Christian Bell  Reporter  Northwestern State University’s Student Government Association will be hosting student body election filings beginning on March 11 and ending on March 25. Voting will begin on April 13 and end on April 14.  Student Body President Nick Hopkins shared some information about the process for students seeking information for voting, filing and requirements.   “SGA will release a form where students can file for theContinue Reading

Trinity Velazquez  Editor in Chief  Bayli Quick is soft spoken as she sits on the couch in The Current Sauce office. She has just gotten off from working in the Narcotics Division at the Natchitoches Sherriff’s station and looks tired.  “Initially, I wanted to be a biology major, and I was for the first twoContinue Reading

Tyrenisha James  Reporter  Originating from Port Allen, Louisiana, senior social work major Makayla Lacy was able to find a similar small-town feeling at Northwestern State University.  Lacy said she had not heard of NSU until she met a recruiter.  “Based on everything she was telling me, it just seemed homey,” Lacy said. “Then I went to N-Side view andContinue Reading

Timothy Holdiness  News Editor  COVID-19 restrictions may still be in place but that hasn’t stopped the fun at Northwestern State University. Students expressed their feelings about the protocols at the first football game of the semester.  “Starting college in a pandemic has definitely been a challenge, but Northwestern State has honestly been such an amazing placeContinue Reading

Lora Luquet  Arts and Living Editor   Northwestern State University professor Philip Kidd died on Feb. 16 of this year.   Kidd’s career at NSU began in 2002 when he held the role of theater shop foreman. In 2003, he became the assistant professor of theater and the director of technical theater.   Over the course of his career, Kidd designed sets and held theContinue Reading

Mary Fletcher  Reporter  Our Demon family has returned from winter break well-rested and ready to take on another semester. Though holiday traditions such as the Natchitoches Christmas Festival remained relatively unchanged, the pandemic put a certain level of restriction on how the festive season was celebrated.   “I talked to several students who let me know thatContinue Reading

Mary Fletcher   Reporter  The Northwestern State University Student Theatre Organization presented a Black History Month cabaret in collaboration with Make Your Own Theatre. It was held in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium on Feb. 15. The cabaret was a small step in a yearlong effort to elevate Black voices inside the Department of Theatre and Dance.  Myjoycia Cezar, junior design and technology major, stated that the BlackContinue Reading

Dr. Greg Granger Professor of History I would like to express my gratitude to the organizers of the memorial for Dr. Phil Kidd. Phil was a one of kind person and his loss is a great blow to our community and to many individual lives he touched, including mine.   TheContinue Reading

Krista Hanson  Viewpoints Editor   Art has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. My dad drew all the time. I have such vivid memories from going out to eat and having the children’s paper menu with its three crayons. My dad would take a crayon and makeContinue Reading

Carly Chandler  Contributing Writer  Dr. Sarah McFarland is an undergraduate professor of English and is on the graduate faculty at Northwestern State University.   I’ve had the pleasure of being one of Dr. McFarland’s undergraduate students since the spring of 2020. In that time, she’s not only shown me that she’sContinue Reading