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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...

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...

New Orleans “Baby Cakes” does not properly represent the culture

March 30, 2017

A sports team’s name is not just a nickname for a group of athletes, but a representation of the culture and the people of the city that the team calls home, which is a fact that the New Orleans Zephyrs chose to ignore when...

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