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College students should think before they spend money

Personal Opinion by: Desmond Hunter, Lagniappe Editor

September 3, 2015

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As students around Nicholls State University’s campus get back into the swing of living a college lifestyle, they should also remember how to save money. Most college students find themselves hanging in the balance, or maybe...

Students and professors weigh in on RateMyProffessor reviews

Juana Martinez, Staff Writer

September 3, 2015

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Nicholls students use RateMyProfessor.com to research their professors, but professors advise students to lean away from the popular website and seek other sources. RateMyProfessor.com is a website used across the United States,...

Volunteers remember the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Haley Stevenson, Reporter

August 27, 2015

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Nicholls State University remembers when the category four hurricane blasted through the city of New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, with winds of 160 miles per hour and a storm surge of 28 feet, leaving 1.3 million people with no where...

Straight Outta Compton shows how NWA changed hip-hop

Personal Opinion By: Desmond Hunter, Lagniappe Editor

August 27, 2015

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Straight Outta Compton has music lovers raving over the recently debuted biopic about one revolutionary pop music group that influenced and changed the culture of hip-hop. The film debuted nationwide on Aug. 14, and it has...

Cajun Music Preservation saves Cajun culture

Juana Martinez, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2015

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The Gulf of Mexico Program Partnership honored the Cajun Music Preservation Society with the Gulf Guardian award on July 30 at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas for preserving Louisianan culture with their musical...

Professors express feelings towards new school year

Haley Stevenson, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2015

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Fresh minds, rested bodies and optimistic faces are just a few things that the professors at Nicholls State University look forward to at the start of every school year. Students from near and far started making their way...

Former Nicholls student stars in WWE “Tough Enough”

Desmond Hunter, Lagniappe Editor

August 20, 2015

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Former Nicholls student and alligator wrestler, Zamariah Loupe shows his “bayou toughness” as a contestant on the nationally televised reality television show “WWE Tough Enough,” as he contends to become a future World...

Last surviving University charter faculty member dies

Betsy Davis, Staff Writer

April 23, 2015

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Bonnie Bourg, the last living charter member of Nicholls State University, died Friday, Apr. 17, leaving behind a legacy that helped make this University what it is today. In 1948, the year Nicholls opened, Bourg was hired...

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