Mary Gaffney   Fashion Columnist   Demons, the great freeze is upon us again, but my mood is not shaken. Valentine’s Day has come and gone. Still, I feel like Aphrodite being born from…well, never mind about that. The point is I’m not ready to bundle up again. I want spring to appear. I wish that groundhogContinue Reading

Mary Gaffney   Fashion Columnist  With the snow melting I want to bring in spring, but my dreams of frolicking in flowers may come to a halt with the less than desirable weather coming up. Still, looking cute and being put-together can’t be put on hold. There are tons of ways to love your layeredContinue Reading

Staff Report NSU was hit with severe snow the week of Feb. 15 to Feb. 19, which caused problems across the city of Natchitoches and the campus itself.   “It is anticipated that this area could experience extremely cold temperatures with wintry mix over the next several days. We will continue to monitor localContinue Reading

Christian Bell  Reporter  It has been nearly a year since the pandemic dramatically changed the lives of Northwestern State University students.  NSU’s Food Pantry has been on the front line of keeping students healthy during this crisis, especially when they don’t have enough money to buy food.  According to recent article inContinue Reading

Timothy Holdiness  News Editor  The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped the Office of Greek Life at Northwestern State University.   Derrick Varnado, a freshman communications major and member of Sigma Nu, noted that the onset of COVID-19 has caused a lot of people to forget about the Office of Greek Life.  “It is still a great experience and opportunity to go Greek,” Varnado said.  For some, recruiting hasContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter    Northwestern State University professor emeritus in the Department of Fine and Graphic Arts Dr. Bill Bryant died at age 84 on Jan. 18.  Bryant’s teaching career at NSU began in 1976, lasting almost 30 years before his retirement in 2004, according to his obituary on Blanchard St. Denis FuneralContinue Reading

Holi’ Conway’s story  Lora Luquet   Arts and Living Editor   Holli’ Conway was completely new to theater when she first started acting at Northwestern State University. Like every other experience in her life, she tackled her newfound love for acting and dancing with a strong work ethic.  “I think I put a lot of weightContinue Reading

Mary Fletcher  Reporter  As a driving force for Northwestern State University since 1989, it’s not surprising that the Creative and Performing Arts department has pushed forward in spite of the current circumstances. The students and faculty have continued to find new ways to perform and exhibit work.   For some productions, the process of streaming productions was second nature but forContinue Reading

Trinity Velazquez  Editor in Chief  For Black History Month, I asked everyone on the Current Sauce staff to write about a Black person they admire. I was originally going to honor Ruby Bridges, but I wanted this series to be very personal.  I started thinking about the Black heroes I have when I got a phoneContinue Reading

 “Not Broken But Simply Unfinished”  Krista Hanson  Viewpoints Editor  In “How a 22-year-old L.A. native became Biden’s inauguration poet,” Amanda Gorman told Los Angeles Times’ Julia Barajas about her time writing the poem that she later recited for the president. Gorman wrote her poem in a “pandemic-induced solitude” where she created her own historical soundtrack withContinue Reading