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

Trinity Velazquez Editor in Chief On Sep. 8, 2020 Student Government Association voted that all homecoming nominations will open Thursday, Sep. 9, at 5 p.m. and will close Sunday, Sep. 20, at 11:59 p.m. The senate also decided that election voting will be open on Tuesday, Sep. 29, 8 a.m.Continue Reading

Brianna Corley  Copy Editor On Thursday, Aug. 27, Hurricane Laura tore through Louisiana, hitting Natchitoches and Northwestern State University. From the shattered glass of Iberville Dining Hall to the entire campus being left without power, all the Natchitoches community has felt the storm’s affects.  Hannah Durgin, junior biology major, was on campus when Hurricane Laura hit.  “After hearing about the hurricane, I did not anticipate itContinue Reading

Staff Report Northwestern State University campuses will be closed from noon Wednesday, Aug. 26, through Friday, Aug. 28, due to the threat of severe weather from Hurricane Laura. “The decision to cancel classes, close offices and suspend operations except for essential personnel and services was made to help assure the safetyContinue Reading