The United States of America is currently undergoing an era of #MeToo—a movement of empowerment seeing previously silent victims of sexual assault expose their abusers. It would seem this reckoning has spread to religious institutions. In August, a grand jury in Pennsylvania found that some 300 priests molested over 1,000
The use of e-cigarettes, otherwise known as vaping, has been growing at an unprecedented rate over the past few years. Cigarettes are regulated heavily and are a major cause of death to chronic users. Consumers are eager to switch to what has been deemed a “healthier alternative.” E-cigarettes simulate the
By Leanna Coy Northwestern State University’s annual Myths and Legends Tour is hosted by First Year Experience and is designed to give students a “hair-raising” experience. The event also highlights parts of the school’s intriguing history. During the tour, students can expect to visit some of the university’s historical areas
Northwestern State University will be moving three large rocks to the bird sanctuary near Watson Library. The rocks were introduced to campus by Robert Crew, the assistant to former president Randall Webb. The rocks are currently located in three locations near the WRAC, Caspari Hall and Varnado Hall.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joins 15 other state Republican officials in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject workplace protections that would prevent transgender people from being fired for their gender identity. Landry recently signed onto a 20- page briefing, asking that the Supreme Court overturn a
By Leanna Coy If you’ve recently driven into Natchitoches, you may have noticed a new sign greeting you. Natchitoches is currently in the process of being rebranded. This means that we can expect to start seeing small changes all across town. Most notably, the phrase “Where History Lives”
Sophomore Jourdan Waddell was crowned the 61st Miss Northwestern Lady of the Bracelet in A.A. Fredrick’s Auditorium Saturday. Waddell, a psychology major from Slidell, Louisiana, also took home the Swimsuit, Talent and People’s Choice Awards. Waddell plans to use her personal platform for mental health awareness throughout the
By Trinity Velazquez A new stage broke ground last week on Iberville Green, the field beside Iberville Dining Hall. It is scheduled for completion by homecoming week. 2016-2017 Student Government Association President Jon Pearce came up with the idea during his presidency. With funding coming from organizations like the