Kendall Caple Reporter In June, as protests against the death of George Floyd engulfed U.S. cities, Secretary of Defense Mike Esper announced he was “open to a bipartisan discussion” of renaming military bases that honor Confederate leaders. Fort Polk, the Army facility near Leesville, was among the military bases discussed.   Some weeks later, President Donald Trump declared no basesContinue Reading

Trinity Velazquez Editor in Chief My boyfriend, Cody, is white. There is no way to ease into that, so I won’t try. He’s a six foot something white guy who loves anything related to basketball, eating hibachi and politics.   I don’t know why it seems awkward for me to say,Continue Reading

Trinity Ford  Reporter   Despite the ongoing pandemic, intramurals are still being held with safety precautions in place.  “They are going well,” Tri Sigma President Brette Reaux said. “It’s obviously different than normal and we don’t have as many sports because we can only do spaced out ones but it’s still super fun.”  Many differentContinue Reading

Timothy Holdiness  Reporter  This Thursday, President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will debate for the final time for the 2020 presidential election, on Sept. 29. Students at Northwestern State University tuned in to watch the first presidential debate of the campaign season.  Former Vice President Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee, and President DonaldContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor  In March it was announced that the U.S. would be implementing travel restrictions in order to prevent non-essential travel to stop the spread of coronavirus.  According to Homeland Security, this travel ban was supposed to last thirty days, but it is ongoing for the foreseeable future.  While restrictions on international travel are necessary to lower the impactContinue Reading

Kendall Caple Reporter    Among studying, maintaining social lives and mental health, another concern for many college students is the location of their next meal. As a way of aiding struggling and hungry students, the Northwestern State University Food Pantry program was created in April 2015.  The College and University FoodContinue Reading

Trinity Velazquez  Current Sauce Editor in Chief Haleigh Gates  Potpourri Yearbook Editor in Chief Student media works way too hard on the newspaper, the yearbook, and the radio station only to be as overlooked as we are. We spend hours in the newsroom designing and editing and all our hard workContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor   “Ghoula,” a play on the word gala, will be performed online on Oct. 23 and 24. This Halloween event has combined the casts of the fall musical and play which were both cancelled earlier in the semester.  “It’s been really interesting being able to work with people that I’ve never worked with before,Continue Reading

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