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Engineering grant to be used for lab equipment, scholarships

Engineering grant to be used for lab equipment, scholarships

Brittany Karno, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

The University of New Orleans Department of Engineering will use the $100,000 donation from the Louisiana Associated General Contractors to purchase lab equipment and sponsor scholarships. LAGC established the Contractors’ Educational Trust Fund through the state, and the engineering department will...

Midday Musings: English department’s new literary hours

Midday Musings: English department’s new literary hours

Lindsay Maxie, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

The department of English at the University of New Orleans hosted its first “Midday Musings” this past Thursday in the Liberal Arts Building. Undergraduate student Leo Castell, graduate student Patrice Jones, and English Professor Earle Bryant formed a panel to discuss books that have impacted and ch...

Career Services an underutilized tool on campus

Leo Castell, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

The University of New Orleans Career Services is a campus resource designed to help students find jobs. While they’ve had four times as many freshman utilizing their services now than in the past, Career Services Director Celyn Boykin still doesn’t think enough students utilize the resources offered. ...

Aramark maintains long-term relationship with UNO

Lindsay Maxie, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

Aramark’s 10-year contract has been renewed twice by the university, allowing for a 20-year partnership. Many University of New Orleans students have mixed feelings with food supplier, but UNO administration has nothing but good things to say. For the past 17 years, Aramark has stuck with the u...

University administrators consider implementing shuttle system

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, University

For University of New Orleans students living on campus without a car, the task of getting essential, everyday items can create a real headache many students with access to transportation are unfamiliar with. A five-minute car ride to Rouses, something many students take without second thought, can cre...

SGA President Antonio Torres: “Teamwork make the dream work.”

SGA President Antonio Torres: “Teamwork make the dream work.”

Regine Meridy, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

During his campaign, Student Government Association President Antonio Torres’ slogan was “Grow your Voice.” As president, he plans to grow the voice of the students not just on a collegiate level, but on a state level as well. He was appointed by the governor to one of 16 state-level positions...

Risky Business provides creative outlet for UNO community

Risky Business provides creative outlet for UNO community

Jamie Lloyd, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

Looking for a place to bake a cake on stage? Sweep a floor for ten minutes? Practice stand-up comedy or maybe dust off your Morgan Freeman impression? Maybe you're taking a tap dancing class and want to show off your moves. Whatever your thing is, the University of New Orleans Lakefront Players have ...

LSU prof discusses campus free speech

Lindsay Maxie, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under City, News

Although all citizens are guaranteed their constitutional right to freedom of speech and press, are individuals really allowed to state how they feel in certain settings without consequences? Professor of Political Science at Louisiana State University, Jim Stoner, recently discussed the issues regardin...

Annual Suicide Awareness Walk draws large turnout

Annual Suicide Awareness Walk draws large turnout

Kelley Davis, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under City, News

Every year, over 40,000 deaths in the United States are attributed to suicide. And every year, there are hundreds of people that gather at Audubon Park for the Out of the Darkness Community Walk geared toward suicide prevention. At the event, there were multiple tables dedicated to suicide prevention...

Friday night at the Cove closed for business

Jamie Lloyd, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

The Cove, a favorite hangout for many University of New Orleans students, has recently announced the closure of some of its most popular one-stop shops on Fridays, notably Popeyes and Sushi-c. Additionally, the Cove has implemented a semi-reduced schedule for the university’s Sandbar, having the bar close ...

UNO tuition price holds steady, “fees” nearly double

Leo Castell, Staff

September 6, 2016


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A University of New Orleans student taking only 12 credit hours this semester will technically only be paying $3045.19 in tuition, yet he or she will receive a final bill of $4322, due to over $1000 being labeled as “fees.” The difference of $1276.81 is made up of multiple charges, ranging from a ...

Former KKK Grand Wizard speaks out on higher education

Former KKK Grand Wizard speaks out on higher education

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2016


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David Duke, former Grand Wizard of Klu Klux Klan, is running for the Louisiana Senate to replace outgoing Republican senator David Vitter. If the idea of a former KKK member being elected to congress sounds like a far-fetched idea, Duke ran a successful campaign for the Louisiana senate back in 1989. ...

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