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SGA to give $100 as start-up funding for new organizations

Annie Knight, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

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Nicholls Student Government Association changed its bylaws two weeks ago to offer up to $100 in start-up funding to new organizations within the same semester in which it is formed. Prior to SGA amending the bylaws, any organization...

Mold in Powell Hall to be taken care of during winter break

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

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Faculty members discovered a mild case of mold in Powell Hall about two weeks ago, but Nicholls administration devised a plan to solve the issue during the winter break. “The mold has not been cleaned yet. The people looking...

The problem with bullying at Louisiana colleges

Ana Pizzolio, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

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Louisiana was ranked among the top ten states with worst bullying problems in a recent research published by the website BackgroundChecks.org on Oct. 26, 2016. According to the website research, the state placed first among...

Nicholls’ online English degree ranked second most affordable

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

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Nicholls’ online Bachelor of Arts in English was nationally recognized as the second most affordable online program in the country by the website nonprofitcollegesonline.com. According to the website, “For our 2015-2016...

Speech Forum: Does our vote matter?

Annie Knight, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

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A speaker said that a person’s vote doesn’t matter because of polarized party politics and the Electoral College during the speech forum held in Peltier Auditorium Tuesday night. Shane Swan was the pro side of two speakers...

Louisiana legislature adds six proposed amendments to 2016 ballot

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

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New requirements for registrars of voters, autonomy to control tuition prices, elimination of tax deductions, property tax exemptions, creation of a trust fund and new guidelines for tapping protected trust funds are the six proposed...

TOPS to reduce 60 percent of scholarships amount

Annie Knight, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

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Nicholls State University students will be paying more than half of their spring tuition as a result of the recent TOPS deficit, according to information released by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Aid. TOPS will...

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