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Student Musician Spotlight: Feck

Student Musician Spotlight: Feck

Veronika Lee

October 18, 2019

Eric Arnouville (aka Feck) is a senior English major who already has a canon of music. Earlier this year, he released “South Wayside and 45” on Spotify. With a catalogue of 39 albums total on his Bandcamp, this appears to be his slickest and most ambitious project yet.   Although the ...

Fall 2019 SGA elections

Jada White, Contributor

October 18, 2019

The closer we approach midterms, the more strongly students focused on selecting new Senators for UNO’s Fall 2019 Student Government Association (SGA). This year, representatives ran in every college as well, and administered a new Constitution. Students were expected to vote “Yes” or “No” o...

Moonlighting as a Monster: Spotlight on UNO Business Student By Day, Scare Actor By Night

Moonlighting as a Monster: Spotlight on UNO Business Student By Day, Scare Actor By Night

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2019

Talk about moonlighting - when the sun goes down on the weekend, second year business major Anna Boe is in fright rags terrorizing fear seekers at Scout Island Scream Park. Becoming a part of the eerie outdoor attraction that sits atop 50 acres of dreadful landscapes was just as random as it sounds - B...

Whats all the RAVE on campus about

Whats all the RAVE on campus about

Erron Thomas, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The University of New Orleans is home to thousands of people. How is it remotely possible for a single department to keep every person on this campus safe? Departments utilize various tactics to protect students on campus—systems like a rotating on duty surveillance of campus grounds, real camera ...

‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ is Kinda Bad

‘El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie’ is Kinda Bad

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

October 18, 2019

Note: This review does not contain spoilers but will reference some cameos.   Americans love Jesse Pinkman. A quick scan of a well-curated Twitter or Facebook feed will reveal that most likely both your diehard conservative aunt in West Virginia and your comic book enthusiast pals in Santa Monica hav...

It 2 Review

It 2 Review

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

September 20, 2019

For fans of the mostly perfect 2017 adaptation of Stephen King’s 1,138 page novel “It” 2019 felt far away. You knew in the theater, watching Pennywise the clown terrorize a group of kids so much cooler than the “Stranger Things” gang, that he was going to return. And sure, we knew that the sequ...

Prayer in Schools

Johari Reynolds, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Last week, Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints quarterback, received backlash on the issue because he was seen in a promotional video for “Bring Your Bible to School Day.” Focus on the Family have been hosting “Bring your Bible to School Day” for the past five years. The purpose of this event is ...

UNO students travel westward and beyond

UNO students travel westward and beyond

Christy Lorio, Submission

September 20, 2019

I was fortunate to have two incredible travel opportunities this summer. I went to Cork, Ireland with UNO’s Writing Workshops Abroad program for the third time in July. I worked as a graduate assistant on the program, which meant I assisted the program coordinator with daily tasks and helped run week...

YAL Updates: Fall 2019

YAL Updates: Fall 2019

Vinicio Hernandez, News Editor

September 19, 2019

The Young Americans for Liberty (YAL), the nation’s largest libertarian student-led activist organization, recently hosted their regional convention in Austin, Texas, from Friday, Sept. 6, to Sunday, Sept. 8. This year’s attendees included Travis Kieff ([email protected]), rising junior, mechanical engin...

Netflix ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Sparkles

Netflix ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Sparkles

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2019

I really don’t know how Netflix disperses its promotional funds. It would seem that “Dark Crystal” merch should be everywhere right now - think endless partnerships with Coca Cola and Target. Alas, I assume these things are just saved for shows like “Stranger Things” Season 3 - which needed all the...

Fourth annual UNO Playwrights Festival

Fourth annual UNO Playwrights Festival

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

September 19, 2019

On Sunday, Sept 15 the UNO Gallery on St. Claude Avenue hosted the first night of the fourth annual UNO Playwrights Festival. The festival offers playwriting students in UNO’s Creative Writing Workshop (CWW) an opportunity to showcase their work through staged readings, which provides them an importan...

Student Spotlight: Junior Film major, Paige Touzet

Student Spotlight: Junior Film major, Paige Touzet

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

September 19, 2019

Not every junior can say they were shooting a three-part music video/short film collaboration on location this summer. But film major Paige Touzet is an exception to this rule.    It wasn’t that long ago that Paige was working as an office production assistant on the Netflix film “The T...

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