Driftwood

Despite benefits, lateness is fundamentally disrespectful

Erinn Beth Langille

October 10, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Lateness can plague universities, with tardy students disrupting classes and missing deadlines for assignments. It isn’t just students that suffer, but professors, classmates and the wallet too. If students show up on time...

Everyone deserves to disconnect

Erinn Beth Langille

October 3, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Studies show that after-work emails cause stress and anxiety, even if you don’t open them. The same goes for school-related emails, and emails from your fraternities, sororities, extracurricular activities and clubs. We al...

How to get off your phone

September 26, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Uncategorized

We are stuck to our screens in the same way that we always leave Walmart with armfuls of things we didn’t even know we wanted. We enter the store because we needed milk and eggs; we stay because we’re trying to pick a sugary...

On campus censorship

Claire Sargent

September 19, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

No one should be stopping students from speaking their beliefs, but often this gets confused with the idea that people have to be forced to listen to them. People shouldn’t be subjected to abuse, harassment or harm. Events,...

The University is What You Make it

Staff

August 20, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Showcase

When we go to a party, the fancier we dress, the better the party is. The more we’ve prepared ourselves for the occasion, the more we’ve thought about our presentation upon entering the host’s venue, the more important the p...

Foundations Found Fickle

Sofia Gilmore-Montero, News Editor

March 27, 2018

Filed under Editorial, News

Everyone that wears makeup knows shade matching foundations is a struggle. You can go to Sephora or any number of higher-end makeup stores and get a machine to match you, but most of those are way too expensive or somehow don’...

Sustainability suggestions

Hope Brusstar, Managing Editor

March 27, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Features

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...

Sexual Attraction

Driftwood Staff

March 27, 2018

Filed under Editorial

Have you ever wondered why you are attracted to the people you are attracted to? Despite surface guesses, there are common generalizations of sexual preferences that seem to make sense, or are at least exhibited by the average...

Unnecessary medical treatments cost more than money

March 7, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Showcase

“The public would be shocked if it knew the amount of unnecessary surgery performed … ” said Paul Hawley, the Director of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) from 1951 to 1960 in a New York Times article titled “Un...

The student news site of the University of New Orleans
Editorial