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Friends of the Library to host massive book sale April 4 and 5

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief
March 29, 2017
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The University of New Orleans’ Friends of the Library will conduct its semesterly Books and Brownies sale on Tuesday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 5 on the fourth floor of the Earl K. Long Library. The sale will feature several hundred CDs, vinyl records, and used books of various genres. Past sal...

Campus Health Fair 2017

Jamie Lloyd
March 29, 2017
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The University of New Orleans chapter for the national pre-medical and pre-dental honor society Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) is hosting the Alpha Epsilon Delta Health Fair on Wednesday, April 19 from 11am to 3pm in the University Center ballroom. The health fair will serve as a networking opportunity for...

UNO-developed AI ready for testing

Brandon Melerine, Contributor
March 29, 2017
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Artificial intelligence, or AI, is a branch of computer science that is growing rapidly in our technologically driven world. The University of New Orleans offers an introductory course to AI, taught by assistant professor Stephen Ware. Ware said he sees AI as an ever-growing field of cognitive resea...

UNO Greek system celebrates unity with Greek week

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief
March 29, 2017
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From March 20-24, the University of New Orleans’ Greek system participated in its annual Greek Week, a five-day-long event that teamed up different chapters on campus.   The goal of Greek Week is to encourage mingling among fraternities and sororities outside of more traditional planned ...

New Diversity Center on campus a safe haven for students from all walks of life

New Diversity Center on campus a safe haven for students from all walks of life

Anna Gowin, Features and Entertainment Editor
March 29, 2017
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According to the “U.S. News and World Report,” the University New Orleans is ranked among the most diverse in the country. The university’s newly opened Diversity Engagement Center will further embrace and engage with its diverse communities by providing a physical space for students to meet. ...

International Night

International Night

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief
March 29, 2017
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The University of New Orleans hosted a cultural melting pot the night of March 25 as students, faculty and members of the New Orleans community piled into the Human Performance Center for International Night, an event sponsored by the International Student Organization.   During Internatio...

New Orleans hosts Junior Achievement entrepreneurial finalists

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief
March 22, 2017
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Junior Achievement, a national organization implemented in many middle and high schools around the country, has a mission to “inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy,” per their website. One of the New Orleans branch’s signature events is a program called “Trust Y...

Department of Management and Marketing hosts first Spring Management Week

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor
March 22, 2017
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The University of New Orleans’ Department of Management and Marketing celebrated its first Management Week from March 13-17. The week kicked off with a number of events geared toward workplace leadership, including professionals around the city visiting to impart their valuable business expertise to ...

Female entrepreneur panel empowers students

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor
March 22, 2017
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On March 16, a group of local female business owners gathered before students in Kirschman Hall and shared their entrepreneurial journeys, including how they overcame obstacles and reached success.   On the panel were previous UNO students and small-business owners Sherri Hansen of Culinary Kids,...

The ruling is in: the monuments are out

The ruling is in: the monuments are out

Mindy Jarrett, Copy Editor
March 22, 2017
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It was a little over a year ago that New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu signed an ordinance calling for the relocation of four city monuments: Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, P.G.T. Beauregard, and the Battle of Liberty Place. The ordinance declared the monuments “nuisances,” and a violation of C...

GNOCIA Shines a Light on Cyber Security Program at UNO

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor
March 15, 2017
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Despite the occasional budget cuts plaguing the University of New Orleans, the university’s cybersecurity program is flourishing, having merited local and national attention in recent months.   “We have a center here that is the Greater New Orleans Center for Information Assurance,” said I...

Buku Jumper

Anna Gowin, Features and Entertainment Editor
March 15, 2017
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Unbeknown to many of the partiers in attendance, an emergency situation brewed behind the scenes during the BUKU Music and Arts Festival’s first night (March 10), when one festival-goer jumped into the Mississippi River. Capt. Williams, one of the initial EMS responders to the 10:14 p.m. call (an...

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