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UNO’s Back To School Block Party

UNO’s Back To School Block Party

Claire Sargent

August 30, 2018

On Thursday, August 23rd, the University of New Orleans held their annual Back To School Block Party by The Cove. The theme for the party this year was neon, and the Student Activities Council provided glow necklaces and bracelets and other neon accessories. The event also included snacks, snoballs,...

Upcoming events at UNO in September.

Driftwood Staff

August 20, 2018

Time Management Skills Aug. 29, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM University Center 206 A free workshop that helps identify and rectify time management problems.   Introduction to Sexual Assault Prevention Everfi Program Sept. 11, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM University Center Lobby Table Event ...

Find the club that’s perfect for you!

Cassandra Jaskiewicz, Entertainment Editor

August 20, 2018

Making friends on campus may seem like a daunting task. For many, having the confidence to talk to other students in class, to approach strangers in the library, or to sit down with someone new while eating on campus is far too intimidating. However, The University of New Orleans does not leave stud...

Textbooks and You: Finding Cheaper Ways to Further Your Academic Life

Textbooks and You: Finding Cheaper Ways to Further Your Academic Life

Cassandra Jaskiewicz, Entertainment Editor

August 20, 2018

The start of the semester means a lot of shopping to ensure academic success. Students need paper, folders and books, but there is no need to make an already expensive semester even worse. The number one thing on a students to-do list should be obtaining the required books for their courses, but at a mor...

The Student Advocate

The Student Advocate

Hope Brusstar, Managing Editor

August 20, 2018

New Dean of Students Dr. Carolyn Golz has arrived at The University of New Orleans with a mission and the experience to help her execute it. She wears floral tattoos, short brown hair and business attire, but she says, "I'm not a business person. I'm a student affairs person." Having occupied her of...

NASA’s SOFIA Sees Into the Light

NASA’s SOFIA Sees Into the Light

Sofia Gilmore-Montero, News Editor

March 27, 2018

In February, the National Aeronautics and Space Agency’s (NASA) Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) began its observation campaign.  This is the fourth year that SOFIA has been fully operate. It is a collaboration between NASA, the Deutschen Zentrums für Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), ...

Sustainability suggestions

Hope Brusstar, Managing Editor

March 27, 2018

The strain on UNO to fix things that are actually broken is currently formidable, and if universities are anything like a business, UNO might understandably avoid improvements on its environmental impact until it finds itself in a better financial situation.That being said, recent months have shown ...

Work out List

Sofia Gilmore-Montero, News Editor

March 27, 2018

Since the beginning of February, I’ve been regularly attending the gym a few times a week.  I’ve decided that doing squats, a quick ab routine, and cardio would be best for my goals. I grin and bear the first two, however, I really hate running and jogging.   If you ever spot me at the gym, I’m ...

Women lost in literature and life itself

Women lost in literature and life itself

Anjanae Crump, Editor-In-Chief

March 27, 2018

Before the end of the 20th century, women were largely expected to stay out of intellectual and publicly creative affairs such as publishing literature. That limitation has had lasting effects, and its consequences now show up in the academic world. “There is a long history of underrepresentation ...

The Assault on Assault Rifles

Cassandra Jaskiewicz, Entertainment Editor

March 7, 2018

On Feb. 28, Dick’s Sporting Goods took a direct approach to gun control and stopped selling assault rifles and high-capacity magazines at all locations. The franchise also raised the minimum age to buy a gun to 21 and changed numerous other store policy items following the Florida shooting. Dick...

UNO professor honored by the Academy of Economics and Finance

UNO Public Relations

March 7, 2018

University of New Orleans professor M. Kabir Hassan was named the 2018 Academy of Economics and Finance Research Fellow on February 16 in Houston at the group’s annual meeting. Hassan is the Hibernia Professor of Economics and Finance and Bank One Professor of Business at UNO. Each year, the acade...

UNO to Play Key Role in Development of Coastal Geohazards Atlas

UNO to Play Key Role in Development of Coastal Geohazards Atlas

UNO Public Relations

March 7, 2018

Mark Kulp, associate professor of earth and environmental sciences at the University of New Orleans, is part of a team working to produce a map of geological features affecting the landscape of coastal Louisiana. Described as a “geohazards atlas,” this project will compile maps and reports descri...

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