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The dangers of excessive drinking

Personal Opinion By: Juana Martinez, Lagniappe Editor

April 12, 2017

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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...

Letter from the editor: Four years and 107 papers later

Ross Landry

April 30, 2014

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    On May 1, 2013, I was officially named the 2013-2014 Nicholls Worth editor-in-chief after a very long and stressful inner debate on whether or not I should take the job.     Now, exactly one year...

Huntsman case prompts abortion discussion

Stuart Percle

April 16, 2014

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Since the 1973 Supreme Court decision in the case of Roe v. Wade, abortion has been a popular topic for debate. Some stress the importance of the mother's right to decide the fate of her child, but some neglect to acknowledge that gro...

‘Miracle’ suppliments are not the way to go

April 8, 2014

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Spend a few seconds online and chances are you'll see an advertisement, a Facebook or Instagram post or a Tweet concerning some "new breakthrough" in dietary supplements designed to burn fat, detox your body, make you ripped with ...

Satire news clouds the judgement of Internet users

April 1, 2014

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With every April Fools' Day comes a new wave of fake news stories, false discoveries and phony technology to dupe gullible people into believing some of the craziest of ideas. This year was no different. With talks of catching...

The WBC deserves a peaceful time of mourning

March 25, 2014

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When the news broke last week that Fred Phelps, founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, passed away, the initial cries of "good riddance" were clear. I'd be willing to bet somewhere the song "Ding Dong, The Witch Is Dead" wa...

Students should be careful with credit cards

March 19, 2014

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College campuses nationwide have metaphorically become the credit card debt capitals of America. College students, both undergraduates and postgraduates, are notorious for registering for these plastic moneylenders with very lit...

Health is more important than your looks

February 26, 2014

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Since school has resumed in Jan., there is a daily exodus of students that journey to the Harold J. Callais Recreation Center to get their daily workout with a towel and the wrong intentions. Spring break is weighing down he...

How we chose to give our privacy away

February 19, 2014

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Privacy has become a huge topic in this country over the past year, especially after allegations against the National Security Agency, which was accused of harvesting phone records and other user-data from various large companies. Ev...

Russia was not ready to host Olympics

February 12, 2014

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Sochi, Russia's largest resort city, has world-renowned beaches and is no stranger to hot weather. However, the city, this year's host site of the 2014 Winter Olympics, was not prepared for the heat it has received in respons...

Backlash to Coca-Cola ad is misguided

February 5, 2014

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To say this year's Super Bowl was controversial would be a severe understatement. Along with the Richard Sherman fiasco, The Red Hot Chili Peppers' halftime performance with unplugged instruments, and the possibility of the B...

Letter from the Editor: A Response to Nicholls Confessions

Ross Landry

November 6, 2013

Filed under Opinions

I believe it's time to clear a few things up. To say that last week's editorial caused a stir on the Internet would be a severe understatement. Based on our opinion written about the Nicholls Confessions Facebook page last wee...

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