Trinity Velazquez  Editor in chief  I am not prepared to write this letter. Not only is this my last letter from the editor, it’s my last article I will write for The Current Sauce. There are so many things I want to say but word count is my enemy.   To begin, I’ll start with the endContinue Reading

Serena Bonnette   Opinion Columnist    The insanity that COVID-19 has caused over the past year is no stranger to any of us. Everyone in the entire world was affected by the disease in some form or fashion. Everyone’s lives essentially got uprooted, flipped around and society had to figure out how to live a sort of “new normal.”  College students were among one of the groups highly affected by this new normal. It seemed that in an instant, classes were moved to remote learning in the Spring of 2020, carrying on into the 2021 school year. During the 2020-2021Continue Reading

Mary Fletcher  Reporter  One of Northwestern State University’s claims to fame is their marching band. Known as “The Best-Sounding Band in the Land,” the Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band is the largest collegiate marching band in Louisiana. Under the direction of Dr. Jeffery Matthews, the Spirit of Northwestern has performed first-rate field shows,Continue Reading

Krista Hanson   Viewpoints Editor  Living green is all about clean living and learning how to be more sustainable to lessen the personal impact someone has on the environment. Greenwashing is the dirty business practice that has made the path to green living more difficult to reach.   Greenwashing is all about a companyContinue Reading

Brianna Corley  Copy Editor  To my Demon family,  In the exiting nervousness of N-Side Preview Day before I had decided to make a home at Northwestern State University, I remember walking up to the booth for Student Media. Dr. Paula Furr, the former department head of the Department of New Media, Journalism and Communication Arts, stood with the thenContinue Reading

Mary Fletcher  Reporter  During the COVID-19 pandemic and its resulting quarantine, the world turned to social media for escape and entertainment. From TikTok to Instagram, various users brought their viewers joy through the content they provided. One of 2020’s emerging TikTok stars was not a human, but a dog…a talking dog. Yes, you readContinue Reading

Timothy Holdiness  News Editor  Over centuries, people have been fighting for equal rights across the United States and the rest of the world.  Inside North America, the main obstacle plaguing the black and brown population has been murderous police officers.  Within the last year, former Minnesota police officer Derrick ChauvinContinue Reading

Grace Hignight  Contributing Writer  Throughout all of history, to me Madame Marie Curie is the most inspiring and interesting person. Her courage, brilliance and perseverance in the pursuit of scientific discovery will always be admirable and praiseworthy.   As a woman in a male dominated field, she led the way for many otherContinue Reading

Clayton Ashworth   Contributing Writer   As somebody who likes politics and news it’s hard to avoid the Derrick Chauvin trial, not that I’ve been avoiding it. I have tried to come to some concrete solution about this case but I can’t come to gripes with my competing beliefs.   The video is hard to watch and I’ve seen it moreContinue Reading

Krista Hanson  Viewpoints Editor  I have always loved art. That has never, and I don’t believe will ever. change. From paintings or sculptures or drawings or less traditional forms of art like writing or typography.   Growing up, I always watched my dad drawing. The rare occasions we’d go out to dinner, we’d get the children’sContinue Reading