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Coronavirus update: Virus spreads to United States

Coronavirus update: Virus spreads to United States

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

March 26, 2020

Although it initially seemed as if the threat of coronavirus would be largely contained to its origin place of China, it is now becoming clear that the respiratory illness will affect much larger sections of the world. China still remains the most heavily affected area, but as the virus spreads to nea...

Let Taylor Exist Independently of Kanye

Let Taylor Exist Independently of Kanye

Juliette Stoltz, Contributing Writer

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 Taylor so that we all can understand that she was never playing the victim: she was the vict...

Going the Social Distance Route: Why You Should Take Isolation Orders Seriously

 Once crowded areas are now empty as people are encouraged to stay home and keep their distance; photo via Ken Yuel on Flickr

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

March 23, 2020

The world is currently fighting a seemingly un-winnable war against novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, and the best chance we have to stop its spread is to isolate as much as possible. As health care workers around the world fight to save the most critical victims of the respiratory virus, certain hard...

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

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

Trey Guillotine, Entertainment Editor

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

Marvin K. Bryant, Contributing Writer

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 elections. The transition to a virtual platform was unprecedented but the creativity and collaboration...

Driftwood Team’s Official Coronavirus Survival Guide

Driftwood Team's Official Coronavirus Survival Guide

Trey Guillotine, Entertainment Editor

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 not, Privateers! Your Driftwood staff has put together a guide to making quarantining not-so-bad.  W...

Castlevania Season 3 Review: Interesting and Crazy

Castlevania Season 3 Review: Interesting and Crazy

Trey Guillotine, Entertainment Editor

March 19, 2020

On March 5th, Netflix premiered the third season of “Castlevania,” its anime adaptation of the popular video game series of the same name. After defeating Dracula and his war against humanity, Sypha (Alejandra Reynoso), Alucard (James Callis), and Trevor (Richard Armitage) find themselves separated as Al...

Sports Seasons Suspended

Sports Seasons Suspended

Lexi Ancar, Staff Photographer & Contributing Writer

March 19, 2020

The NBA, MLB, and NHL, almost everyone is a fan of at least one and, therefore almost everyone knows what is going on. It’s no secret that coronavirus is ruining a lot of events especially when it comes to sports. Before we all realized how major a virus it would be, currently labeled a pandemic, c...

5 Tips For Traveling With Your Cat

5 Tips For Traveling With Your Cat

Jillian Borukhovich, Guest Contributor

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 on future adventures.  As a college student or graduate student, you’ll probably be making ple...

A Bachelor Escape

A Bachelor Escape

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

March 17, 2020

On Monday, March 9 and Tuesday, March 10, the two night, drama-filled season finale of “The Bachelor: aired on ABC. The finale for the reality dating competition, which lasted two hours each day, included breakups, hookups, fighting and a whole lot of tears, as per usual for the series. But even as thi...

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

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

Veronika Lee, Editor in Chief & écrivaine

March 13, 2020

Editor-in-chief Veronika Lee laments the indefinite end of in-person classes and gets university perspectives.

The Invisible Army: The Immune System

The Invisible Army: The Immune System

Joseph Bellott

March 12, 2020

Contributing writer Joseph Bellott explains the simple ways dietary changes can improve your chances of staving off the coronavirus.

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