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  • Colonel football falls to Texas A&M in College Station, Texas

    Colonel football falls to Texas A&M in College Station, Texas

    Katherine Kelly, Sports Editor

    September 11, 2017

    Despite rallying to tie the game up in the fourth quarter after trailing behind Texas A&M, the Colonels fell 24-14 on Saturday night in College Station. The Aggies managed two early touchdowns taking a 14-0 lead over the Colonels, but the Colonel defense then crippled Texas A&M for forty minutes straight. Before the half, junior kicker Lorran Fonseca was successful in kicking two field goals which made the score 14-6 at halftime. In...

    Photo by: Misty Leigh McElroy

  • Nicholls football faces Texas A&M tonight

    Nicholls football faces Texas A&M tonight

    Katherine Kelly, Sports Editor

    September 9, 2017

    The Nicholls State University football team will head to College Station, Texas where they will compete against the Aggies at 6 p.m. in their second game of the 2017 season. After defeating their rival, the McNeese State University Cowboys in their home opener last weekend, the Colonels (1-0) will fight to bring home a winning result against this Southeastern Conference competitor. Although this is the first meeting between the two teams,...

    Photo by: Jeffery Miller

  • Movie Review: “It” (2017)

    Movie Review: “It” (2017)

    Amber Mobley, Copy Editor

    September 8, 2017

    The newest adaptation of Steven King’s “It,” directed by “Mama’s” Andrés Muschietti, has gore, terror, suspense and humor dished out by badmouthed 80s kids. The 2017 film took the premise of the 1990 miniseries and the 1986 novel and made something of its own, independent of its predecessors. While the general concept was retained, the 2017 film decided to focus only on the childhood quest of “the Losers,” consisting of Bill, Ben,...

    Photo by: Sony Pictures

  • SGA discusses survey results

    SGA discusses survey results

    Keely Diebold, News Editor

    September 6, 2017

    The Student Government Association discussed ideas to further its effectiveness at a special meeting held yesterday afternoon in the Lafitte Room after it reviewed the results of a survey taken by members of the organization over the summer. SGA discussed several ideas for campus enhancements based on the feedback given in the survey. “Campus beautification, campus parking, and improving services are some of the big things we’re looking...

    SGA Vice President Austin Wendt presents the results of the organization's survey.

    Photo by: Keely Diebold

  • Colonel soccer earns first two wins of the season

    Colonel soccer earns first two wins of the season

    Damian Lefort, Sports Writer

    September 5, 2017

    The Nicholls State University soccer team started off their six-game road trip with success, earning a victory in both matches this weekend. On Friday, they defeated Grambling State University with a score of 1-0 and on Sunday, they beat Jackson State University with a score of 3-0. With these victories, the Colonels moved to 2-2 on the season. The Colonels had seen an irregularly long time between games, with last week’s game against Prairie...

    Photo by: Nicholls Athletics

  • Colonels face Cowboys in home opener

    Colonels face Cowboys in home opener

    Katherine Kelly, Sports Editor

    August 31, 2017

    The Nicholls State University football team will kick off its 2017 season at John. L. Guidry stadium against McNeese State University today, August 31 at 7 p.m. Last fall, the Colonels fell to the Cowboys in a 38-13 loss in Lake Charles. The Colonels have not succeeded in beating this particular Southland Conference rival in the last eight match-ups. The Cowboys have dominated the overall series against the Colonels 30-11, and the last time...

    Coach Rebowe looks onto his Colonels as they have their first practice session before their first game against McNesse on August 31, 2017.

    Photo by: Shaii Gatlin

News

SGA welcomes new senators

Keely Diebold, News Editor

The Student Government Association approved the appointment of 12 new members to the Senate at its meeting yesterday afternoon. The new senators had to undergo a judicial vetting...

September 19, 2017

Police Reports 9/4 – 9/10

Police Reports 9/4 – 9/10

September 19, 2017

Bruce Murphy announces resignation as Nicholls president

Bruce Murphy announces resignation as Nicholls president

Collin Brazan, Keely Diebold, Hugh Plaisance

Bruce Murphy has announced his resignation from his position as the president of Nicholls State University, effective on Dec. 31. In an email sent to Nicholls faculty, Murphy said,...

September 14, 2017

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Cross country runs in LSU Invitational

Cross country runs in LSU Invitational

Daniel Benitez, Sports Writer

The Nicholls State University cross country program participated in the LSU Invitational at Highland Road Park in Baton Rouge on Saturday. Head coach Stefanie Slekis said that she...

September 18, 2017

Nicholls soccer falls in first Southland Conference game of the season

Nicholls soccer falls in first Southland Conference game of the season

Damian Lefort, Sports Writer

The Colonels wrapped up their six-game road trip with a split in the weekend series of games. On Friday, the Colonels fell to Southland Conference opponent Lamar University by a score...

September 18, 2017

Colonels win big at home against Prairie View A&M

Colonels win big at home against Prairie View A&M

Katherine Kelly, Sports Editor

The Colonels earned their second win of the season against the Prairie View A&M Panthers on Saturday at John L. Guidry stadium. The 44-13 result marked Head coach Tim Rebowe’s...

September 18, 2017

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Editorial: Students must be informed about administrative changes

It’s not rare for a president of a university to resign his position, but why is it that students are always the last to know about changes that occur on campus? Students, faculty...

September 18, 2017

Video Game Review: Destiny 2

Video Game Review: Destiny 2

Jake Vincent, Design and Layout Editor

With the release of Destiny 2, gamers were able to fulfil their craving for more guardian action from what they were left with after they finished Destiny 1. If you are new to the...

September 13, 2017

Movie Review: “It” (2017)

Movie Review: “It” (2017)

Amber Mobley, Copy Editor

The newest adaptation of Steven King’s “It,” directed by “Mama’s” Andrés Muschietti, has gore, terror, suspense and humor dished out by badmouthed 80s kids. The 2017...

September 8, 2017

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