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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...

A conversation with Bernie fans who now support Trump

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

The 2016 primary season may very well be remembered as the year of the outsider. Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump caused national unrest on both sides of the political spectrum, with the former putting up a far more prolonged fight than many believed possible, and the latter going on to secure the nomination...

America’s image rating plummets among international students

Christopher Cruz, Contributor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, University

The 2016 U.S. presidential election has created more internet economists and political science experts than any other election we’ve seen here in America. With voters struggling to find what they stand for in each party's platform, it should not be surprising that many foreign students see America...

UNO women’s tennis completes sweep of Big Easy Classic

UNO Athletics

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features, University

Heading into the final day of play in the Big Easy Classic with representation in every flight’s championship round, the University of New Orleans women’s tennis team was victorious in every match to finish play with a total of seven first place finishes. It is the first time the women’s tennis...

Question of the Week – Issue 8

Nathan Nguyen, Staff

October 26, 2016


Filed under Features

Students experience aftermath of terrorist attack

Students experience aftermath of terrorist attack

Brittany Karno, Staff

October 26, 2016


Filed under Features

Editor’s Note: The effects of terrorism can be long lasting. This summer, as UNO students studied abroad in France, there was a large-scale terrorist attack in Nice, France, close to where they were staying. Some students on the trip were deeply affected by the incident, and still feel its effects to ...

Over a million herpes cases diagnosed annually

October 26, 2016


Filed under Features

Due to its asymptomatic presence, many who have the herpes virus are unaware that they are carriers. The virus, which comes in two forms: HSV-1 and HSV-2, can be spread by having vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who has the disease. More than half of the U.S. population has type 1, which usually...

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