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Budget shortfall continues to threaten Higher Education

Francesca D’Agostino, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Louisiana public colleges are being threatened with budget cuts for the tenth year straight. The state has an $82 million shortfall in TOPS funds to award full scholarships to all eligible students next year. Although Gov....

Faculty and students discuss Governor’s coastal erosion plans

Francesca D’Agostino, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Nicholls faculty and students discussed coastal challenges after Gov. John Bel Edwards released details on proposed legislation for protecting and restoring Louisiana’s coast. The Coastal Master Plan is a document produced...

Nicholls screens The Empowerment Project documentary film

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

April 2, 2017

Nicholls student union and student services cohosted the last women’s history celebration event on Wednesday in Le Bijou Theater. The event consisted of a short IndieFlix documentary film, “The Empowerment Project,”...

Deadline to apply for available scholarship opportunities approaches

Ana Pizzolio, News Editor

April 2, 2017

Nicholls State University students can take advantage of seven scholarship opportunities that are still available for the Fall 2017 semester. The deadline to apply for those scholarships is Tuesday, April 18, 2017. Scholarships...

SGA to conduct survey regarding current issues on campus

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

Nicholls Student Government Association is gathering concerns of different organizations on campus regarding arising issues to conduct a student survey. The plan is to email the survey to students in the next few weeks to...

SGA to administration: Cease plans for yearbook fund reallocation

Francesca D'Agostino, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

The Student Government Association passed a resolution to the yearbook funding in a 14-0 vote during Monday’s meeting. The resolution stated that the SGA requests for the university to transfer all funds associated with the...

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