Timothy Holdiness  News Editor  This academic year at Northwestern State University has been anything but ordinary. Seniors graduating this spring look back on their past years at NSU from dealing with a solar eclipse in 2017 to the snow days this semester.  “Throughout all of the ups and downs during my collegiate years here at NSU, I haveContinue Reading

Timothy Holdiness  News Editor   The Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Sciences at Northwestern State University has had Sharon Green on staff as an associate professor since 2009.  Green is currently the Chief Deputy Coroner for Vernon parish.   “Those real-world experiences she continues to have allow her to keep what she talks about currentContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor   Peter Gorham sits in a rocking chair on the porch of Varnado Hall. He has just returned from the Varnado Field Day and looks tired.  Gorham is a freshman graphic design major, and so far, thoroughly enjoys being a part of the Department of Fine and Graphic Arts.  “I loveContinue Reading

Mary Fletcher  Reporter  Northwestern State University’s students have no shortage of theatrical talent, both onstage and off. For example, Trevor Molitor, a senior theater major in the Louisiana Scholars College, has chosen to direct a reading of “The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley” by Shawn Hutchinson for his thesis project. He expects to defendContinue Reading

Grace Highnight  Contributing Writer  Throughout all of history, to me Madame Marie Curie is the most inspiring and interesting person. Her courage, brilliance and perseverance in the pursuit of scientific discovery will always be admirable and praiseworthy.   As a woman in a male dominated field, she led the way for many otherContinue Reading

Clayton Ashworth   Contributing Writer   As somebody who likes politics and news it’s hard to avoid the Derrick Chauvin trial, not that I’ve been avoiding it. I have tried to come to some concrete solution about this case but I can’t come to gripes with my competing beliefs.   The video is hard to watch and I’ve seen it moreContinue Reading

Krista Hanson  Viewpoints Editor  I have always loved art. That has never, and I don’t believe will ever. change. From paintings or sculptures or drawings or less traditional forms of art like writing or typography.   Growing up, I always watched my dad drawing. The rare occasions we’d go out to dinner, we’d get the children’sContinue Reading

Trinity Velazquez  Editor in Chief  Timothy Holdiness   News Editor   Tyrenisha James  Reporter   Northwestern State University closed the week of March 29 through April 4 for spring break. The weeklong break came after a busy first half of the semester filled with unprecedented snowstorms and the familiar stress of midterms.   Some students got much-needed rest during break, but others used the break to get back on track with course work.   Promise Bears,Continue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor   Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts theater department is preparing “Working,” a new musical set to hit the Fine Arts Auditorium in the A.A. Fredericks Arts Center on April 21.  Written by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso and based on the Studs Terkel book “Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How TheyContinue Reading

Mary Gaffney   Fashion Columnist   Spring trends are rolling in and, demons, I’m looking forward to the bright colors and funky prints that will be heading out on the runways, right into stores, online, Walmart or even Goodwill Industries. With trends coming back from almost every decade, on-style clothes will be easy to find thisContinue Reading