Photo Source: WAFB TV   Thomas Celles Reporter   Eddie Rispone considers himself the “conservative outsider” in the 2019 Louisiana gubernatorial race. A businessman and a construction worker for his entire life, it’s only recently that he’s gotten into politics. From his humble beginnings, he has risen to become oneContinue Reading

Photo source: WAFB TV   Thomas Celles Reporter   Background Dr. Ralph Abraham Jr. has held more titles than most in his life. “Doc,” as he likes to go by, has held positions as a veterinarian, a medical doctor, a first lieutenant in the Coast Guard Auxiliary and Mississippi NationalContinue Reading

Photo Source: WAFB TV Thomas Celles Reporter Going into the 2015 Louisiana gubernatorial election, no one expected the Democrat to win. Yet, after a longshot campaign that led to a runoff between him and former U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-LA), John Bel Edwards emerged as the 56th governor of Louisiana.Continue Reading

Kathleen Hilliard Reporter   Waitr is here. Emma Acevedo is interested. “I think it’ll help me out on those nights that I just don’t have time to go get food or I’m just being lazy and don’t want to go out and get some,” the NSU freshman said. Waitr isContinue Reading

After two years of working as Argus’ editor in chief, Katie Rayburn passed the torch to Allie Atkinson. Rayburn and her staff’s work with Argus will be showcased in its newest edition, Madrudaga. The issue will be unveiled to the public for the first time this Thursday. Argus has beenContinue Reading

This semester, the Northwestern State Marketplace changed its layout to organize books in alphabetical order by author rather than by subject. The changes caused some confusion for students. Brandy Perot, manager at the bookstore, said it was Follett’s main office that decided to change the layout. The changes were companywide,Continue Reading

Madelyn Dupont Marketing Director   The 2019 Christmas Gala will be performed at the Natchitoches Event Center this December due to reconstruction in A.A. Fredericks. “Hosting the NSU Gala at the Natchitoches Events Center certainly offers a change in venue, but it also brings folks to the heart of theContinue Reading

Mekayla Jenkins Photo Editor   The Miss Northwestern Lady of the Bracelet Scholarship Program will be held Friday at 3 p.m. in the Treen Auditorium at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and The Arts. The eight women competing for this year’s title are Avery Debelak of Shreveport, Mary GaffneyContinue Reading

Kathleen Hilliard Reporter   According to Executive Director of LSMSA Steve Horton, recent construction of the new LSMSA dorm is expected to reach completion in the next two years. The new dorms will house 360 LSMSA students across 125,000 square feet, three wings and four floors. The dorms will alsoContinue Reading

Louisiana’s legislature has passed stricter hazing laws that are being implemented on NSU’s campus. The Max Gruver Act makes hazing a crime with offenders facing up to $1000 in fines, up to six months in prison, or both. If the crime results in serious bodily injury, death or forced alcoholContinue Reading