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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...

  • NOLA stands in solidarity with Charlottesville and continues its own fight for justice
  • New Orleans baseball defeats Central Arkansas 11-4 for first-ever victory at Bears Stadium
  • New Diversity Center on campus a safe haven for students from all walks of life
  • International Night
  • Men’s Basketball Drops 67-66 Decision In 2017 NCAA First Four

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Where are all the PPlunge events?

Hope Brusstar, Copy Editor

The first six weeks of every academic year at UNO are important, especially for three groups of students: the new freshman class, student organizations and the Driftwood staff. During these six weeks, Privateer Plunge (PP...

September 22, 2017No Comments

Accelerated master’s programs give flexible options

Sofia Gilmore-Montero, News Editor

Through the new Accelerated Master’s Programs, students can earn credits toward a master’s degree while finishing their bachelor’s. “We’re giving you the flexibility to allow [you] to use graduate-level course...

September 22, 2017No Comments

Campus Young Adult and Children’s Library a hidden gem

Kevinesha Glenn, Reporter

The Young Adult and Children’s Library on the third floor of the Education Building holds a plethora of easily accessible books and resources. This library was opened in the 1970s and has been in operation ever since. ...

September 22, 2017No Comments

New Orleans celebrates fourth annual Irish Festival

New Orleans celebrates fourth annual Irish Festival

September 22, 2017

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“I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream” continues to thrill readers

Hope Brusstar, Copy Editor

Perhaps one of the most digging questions which comes forth upon reading Harlan Ellison's short story "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream" is "what did Ellison mean by this?" Clearly intended not only to stretch the imagina...

September 22, 2017No Comments

“This Impossible Light” sheds light on hidden issues

Anjanae Crump, Editor-in-Chief

“This Impossible Light” by Lily Myers depicts the life of Ivy, a teenager who is losing control of more than just her growing body. Her parents have divorced, her brother has moved out, her best friend has found someo...

September 22, 2017No Comments

  • Pokemon franchise re-releases two popular games September 22, 2017
  • No man’s land for wonder women September 22, 2017
  • Freezy Street offers alternative to traditional ice cream September 15, 2017

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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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The liberal media needs to ease up on Trump (for selfish reasons)

Christopher Walker, Contributer

Let’s play a hypothetical parenting game. You’re a middle-aged parent with a teenage daughter you love deeply, but unfortunately your once-sweet-and-kind daughter i...

September 22, 2017

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

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

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Economic Success, Social Regress

The U.S. took a long time to recover from the Great Recession in 2008. The ordeal lasted almost 18 months. The U.S. economy shrank across multiple quarters, increasing unemployme...

September 22, 2017

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

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

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