the nicholls worth

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

Collin Brazan, Editor

July 1, 2017

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...

Bandwagon fans are missing out on the best part of sports

Collin Brazan, Editor

June 16, 2017

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...

Students should be aware of the dangers of distracted driving as Spring Break approaches

April 6, 2017

Spring break is near and it’s one of the most eventful, memorable times in a young adult’s life. While it’s an exciting time, one should reflect on the dangers of being distracted while getting on the road. This could be...

New Orleans “Baby Cakes” does not properly represent the culture

March 30, 2017

A sports team’s name is not just a nickname for a group of athletes, but a representation of the culture and the people of the city that the team calls home, which is a fact that the New Orleans Zephyrs chose to ignore when...

Regression in environmental policies affects everyone

March 23, 2017

In a time when climate change is a serious threat to the planet and countries around the world need stricter environmental policies, President Trump and his administration proposed a $2.6 billion cut to the Environmental Protection...

To Nicholls students: stand up for your rights

March 16, 2017

As an alumnus, I am embarrassed by the situation surrounding the La Pirogue yearbook and Nicholls’ administration’s decision to pull the funding without input from the student body – the people whose money they are moving...

Now is the time for our voices to be heard

March 9, 2017

“They slowly silence us.” That’s what mass communication major Chelsea Jackson took to Facebook to say upon hearing about the administration’s decision to defund the yearbook without student opinion. Well,

Appreciation or appropriation? A guide to help you honor different cultures conciously

February 23, 2017

The African-American History Month commemorations are taking place all over the United States during the entire month of February. There is no better way to celebrate the deeds of African-American ancestors and their heritage,...

Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

February 16, 2017

Super Bowl 51 sends a message of unity

February 9, 2017

Whether you watched for the love of the game, your favorite team, Lady Gaga or just the commercials, anyone who tuned it noticed a message shared by the 2017 Super Bowl. We think this year’s game and its events shared a noticeable...

It’s okay if Saints fans root for Super Bowl Villain

February 2, 2017

It is hard to deny that for the majority of NFL fans, the New England Patriots are poised as the villain in this year’s Super Bowl LI, yet for New Orleans Saints fans it may be hard to root against them. The New England Patriots...

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