Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly comes to NSU

Written By: Jasmine Frazier Last Monday the author of the book Hidden Figures that was later turned into a movie, Margot Lee Shetterly came to Northwestern sate to give a lecture about her inspiration for the book. After the lecture was a book signing for everyone that was interested in meeting the author up closeContinue reading “Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly comes to NSU”

Ladies show off beauty, talent and charm in the annual Miss Black and Gold Pageant

Written by: Brianna Corley Last Thursday,  Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity transformed the Friedmen Student Union ball room into a glistening display fit for the anticipated Miss Black and Gold Pageant. A Scholarship competition composed of various phases in which contestants present their charm, intellect, and beauty with aspirations for gaining the esteemed title of 2018Continue reading “Ladies show off beauty, talent and charm in the annual Miss Black and Gold Pageant”

Journalism Day

Written by: Taijha Silas, KNWD reporter Every year journalism is becoming something bigger than before and this event encompasses all those categories into one fun filled learning event.  Northwestern State University hosted the 25th Year of Journalism Day. Journalism Day is for high school students to come and look at the different fields that goContinue reading “Journalism Day”

The importance of modern journalism

Written by: Jasmine Frazier Journalism day is a very informational day for all upcoming college students. Held annual, journalism day is were high schools come every year to Northwestern State, to learn everything the communications department has to offer. At J-day students have the opportunity to attend panels about student media, TV producing, internship opportunities andContinue reading “The importance of modern journalism”

J-Day Takes Over NSU

Written by: Brianna Corley Journalism Day is perhaps the crown jewel of Northwestern State University’s mass media department. A highly anticipated, annual occurrence attended by various high schools from Shreveport to Vidalia, students are given opportunities to compete in competitions such as TV news, news writing, and the newly established sports broadcasting division as wellContinue reading “J-Day Takes Over NSU”

“Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead”

Written by: Taijha Silas Northwestern State University’s Creative and Performing Arts Department will be showing Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard. The play concerns the misadventures and musings of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, two minor characters from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet who are childhood friends of the prince, focusing on their actions with the eventsContinue reading ““Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead””

Heaven gained another angel

  Written by: Jasmine Frazier The Demon family mourns the lost of an incredible student athlete and national champions so suddenly. Daeshon Gordon passed last Sunday wounded the hearts of many. She was the most talented and loving person you could ever come across. If you did not know, Daeshon ran track here at NSU and holds theContinue reading “Heaven gained another angel”

Lip Sync: A NSU tradition

Written by: Brianna Corley  Homecoming week, a time of joy splintered between bursts of excitement and reunion, is filled to the brim with events for students both past and present. However, the coveted title of most anticipated tradition arguably belongs to that of the annual Lip Sync Battle. Last Tuesday, mounds of students gathered inContinue reading “Lip Sync: A NSU tradition”

‘Wildn Out’ comes to NSU Again this fall

Written By: Jasmine Frazier It is that time of year again for African American Caucus to host their annual Wildn Out auditions. Last Wednesday they hosted the first round of auditions looking for Wildn out girls and comedians. This is the fourth year AAC has hosted this event. If you have never heard of ‘WildnContinue reading “‘Wildn Out’ comes to NSU Again this fall”