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Tornadoes touch down in New Orleans East, leave devastation in their wake

On   Tuesday, Feb. 7, a massive storm hit the entirety of New Orleans, and a small section of the storm produced a weather phenomenon most Southerners have only seen on their televisions: tornadoes.   That morning, fully-formed tornadoes touched down in New Orleans East and left devastation in their wake.   Immediately following the ...

  • Traveling art exhibit “Dear World” brings UNO’s community together
  • Men’s Basketball Celebrates Homecoming With 78-69 Win Over Nicholls
  • UNO graduate opens collaborative art space in the Bywater
  • SAC’s Cultural Conversation Series wins national diversity award

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UNO Police warns students are being scammed out of their money

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

According to the Federal Trade Commission, imposter scams are one of the top three categories for consumer complaints, with over 353,770 reported in 2015. Some of those people affected by such scams are students at the Unive...

February 22No Comments

UNO honored by Obama administration for healthy campus food

Anna Gowin

On Sept. 27, the Obama administration issued the White House Healthy Campus Challenge to colleges across the country. Of the 350 campuses that accepted the challenge, the University of New Orleans was one of the 60 able ...

February 21No Comments

SWEAP program gives students jump – start on work experience

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

The result of the University of New Orleans’ partnership with GE Digital, the Software Engineering Apprenticeship Program, has given computer science students an academic and professional advantage. Created in 2014, ...

February 8No Comments

Boy Scouts of America welcome transgender boys to their ranks

February 8

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Men’s Tennis Opens Up Season With 6-1 Victory Over Alcorn State

Courtesy of UNO Athletics

Privateers start season 1-0 after defeating Alcorn State The University of New Orleans men's tennis team played its first match of the spring 2017 season on Friday afternoon, setting the standard for...

February 8No Comments

Fortenberry And Nicholls Dash To Victories At Jaguar Invitational

February 8

Privateers Basketball, 12-9

February 3

UNO Athletics

February 3

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The Vegetarian: a horror novel with uncommon staying power

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief

The South Korean novel, “The Vegetarian,” written by Han Kang, chronicles the devastating effects on the family of housewife Yeong-hye when she decides to give up meat after she has an incredibly disturbing nightmare...

February 8No Comments

Rap group Atmosphere perform great show at Republic

Rap group Atmosphere perform great show at Republic

Roxanne Ardekani, Contributor

Slug, a 44-year-old rapper from Minnesota and one-half of the music duo, Atmosphere, performed at Republic New Orleans on Jan. 24. The performance was the band’s first appearance in the city since 2001, and it featured two...

February 8No Comments

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Jazz Fest to bring its most eclectic lineup in years

Leo Castell, Contributor

  The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will be upon us once again towards the end of April and through the beginning of May. This year’s lineup consists...

February 8

America’s political system was tested with Trump’s Muslim ban

Staff

This past week the nation was witness to a prime example of the American political system’s structure, a shining example our founding fathers’ wisdom. A federal judge bloc...

February 8

CDs are still in

CDs are still in

November 16

Question of the Week – Issue 9

November 2

Question of the Week – Issue 9 (Front Page)

November 2

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America’s political system was tested with Trump’s Muslim ban

Staff

This past week the nation was witness to a prime example of the American political system’s structure, a shining example our founding fathers’ wisdom. A federal judge bloc...

February 8

Hillary Clinton is the obvious choice for president

Staff

Hillary Clinton is, objectively, the most qualified presidential candidate in history. The bizarre notion that the country should be run like a business or by someone outside...

November 2

Airbnb ruling a big mistake

October 26

Living a healthy lifestyle as a college student isn’t easy

September 28

Living as a local in a tourist city can be challenging

September 21

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