Kendall Caple Reporter Northwestern State University will continue the HyFlex model of instruction for courses into the 2021 spring semester. HyFlex is a course design model that allows for students to participate in classes both in-person and remotely. As NSU continues with plans to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 through the adherence of state health and safety protocols,
Lora Luquet Arts and Living Editor The Center for Inclusion and Diversity is teaming up with the Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Sciences to sponsor the Native American Film Club; an ongoing film series in the month of November that celebrates National Native American Heritage Month. This film series, which began on Nov. 5th and will end on the first Thursday of
Lora Luquet Arts and Living Editor Child and family studies major Abby Vallery is holding a diaper drive with the Women’s Resource Center of Natchitoches for mothers who need diapers and wipes. The drive, which will be accepting donations through Nov. 20, is a part of Vallery’s course and graduation requirements.
Kendall Caple Reporter Northwestern State University’s fall 2020 commencement will be held in five different ceremonies to adhere to state and national health advisors’ guidelines. According to Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Greg Handel, each ceremony will be limited to no more than 250 graduates with each graduate being allowed to invite four guests.
Lora Luquet Arts and Living Editor The Northwestern State University theater department’s Halloween cabaret, “Ghoula,” has been postponed. The show was originally supposed to be streamed live on Oct. 23 and 24. “Ghoula,” is set to feature songs and scenes from a collection of chilling musicals and plays, including “The Addams Family,” “Rocky Horror Picture Show,”
Mary Gaffney Fashion Columnist It’s windy and I have become a pumpkin. It has been fall for a week or two and now it is finally feeling like the season I’ve been pining after. Now it’s time to “Christian Girl Autumn.” I’m talking about sweaters, boots, scarves and boots but without the infinity scarves or outdated fashion. Fall
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Lora Luquet Arts and Living Editor The annual Christmas Gala performance, held by Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts, will be taking place virtually this December due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Gala program, which kicks off the Natchitoches Christmas Festival every year, will include classic performances from the choir, orchestra, musical theater students, dance students, jazz band and
Incumbent President Donald Trump claimed Louisiana in Tuesday’s Presidential Election with 60 percent of the electoral vote at 8:01 p.m, according to the Associated Press.
Kendall Caple Reporter As college students, a group of undead, personality clashing roommates who maintain an aversion to the sun is a situation we are all too familiar with. Directed by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, “What We Do in the Shadows” is a horror-comedy mockumentary that explores the lives of four ancient vampires, Viago, Vladislav, Deacon and Petyr, as