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The problem with bullying at Louisiana colleges

Ana Pizzolio, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

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Louisiana was ranked among the top ten states with worst bullying problems in a recent research published by the website BackgroundChecks.org on Oct. 26, 2016. According to the website research, the state placed first among...

Nicholls’ online English degree ranked second most affordable

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016

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Nicholls’ online Bachelor of Arts in English was nationally recognized as the second most affordable online program in the country by the website nonprofitcollegesonline.com. According to the website, “For our 2015-2016...

Speech Forum: Does our vote matter?

Annie Knight, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

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A speaker said that a person’s vote doesn’t matter because of polarized party politics and the Electoral College during the speech forum held in Peltier Auditorium Tuesday night. Shane Swan was the pro side of two speakers...

Louisiana legislature adds six proposed amendments to 2016 ballot

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

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New requirements for registrars of voters, autonomy to control tuition prices, elimination of tax deductions, property tax exemptions, creation of a trust fund and new guidelines for tapping protected trust funds are the six proposed...

TOPS to reduce 60 percent of scholarships amount

Annie Knight, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016

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Nicholls State University students will be paying more than half of their spring tuition as a result of the recent TOPS deficit, according to information released by the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Aid. TOPS will...

Nicholls’ annual A+ Scholars Extravaganza Raises $20,000

Annie Knight, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

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Nicholls State University hosted its annual Scholar A+ Scholarship Extravaganza last Wednesday in the Cotillion Ballroom of the Bollinger Memorial Student Union, after a one-year hiatus, raising over $20,000. The fundraiser...

New FAFSA guidelines require Financial Aid to update software

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

October 20, 2016

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The Nicholls Office of Financial Aid’s software systems, which used to award students financial aid via Banner, are still undergoing updates although priority deadline for FAFSA applications are scheduled for October 31. The...

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