining...

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With full-fledged homecoming returning during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, complete with a parade which was cancelled last year, students expressed mixed opinions.

Students react to homecoming’s full return during COVID-19

October 20, 2021

After the unconventional 2020 homecoming celebration...

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Skye Howard and Kamarreo Jernigan leaving NSU Post Office after using the new services available inside.

[Photo] Post office introduces package pickup innovation

October 18, 2021

Skye Howard and Kamarreo Jernigan leaving NSU Post...

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

Semifinalists for NSU president chosen

October 15, 2021

The search continues for the next president of Northwestern...

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

SGA announces swipe out for hunger applications open

October 15, 2021

At the Student Government Association of Northwestern...

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

So it goes: banned book week

October 1, 2021

Through the centuries of having written language, there...

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

SGA passes senate budget

September 29, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern...

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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

September 23, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern...

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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

September 20, 2021

The First Year Experience Office on the Natchitoches...

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Khyra Hart, Isabella Fulton and Matthew Courville attend the first Pep Rally of the year.

[Photo] Pep rally gives new hope during pandemic

September 18, 2021

Khyra Hart, Isabella Fulton and Matthew Courville attend...

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

SGA swears in five new senators

September 16, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern...

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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

September 15, 2021

On Aug. 23, the United States Food and Drug Administration...

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Ross said that central Louisiana should expect areas of heavy rainfall, with the Natchitoches area forecasted to receive three to four inches of rainfall, with some areas possibly getting six inches of rainfall through Friday morning.

Tropical Storm Nicholas to hit central Louisiana

September 13, 2021

Two weeks after Hurricane Ida rocked Louisiana and...

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New Orleans after Hurricane Ida.

Students return to NSU in the wake of Hurricane Ida

September 9, 2021

International headlines featured Louisiana after Hurricane...

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“A scholarship is being created to honor Dr. Stave for her 22 years at LSC/NSU,” said Dankert.

LSC/NSU members react to Holly Stave scholarship

August 31, 2021

In early August, social media controversy surrounded...

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Student Affairs Commissioner Bailey Willis is looking for more places to put bike rack locations around campus.

SGA discusses possible new bike racks on campus

August 30, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern...

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The current forecast has the storm making landfall as a category three hurricane. Ida is expected to reach the Louisiana and Arkansas border around 8 a.m. on Monday.

Classes cancelled Monday due to Hurricane Ida

August 27, 2021

Northwestern State University of Louisiana has canceled...

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The ninth tropical depression of the year is expected to become a hurricane by Saturday, Aug. 28 and is projected to be at least a category 3 hurricane.

Possible hurricane heading for Louisiana

August 26, 2021

Northwestern State University of Louisiana is keeping...

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Alpha Phi Alpha Chapter Dean Tahner Raphael, Treasurer Kyle Scott and  Chapter Secretary Jaylon Etienne discussed greek life with their fellow demons at the Greek 1010 event.

Students discover Greek life at Greek 1010

August 23, 2021

On Tuesday Aug. 17, the Office of Greek Life held the...

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Student Government Association Vice President Kaylynn Semien presiding over the first official SGA meeting of the semester.

SGA discusses vaccine mandate at first meeting

August 17, 2021

The Student Government Association of Northwestern...

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