“There are days I want people to like me more than I want to change the world.” Blythe Baird’s poem, “Pocket Sized Feminism,” is always a poem that I always keep in my back pocket. In her poem she talks about what it is like to speak up as aContinue Reading

Thomas Celles Reporter   Other than graduating, Greek life is probably the best thing you can do in college. Don’t believe me? It comes down to statistics. Ignoring the lifelong bonds of brother/sisterhood, the amazing experiences, and the leadership opportunities that come from being Greek, the benefits boil down toContinue Reading

Hello Vic! I was just wondering if you would happen to have any tips on adulting in college. I’m a freshman here at NSU, and I need assistance adjusting to life without my parents. Please help!   Don’t panic! It’s common to have jitters the first few weeks of beingContinue Reading

Students and patrons hoping to attend the 2019 Christmas Gala in the A.A. Fredericks auditorium will have to wait a year before they can see the event in the historic theatre.  NSU’s School of Creative and Performing Arts has begun to update the theatre after a year of planning and negotiations. TheContinue Reading

Briana Corley Arts and Living Editor   New students of theater and dance will step across the Magale Recital Hall stage as they make their NSU stage debut in New Faces starting at 6 p.m. on Sept. 10. The concept of the annual event, which is free and open toContinue Reading

Melody Gilbert started her career as a broadcast journalist, but she decided to leave broadcast for good to teach. She doesn’t really know how it happened, but she’s now been teaching for over 20 years. “Someone invited me to come speak to their class,” Gilbert said. “Then I went fromContinue Reading

Thomas Celles Reporter   This semester, the Department of Student Activities and Organizations started the transition from Orgsync to a new platform called Purple Portal. Orgsync has been a staple of student organizations at Northwestern State for the last decade. Organizations used the platform for everything, from event planning andContinue Reading

Sooraz Patro, director of transportation at the Rapides Area Planning Commission, reviewed the final proposal on the Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan at a public meeting August 28. The plan, confined to within the Natchitoches city limits, shows six types of proposed bike lanes. The lanes include: signed routes with noContinue Reading

NSU’s physical plant added new signs warning of alligators along the walking trail by Chaplain’s Lake over the summer. Dale Wohletz, physical plant director, said he was asked to put the signs up because people had been seeing alligators in the lake. “I have seen them and have watched themContinue Reading

Entering his second year as head coach, Brad Laird has instilled this concept into an emboldened Demon football team that looks to capitalize on momentum they’ve carried through the end of last season.   Now at the conclusion of their fall camp, the Demons sit poised, eager to showcase theContinue Reading