By Leanna Coy. Although everyday pets are not allowed at Northwestern State University, you may have noticed a few service and emotional support animals around campus. It is important to note that these animals are registered and do jobs beyond what a normal pet could do. For some students, serviceContinue Reading

By Kierstin Richter. On Friday, Nov. 9, The Kappa Iota chapter of Phi Mu Fraternity hosted their first-ever Bonnamu philanthropy event, raising over $10,000 for Children’s Miracle Network. The festival was planned and directed by philanthropy chair, Karley Hebert, a senior hospitality management and tourism major. “My vision for BonnamuContinue Reading

As basketball season opened up Tuesday night against Centenary College, Preseason First-Team All-Southland Conference senior Ishmael Lane showed how his depth makes him one of the best center/ power forwards in the Southland Conference. Lane, a senior business administration major, attended high school at Port Allen High School in PortContinue Reading

I was born in Maiduguri, Borno, in the northern part of Nigeria. The name Maiduguri is derived from an Arabic expression meaning “quenching the thirst.” The expression refers to the waters of the nearby river from which travelers would stop and drink. My father was a very hard-working man. HeContinue Reading

Magee’s Patio Café, located across the street from campus, is a restaurant I used to visit often. Is it a restaurant designed for tourists and prospective students, or is this a restaurant that the student body should be frequenting more often? The combination of the inside and outside picnic benchContinue Reading

Like all of the other brave souls that went to see “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” on Sunday, I was filled with antici…pation. The play, put on by the Student Theatre Organization, was one of the most comically risqué performances I’ve ever seen. Those familiar with “Rocky Horror” will understandContinue Reading

In order to combat the rising cost of education, the University of Louisiana System is trying to make textbooks more cost-friendly for students. ULS President Jim Henderson said that an initiative has been launched across the system to reduce textbook expenses. “The rising cost of college has been a concernContinue Reading

By Kathleen Hilliard. Two of the most popular spots on campus are designated to be renovated in the near future: A.A. Fredericks, and what’s known as “The Alley”, the hallway leading from the Student Union to The Grill. The A.A. Fredericks renovations are set to take place sometime after theContinue Reading

This article is in response to an opinion piece by Serena Bonnette, published on Oct. 10. By Mary Keran. Like Serena Bonnette, I too am a Catholic woman, and I also believe it is wrong to condemn people who have homosexual tendencies. However, I do not believe the church doesContinue Reading

By Christian Boudreaux I joined the Potpourri staff at the beginning of this past summer, and it has been one of the most fulfilling decisions I’ve ever made. I really got interested in photography in the spring of 2017, when I took an introductory class at Louisiana State University ofContinue Reading