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

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

Christian BellReporter Current Sauce reporter Christian Bell sat down with Northwestern State University President Dr. Chris Maggio to discuss how Maggio kept the university afloat during the shutdown last spring. In his interview, Christian asked about the past fall and how Maggio himself has endured the ongoing pandemic. “First andContinue Reading

Mary Gaffney  Fashion Columnist   Demons, with 2020 behind us I am ready to start the new year with a bang and keep the high energy going. Whether you are in quarantine or are only going out for a trip to Walmart, now is the time to go to your closet and bring out your best self every day.  My plan isContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor  JirNecia Ward, a senior computer information systems major, was crowned winner of the 2021 Miss Northwestern Lady of the Bracelet Scholarship Program on Friday, Jan. 15.  NSU held its long-standing Lady of the Bracelet Pageant to a live audience over Cisco Webex.  “I will say that the best feeling for me was actuallyContinue Reading

 Kelsi Horn Contributing Writer One day my grandfather forgot my name.  Henry Jack Horn was a Korean War veteran, with four children; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He stood tall with a real grandpa belly. He paid close attention to his grandchildren and always called me Sugar Booger.  InContinue Reading

  Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor   The Center for Inclusion and Diversity is teaming up with the Department of Criminal Justice, History and Social Sciences to sponsor the Native American Film Club; an ongoing film series in the month of November that celebrates National Native American Heritage Month.  This film series, which began on Nov. 5th and will end on the first Thursday ofContinue Reading