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  • Danos family donates $1 million during Talbot Hall grand opening

    Danos family donates $1 million during Talbot Hall grand opening

    Annie Knight, Staff Writer

    September 28, 2016

    Members of the Mary and Al Danos Family Foundation presented a $1 million donation to Nicholls State University during the grand opening of Talbot Hall last night. The Opening Night Showcase of Arts recognized the four children representing their parents Mary and Al Danos, who the newly renovated theatre memorializes. “This donation is intended to carry out Mom and Dad’s legacy and we would like to thank you all for capturing our parents... READ MORE »»

    President Murphy accepts a $1 million check on behalf of Nicholls from the Mary and Al Danos Family Foundation.

    Photo by: Richard Galbreath Jr.

  • Three Nicholls students form local band

    Three Nicholls students form local band

    Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

    September 26, 2016

    Three Nicholls seniors started a band, “Caro & Company,” earlier in the year and have had their schedules booked with local performances ever since. Friends since eighth grade at E.D. White Catholic High School, Caroline Robichaux, the lead vocalist, Quentin Landry, guitarist and vocalist, and Tate Aucoin, who plays the Kajon, have always talked about potentially having their own band. They were finally able to make it a reality when Landry,... READ MORE »»

    From left to right: Tate Aucoin, Caroline Robichaux, and Quentin Landry.

    Photo by: Maddie Toups

  • Water main break causes standing water outside Talbot Hall

    Water main break causes standing water outside Talbot Hall

    Alexis Cannon, Editor

    September 23, 2016

    A break in the water main caused an excessive amount of water outside of Talbot Hall this morning. According to Stan Silverii, superintendent of Facility Services and Project Management, a valve that was installed for the Talbot Hall project’s gasket material blew up and started the leak. “We noticed a small amount of water Wednesday evening and by Thursday it had gotten worse,” Silverii said. “This was the city water line, not the University's.” A... READ MORE »»

    Construction workers work to cap the broken water line along Talbot Hall Friday, September 23.

    Photo by: Jeffery Miller

  • Family support is crucial to student athletes

    Family support is crucial to student athletes

    Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

    September 23, 2016

    Many athletes thrive on the support from their families as they pursue the sport they love on college level at Nicholls State University. It’s no surprise that parents are a big deal to Colonel Athletics considering the amount of local talent existing in and around Thibodaux which is then fed into Nicholls. When local talent is supported by parents who can make regular appearances at games and events, the atmosphere becomes transformed. “We... READ MORE »»

    Photo by: Richard Galbreath Jr.

News

Music Department to debut high tech piano lab

Ana Pizzolio, News Editor

Nicholls State University Music Department is the process of concluding a $92,000 upgrade to create a high-tech interactive piano lab. “We had a 16-station lab that was about 20...  Read More »

September 29, 2016

Danos family donates $1 million during Talbot Hall grand opening

Annie Knight, Staff Writer

Members of the Mary and Al Danos Family Foundation presented a $1 million donation to Nicholls State University during the grand opening of Talbot Hall last night. The Opening Night...  Read More »

September 28, 2016

Brady Residence Apartment Complex Construction

Claire Blanchard, Staff Writer

When passing by the Brady Residence Apartment Complex, students may have noticed large machinery and construction going on. According to Paige Breaux, coordinator of facilities in...  Read More »

September 27, 2016

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Sports

Nicholls Soccer among the highest scoring teams in the NCAA

Collin Brazan, Sports Writer

Despite a handful of rough games, Nicholls soccer remains one of the highest scoring soccer teams in the NCAA. Once at the top of the list, the Colonels have fallen a bit and are...  Read More »

September 28, 2016

Volleyball looks forward to two home games this weekend

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

After spending their past two weekends on the road, the Nicholls volleyball team will open the Southland Conference play Thursday at Stopher Gymnasium. The Colonels will face Central...  Read More »

September 22, 2016

Colonels seek second win at South Alabama

Collin Brazan, Sports Writer

After taking down the University of Incarnate Word for their first win of the season, Nicholls football looks ahead at their next game against the South Alabama Jaguars. “We came...  Read More »

September 22, 2016

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Lagniappe

Three steps to balancing school and work

Personal Opinion by: Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

It seems like a college student’s work never ends. From working on school work, studying for exams, having a social life and maintaining a job, it can all become a little hectic....  Read More »

September 27, 2016

Three Nicholls students form local band

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

Three Nicholls seniors started a band, “Caro & Company,” earlier in the year and have had their schedules booked with local performances ever since. Friends since eighth...  Read More »

September 26, 2016

Family support is crucial to student athletes

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

Many athletes thrive on the support from their families as they pursue the sport they love on college level at Nicholls State University. It’s no surprise that parents are a big...  Read More »

September 23, 2016

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