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Men’s Basketball Drops 67-66 Decision In 2017 NCAA First Four

Men’s Basketball Drops 67-66 Decision In 2017 NCAA First Four

Courtesy of UNO Athletics
March 22
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday afternoon, the clock struck midnight on the University of New Orleans men's basketball team as the Privateers dropped a 67-66 contest to Mount St. Mary's in the 2017 NCAA First Four in University of Dayton Arena.   The Privateers may have come one point shy of writing the next c...

UNO goes 2-0 against No.7 LSU

UNO goes 2-0 against No.7 LSU

Angelle Cleneay, Social Media Manger
March 22
Filed under Showcase, Sports

On March 15, the University of New Orleans’ boys in royal blue and white overtook the Louisiana State University Tigers in a freezing, 15-inning showdown deep in the heart of Death Valley ending in a 7–4 victory. The game began with a 1-0 lead due to a single hit by senior Samuel Capielano and the...

The Big Dance

The Big Dance

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor
March 15
Filed under News, Showcase, Top Story

It has been a long time coming for the University of New Orleans men’s basketball team, and—frankly—for the university itself. After what can only be quantified as an exhilarating win by the University of New Orleans men’s basketball team in overtime, the Privateers are set to be written in t...

God around the world – different religions share the same message

God around the world – different religions share the same message

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor
March 8
Filed under Features, Showcase

Religion is one of the oldest pillars of human society. As history has shown, it can be difficult to coexist peacefully with so many forms of spirituality in existence, each equipped with its own system of values, beliefs and traditions. Four religious student associations at the University of New Orlean...

Traveling art exhibit “Dear World” brings UNO’s community together

Traveling art exhibit “Dear World” brings UNO’s community together

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief
February 15
Filed under Features, Showcase

  “Dear World,” the New Orleans-founded traveling art exhibit famous for its viral social media photos, returned home to set up shop at the University of New Orleans’ campus on Feb. 6 and 7.   The exhibit’s premise was simple: participants came to the space with a personal sto...

Men’s Basketball Celebrates Homecoming With 78-69 Win Over Nicholls

Men’s Basketball Celebrates Homecoming With 78-69 Win Over Nicholls

Courtesy of UNO Athletics
February 8
Filed under Showcase, Sports

It was a day of celebration as the University of New Orleans capped its week-long Homecoming 2017 with a pair of basketball games in Lakefront Arena, and the men's basketball team sent the crowd home happy as the Privateers defeated Southland Conference foe Nicholls, 78-69, on Saturday evening.   ...

UNO graduate opens collaborative art space in the Bywater

UNO graduate opens collaborative art space in the Bywater

Carly Zimmerman, Contributor
February 7
Filed under Features, Showcase, University

If you have been involved in any recent conversation about New Orleans’ Bywater neighborhood, you have probably heard a slew of comments about how the eclectic safe space where all feel welcome.” Huster is a singer-songwriter who has been making music from the Ninth Ward since his arrival in the...

SAC’s Cultural Conversation Series wins national diversity award

SAC’s Cultural Conversation Series wins national diversity award

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor
February 6
Filed under Features, Showcase, University

The University of New Orleans’ Cultural Conversations Series, hosted by the Student Activities Council, is known on campus for providing content to students that is educational, intellectually stimulating, thought-provoking, and now—award-winning. The series has won the coveted Outstanding D...

New VP of Research seeks early engagement with students

Anna Gowin
February 3
Filed under News, Showcase

Between being recently appointed vice president of research and economic development for the University of New Orleans and being chosen for an endowed professorship through Eurofins, a bionanalytical company currently housed in the UNO Research and Technology Park, late last year, Matthew Tarr is a ma...

The Renovation and Innovation of the UNO Library

The Renovation and Innovation of the UNO Library

Michael Habermann
February 3
Filed under Features, Showcase

The University of New Orleans' Earl K. Long Library used to be shorter - two stories to be exact. In the 1980s, state funding was secured for the construction of the third and fourth floors that exist today. At a certain point, a decision was made to extend the fourth floor outward, resulting in a...

UNO Jazz studies program offers valuable classes taught by jazz legends

Nick Blanchard
February 3
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The University of New Orleans’ jazz program is often regarded as world-class, keeping the music birthed in the city alive and well, partly by inviting jazz musicians to visit and present masterclasses, hold open rehearsals, or perform with students at on-campus events like “Jazz at the Sandbar.”...

UNO grad students learn book publishing from the ground up

UNO grad students learn book publishing from the ground up

Mindy Jarrett, Copy Editor
November 16
Filed under Features, Showcase, University

The winner of the 2016 University of New Orleans Publishing Lab Prize was chosen by a class of ten UNO graduate students. Melanie McCabe will receive a $1,000 royalty advance, as well as a publishing contract with UNO Press to release her nonfiction work, “His Other Life: Searching for my Father, His...

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