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Entertainment Industry Job Forecast in New Orleans

Entertainment Industry Job Forecast in New Orleans

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 22, 2019

Graduating UNO film department students who are entering the job market are in luck. Already one of the top hubs for film and television production in the United States and the world, Louisiana has amped up efforts to attract digital media content creators to the state via tax incentives. In a world ...

Drab to Drag Makeup Tips

Drab to Drag Makeup Tips

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2019

Hannah Joffray AKA Visqueen speaks in spirited sentences and exclamation points, which may or may not be common for native New Orleanians.    “I moved here with my dad when I was six,” she said. “I’ve developed so many creative avenues for myself while here— I designed all the sp...

It wasn’t the referees

Joe Bellott, Contributing Writer

November 14, 2019

On Sunday, Sept. 10, The Atlanta Falcons flew into the Superdome with a 1 and 7 record. If that isn’t shameful enough, they may have the weakest strength of schedule throughout the NFL preceding Sunday. Their losses this year include the Jets (2-7), Broncos (3-6), Dolphins (2-7), Redskins (1-8), and Card...

Student Musician Spotlight: Feck

Student Musician Spotlight: Feck

Veronika Lee

October 18, 2019

Eric Arnouville (aka Feck) is a senior English major who already has a canon of music. Earlier this year, he released “South Wayside and 45” on Spotify. With a catalogue of 39 albums total on his Bandcamp, this appears to be his slickest and most ambitious project yet.   Although the ...

Modern Justice and Prisons: a talk with James Forman Jr.

Vinicio Hernandez, News Editor

October 3, 2019

“Who here has been arrested?” asked James Forman Jr. to a full crowd, the evening of Sept. 26. A few members in the audience stood. “Who knows someone — a friend, a family member, a lover — who has been arrested?” A third of the audience stood. “Now I’m gonna ask you to stand if you b...

US climate strike New Orleans

US climate strike New Orleans

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

October 3, 2019

On the morning of Friday, Sept 27, Jackson Square was as busy as ever, but there was more going on than the usual drinking and celebrating. At the back of the square, right in front of the St. Louis Cathedral stood the US Climate Strike New Orleans. Spearheaded by 350 New Orleans, Extinction Rebelli...

New Superstore season continues anti-ICE narrative

New Superstore season continues anti-ICE narrative

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

October 3, 2019

The fifth season premiere of the NBC comedy “Superstore” aired on Thursday, Sept 26. After an uncharacteristically dramatic season four finale, the new season picks off exactly where its predecessor left off. In the middle of a traditionally silly workplace comedy, “Superstore” writers explor...

New Orleans horror film festival

New Orleans horror film festival

Emma Seely, Managing Editor

September 26, 2019

From Sept. 26 through 29, the 2019 New Orleans Horror Film Festival will take place at the uptown Prytania Theatre. This festival, the only of its kind in the city, offers viewers an opportunity to see a wide range of films and engage with a genre that has more to offer than just jump scares and...

Viewing of “The Third Man”: Austria and history at UNO

Viewing of

Vinicio Hernandez, News Editor

September 26, 2019

On Thursday, 19 Sept., in collaboration with UNO’s Phi Alpha Theta chapter, a national graduate and undergraduate honor society dedicated to the promotion and study of History, UNO Center Austria offered a showing of the 1949 British noir classic The Third Man. The film, directed by Carol Reed and writ...

Moving forward: UNO honors fall 2019 program

Moving forward: UNO honors fall 2019 program

Vinicio Hernandez, News Editor

September 26, 2019

The UNO Honors Program has, since its establishment 36 years ago, served as a paragon of high achievement for current and incoming students, inviting them to pursue their individual passions and enhance the intellectual atmosphere of the university. Offering opportunities for student scholarships, speci...

Rise of the MoMENtum

Rise of the MoMENtum

Erron Thomas, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Colleges are a place for learning, growing, development and social exposure. This barely scratches the surface for what college has to offer its students. One aspect of college is that they universally offer programs. Study abroad programs, career preparatory programs, social and academic assistance ...

It 2 Review

It 2 Review

Veronika Lee, Entertainment Editor

September 20, 2019

For fans of the mostly perfect 2017 adaptation of Stephen King’s 1,138 page novel “It” 2019 felt far away. You knew in the theater, watching Pennywise the clown terrorize a group of kids so much cooler than the “Stranger Things” gang, that he was going to return. And sure, we knew that the sequ...

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