Meet the Press

The Office of Student Publications employs students of various majors, classifications and backgrounds. We pride ourselves in the diversity of our staff and encourage students of various walks of life to join our team. Of course, every team needs strong leadership. Please take the time to meet our student leaders while they explain why Student Publications is such an important part of their college life and career development.

La Pirogue Yearbook

La Pirogue is the official yearbook for Nicholls State University. Founded in 1948, La Pirogue has documented the history of the University and the students who have pursued an education on its campus. The yearbook also employs a full staff of students from various majors, giving them an opportunity to gain a wide variety of experiences based on their interests.

Positions available at La Pirogue:
  • Editor
  • Athletics Section Editor
  • Academic Section Editor
  • Student Life Section Editor
  • Organizations Section Editor
  • Greek Life Section Editor
  • People Section Editor
  • Copy Editor
  • Staff Writers

The Nicholls Worth

The Nicholls Worth is Nicholls’ official weekly campus newspaper. It is produced by the students for the students. Not only is it a stimulating training ground for students interested in mass communication and marketing, it also introduces the world of mass media to students in other majors. The Nicholls Worth also publishes online and e-mail editions at

The Nicholls Worth employs a full staff of students in various areas of writing and production:
  • Editor
  • Managing Editor
  • Sports Editor
  • Sports Writers and Reporters
  • Design and Layout Editor
  • Features Editor
  • Copy Editors
  • Staff Writers and Reporters
  • Senior News Editor
  • Graphic Design Editor
  • Staff Artist
  • Circulation Manager
The following photography positions are available: 

The photography staff works with both La Pirogue and The Nicholls Worth.


  • Photo Editor
  • Four Photographers

The Nicholls Worth Advertising

Advertising is vital to the newspaper process, and The Nicholls Worth is heavily supported by advertising. To handle this function, The Nicholls Worth employs an advertising staff who manages, sells and designs the advertisements  on a weekly basis. Training is provided for advertising staff who is responsible for maintaining current accounts and finding new ones. The design staff has the opportunity to express creativity while working under the specifications of a particular client.

This full service advertising department has the following positions:
  • Advertising Manager
  • Three Sales Representatives
  • Advertising Design and Production

If you are a business that is interested in advertising in The Nicholls Worth, contact us at 448-4257 or e-mail the Advertising Manager at