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Nicholls professors share advice for finals week

Claire Blanchard, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Archive, Lagniappe

As finals approach, Nicholls professors share advice for how to prepare for finals week. They discuss studying habits, how to prepare for different types of exams and how to maintain good mental health. “As instructors...

Men’s tennis to open Southland Conference tournament

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Archive, Sports

The Nicholls State University men’s tennis team will compete against Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi this Saturday in Beaumont, Texas in the Southland Conference Tournament. Head Coach Greg Harkins said being able to...

Budget shortfall continues to threaten Higher Education

Francesca D’Agostino, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017

Filed under Archive, News

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....

The dangers of excessive drinking

Personal Opinion By: Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Archive, Lagniappe

Oh the beauty of spring break. You get to ditch the books and classrooms, enjoy the decent weather (decent because we live in Louisiana) and free time. For many college students, the idea of drinking seems to cross their mind. Some...

Softball aims for top spot in conference against McNeese

Collin Brazan, Sports Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Archive, Sports

After winning their series 2-1 against No. 2 Abilene Christian University, the Nicholls State University softball team will play top-ranked McNeese State University this weekend. “It was a really big series win this weekend,”...

Students should be aware of the dangers of distracted driving as Spring Break approaches

April 6, 2017

Filed under Archive, Editorial

Spring break is near and it’s one of the most eventful, memorable times in a young adult’s life. While it’s an exciting time, one should reflect on the dangers of being distracted while getting on the road. This could be...

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