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Waffle House Presentation

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Features

On Feb. 16,  the University of New Orleans College of Business Administration presented “Getting Ahead, Staying Ahead: Challenges For the 21st Century Workforce,” hosted by Vice President for Culture of Waffle House Corporation Pat Warner. Warner outlined how to get ahead in the business world and im...

Theatre UNO: ‘Broadway Nights 2’ puts the “fun” in fundraiser

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Features

On Feb.11, in the Robert E. Nims Theater, Theatre UNO, the University of New Orleans theater department, presented another musical installment to its community. “Broadway Nights 2” served, not only as a night of entertainment, but also as a fundraiser to send the UNO-directed production “The Aliens” on ...

Till death do us part: couples share secrets to lasting relationships

Till death do us part: couples share secrets to lasting relationships

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor

February 12, 2017


Filed under Features

Today, chocolate-covered candy and plastic hearts all over the world are half the price they were yesterday, the most romantic Tuesday of the year. Yet beyond all of the flowers and cheesy love letters couples share on Valentine’s Day, ever wonder what it takes to make a relationship last—we...

Tour guide gives an inside look at New Orleans sight-seeing

Tour guide gives an inside look at New Orleans sight-seeing

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under City, Features

Here in New Orleans, a bustling city booming with tourism, there is certainly no shortage of city tours—and to that extent, tour guides. During peak times in the tourism season, it would almost seem that for every tourist there is a tour guide, routinely making their rounds in the central business ...

UNO graduate opens collaborative art space in the Bywater

UNO graduate opens collaborative art space in the Bywater

Carly Zimmerman, Contributor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, University

If you have been involved in any recent conversation about New Orleans’ Bywater neighborhood, you have probably heard a slew of comments about how the eclectic safe space where all feel welcome.” Huster is a singer-songwriter who has been making music from the Ninth Ward since his arrival in the...

SAC’s Cultural Conversation Series wins national diversity award

SAC’s Cultural Conversation Series wins national diversity award

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, University

The University of New Orleans’ Cultural Conversations Series, hosted by the Student Activities Council, is known on campus for providing content to students that is educational, intellectually stimulating, thought-provoking, and now—award-winning. The series has won the coveted Outstanding D...

University celebrates Homecoming week with weeklong celebration

University celebrates Homecoming week with weeklong celebration

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief

February 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Story

This past week, UNO held its annual Homecoming celebration with a week-long celebration leading up to the big game against Nicholls state. UNO managed to pull off a victory in both the women’s and men’s game. The Homecoming King and Queen were revealed at the halftime of the men’s game, with...

The Renovation and Innovation of the UNO Library

The Renovation and Innovation of the UNO Library

Michael Habermann

February 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The University of New Orleans' Earl K. Long Library used to be shorter - two stories to be exact. In the 1980s, state funding was secured for the construction of the third and fourth floors that exist today. At a certain point, a decision was made to extend the fourth floor outward, resulting in a...

UNO Jazz studies program offers valuable classes taught by jazz legends

Nick Blanchard

February 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The University of New Orleans’ jazz program is often regarded as world-class, keeping the music birthed in the city alive and well, partly by inviting jazz musicians to visit and present masterclasses, hold open rehearsals, or perform with students at on-campus events like “Jazz at the Sandbar.”...

UNO grad students learn book publishing from the ground up

UNO grad students learn book publishing from the ground up

Mindy Jarrett, Copy Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, University

The winner of the 2016 University of New Orleans Publishing Lab Prize was chosen by a class of ten UNO graduate students. Melanie McCabe will receive a $1,000 royalty advance, as well as a publishing contract with UNO Press to release her nonfiction work, “His Other Life: Searching for my Father, His...

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards visits UNO’s Political Science Department

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards visits UNO’s Political Science Department

Tana Stevenson, Contributor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Governor John Bel Edwards spoke with students and faculty of the political science department at the University of New Orleans October 12. He was invited by Ph.D. candidate Tony Licciardi to do an interview on early voter behavior. “As a teacher, I like to connect the theoretical with the practical....

Music department makes more than music

Music department makes more than music

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, University

The University of New Orleans’ Music Department is staffed with experienced and widely respected music professionals. The faculty includes recipients of Guggenheim fellowships as well as Grammy winners. Coca-Cola Endowed Chair of Jazz Studies Stephen Masakowski said, “I’m very proud of our...

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