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Ordinance to pay for pothole damages

Tourists worldwide know New Orleans for the Mardi Gras parades that wind through its streets. But locals know the damage that lies beneath all those parading feet: potholes. From Lakeview to the Lower 9th ward, potholes exist throughout the city. Legally, any drivers whose cars are  damaged by potholes can sue the government.  A new ordinance proposed by C...

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  • International Night
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Mindfulness Meet-up provides relaxing techniques

Ariell Reed, Reporter

On Sept. 11, the first Mindfulness Meet-Up session introduced  newcomers to the seminar’s concept. Attendees brainstormed mindfulness applications, topics of interest and future exercises. Director of Counseling Serv...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Service Coalition holds nonprofit fair

Service Coalition holds nonprofit fair

Ariell Reed, Reporter

On Thursday, Sept. 7, the University of New Orleans Service Coalition hosted a service fair outside the University Center featuring various nonprofits. EdNavigator, Second Harvest Food Bank and STAIR were among the n...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Tuition, fees and charges explained – Part I

Tuition, fees and charges explained – Part I

Leonard "Lenny" Vasbinder, Contributer

Some students may have looked at their Fee Bill or Student Account Detail on UNO’s WebStar site, and noticed all the fees besides just tuition. These fees are an ongoing concern for the thousands of students who have to pay the...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Intramural sports: Available to all

Intramural sports: Available to all

August 23, 2017

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Freezy Street offers alternative to traditional ice cream

Freezy Street offers alternative to traditional ice cream

Kevinesha Glenn, Reporter

There’s a new way to eat ice cream. Freezy Street, a shop located in the Marigny neighborhood at 2633 St. Claude Ave., serves rolled ice cream handcrafted to order. Customers can watch their ice cream turn from liquid to solid in...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Facebook executive’s book about coping with loss a major success

Facebook executive’s book about coping with loss a major success

Christopher Walker, Contributer

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, wrote “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy” in the wake of her husband’s sudden death from a massive brain aneurism. In the book,...

September 15, 2017No Comments

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Cross country teams show improvement at Loyola/Allstate Sugar Bowl Festival

Cross country teams show improvement at Loyola/Allstate Sugar Bowl Festival

UNO Athletics

Improvement was the word of the day at the Loyola/Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival.  Senior Aaron Albert turned in another impressive performance as the Privateers finished second among Division 1 s...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Volleyball makes progress at North Texas Challenge

Volleyball makes progress at North Texas Challenge

September 15, 2017

International Tennis Player Asset to UNO

International Tennis Player Asset to UNO

March 29, 2017

UNO goes 2-0 against No.7 LSU

UNO goes 2-0 against No.7 LSU

March 22, 2017

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Smoking banned but not stopped

Smoking banned but not stopped

Kellie Vedros, Reporter

It’s been more than a year since the University of New Orleans instated its tobacco-free policy. This issue hit the smokers on campus pretty hard. Telling students that the...

September 15, 2017

Safe spaces protect, not stifle, diversity in opinions

Anna Gowin, Features and Entertainment Editor

It is easy to say that the idea of a “safe space” violates principles of free speech, or that they shelter people from opposing opinions. But, often, the people who feel...

March 22, 2017

To fight speech you don’t agree with, use more speech, not less

March 15, 2017

Technology: Friend or Foe

March 8, 2017

Which film is better: “Moonlight” or “La La Land?”

February 21, 2017

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The South: We rise, we recover, we remain

The South: We rise, we recover, we remain

For many, summer means joy, relaxation, and vacation. But for others, summer means hurricane season – and joy can quickly turn into pain, relaxation into panic, and vaca...

September 15, 2017

Trump’s tweets a cause for concern worldwide

Aditi Kuchi, Managing Editor

One of the best and worst things about the current President of the United States is the way he chooses to air his unfiltered opinions on Twitter. While the social media platform is arguably ...

August 23, 2017

Trump’s budget proposal kills off Elmo, and it’s unacceptable

March 29, 2017

Feminists must unite and conquer, not divide and be defeated

March 22, 2017

Safe Spaces

March 15, 2017

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