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A journalist travels the world and ends up in New Orleans

A journalist travels the world and ends up in New Orleans

Demi Guillory, Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, University

Adam Karlin has traveled to many countries around the world, and on Feb. 28, he spoke to a group of UNO students and faculty about his experiences as a travel author and foreign affairs journalist with Lonely Planet. A UNO MFA student, Karlin filled a room with a captivated audience in the Intern...

‘Amalgamations:’ A Walk Through Brennan Probst’s Exhibition

‘Amalgamations:’ A Walk Through Brennan Probst’s Exhibition

Nicole Guillen, Managing Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under City, Top Story, University

On a lively Saturday evening in the Bywater Arts District, the UNO St. Claude Gallery hosted MFA student Brennan Probst’s graduate exhibition. The title of the exhibition bears significance to Probst’s work. “Amalgamations” creates visuals based on the dynamic nature of time via photos and sketches. “It’s...

Award-winning trio graces the recital hall stage

Award-winning trio graces the recital hall stage

Hope Brusstar, Editor-In-Chief

March 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, University

 A blend of traditional and modern visited the Performing Arts Center last Wednesday evening in the form of pianist Yael Weiss, violinist Mark Kaplan and cellist Peter Stumpf, widely acclaimed members of the Weiss Kaplan Stumpf Trio. Amidst rainy weather and a small timing gaffe advertising the pe...

Creative Writing Workshop hosts Roy Hoffman, Jeanie Thompson and Matthew Griffin

Matthew Tucker, Contributor

March 11, 2019


Filed under News, University

UNO’s Creative Writing Workshop hosted a seminar featuring three writers from an array of diverse literary backgrounds to read from their heartfelt and energetic prose and poetry. Afterwards, they answered questions from students and teachers about their process and their influences. This is a part o...

“Legislating Morality” by Dr. Christopher Wolfe

“Legislating Morality” by Dr. Christopher Wolfe

Demi Guillory, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under News, University

“Should we legislate morality?” This is the question Dr. Christopher Wolfe proposed in his hour-long lecture last Thursday. Wolfe, a professor of politics at the University of Dallas, visited the UNO campus to lend his political expertise in exploring the answers to this question and the nature sur...

Sugar Bowl Sweep: UNO vs. Butler

Sugar Bowl Sweep: UNO vs. Butler

Stefan Muro, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, University

After dominating Chicago State with 16 runs and Rutgers with seven, the Privateer baseball team went into Sunday’s game at Maestri Field hoping not only to win their fifth game in a row, but also to also sweep the Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic. The (2-2) Butler Bulldogs were the final opponents of the...

How Jay-Z went from Street Corner to Corner Offi ce: book discussion

How Jay-Z went from Street Corner to Corner Offi ce: book discussion

Milena Martinovic, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Features, News, University

The UNO Diversity Engagement Center holds book discussions each semester on the book of their choice. This semester, coinciding with the Black History Month, the book of choice was “Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went From Street Corner To Corner Office.” Erin Sutherland, an academic counselor...

Producer from L.A. screens his films and discusses on campus

Milena Martinovic, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, University

On Friday, Feb. 15, an award-winning international producer Srdjan Stakic screened a full-length documentary about a refugee woman from Syria, a low-brow Swedish TV comedy about two silly detectives, a teaser for the upcoming non-scripted Netflix show about Asian food, and a full-length horror fe...

Keely and Du

Keely and Du

Demi Guillory, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, University

The first of two plays scheduled at UNO for the spring 2019 season wrapped last weekend. Keely & Du took center stage in the Robert Nims Theatre for five days beginning on Tuesday, Feb. 12 and closing on Sunday, Feb. 17. The play, presented by UNO Theatre, was written by Jane Martin and directed by ...

Privateers desert Islanders

Privateers desert Islanders

Stefan Muro, Reporter

March 10, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, University

After a week’s worth of rest, the Privateers resumed conference play at the Lakefront Arena hoping to get back to winning ways. Their opponent was the (10-14) Texas A&M Corpus Christi Islanders, who defeated the Privateers with a 76-61 score earlier this season. Despite of that, UNO leads the ...

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