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Students shine at UNO’s Got Talent

  On Thursday, Nov. 2 at the Sandbar, the Student Activities Council (SAC) held its annual talent show, UNO’s Got Talent. “The show went really well,” said performer Christine Bourgeois. “The host, Chinedu Unaka, opened the show as a comedian and also performed a comedic skit at the end while the judges tallied the points.” Six par...

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UNO’s Society of Earth and Environmental Sciences hosts mineral auction

Terry Shields, Contributor

December 3, 2017No Comments

Fool’s gold, stone-carved animal figurines, fossilized teeth and many other gemstones and beautifully crafted pieces were up for sale at the UNO Earth and Environmental Sciences Department’s 43rd Annual Mineral Auction hel...

Cassandra Jaskiewicz, Assistant Layout Editor

December 3, 2017No Comments

On Nov. 16, the Friends of the UNO Library presented Pamela D. Arceneaux, author of “Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans," which documents the history of prostitution within New Orleans.   ...

Hope Brusstar, Copy Editor

November 30, 2017No Comments

On Friday, Nov. 17, the Department of Biological Sciences invited Tulane Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Brian Credo to talk with students of biology and other disciplines about what to expect of medical schoo...

PBSU revives the Heritage Ball

PBSU revives the Heritage Ball

November 30, 2017

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UNO Public Relations

December 3, 2017No Comments

Drew Kinchen spent her summer days in T-shirts and gloves, digging carefully through Austrian soil for remnants of a plane crash that happened 73 years earlier when a Tuskegee Airman was flying a reconnaissance mission during...

“Stranger Things” season a must-watch for previous fans and newbies

Kellie Vedros, Reporter

December 3, 2017No Comments

“Stranger Things” was a hit when it first aired on Netflix in 2016. A nod to  '80s movies such as “Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Ghostbusters,” “Stranger Things” took a cast of talented actors, including W...

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Privateers Erase Double Digit Deficit, Halfcourt Heave Just Short as Time Expired in 55-52 Setback

Courtesy of UNO Athletics

December 3, 2017No Comments

MOBILE, Ala. – The Privateer basketball team came out of the half connecting on all facets, jumping out to an 18-3 run en route to erasing a 13-point deficit to take an eight-point lead with 10:16 rem...

Travin Thibodeaux sets career-high at #RV Oakland

November 20, 2017

Tennis closes out Fall with third place finish

November 12, 2017

Regular season concludes with Senior Day Tuesday, road match at HBU Thursday

November 12, 2017

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Sofia Gilmore-Montero; Cassandra Jaskiewicz, News Editor; Assistant Layout Editor

December 3, 2017

For 58 years, Haydel's Bakery has been treating the metropolitan New Orleans area to classic and delicious baked goods.  From cookies and cakes to pastries and pies, the...

Sofia Gilmore-Montero, News Editor

December 3, 2017

You yawn as the morning sunlight gleams awfully on your face.  Reaching for your glasses, phone, glass of water or whatever else you keep on your nightstand, you try to ...

A Veterans Day visit to the World War II Museum

November 19, 2017

New Orleans’ Museum of Arts

November 12, 2017

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost!

I Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost!

October 29, 2017

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November 20, 2017

One of the first things children are taught to do in their formative years is to read more books. Schools generally provide them with a list of books that could be fun, inf...

November 4, 2017

More and more videos circulate on the internet each day, thanks to the rise of the information age.  Some heartwarming videos make people react strongly every time — s...

Over-incarceration a new form of slavery

October 29, 2017

#MeToo

#MeToo

October 23, 2017

Las Vegas shooting reminds us to keep perspective

October 13, 2017

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