Mary Gaffney   Fashion Columnist   With spring happily springing into season, spring cleaning will eventually start. Spring cleaning means that cleaning out our closets is a disaster of an event that is slowly crawling toward us.   Ever since quarantine, I’ve seen trends come and go as a fun way to just forget about theContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor   Professor Neeru Deep sits at the desk in her office, her eyes welcoming above her mask. The office has a comfortable atmosphere that seems to be intended to make her students feel at home.   “It’s like a big family for me. NSU, yes, I call it NSU family,” Deep said.Continue Reading

Timothy Holdiness  News Editor  Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Louisiana Legislature has had an internal struggle regarding the COVID-19 restrictions put in place by Gov. John Bel Edwards.   “They have somewhat retreated on that lately,” Mandi Landry, a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives said. “It’s been quiet.”  Louisiana Attorney Gen. Jeff Landry sued the governor to endContinue Reading

Trinity Velazquez  Editor in Chief   Timothy Holdiness   News Editor   On Tuesday, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards recently expanded COVID-19 vaccine availability to individuals over age 18 who meet criteria met on the Louisiana Department of Health website, according to an official press release.   Northwestern State University will administer the Moderna vaccine Wednesday, MarchContinue Reading

Mya Melancon  Contributing Writer  As we reach the end of Women’s History Month, I can’t help but think of all the powerful women who have come before me. Specifically, I would like to highlight the life and work of Marsha P. Johnson, a revolutionary woman whom I consider to beContinue Reading

Krista Hanson  Viewpoints Editor  The phrase “glass ceiling” was coined by Marilyn Loden in 1978. She described out loud the almost invisible barrier between women and success that many face in their careers.  During her own career, she noticed the things that held women back were not personal but placedContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter  Northwestern State University’s spring 2021 Commencement will be held as six different ceremonies to adhere to state and national health advisors’ guidelines.  In a press release, NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio affirmed that the ceremonies will be conducted at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day Wednesday, May 5 through Friday, May 7.  “Mask requirements, social distancing and otherContinue Reading

Mya Melancon  Contributing Writer  Dear Class of 2021,  Well, we made it. Graduation is finally around the corner. We’ve survived our entire senior year in a pandemic. Some of us have this “new normal” figured out – between planning our last two semesters and prepping for graduation, we are ready toContinue Reading

Tyrenisha James Reporter Baseball: Demon baseball to play Sam Houston The Northwestern State Demons Baseball team played against the Austin Peay Governors on Friday, March 7 at Brown-Stroud Field. The game ended with a final score of 2-3 in favor of the Governors.  “We’ve got to get some guys going offensively, so we’re not always playing those tight games where one or twoContinue Reading

Christian Bell  Reporter  Northwestern State University’s Student Government Association will be hosting student body election filings beginning on March 11 and ending on March 25. Voting will begin on April 13 and end on April 14.  Student Body President Nick Hopkins shared some information about the process for students seeking information for voting, filing and requirements.   “SGA will release a form where students can file for theContinue Reading