Kendall Caple   Reporter   Northwestern State University alum and Louisiana National Guard member Maj. Gen. Erbon W. Wise died at age 99 on Aug. 19, 2020.     The same year Wise received a bachelor’s degree in science from Northwestern State University, Pearl Harbor was bombed, and he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps, according to an article postedContinue Reading

Lora Luquet Arts and Living Editor After putting their own lives back together in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, many Northwestern State University students and organizations have joined together to help a neighbor. They have gathered and brought donations of much-needed supplies to those in Lake Charles who have facedContinue Reading

Mary Gaffney  Fashion Columnist  With fall coming in and the leaves falling off the trees, I’m getting ready for sweaters and mom jeans, but my closet can’t handle anymore clothes. To get myself in the mood and to get my closet ready for the cold(-ish) weather, I need to getContinue Reading

Brianna Corley  Copy Editor    With students new and old returning to a campus filled with unknowns and terrifying possibilities, the mental health of not only Northwestern State University’s students but many other returning college students hangs in the balance. Despite navigating a chaotic and historic time, life continues moving forward no matter the challenges  “WeContinue Reading

Lora Leigh Luquet  Reporter  As the number of COVID-19 cases in Louisiana rapidly increases, students have been urged to practice social distancing for the rest of the semester.   Athletic seasons have been cut short, music performance majors have been adjusting to lessons via video-chat apps like Cisco WebEx and Zoom Video Communications and theatre students have hadContinue Reading

Brianna Corley  Arts and Living Editor   Northwestern State University released a statement which announced all in-person classes would be online until further notice on March 14.   The abrupt change of this structure during a time of crisis has been felt by all members of the NSU community.  While the disruption of normalcyContinue Reading

Brianna Corley  Arts and Living Editor  When Dr. Alexei Muravitsky, professor of mathematics at theLouisiana Scholar’s College, first immigrated to America, he walked into a university’s library to see something that reaffirmed he was no longer in the Soviet Union – books upon books lined the shelves, all accessible to read. “I thought, ‘that’s a sign of freedom,’” Muravitsky said. Emigrated from Russia in 1992, Muravitsky was usedContinue Reading

Mary Gaffney Fashion Columnist With the coronavirus plaguing the world, it is time to start getting lazy with fashion, but not in the way you think. What better way is there to do that than with the classic rolled out of bed look?  I love looking effortless in my rolled outContinue Reading

Brianna Corley Arts and Living Editor Coming-of-age is a concept that has filled countless novels and artwork. What films have best shown the many sides and stories of growing into yourself? In this week’s picks, we will be exploring the some of the most impactful coming-of-age movies. “Lady Bird” – 2017 Following its titularContinue Reading

Lora Leigh Luquet Reporter A play with a simple set up and a cast of four, “Doubt: A Parable” has a major underlying message that speaks for itself: Is it safer to be ignorant or to pursue your gut feeling and dig up the truth, no matter how ugly? SetContinue Reading