Krista Hanson  Viewpoints Editor  As an English major at Northwestern State University, my dream is to one day work in a publishing company with authors getting books ready to be sold. Because of their fast shipping and low prices, Amazon has become one of the most prominent companies for consumers to shop for books. However, buying books on AmazonContinue Reading

Timothy Holdiness Reporter  In the coming weeks the nation will be voting for president, but that is not the only item on the ballot.   Natchitoches voters will also be deciding on U.S. senator, U.S. house of representatives, public safety commissioner, city judge and eight ballot measures.   Seven of the ballot measures are amendments to the Louisiana Constitution.   The amendments were put forward by the Louisiana House of Representatives and state senate and will be at the end of theContinue Reading

Staff reports  Classes on all campuses of Northwestern State University will be held virtually Friday, Oct. 9 due to the threat of Hurricane Delta.  NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio met with state officials and other administrators in making the decision, according to an official NSU press release.   “I’m very grateful that president MaggioContinue Reading

Mya Melancon  News Editor  Cassie Tucker, a senior elementary education major at Northwestern State University, is hopeful that transitioning into Phase 3 will be good for the state but also recognizes that there are still some dangers present.  “If sports teams have to quarantine when one person tests positive, I feel likeContinue Reading

Kathleen Hilliard Reporter NSU first-generation faculty and students will dominate the courts at the WRAC Friday at 1 p.m. for the NSU first-generation dodgeball tournament, hosted by TRiO and the First Year Experience. The event is part of a national initiative to highlight and celebrate first-generation students. The initiative attemptsContinue Reading

The 2018-2019 school year has been one of the best years of my life. I honestly have never been as happy as I have been this year. Not only have I had the honor of being the Viewpoints Editor my first year on the paper, but I also served asContinue Reading

Several students received recognition at the second annual New Media Student Showcase reception Wednesday afternoon. This exhibit includes DSLR and cell phone photographs from communications students and alumni. Awards for top three in DSLR, top three in cell phone photography, Best in Show and People’s Choice were awarded at thisContinue Reading

By Michael McClung. The third annual “Flavor of Louisiana” extravaganza is returning to NSU’s Prather Coliseum at 6 p.m. on Friday. The event, hosted by NSU and The Louisiana Seafood Board, showcases specialty seafood dishes from restaurants in Natchitoches and Shreveport such as Lasyone’s Meat Pie Restaurant, Merci Beaucoup, andContinue Reading

A total of 142 students checked into the Career Fair held on Feb. 12, 2019, in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom to connect with the 38 companies that attended. The Career Fair, held in both the spring and fall semesters, was hosted by the Career Center located on the thirdContinue Reading

Alphonse Engram is a sophomore in the brand-new dance B.F.A. program. Not only is he starring in the spring production of “Cat in the Hat,” he will also be featured in two Senior Dance Concert pieces, an ACDA piece and is also a member of the Demon Dazzlers. How doesContinue Reading