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  • Talbot hall renovations expected to be completed by Sept. 20

    Talbot hall renovations expected to be completed by Sept. 20

    July 14, 2016

    Construction in Talbot Hall has been extended until Sept. 20 due to sophisticated renovations. Originally, the renovations were supposed to be finished in April of this year. Another date was set for July as well, but now the more positive completion date is in late September. According to Stan Silverii, superintendent of Facility Services and Project Management, 90 percent of the renovations will be done by the beginning of the fall semester.... READ MORE »»

    Construction workers working on renovations in the Mary M. Danos theater yesterday morning.

    Photo by: Rachel Klaus

  • Manning family makes first statements at 2016 Manning Passing Academy

    Manning family makes first statements at 2016 Manning Passing Academy

    Alexis Cannon, Editor

    June 24, 2016

    The Manning family made their first statements about this year’s annual Manning Passing Academy at a press conference this morning. This year marks the 21st year of the camp itself and the Mannings’ 12th year hosting it at Nicholls State University. Open spots for the camp sold out before Thanksgiving this year with about 1,250 players enrolled from all over the country. Archie Manning, founder and co-owner of the camp, said there are over... READ MORE »»

    From left to right: Peyton, Archie and Eli Manning stand for a group photo before the Manning Passing Academy press conference at Nicholls State University this morning.

    Photo by: Caroline Callais

  • Fifty-one girls experience campus life and education at the LGLA

    Fifty-one girls experience campus life and education at the LGLA

    Rachel Klaus, Managing Editor

    June 24, 2016

    Nicholls State University hosted 51 high school students for the annual Louisiana Girls Leadership Academy as they learned leadership skills and were able to get a sneak preview of life on campus. In addition to their educational experience, the participants stayed in the Millet Residence Hall on campus and ate their meals in Vernon F. Galliano cafeteria. According to Laura Badeaux, director of the Louisiana Center for Women in Government... READ MORE »»

    Guests socialize at the Louisiana Girl’s Leadership Academy’s closing ceremony reception on June 15, 2016.

    Photo by: Alexis Cannon

News

Nicholls student to put on Thibodaux’s first annual Community Fun Day

Desmond Hunter, Staff Writer

With all the talks of negativity floating around the media lately, one Nicholls student has taken it upon himself to bring the local community together. Over the last week Thibodaux native, Nigel Robertson, has pushed...  Read More »

July 15, 2016 • 0 comments

Two candidates remain for Vice President of Finance and Administration

Nicholls State University is looking at two potential candidates for a new position to replace Chief Financial Officer. The new position, Vice President of Finance and Administration, will replace the Chief Financial Officer...  Read More »

July 14, 2016 • 0 comments

Talbot hall renovations expected to be completed by Sept. 20

Construction in Talbot Hall has been extended until Sept. 20 due to sophisticated renovations. Originally, the renovations were supposed to be finished in April of this year. Another date was set for July as well, but...  Read More »

July 14, 2016 • 0 comments

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Sports

Athlete Close up: Senior Pitcher Justin Sinibaldi

Ana Pizzolio, Sports Writer

The number one senior pitcher for the Nicholls State University baseball team Justin Sinibaldi, one of the highlights of the team in the 2016 season, is looking forward to finishing his legacy as a Colonel on a high note....  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

  • Colonels’ success is led by seniors and head coach April 28, 2016
  • Baseball continues to fight for seeding in conference tournament April 28, 2016
  • Nicholls welcomes Riley as new head basketball coach April 28, 2016
  • We all experience cancer in one way or another April 27, 2016

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Lagniappe

How incoming freshman should spend their last summer before college

Personal Opinion by: Desmond Hunter, Staff Writer

Every summer students come to Nicholls orientation to begin their new journey of being a college student. Students may have high hopes and are eager to find out about what there is to look forward to. On the other hand,...  Read More »

June 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Nicholls grad speaks at Empowered Women Chef Series

Juana Martinez, Staff Writer

Nicholls launches the Empowered Women Chef series with Jacqueline Blanchard, Nicholls alumni and Coutelier NOLA owner, as the series’ first guest speaker. Blanchard graduated from Nicholls in 2006 and has since worked...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Com D majors discuss Better Speech and Hearing Month

Haley Stevenson, Staff Writer

May has been declared across North America as Speech and Hearing Awareness Month to applaud the triumphs of individuals with communicative disorders and to recognize the professionals that have assisted them for over 75 years. The...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

$20 bill ends an era of white supremacy on money

April 28, 2016

Nicholls library specialist retires after sixteen-year tenure

April 28, 2016

How to survive the last month of school

April 17, 2016

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Editorial

Black Lives Matter is not a scream of hate

Over the last several years, protests and dissimilarities over the issue of police brutality have sparked the attention of the American public. Now, the ongoing issue has gained both nation and worldwide attention that has...  Read More »

July 14, 2016 • 0 comments

Students should consider professional aspects of social media

It is the time of year when college students are either enrolled in summer courses, working, partying or bored at home trying to figure out what shenanigans to get into. During the summer, students have more time to get...  Read More »

June 24, 2016 • 0 comments

A live tiger should be a continued tradition at LSU

Personal Opinion by: Rachel Klaus, Managing Editor

When Louisiana State University’s beloved live mascot, Mike The Tiger was diagnosed with spindle cell sarcoma, PeTA demanded for the University not to have any more live tigers after Mike VI. In a letter received by...  Read More »

June 10, 2016 • 0 comments

Letter from the editor: Feeling different for farewell

April 28, 2016

Semester’s end mindset a major key for students

April 7, 2016

Stay focused but don’t lose track of what’s important

March 17, 2016

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