the nicholls worth

Letter from the editor: Four years and 107 papers later

Ross Landry

May 1, 2014

    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 17, 2014

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 9, 2014

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 2, 2014

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 26, 2014

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 20, 2014

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 27, 2014

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 20, 2014

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...

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