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 Hignight  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   UPDATE: April 21, 2021 “Working” has been canceled Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts theater department is has decided to cancel the musical “Working” that was set to hit the Fine Arts Auditorium in the A.A. Fredericks Arts Center today.   According to Department Head of Theatre and Dance,Continue 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

Krista Hanson  Viewpoints Editor  Global warming and protecting the Earth has become a highly political topic. But at the end of the day, the issue seems fairly simple: make big changes to help the Earth and the environment to cut down on the ways we contribute to its destruction before our habits destroys us.   There are a couple ways of doingContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter    Northwestern State University is set to host Hotter ‘N Hell, a collegiate art exhibition that features any form of art that uses fire or heat during the creative process.   The exhibition’s name, Hotter ‘N Hell, was inspired by NSU mascot, Vic the Demon, paired with the hottest months of theContinue Reading