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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...

Dietetics students host Mindful Mile walk on campus

Kathleen Rodrigue, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

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Students of Nicholls’ Dietetics Association, in a partnership with campus dining services, hosted the first “Mindful Mile” walk on Oct. 10 to promote healthy eating habits among members of the Nicholls community. The...

Acadia Music Festival to feature Nicholls students’ performances

Annie Knight, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

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The Acadia Music Fest, the first music festival of its kind in Thibodaux, will feature Nicholls students’ musical groups on Saturday, Oct. 15 at the Acadia Plantation Town Center. The event director of Thibodaux’s first...

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