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  • Movie Review: “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”

    Movie Review: “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”

    Jake Vincent, Layout Designer

    August 18, 2017

    The Hitman’s Bodyguard, starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson, tells the story of Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds), a triple A rated executive protection agent that is down on his luck after the early downturn of his career. Though still a protection agent, he feels anger and confusion about his initial failure. The audience is then introduced to Darius Kincaid (Samuel Jackson), who is an infamous but very successful hitman-for-hire. The two...

    Samuel L Jackson "Darius Kincaid" and Ryan Reynolds as "Michael Bryce" in The Hitman's Bodyguard

    Photo by: Jack English

  • Women’s soccer prepares for road-heavy season

    Women’s soccer prepares for road-heavy season

    Damian Lefort, Sports Writer

    August 16, 2017

    With the beginning of the regular season just around the corner, the time has come to see if the work put in by the Nicholls State University women’s soccer team will come to fruition. Since the end of last season, the team has been working hard in hopes of improving on last year’s 6-8-2 record. “We’re coming to the end of preseason camp so they’ve been training multiple times a day for the last couple weeks,” said head coach Mac McBride. McBride,...

    (Left) #18 Redshirt senior forward Kirstie Champagne is followed by #25 freshman midfielder Hannah Bodron after passing the ball at afternoon practice Monday, August 14th.

    Photo by: Jeffrey Miller

  • A farewell from the editor

    A farewell from the editor

    Alexis Cannon, Editor

    April 27, 2017

    Accepting the position as editor of this publication was the best decision I could have possibly made during my college career. While I may not have felt this way in the beginning, I’ve grown so much as a person and as a journalist. I’ve been working at the Nicholls Worth since my freshman year, and it’s been a long journey. I was an art major and I had no idea how to do anything related to media. I remember being terrified that first production...

  • Getting to know Chadwick and Kaisa Young

    Getting to know Chadwick and Kaisa Young

    Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

    April 27, 2017

    Kaisa and Chadwick Young, professors of Physics, met as they were completing their Doctorate of Philosophy at the University of Texas in Austin. Kaisa grew up in the suburbs of Kansas City, Missouri. As a child, she dreamed of becoming a nurse or veterinarian. It was during a high school field trip to the Kansas City’s medical school that she realized the medical field was not for her. “When I got to high school, I realized I could not go...

    Kaisa Young (left) and Chadwick Young (right) share their educational experiences.

    Photo by: Juana Martinez

  • Softball prepares for conference tournament with two series

    Softball prepares for conference tournament with two series

    Collin Brazan, Sports Editor

    April 27, 2017

    The Nicholls State University softball team is preparing for the Southland Conference Tournament with their final two series of the season. Shortstop Amanda Gianelloni said Nicholls expects to win the conference tournament being that there is much more at stake than any regular season series. “Our goal right now is just finishing out the last two conference series strong and going into the conference tournament with the best seed we can,”...

    Amanda Gianelloni, #5 shortstop, hits the ball, bringing in the first run of the game against Southeastern University on Friday, March 24.

    Photo by: Bailee DeHart

  • Baseball seeks improvement as season comes to an end

    Baseball seeks improvement as season comes to an end

    Gunnar Gilbreath, Sports Writer

    April 27, 2017

    The Nicholls State University baseball team has struggled in recent weeks, dropping ten out of their last 14 games dating back to April 2. However, they look to turn things around as the Southland Conference Tournament is just under a month away. Twelve of the team’s final 13 games will be against other Southland Conference teams, where the Colonels have gone 8-10 this year. They currently sit in eighth place in the Conference standings, five...

    Nicholls baseball team looks to the field as their teammates take the field in offensive play against Alcorn State University on March 29.

    Photo by: Shaii Gatlin

News

Changes coming to Nicholls Worth website

Collin Brazan, Editor

The Nicholls Worth’s website has undergone a series of changes since Aimee Gauchet first wrote in 2000 that it was pairing with College Publisher to revamp its online publication....

August 14, 2017

Ray E. Didier Field remains under construction

Ray E. Didier Field remains under construction

Collin Brazan, Editor

Construction began at Ray E. Didier field in the fall of 2015, and will not be completely finished for at least another two years as the addition of turf, chair backs and additional...

July 1, 2017

Types of natural disasters across the United States

Juana Martinez, Staff Writer

Every state of the United States contains its own history, culture and weather patterns. Every so often, states are hit with natural disasters. They experience different types of natural...

July 1, 2017

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Women’s soccer prepares for road-heavy season

Women’s soccer prepares for road-heavy season

Damian Lefort, Sports Writer

With the beginning of the regular season just around the corner, the time has come to see if the work put in by the Nicholls State University women’s soccer team will come to fruition. Since...

August 16, 2017

Getting to know former Nicholls pitcher Cole Stapler

Getting to know former Nicholls pitcher Cole Stapler

Rachel Klaus, Staff Writer

Former Nicholls State University pitcher Cole Stapler has dreamed of competing in the major leagues most of his life, and his dream came the Arizona Diamondbacks drafted him in the...

July 1, 2017

Baseball plans to improve after disappointing finish

Collin Brazan, Editor

The Nicholls State University baseball team missed the Southland Conference Tournament for the second year in a row with a 29-27 overall record this season. This was the first time...

June 16, 2017

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Movie Review: “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”

Movie Review: “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”

Jake Vincent, Layout Designer

The Hitman’s Bodyguard, starring Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson, tells the story of Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds), a triple A rated executive protection agent that is down on...

August 18, 2017

Getting to know the director of campus recreation: Sabrina Laurent

Getting to know the director of campus recreation: Sabrina Laurent

Juana Martinez, Staff Writer

Sabrina Laurent has been a member of the Nicholls community for over 25 years. She joined the staff as the director of housing in 1991 and during that time, completed her masters’...

June 16, 2017

Nicholls professors share advice for finals week

Claire Blanchard, Staff Writer

As finals approach, Nicholls professors share advice for how to prepare for finals week. They discuss studying habits, how to prepare for different types of exams and how to maintain...

April 27, 2017

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