Trinity Ford  Reporter  With Election day on Nov. 3 college students are preparing to make difficult decisions on when and where to vote.  “Majority of college students tend to not vote, however, our voice is one that can influence the polls,”  Courville said.  Senior Adam Courville feels that political opinions should be talked aboutContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter In the upcoming 2020 November General election the United States will not only be voting for President but the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate and amendments.  The options for the most discussed race, president and vice president, are as follows: Joseph R. Biden/Kamala Harris DEM; Howie Hawkin/Angela Walker GRN; BrockContinue Reading

Mya Melancon  Contributing Writer Northwestern State University Student Government Association will host speaker Jonathan Davey to speak about his experience with LGBTQ conversion therapy on Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. via Cisco WebEx.     Davey said that redemption is something that God grants you, and explains the title of his speech, “Escaping Redemption”.   Davey said redemption is something he feltContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter Northwestern State University School of Creative and Performing Arts will present “Modern in Motion” VIII on  Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. and Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on the Fleur de Lis Stage on the Downtown Riverbank in Natchitoches.  Department head of theater and dance, and associate professor of dance, Brett Garfinkel said that in this era of COVID-19 safetyContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor On Friday, Sept. 18, theater students received an email stating that Dr. Richard St. Peter, assistant professor of theater, had resigned from Northwestern State University due to a university related matter.    “As this is a personnel matter, I can tell you that Dr. St. PeterContinue Reading

Brianna Corley  Copy Editor  All departments of Northwestern State University have faced life-altering changes due to the ongoing pandemic, but the School of Creative and Performing Arts had to undergo some of the most difficult changes.  The theatre department’s spaces have dramatically changed with multiple precautions in place such as mandatory masks, strictlyContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter    As of Aug. 10, Northwestern State University has reported a total of 107 positive student cases and four positive faculty cases of COVID-19.   University President Dr. Chris Maggio said that the university and Health Services personnel are continuing to closely monitor the positive test results.  “Our Health ServicesContinue Reading

Kendall Caple    Reporter On the Northwestern State University Student Concerns Facebook page students are voicing their concerns over professors swiftly moving through lessons to make up for lost class time due to Hurricane Laura.   Allyssa Marshall, junior education major, says that while some are managing better than others, she believes that during these stressful daysContinue Reading

Trinity Ford  Reporter Northwestern State University has set up a Hurricane Relief Fund for students who were affected by Hurricane Laura. Students in need can begin to apply for these funds as soon as possible; as these funds are limited, and applications are being addressed by the committee upon receipt.   “IContinue Reading

Lora Luquet Arts and Living Editor After putting their own lives back together in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura, many Northwestern State University students and organizations have joined together to help a neighbor. They have gathered and brought donations of much-needed supplies to those in Lake Charles who have facedContinue Reading