Trinity Ford  Reporter  My first semester of college hasn’t been what I expected but nothing about this year has been. I never thought that COVID-19 would have such an impact on how we go to school. Ever since I was young, I imagined college being full of adventures, parties and get-togethers. I knew it was coming,Continue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor On Friday, Sept. 18, theater students received an email stating that Dr. Richard St. Peter, assistant professor of theater, had resigned from Northwestern State University due to a university related matter.    “As this is a personnel matter, I can tell you that Dr. St. PeterContinue Reading

Timothy Holdiness  Contributing Writer When Hurricane Laura blew through Louisiana, Northwestern State University’s campus and student body were affected in many ways from power outages to fallen trees.   While the power outage on NSU’s was restored within a week, there are still people in Calcasieu Parish without lights and water. Many groups have brought suppliesContinue Reading

Madelyn Dupont  PR Manager  Senior year is stressful with classes, extracurricular activities, homework and preparing for graduation. These are all paired with a progressive realization that I will have to get a job and start the next chapter of my life.   Fall 2020 is no exception. Leaves are not the only thing falling this semester.Continue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor  While some universities have opted to switch to online learning completely for the time being,  Northwestern State University has embraced a blended approach to courses. But when it comes to events I am not sure where NSU stands. My belief is that extracurriculars should either utilize theContinue Reading

Mary Gaffney  Fashion Columnist   Hear me out: it’s gumbo weather, so start dressing like it. It’s fall now. I felt one breeze and saw a leaf on the ground.    Bring on the turtlenecks and the fun new textures. I want velvet, I want suede, I want my dull 2020 to sparkle with sequins andContinue Reading

Fellow Demons,  Ever since beginning my journey at Northwestern State University three years ago, becoming the Student Body President has been a dream of mine.   I can remember back to my first year as a counselor at Louisiana Boys State in the summer of 2017 before my freshman year. While waiting for openingContinue Reading

Brianna Corley  Copy Editor  All departments of Northwestern State University have faced life-altering changes due to the ongoing pandemic, but the School of Creative and Performing Arts had to undergo some of the most difficult changes.  The theatre department’s spaces have dramatically changed with multiple precautions in place such as mandatory masks, strictlyContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter    As of Aug. 10, Northwestern State University has reported a total of 107 positive student cases and four positive faculty cases of COVID-19.   University President Dr. Chris Maggio said that the university and Health Services personnel are continuing to closely monitor the positive test results.  “Our Health ServicesContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter On the Northwestern State University Student Concerns Facebook page students are voicing their concerns over professors swiftly moving through lessons to make up for lost class time due to Hurricane Laura.   Allyssa Marshall, junior education major, says that while some are managing better than others, she believes that during these stressful daysContinue Reading