The Amazing Race

  Written by: Brianna Corley As temperatures grow harsher and classes become more intense, an event occurred last Thursday to resurface a refreshing burst of fun in the impending face of mid-terms. On Iberville green, one may have noticed a brightly decorated table with offerings of considerable prizes for an event titled “Circle K’s AmazingContinue reading “The Amazing Race”

Victims of violence seek refuge in ‘When We Were Young’

Written By: Taijha Silas  NSU theater’s recent production of “When We Were Young and Unafraid” was “very heavy,” according to junior theater major Jade Duthu. “Being able to work on it and capture the message is really hard,” Duthu said. The play by Sarah Treem, which ran Oct. 11-13 in the Jack Wann Theatre, wasContinue reading “Victims of violence seek refuge in ‘When We Were Young’”

KNWD brings Festival vibes with Attack of the Bands

Written by: Jasmine Frazier On Thursday, KNWD hosted its third event of this semester titled: Attack of the Bands. A band competition where local artists in Natchitoches were given the opportunity to showcase their talents on the big stage at Normal Hill. The competition was so tight between the 4 bands that performed phenomenally. ThoseContinue reading “KNWD brings Festival vibes with Attack of the Bands”

Demons Take on Mental Health

Article Written by: Brianna Corley In honor of Mental Health Awareness Week, which spanned from October 7th to October 13th, various activities and events took place across the nation in support of an issue which demands to be noticed. But how have colleges, and more relevantly Northwestern State University, deal with this heavy and crucialContinue reading “Demons Take on Mental Health”

Spring Awakening: The Songs of a Purple Summer

     Article Written By Taijha Silas “Spring Awakening,” a musical presented by Northwestern State University’s Theatre and Dance Department, is entering its second weekend. Set in 1890s Germany, “Spring Awakening” tells stories of sexual awakening, youth revolt and self-discovery. It is based on an 1891 play by Frank Wedekind, with book and lyrics by StevenContinue reading “Spring Awakening: The Songs of a Purple Summer”

Calling All Freshmen Connector Candidates!

Article Written by Brianna Corley Freshmen connection is one of the most prominent programs Northwestern State University offers. An intricately planned event where a new class of bright, promising students are welcomed by warm smiles, phenomenal memories, and the opportunity to create life long bonds. The race is already on to find the newest, andContinue reading “Calling All Freshmen Connector Candidates!”

Students face their fears in NSU’s first Fear Factor

Article Written by: Jasmine Frazier Last Monday, the School of Biological and Physical Sciences and Dr. Lindsey hosted NSU’s first ever Fear Factor. As demon days are coming to an end, Dr. Lindsey Porter wanted something fun and gross for students to get it in to. There were five challenges the students had to goContinue reading “Students face their fears in NSU’s first Fear Factor”

Kickin it back with KNWD

Article Written by: Jasmine Frazier On Thursday, KNWD threw its first ever 91.7 Kickback event at Alumni Plaza. The event featured live music and food from Shreveport’s Taqueria La Michoacana. Valentina and Valeria Perez performed songs by Amy Winehouse and three Spanish songs. Other performers included On Point Band. “This is great, people are gatheringContinue reading “Kickin it back with KNWD”

Pageant Time! For Miss Black and Gold to Soon be Crowned

Written by: Taijha Silas Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will host the Miss Black and Gold pageant Nov. 2 in Magale Recital Hall. The group has hosted the pageant since 2007. Alpha Phi Alpha member and Miss Black and Gold committee member Gabriel Decuir said the Miss Black and Gold Pageant is ”A way for womenContinue reading “Pageant Time! For Miss Black and Gold to Soon be Crowned”