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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....

The dangers of excessive drinking

Personal Opinion By: Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

April 12, 2017

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

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

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...

Nicholls opera workshop presents “The Magic Flute”

Claire Blanchard, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

The fairy tale opera written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart follows the adventure of Prince Tamino as he tries to win back the Queen of the Night’s daughter, Pamina. Prince Tamino is persuaded by the Queen of the Night. He’s...

Baseball to resume conference play after seven-game hiatus

Katherine Kelly, Sports Writer

April 6, 2017

The Nicholls State University baseball team will face Sam Houston State University this weekend in a three-game series. The Colonels (17-12, 5-4 in conference) competed against seven non-conference teams since their last Southland...

Softball continues conference play against Abilene

Collin Brazan, Sports Editor

April 6, 2017

After splitting a doubleheader against the University of Central Arkansas last Friday and picking up another win on Saturday, the Nicholls State University softball team will play on the road again against Abilene Christian University. The...

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