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Yeah, You Write! set for Sept. 22 at the Sandbar

Yeah, You Write! set for Sept. 22 at the Sandbar

Regine Meridy, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, University

The first Yeah You Write! of the school year is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Sandbar from 6-8:30p.m. According to Undergraduate Coordinator Patricia Roger, Yeah, You Write! started in 2013 and is celebrating its seventh year. The event gives undergraduates of all majors at the Universit...

SGA President Antonio Torres: “Teamwork make the dream work.”

SGA President Antonio Torres: “Teamwork make the dream work.”

Regine Meridy, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

During his campaign, Student Government Association President Antonio Torres’ slogan was “Grow your Voice.” As president, he plans to grow the voice of the students not just on a collegiate level, but on a state level as well. He was appointed by the governor to one of 16 state-level positions...

Risky Business provides creative outlet for UNO community

Risky Business provides creative outlet for UNO community

Jamie Lloyd, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

Looking for a place to bake a cake on stage? Sweep a floor for ten minutes? Practice stand-up comedy or maybe dust off your Morgan Freeman impression? Maybe you're taking a tap dancing class and want to show off your moves. Whatever your thing is, the University of New Orleans Lakefront Players have ...

Friday night at the Cove closed for business

Jamie Lloyd, Staff

September 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

The Cove, a favorite hangout for many University of New Orleans students, has recently announced the closure of some of its most popular one-stop shops on Fridays, notably Popeyes and Sushi-c. Additionally, the Cove has implemented a semi-reduced schedule for the university’s Sandbar, having the bar close ...

Lady Privateers welcome alumni to preseason scrimmage

Lady Privateers welcome alumni to preseason scrimmage

UNO Athletics

August 24, 2016


Filed under Sports, University

The University of New Orleans volleyball team played its lone tune-up before the 2016 season begins on Friday evening, hosting Privateer alumni in a two-set exhibition before competing in the annual silver & blue intrasquad scrimmage. With the graduation of 2015 seniors Celeste Ramirez and Lauren...

UNO Bookstore: Not your only option

UNO Bookstore: Not your only option

Mindy Jarrett, Copy Editor

August 16, 2016


Filed under News, University

As a new school year inches closer, so do its tuition due dates. Eight in ten college students worry about repaying their student loans, reports Campbell Rinker, a company that conducts research for nonprofit organizations. But high tuition prices aren’t the only culprits stressing students; the...

Electronic cigarettes banned on campus

Electronic cigarettes banned on campus

August 16, 2016


Filed under News, University

The University of New Orleans has joined the rest of the Louisiana public education system in its decision to ban electronic cigarettes from campus. Effective immediately, there will be a penalty for any student using an electronic vaping device on campus grounds. Unlike the government-mandated tobacco ban t...

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