Driftwood

Chewbacchus Celebrates 10 Years of Roaring Wookies

Chewbacchus Celebrates 10 Years of Roaring Wookies

Trey Guillotine

February 6, 2020

Saturday night, New Orleanians began the Mardi Gras season with dancing space princesses, stomping snow beasts and roaring Wookies. The Intergalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus had the honor of being the first parade of the season and they did not disappoint. This wasn’t just any Mardi Gras season for Chewb...

Developing Story: Dozens of Car Break-Ins at UNO & What You Can Do About It

Developing Story: Dozens of Car Break-Ins at UNO & What You Can Do About It

Abigail Karas

February 6, 2020

Compiled by Abigail Karas, Erron Thomas, & Veronika Lee  Students checking their email first thing Thursday morning were greeted with a message courtesy of The UNO Police Department. According to emails, an indefinite number of cars (“dozens”) parked in the HPC and Engineering parking lots we...

A Deadly Reminder of the Hard Rock Collapse – It Just Keeps Getting Worse

A Deadly Reminder of the Hard Rock Collapse - It Just Keeps Getting Worse

Veronika Lee, Editor in Chief

January 30, 2020

  It’s not every day that city officials have to request individuals do not post pictures of the deceased. But after the championship games were said and done, and high winds came and went, that’s exactly what happened. Tarps tragically blew off the site of November’s Hard Rock flop, expo...

The 501st Legion at Wizard World New Orleans: “We all help each other out”

The 501st Legion at Wizard World New Orleans:

Trey Guillotine, Entertainment Editor

January 25, 2020

Wizard World New Orleans marks both the end and the beginning of the New Orleans Comic Con circuit. Usually taking place the first weekend of January (this year Jan. 3-5, 2020), Wizard World New Orleans is one of, if not the biggest, comic conventions held in New Orleans. Every year, it fills the...

Be the change you want to see: Volunteer with Son of a Saint

January 25, 2020

By Driftwood Staff   This week marked the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. King famously said “Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You on...

‘The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show’

'The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show'

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

December 4, 2019

Not just anyone could pull off coming in hot dressed in a Bea Arthur “Maude”-era meets Cher jumpsuit get up,  but Miss Kacey Musgraves isn’t just anyone. Last year’s Grammy gladiator is no stranger to a country-pop confectionary for the holidays - she already has “A Very Kacey Christmas...

Cute, Baby Yoda Is

Cute, Baby Yoda Is

Trey Guillotine, Staff Writer

December 4, 2019

Jon Favreau’s latest show, “The Mandalorian” on Disney+, is already shaping up to be a strong entry into the “Star Wars” canon. Taking place between Episode VI “Return of the Jedi” and Episode VII “The Force Awakens,” “The Mandalorian” follows the adventures of a mysterious and ...

Saints holiday season recap

Joe Bellott, Contributing Writer

December 4, 2019

Bear with me here. According to the original story, Santa has eight reindeer. Drew Brees has 10. The difference isn’t in the number, but the contribution of these “reindeer.” Let’s assume there are five offensive linemen reindeer, one tight end reindeer, one running back reindeer and three wide re...

Top 3 Video Games of the Decade

Top 3 Video Games of the Decade

December 4, 2019

The past decade of video games has seen mishaps such as companies getting greedy with loot boxes and games not living up to promises made by developers. But this decade has also produced some amazing games. Before we enter the new roaring ‘20s, let’s take a look back at the top three games of the l...

What to expect from the new airport terminal this holiday season

What to expect from the new airport terminal this holiday season

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

On Nov. 6, the new 35-gate terminal at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport officially opened, closing down the previous location. Increasing both in size and in offerings for food and retail, the terminal is designed to create an improved experience for travelers in and out of the cit...

The best Thanksgiving TV to celebrate this holiday season

The best Thanksgiving TV to celebrate this holiday season

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

November 22, 2019

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s important to have a game plan in case you need some peace amidst the impending chaos. And what better way to take a few moments off than by watching TV? Whether you’re sick and tired of your racist uncle trying to start fights with everyone, or you’...

The Rob Cerio at CONtraflow 2019: It’s about the authors by Trey Guillotine

The Rob Cerio at CONtraflow 2019: It’s about the authors by Trey Guillotine

Trey Guillotine, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

  In a large room of the Hilton New Orleans Airport, vendors have set up their tables to sell their goods and creations at the CONtraflow Sci-Fi and Fantasy Literature Convention of 2019. The hotel is filled with cosplayers dressed as “Star Wars” stormtroopers and bounty hunters and there’...

The student news site of the University of New Orleans
City