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The Celebrity Treatment: Sexual harassment in Hollywood

The Celebrity Treatment: Sexual harassment in Hollywood

Cassandra Jaskiewicz, Instagram Manager

October 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Sexual harassment is a major problem for people in every industry. The most recent case is Harvey Weinstein. Audiences and fans may know him as the famous Hollywood film executive who helped produce movies such as “Pulp Fiction,” “Shakespeare in Love” and “The English Patient.” However, re...

Dear Men, #MeToo Isn’t About You

Abraham Thacker, Contributer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

  Over the past few days, our Facebook newsfeeds have been inundated with women from all walks of life letting their friends and acquaintances know that they, too, have been the victims of sexual harassment and assault. Some of the more verbose individuals came forward with specific events an...

Student Spotlight: Treva Brown does Zumba for breast cancer

Student Spotlight: Treva Brown does Zumba for breast cancer

Anjanae Crump, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Treva Brown is a graduating PhD candidate in the department of chemistry at the University of New Orleans. With the knowledge she has gained she believes a cure for cancer is possible, and she hosts the Party in Pink Zumbathon to help contribute to the cause. Brown shared the details of her event with D...

Hospitality expo not just a career fair but a lifetime’s worth of insight

Hospitality expo not just a career fair but a lifetime’s worth of insight

Hope Brusstar, Copy Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  While trekking across campus, students, staff and faculty likely encountered the yard signs advertising UNO's inaugural Hospitality Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 18. For those who attended, it was "an extremely successful event," according to Dr. Yvette Green, undergraduate coordinator of UNO's sc...

Midday Musings: Dr. Richard Goodman discusses environmental writing

Kellie Vedros, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the English department held its monthly Midday Musings meeting. Each meeting features a different topic, and this month, Dr. Richard Goodman gave a lecture on environmental writing and its importance. For those new to the genre, Goodman went into detail about the differences...

Men’s Basketball Drops 67-66 Decision In 2017 NCAA First Four

Men’s Basketball Drops 67-66 Decision In 2017 NCAA First Four

Courtesy of UNO Athletics

March 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On Tuesday afternoon, the clock struck midnight on the University of New Orleans men's basketball team as the Privateers dropped a 67-66 contest to Mount St. Mary's in the 2017 NCAA First Four in University of Dayton Arena.   The Privateers may have come one point shy of writing the next c...

UNO goes 2-0 against No.7 LSU

UNO goes 2-0 against No.7 LSU

Angelle Cleneay, Social Media Manger

March 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On March 15, the University of New Orleans’ boys in royal blue and white overtook the Louisiana State University Tigers in a freezing, 15-inning showdown deep in the heart of Death Valley ending in a 7–4 victory. The game began with a 1-0 lead due to a single hit by senior Samuel Capielano and the...

The Big Dance

The Big Dance

Jamie Lloyd, News Editor

March 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Top Story

It has been a long time coming for the University of New Orleans men’s basketball team, and—frankly—for the university itself. After what can only be quantified as an exhilarating win by the University of New Orleans men’s basketball team in overtime, the Privateers are set to be written in t...

God around the world – different religions share the same message

God around the world – different religions share the same message

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

March 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Religion is one of the oldest pillars of human society. As history has shown, it can be difficult to coexist peacefully with so many forms of spirituality in existence, each equipped with its own system of values, beliefs and traditions. Four religious student associations at the University of New Orlean...

Traveling art exhibit “Dear World” brings UNO’s community together

Traveling art exhibit “Dear World” brings UNO’s community together

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

  “Dear World,” the New Orleans-founded traveling art exhibit famous for its viral social media photos, returned home to set up shop at the University of New Orleans’ campus on Feb. 6 and 7.   The exhibit’s premise was simple: participants came to the space with a personal sto...

Men’s Basketball Celebrates Homecoming With 78-69 Win Over Nicholls

Men’s Basketball Celebrates Homecoming With 78-69 Win Over Nicholls

Courtesy of UNO Athletics

February 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

It was a day of celebration as the University of New Orleans capped its week-long Homecoming 2017 with a pair of basketball games in Lakefront Arena, and the men's basketball team sent the crowd home happy as the Privateers defeated Southland Conference foe Nicholls, 78-69, on Saturday evening.   ...

UNO graduate opens collaborative art space in the Bywater

UNO graduate opens collaborative art space in the Bywater

Carly Zimmerman, Contributor

February 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, University

If you have been involved in any recent conversation about New Orleans’ Bywater neighborhood, you have probably heard a slew of comments about how the eclectic safe space where all feel welcome.” Huster is a singer-songwriter who has been making music from the Ninth Ward since his arrival in the...

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