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Types of natural disasters across the United States

Juana Martinez, Staff Writer

July 1, 2017

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...

Union construction coming to an end

Juana Martinez, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017

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...

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...

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