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UNO is What You Make It

V's first UNO picture before she figured out where the LA building is located.
This semester's editor-in-chief, Veronika Lee, writes about the 2019-20 school year at UNO.
April 29, 2020

Writing this piece, I cannot believe an entire academic year has passed by. It seems like only yesterday I was nervously trying to figure out where the hell the Liberal Arts building is and where the best...

Gentrification in New Orleans

Gentrification in New Orleans
April 2, 2020

New Orleans is a fantastic city—arguably beyond fantastic. There are acres worth of reasons why this is the case. While politically Louisiana is a Republican state, the city of New Orleans is considered...

UNO Young Democratic Socialists Demand Relief During COVID-19

UNO Young Democratic Socialists Demand Relief During COVID-19
Creates the Mutual Aid & Solidarity Initiative
March 28, 2020

Note: Publications in our op-ed section do not necessarily reflect the opinions of members of the Driftwood staff.  On Friday, March 27, The University of New Orleans Chapter of the Young Democratic...

Let Taylor Exist Independently of Kanye

Let Taylor Exist Independently of Kanye
March 24, 2020

I want to celebrate the leaked Kanye-Taylor phone call as a victory for Taylor Swift, and I do. I want to write an article that provides a timeline of the ways that Kanye West has antagonized and bullied...

A Driftwood Tribute to Local NOLA Celebrity, Brian Held, Jr.

A Driftwood Tribute to Local NOLA Celebrity, Brian Held, Jr.
March 23, 2020
Entertainment Editor, Trey Guillotine remembers New Orleans cosplayer enthusiast Brian Held, Jr.

SGA Presidential Candidate Discusses What He Could Have Done for UNO

SGA Presidential Candidate Discusses What He Could Have Done for UNO
Wonders Why Ellen DeGeneres Never Proudly Repped Our University
March 23, 2020

Note: In the ethics of fairness, current SGA President Christine Bourgeois was reached out to for comment about the piece below and responded, "I'm beyond thankful for everyone that took part is this year's...

Driftwood Team’s Official Coronavirus Survival Guide

Driftwood Team's Official Coronavirus Survival Guide
Entertainment Editor, Trey Guillotine, and Driftwood staff give you tips for staying sane during the Quarantine.
March 23, 2020

Let’s be honest, we are living in a scary time right now. As if fires in Australia and citizens toxically divided on every issue wasn’t enough, we now face the CoronaVirus. Times are tough but fear...

5 Tips For Traveling With Your Cat

5 Tips For Traveling With Your Cat
March 17, 2020

Looking ahead to brighter days, Driftwood is proud to share the work of first year MFA student, Jillian Borukhovich, who has a tip or two for those of us with hopes of bringing our feline friends along...

Trying to Keep Calm & Carry On:  UNO Reacts to the Coronavirus 

Trying to Keep Calm & Carry On:  UNO Reacts to the Coronavirus 
March 13, 2020
Editor-in-chief Veronika Lee laments the indefinite end of in-person classes and gets university perspectives.

‘Doctor Who’ Season 12: Review

'Doctor Who' Season 12: Review
March 11, 2020
Trey Guillotine assesses the 12th season and gets a fan perspective from industry veteran, Luke Crowe, of Backstage.com.

Op-Ed: Save Women’s Sports Act Attempts to Ban Trans Athletes from Participation in Louisiana Sports

March 5, 2020

The following is an open letter to Senator Beth Mizell and Representative Beryl Amedee regarding Senate Bill 172 and House Bill 466.   We, as organizations, advocates, educators and experts...

Jessi’s Corner: Animal Crossing and Gender

Jessi's Corner: Animal Crossing and Gender
March 4, 2020

Now that it’s finally March, that means a lot of new things. New shows, new books and the most important to me as both a writer and fan, new games. One of the new games coming out this month is the very...

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