NSU’s physical plant added new signs warning of alligators along the walking trail by Chaplain’s Lake over the summer. Dale Wohletz, physical plant director, said he was asked to put the signs up because people had been seeing alligators in the lake. “I have seen them and have watched themContinue Reading

As the academic year begins, construction remains ongoing on the new Steak ‘N Shake but is expected to open before midterms. Jennifer Kelly, assistant to the provost for academic support and auxiliary services, said the space is projected to open near the end of September or early October. Reconstruction ofContinue Reading

Thomas Celles Reporter   This year, NSU implemented IncludED, a textbook program designed to save students money and increase student success in the classroom by making the required materials available on day one. Dr. Greg Handel, the provost and vice president of academic & student affairs, said that NSU isContinue Reading

Mekayla Jenkins Photo Editor   NSU’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success began in 2018, and an email offering students an invitation of membership is legitimate. During the summer, some students received invitations to join The National Society of Leadership and Success. Although the National Society ofContinue Reading

Walking to Chick-fil-A from campus will now be safer for students thanks to the addition of a crosswalk between the restaurant and Watson Memorial Library. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, NSU and the NSU Foundation worked together to develop the crosswalk. The crosswalk includes two rapid flashing beaconsContinue Reading

When Louisiana Tech University senior Sadie Simmons went to bed on April 24, she had no idea how dangerous the night would become. She woke up around 2 a.m., she said. Not by an alarm, but by the wind. “You could just hear these strong gusts of wind outside myContinue Reading

NSU junior Jacob Ellis was sworn into his second term as student body president on Monday at the annual SGA banquet. Under his first term, SGA achieved many accomplishments including: organizing a clean-up drive for hurricane relief, hosting Leadership NSU, executing the Iberville Green Stage Project and creating a wayContinue Reading

Dr. Paula Furr, professor and department head of News Media, Journalism and Communication Arts is retiring at the age of 67. Furr came to NSU in 1999 after she retired from the military. She was a journalist in the army. She was in public affairs working with the newspapers andContinue Reading

Editor’s note: The leaders of the individual student media teams are appointed by SGA, following a nomination by the Student Media Board, to a year long term. Samantha Clark, junior, is the editor-in-chief of The Current Sauce. Clark has been involved with student media since the spring of her freshmanContinue Reading

Northwestern State University is utilizing the old book store space in the student union to build an esports/lounge which is set to open in the fall of 2019. Ron Wright, chief information officer at NSU and head of the esports project said The esports area is only one part ofContinue Reading