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University celebrates Homecoming week with weeklong celebration

Muhammed Farooq and Queen Ana Muños crowned homecoming King and Queen.

Christopher Walker, Editor - in - Chief

February 6, 2017

This past week, UNO held its annual Homecoming celebration with a week-long celebration leading up to the big game against Nicholls state. UNO managed to pull off a victory in both the women’s and men’s game. The Homecoming King and Queen were revealed at the halftime of the men’s game, with...

With new provost, University continues image makeover

Jamie Lloyd

February 3, 2017

UNO welcomes Mahyar Amouzegar as new provost The University of New Orleans has appointed Mahyar Amouzegar as the new provost and senior vice president of academic affairs to succeed John Nicklow, who stepped out of the provost position and into the office of president last spring.   Pro...

UNO about to make a major push to improve brand value

Jamie Lloyd

February 2, 2017

The University of New Orleans is reinventing its brand in an effort to redefine the current lagging image and to change the perceptions of how prospective students and members of academia view the university.   “I think it is best if we explain how we are viewing the brand. We see it is th...

With Muslim-targeted immigration halt, Muslim students nervous

Anjanae Crump

February 2, 2017

President Donald Trump was sworn into office less than a week before making good on one of his keystone promises: to ban Muslim immigrants. In an executive order, he gave the details of the planned restriction, including provisions such as blocking refugee admissions from the war-torn country of...

Dillard students outraged by David Duke on campus

Dillard students outraged by David Duke on campus

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

November 16, 2016

On Nov. 2, former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke headed to Dillard University to participate in the final televised senate debate before the Nov. 8 primary. Many students of this historically black college and others in the city were not prepared or willing to welcome him kindly. Poet and educator...

Your college tuition may be affected by November 8’s ballot initiative

Your college tuition may be affected by November 8's ballot initiative

Clay Mistich, Contributor

November 2, 2016

Louisiana’s general-election ballot will feature a proposed constitutional amendment that will allow college boards to establish tuition and fee amounts for their respective institutions without legislative approval. The initiative, known as Act 680, has Louisiana universities and students at odds...

University implements all-gender restrooms

University implements all-gender restrooms

Jamie Lloyd, Staff

October 26, 2016

The University of New Orleans is an educational institution nationally-acclaimed and celebrated for its diversity, as well as its commitment to preserving said diversity between all ethnic groups, religious groups, creeds, and gender identities. In the spirit of this camaraderie, UNO has recently implemented...

How does UNO stack up?

How does UNO stack up?

Mindy Jarrett, Copy Editor

October 19, 2016

The University of New Orleans reported a total of 8,037 students for the 2016 fall semester; 48 percent of whom are male and 52 percent of whom are female. The data comes from the Office of Institutional Research, which releases enrollment summaries based on the first 14 days of classes for the spring...

Mars Curiosity Rover spotlights STEM fields at UNO

Mars Curiosity Rover spotlights STEM fields at UNO

Clay Mistich, Contributor

September 28, 2016

When University of New Orleans WISE-STEM Recruiter Stephanie Moore-Kreamer found out that a half-scale replica of the Curiosity Rover currently stationed on Mars would be visiting campus, she went to work immediately, planning a three-day event, featuring exhibits related to the STEM (sciences, technolo...

Studying Abroad: Once-in-a-lifetime chance

Studying Abroad: Once-in-a-lifetime chance

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

September 21, 2016

The University of New Orleans offers study abroad options in over 11 different countries for summer, single-semester and full-year programs. “The mission of the study abroad programs within the Division of International Education is to provide international educational opportunities to the students ...

New Orleans ready to vote on Airbnb regulation

New Orleans ready to vote on Airbnb regulation

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2016

Last month, the New Orleans City Council commissioned a study into short-term rentals and their effects on the city; and on Oct. 8, a major vote will determine the fate of short-term housing rentals in New Orleans, the largest portion of which are Airbnb rentals. “The appropriate regulatory enforcement me...

University to implement sexual assault education program

University to implement sexual assault education program

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2016

“The national statistics show that one in five women in college will be sexually assaulted,” said Amy King, University of New Orleans student accountability director. UNO has decided to try and bring this awareness, education and training about sexual assault to campus with implementation of an ...

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