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The Nicholls Worth 68 years later: “Oh the places we’ve been”

Collin Brazan, Editor

July 1, 2017

Filed under Archive, Editorial

Since its first publication in 1949, The Nicholls Worth has changed its looks, sections and types of stories. Now in its 68th year, it is time to reflect on the importance of this newspaper, and the direction it is headed in this...

Types of natural disasters across the United States

Juana Martinez, Staff Writer

July 1, 2017

Filed under Archive, News

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 disasters based on their location, although...

Bandwagon fans are missing out on the best part of sports

Collin Brazan, Editor

June 16, 2017

Filed under Archive, Editorial

The debate as to whether or not bandwagon fans are bad for professional sports will likely continue for all of eternity, but the fact that alliance-switching fans miss out on the best part of sporting celebrations is nearly impossible...

Baseball plans to improve after disappointing finish

Collin Brazan, Editor

June 16, 2017

Filed under Archive, Sports

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 since the 2012 and 2013 seasons that the Colonels...

Softball looks ahead after second place finish in tournament

Collin Brazan, Editor

June 16, 2017

Filed under Archive, Sports

The Nicholls State University softball team finished as the second place team in their conference before ending postseason play as the runners up in the Southland Conference Tournament. It was the second consecutive year in...

Union construction coming to an end

Juana Martinez, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017

Filed under Archive, News

The Donald G. Bollinger Memorial Student Union construction is scheduled to wrap up by June 30, 2017. During the spring semester, students, faculty and staff were guided to alternate entrances of the student union as the set...

Nicholls professors share advice for finals week

Claire Blanchard, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Archive, Lagniappe

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 good mental health. “As instructors...

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