For many students, going to college can feel like entering an entirely new world. For international students, such as junior tennis player Polina Mutel, it really is like seeing a new planet for the first time.
The Cammie G. Henry Research Center protects countless books, manuscripts, maps and newspapers documenting the history of Natchitoches and its surrounding area.
Club sports at NSU are no strangers to competition. Separate from NCAA-affiliated collegiate sports, club sports on campus range in variety from rowing to ping pong, and some compete in regional and national tournaments.
“The books are winning here,” she says. “There’s a character in E.M. Forster’s novel 'Howard’s End' that gets killed when a bookcase falls on him, and I keep thinking that might be my end.”
According to the 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STD Surveillance report, Louisiana stands as the state with the second-most cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea, and ranks first in primary, secondary and congenital syphilis cases. The CDC presented the Louisiana Department of Health with a $550,000 grant aimed at actions regarding congenital syphilis in Nov. 2017.
NSU ranked seventh in the Cheer Game Day competition and fifth in the mascot competition at the College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championship.
Student recalls his experience with sexual assault after an unexpected reunion with his aggressor.
Front Street Marketplace, a coffee shop located on Front Street in downtown Natchitoches, offers a variety of gourmet coffee beverages and meals with some geared toward college students.
Northwestern State University's intramural flag football team won a regional title in December and earlier this month competed at the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association championships at the University of West Florida.