Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor  In March it was announced that the U.S. would be implementing travel restrictions in order to prevent non-essential travel to stop the spread of coronavirus.  According to Homeland Security, this travel ban was supposed to last thirty days, but it is ongoing for the foreseeable future.  While restrictions on international travel are necessary to lower the impactContinue Reading

Kendall Caple Reporter    Among studying, maintaining social lives and mental health, another concern for many college students is the location of their next meal. As a way of aiding struggling and hungry students, the Northwestern State University Food Pantry program was created in April 2015.  The College and University FoodContinue Reading

Trinity Velazquez  Current Sauce Editor in Chief Haleigh Gates  Potpourri Yearbook Editor in Chief Student media works way too hard on the newspaper, the yearbook, and the radio station only to be as overlooked as we are. We spend hours in the newsroom designing and editing and all our hard workContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor   “Ghoula,” a play on the word gala, will be performed online on Oct. 23 and 24. This Halloween event has combined the casts of the fall musical and play which were both cancelled earlier in the semester.  “It’s been really interesting being able to work with people that I’ve never worked with before,Continue Reading

Trinity Ford  Reporter  With Election day on Nov. 3 college students are preparing to make difficult decisions on when and where to vote.  “Majority of college students tend to not vote, however, our voice is one that can influence the polls,”  Courville said.  Senior Adam Courville feels that political opinions should be talked aboutContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter In the upcoming 2020 November General election the United States will not only be voting for President but the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate and amendments.  The options for the most discussed race, president and vice president, are as follows: Joseph R. Biden/Kamala Harris DEM; Howie Hawkin/Angela Walker GRN; BrockContinue Reading

Timothy Holdiness  Reporter  A first-generation student from a single-parent home, Destiney Williams says when you put in the work and put yourself out there on campus and in life, you will prevail.   Williams is the current National Pan-Hellenic Council President at Northwestern State University and the first female from the Divine Nine to be elected to theContinue Reading

Brianna Corley   Copy Editor  On Sep. 15, the Northwestern State University Athletics Department made the decision to pause five teams to help slow the spread of COVID-19. After a carefully paced return, the department returned to full operation after fall break.  Following the return of student-athletes after Hurricane Laura, Greg Burke, director of athletics, stated that he and the sports medicineContinue Reading

Mya Melancon  Contributing Writer Northwestern State University Student Government Association will host speaker Jonathan Davey to speak about his experience with LGBTQ conversion therapy on Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. via Cisco WebEx.     Davey said that redemption is something that God grants you, and explains the title of his speech, “Escaping Redemption”.   Davey said redemption is something he feltContinue Reading