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  • From Neverland to St. Jude

    Under new direction and name change, Unite to Fight’s spring event is only one week away.

  • SROW

    Demons win again!

    Connectors take first at SROW

    Along with more than 2,000 orientation leaders and professionals, from across the world, the Northwestern State University Freshman Connectors excelled in the Song and Dance competition and placed first.

  • estonia

    Bon voyage!

    National and international exchange programs give students an avenue for personal growth

    Across the world, various universities open their doors each year allowing a variety of students to live and learn on their campuses. Students can either stay in the United States using the National Student Exchange Program (NSEP), or they can go to another country using the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP).

  • vegas night

    Gamble your luck at Vegas Night

    On March 20, the Student Activities Board will be hosting ‘Vegas Night,’ in the student union ballroom and lobby, from 7 to 10 p.m.

  • Demons 'BUKU' proud of DJ French the Bradford

    The Buku Music and Art Project, more popularly known as Buku Fest, is an annual three-day music and art festival held in New Orleans. The festival features both well-known and local headlining acts.

  • Asia Samson

    Waking up with The Asia Project

    "Awakening,” a poem performed by The Asia Project, is what most people experienced after leaving the duo’s spoken word SAB hosted performance.

  • Research Day winners

    Obscure theses earn research awards

    With senior thesis hovering overhead, Jules Guidry finds unexpected success presenting a portion of his research last Thursday during Research Day.

  • SGA elections: vote today

    A new year calls for a new executive alliance, or as some students may suggest, staying with the current executive alliance. The Student Government Association hosted a debate between presidential candidates Kyla Winey, the incumbent student body president and LeMario Fortson and vice presidential candidates Garrett Pierce and Morgan Briggs.  The event took place in the NSU TV station and was mediated by Dean of Students, Frances Conine.

  • 2014 LOB Taylor Layman to incorporate dance into the community

    If you’re looking for the 2014 Lady of the Bracelet, Taylor Layman, you can find her studying  in Morrison Hall.

    You can also find her coaching the Purple Pizzaz Pom Pon Line. If she’s not there, you could try the Phi Mu House where Layman is treasurer.

  • Natchitoches weighs in on NYC's anti-tobacco campaign

    People may not see tobacco products if New York mayor, Michael Bloomberg has his way.

  • Health Services for students

    For a student feeling ill, or just seeking health related information, the Health Services Clinic at Northwestern State University is available to assist them.

  • Student tutoring offered

    NSU students are able to get help though the free tutoring sessions available on campus. There are four tutoring sessions held every week here on campus at the Student Union, Student Support Services computer lab, HHP Building and Watson Library.

  • Chief Caddo

    Demons set to battle for chief

    Rivalry games are a big tradition in college football. It is usually the last game of the season, and two teams battle it out for a year's worth of bragging rights.

  • Nowlin, Cox debate canceled

    On Monday, students, faculty, staff and others gathered in the Kyser Hall TV studio to watch a debate between State Representative RickNowlin and his challenger Kenny Cox for the State Representative seat for District 23.

  • Meghan Hunter

    SFA defeats Lady Demons soccer 5-0

    The Northwestern State Lady Demon soccer team dropped its second game in a row and third of four after a 5-0 whipping from Stephen F. Austin in Southland Conference action on Sunday.

  • FACS

    FACS will host Centennial reception Saturday

     The Northwestern State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences will host an open house from 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 15 as part of Homecoming Festivities.

  • No risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke

    The issue of secondhand smoke has received a lot of press lately with many cities and colleges across the country passing 100 percent smoke-free laws to protect individuals from involuntary exposure to it.

  • College life can lead to stress

    More than 19 million American adults are affected by clinical depression every year, according to Mental Health America.

  • Mr. NSU elected; two in runoff for Miss NSU

         The student body voted on the 2011-2012 Mr. and Miss NSU this past Wednesday and Thursday.

  • Simpson Scholarship

    Alumna starts scholarship with $60,000 donation

    First generation college students are receiving support from a fellow Demon through an endowed scholarship in the amount of $100,000.

  • SGA election

    Students vote on senators, pass SGA bills

    The Student Government Association held an election for class senators and three legislative referendums last week.

  • NSU receives grant for alcohol awareness

    Northwestern State University received a $43,600 grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission to assist in funding a campus alcohol awareness campaign, according to Dr. Chris Maggio, dean of students and assistant provost for student life. The grant covers the 2011-12 and 2012-13 budget years.

  • Plans to clean up Cane River

    Students, faculty, staff and volunteers from Northwestern State University, the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts and the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training will partner with the City of Natchitoches/Keep Natchitoches Beautiful to help clean Cane River Lake within the City of Natchitoches.

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    Demon football pull off comeback

    Quarterback Brad Henderson, a newcomer to the Demon football roster, found himself in an unlikely situation.

  • The Inferno

    The Inferno lights up the field during pregame festivities

    NSU got freshmen and upper classmen involved in the first home game of the season by hosting the Inferno. 

  • book costs graphic

    Rising textbook prices lead to new options

    As textbook prices keep rising, local bookstores try to offer different options to keep that sticker shock away.

  • Luck and Funderburk

    Luck, Funderburk win SGA executive campaign

    Thomas questions integrity, results of election

    The student body voted to elect Tara Luck and Jake Funderburk as the Student Government Association's president and vice president for 2011-2012.

  • NSU signs five-year contract with OrgSync:

    Officials hope to simplify management of RSOs

    NSU intends to simplify and expand student involvement in Recognized Student Organizations by coordinating with an online system called OrgSync.

  • Dr. Webb

    Webb pleased with success of 'Ask the President'

    "I think Northwestern State University is a unique and special place, and we want [students] to feel comfortable," NSU President Randall Webb said.