The Department of New Media, Journalism and Communication has hired Dr. Brian Gabrial to fill the position of the Erbon and Marie Wise Endowed Chair in Journalism for the 2018-2019 school year. A current Professor Emeritus and former master’s program director at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, Dr. Gabrial bringsContinue Reading

With the beginning of a new semester, safety concerns are being made about students crossing the  street from Watson Library to Northwestern State Marketplace. University Parkway is well known for being a busy intersection. University Parkway is a state highway and therefore falls under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana DepartmentContinue Reading

The Student Government Association discussed a number of issues at Monday’s meeting. SGA first discussed the new off-campus bookstore to resolve the numerous problems addressed by students, including unanswered phone calls, emails, non-returning of messages and students not receiving textbooks timely after paying for next-day shipping. “We need our booksContinue Reading

The Student Government Association is holding a Meet Your Senator Day event on the Kyser Brickway Monday. The event, lasting from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., will offer students the opportunity to meet the Student Government senators who represent them on campus. “You can talk to them, you can askContinue Reading

NSU opened its new store Thursday, Aug. 16, after months of construction. It is located at 912 University Parkway, across the street from Watson Library with parking available at the library and the store itself. The new complex, Northwestern State Marketplace, consists of a newly relocated bookstore with a Chick-fil-AContinue Reading

Jack Wayne Pace, a retired professor who worked at Northwestern State University for 40 years, died Aug. 3 at Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, Louisiana, following a heart attack on July 23. Pace began teaching at NSU in 1974 for the Department of Animal Science and retired in 2014. During HomecomingContinue Reading

I’m going to assume something about you. I’m going to assume that you, no matter what your beliefs are on anything else, want the trend of mass shootings in the United States to stop. Think about that. This is a desire shared by virtually all Americans, and yet we allowContinue Reading

Northwestern State University has found a new football coach in Brad Laird, and he’s wasting no time whipping the team into shape. “We’re all feeling good coming off of spring ball and we’ve gotten a lot accomplished in all three phases,” Laird said, referring to offense, defense and special teams.Continue Reading

As another school year ends, students may take time to think about how their year went. Some of them will look back with fond memories; others, with regret. But what about the staff and faculty? Chris Maggio, president of Northwestern State, is going into his second year in office. ToContinue Reading

On May 11th, 2018, 906 graduates became part of Northwestern State University’s on-going group of distinguished alumni who are making advancements in their respective fields across the country. Graduation day was comprised of morning and afternoon services, with special aspects accompanying each ceremony. The morning program included the presentation ofContinue Reading