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Chinese New Year: the importance of cultural inclusion on campus

Personal Opinion By Ana Pizzolio, News Editor

January 27, 2017

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Nicholls State University Student Programming Association offered free dumplings at a table in the Student Union yesterday to celebrate the beginning of the Chinese New Year. Also known as the Spring Festival, the Chinese...

Nicholls to host Special Olympics clinic for tennis athletes

Brooke Banta, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

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The Nicholls tennis team, in a partnership with Bayou Land, will be hosting the Special Olympics Clinic this Saturday. The clinic will take place on the Nicholls tennis courts from 9 to 11 a.m., with the main goal of providing...

Geomatics and Biological Science program aerial system

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

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Nicholls Geomatics and Biological Science programs hosted a demonstration of their unmanned aerial systems at Nicholls on January 17.  Similar to a drone’s structure, the UAS is useful in flying to high altitudes to collect...

Nicholls awarded federal grant to help preserve archives

Francesca D’Agostino, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

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Nicholls was awarded a federal grant to help preserve some of the cornerstone special collections in the library archives. The Ellender Memorial Library will receive $6,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities,...

Former IFC president expresses concerns over PIKE’s colonization

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

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Former Interfraternity Council president, William Carothers, expresses his concerns about Nicholls hosting the colonization process of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity this semester. Part of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE), a small fraternity...

Group classes at the rec center motivate New Years Resolutions

Francesca D'Agostino, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

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Students can keep up with their New Years’ resolutions to stay fit with group exercise classes offered at the recreation center on campus. The Harold J. Callais Memorial Recreation Center offers group exercise classes Monday...

Gamma Phi Beta sorority makes home at Nicholls

Brooke Banta, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

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Nicholls Student Life is introducing a new addition to the campus greek community this semester, a chapter of Gamma Phi Beta sorority.   “I personally believe that Gamma Phi Beta is one of the most fitting sororities for...

The Nicholls’ Society of Human Resource Management chapter won first annual Case Competition

Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

November 22, 2016

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The Nicholls’ Society of Human Resource Management won the state championship at the Louisiana Human Resource’s Case Competition on November 4, 2016 in Baton Rouge. For the first Case Competition, Nicholls students in SHRM...

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