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  • Getting to know Deborah Cibelli

    Getting to know Deborah Cibelli

    Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

    March 23, 2017

    Deborah Cibelli, professor of art history, shares how her love for art history came about and encourages students to take advantage of their resources. Cibelli grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Despite her attraction to art history, she said she was, in no way, an artistic child. As a child, Cibelli enjoyed reading science-fiction novels written by Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury. Her favorite pastime was heading to the library. “I would go to...

    Deborah Cibelli talks about her life experiences, achievements and interests in the Ameen Art Gallery, Talbot Hall.

    Photo by: Juana Martinez

  • Baseball plays McNeese after winning against HBU

    Baseball plays McNeese after winning against HBU

    Gunnar Gilbreath, Sports Writer

    March 23, 2017

    The Nicholls State University baseball team completed a three game sweep of Houston Baptist University in conference play last weekend, capped off by a walk-off wild pitch in the series’ final game. “Every conference win is huge and they all add up,” senior outfielder Justin Holt said. “We are going to try to build off of that momentum and continue to do what we do best.” On Friday night, St. Patrick’s Day, the Colonels hosted a...

    Outfielder senior Quade Smith, #1 from Brandon, Miss., prepares to bat during the Nicholls vs Houston Baptist on March 18.

    Photo by: Lauren Hebert

  • Mumps virus spreads to colleges in Louisiana

    Mumps virus spreads to colleges in Louisiana

    Francesca D’Agostino, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

    Nicholls State University health services discussed proactive, preventative measures for the mumps in lieu of the virus spreading on Louisiana college campuses. Nicholls took precaution by sending out an email yesterday afternoon to inform students about the virus. Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge recently reported several cases of the mumps and Loyola University in New Orleans had reported two.  About a dozen cases were reported in...

    Photo by: Jessica Mouton

  • Greek Week activities will conclude tonight

    Greek Week activities will conclude tonight

    Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

    March 23, 2017

    Hundreds of Nicholls State University Greek students participated in games and activities at the 2017 Greek Week this week, to celebrate the Panhellenic tradition among fraternities and sororities. The Greek Week kicked off on Sunday night at the Colonels baseball game against Huston Baptist University Huskies and will end tonight with Song Fest. Allie Boudreaux, a junior  marketing major in delta zeta, said, “It’s something about the Greek...

    Landon Foster (left) and Joshua Dimattia (right) of Kappa Alpha fraternity compete in the annual Greek Pirogue Races.

    Photo by: Jeffery Miller

  • The Nicholls Players debut the musical “Godspell” today

    The Nicholls Players debut the musical “Godspell” today

    Claire Blanchard, Staff Writer

    March 16, 2017

    The Nicholls Players will debut its spring production of Stephen Schwartz’s, “Godspell” tonight at 7 p.m. in the Mary and Al Danos Theater. Godspell will be the first musical production in the theater. It is the second production to take place since its renovation. “The new theater has definitely been an adjustment for us,” Anna Broussard, instructor of mass communications, said. “They have a lot of updated equipment compared to...

    The Nicholls Players will present Stephen Schwartz’s “Godspell,” tonight in the Mary and Al Danos Theater.

    Photo by: Rachel Klaus

  • Baseball hosts charity game Friday for foster children

    Baseball hosts charity game Friday for foster children

    Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

    March 16, 2017

    The Nicholls State University baseball team will be sporting green jerseys on St. Patrick’s Day tomorow in the first game of a three game series against Houston Baptist University at Ray E. Didier Field in order to show their support of Louis Children Crisis Center, a local orphanage for foster children in Houma. The jerseys will be auctioned off after the game and the proceeds will directly benefit the children at the orphanage. The Nicholls...

    Coach Seth Thibodeaux shows off the jerseys that will be auctioned off for the Louis Children Crisis Center tomorrow night at Ray. E. DIdier field.

    Photo by: Katherine Kelly

News

MBA program merges prerequisites into curriculum

Ana Pizzolio, News Editor

The Nicholls State University College of Business Administration is integrating pre-requisites classes with existing courses in its Master of Business Administration curriculum. “We...

March 23

Mumps virus spreads to colleges in Louisiana

Mumps virus spreads to colleges in Louisiana

Francesca D’Agostino, Staff Writer

Nicholls State University health services discussed proactive, preventative measures for the mumps in lieu of the virus spreading on Louisiana college campuses. Nicholls took precaution...

March 23

Greek Week activities will conclude tonight

Greek Week activities will conclude tonight

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

Hundreds of Nicholls State University Greek students participated in games and activities at the 2017 Greek Week this week, to celebrate the Panhellenic tradition among fraternities...

March 23

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Sports

Softball to face Southeastern after two wins over SFA

Collin Brazan, Sports Editor

After winning two games against Stephen F. Austin State University last weekend, the Nicholls softball team will continue conference play this weekend against Southeastern Louisiana...

March 23

Athlete close-up: Jordan Talley

Athlete close-up: Jordan Talley

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

Nicholls State University football tight end Jordan Talley has been splitting his time between the football field and the pitcher’s mound this spring, balancing the demands of two...

March 23

Baseball plays McNeese after winning against HBU

Baseball plays McNeese after winning against HBU

Gunnar Gilbreath, Sports Writer

The Nicholls State University baseball team completed a three game sweep of Houston Baptist University in conference play last weekend, capped off by a walk-off wild pitch in the series’...

March 23

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Lagniappe

Paddle Bayou Lafourche to kick off this weekend

Desmond Hunter, Staff Writer

Paddlers from near and far will take over Bayou Lafourche for a four-day Cajun experience, as the Barataria-Terrebone National Estuary Program hosts its 16th annual Paddle Bayou Lafourche...

March 23

Culinary competition designed to inspire entrepreneurs

Claire Blanchard, Staff Writer

Dianne F. Sclafani, culinary and food service business development consultant, discusses how the Culinary Business Plan and Pitch Competition is beneficial for students interested in...

March 23

Getting to know Deborah Cibelli

Getting to know Deborah Cibelli

Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

Deborah Cibelli, professor of art history, shares how her love for art history came about and encourages students to take advantage of their resources. Cibelli grew up in Brooklyn,...

March 23

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