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

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

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

Trinity Velazquez  Editor in Chief  Bayli Quick is soft spoken as she sits on the couch in The Current Sauce office. She has just gotten off from working in the Narcotics Division at the Natchitoches Sherriff’s station and looks tired.  “Initially, I wanted to be a biology major, and I was for the first twoContinue Reading

Tyrenisha James  Reporter  Originating from Port Allen, Louisiana, senior social work major Makayla Lacy was able to find a similar small-town feeling at Northwestern State University.  Lacy said she had not heard of NSU until she met a recruiter.  “Based on everything she was telling me, it just seemed homey,” Lacy said. “Then I went to N-Side view andContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor   Northwestern State University professor Philip Kidd died on Feb. 16 of this year.   Kidd’s career at NSU began in 2002 when he held the role of theater shop foreman. In 2003, he became the assistant professor of theater and the director of technical theater.   Over the course of his career, Kidd designed sets and held theContinue Reading

Mary Fletcher  Reporter  Our Demon family has returned from winter break well-rested and ready to take on another semester. Though holiday traditions such as the Natchitoches Christmas Festival remained relatively unchanged, the pandemic put a certain level of restriction on how the festive season was celebrated.   “I talked to several students who let me know thatContinue Reading

Mary Fletcher   Reporter  The Northwestern State University Student Theatre Organization presented a Black History Month cabaret in collaboration with Make Your Own Theatre. It was held in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium on Feb. 15. The cabaret was a small step in a yearlong effort to elevate Black voices inside the Department of Theatre and Dance.  Myjoycia Cezar, junior design and technology major, stated that the BlackContinue Reading