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UNO-Innsbruck: go for the classes, stay for the culture

UNO-Innsbruck: go for the classes, stay for the culture

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, University

The UNO-Innsbruck Academic Year Abroad program is one of the most popular programs within the study abroad service. It takes place in the scenic Austrian Alps and can be scheduled for just a semester or the entire school year. “I was attracted to the Innsbruck program because it offered many busines...

UNO students experience the glories of France

UNO students experience the glories of France

Brittany Karno, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under Showcase, University

French culture inspired and motivated students to study abroad in France with the University of New Orleans’ Glories of France program. “As a person from Louisiana of French heritage, I was immediately hooked,” student Betty Varnado said. Junior Brianna McManus, a New Orleans native, also aspired to st...

Disney College Program: a magical experience for students

Disney College Program: a magical experience for students

Jamie Lloyd, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under Features, University

The Disney College Program is a paid internship program unlike any other. College undergraduates can experience the magic of Disney while working in various roles and environments at Disney parks, earning college credit at their university from either online classes or various classes offered on-site...

UNO Volleyball sets season-high in blocks against Chicago State

UNO Volleyball sets season-high in blocks against Chicago State

UNO Athletics

September 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, University

The University of New Orleans volleyball team began competition in the Omni Invitational on Friday afternoon with a strong opening set against Chicago State and but couldn't hold up in a 3-1 loss (13-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-22) at the Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colorado. In the contest, the Privateers (3-8) posted ...

Engineering grant to be used for lab equipment, scholarships

Engineering grant to be used for lab equipment, scholarships

Brittany Karno, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

The University of New Orleans Department of Engineering will use the $100,000 donation from the Louisiana Associated General Contractors to purchase lab equipment and sponsor scholarships. LAGC established the Contractors’ Educational Trust Fund through the state, and the engineering department will...

Midday Musings: English department’s new literary hours

Midday Musings: English department’s new literary hours

Lindsay Maxie, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

The department of English at the University of New Orleans hosted its first “Midday Musings” this past Thursday in the Liberal Arts Building. Undergraduate student Leo Castell, graduate student Patrice Jones, and English Professor Earle Bryant formed a panel to discuss books that have impacted and ch...

Career Services an underutilized tool on campus

Leo Castell, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

The University of New Orleans Career Services is a campus resource designed to help students find jobs. While they’ve had four times as many freshman utilizing their services now than in the past, Career Services Director Celyn Boykin still doesn’t think enough students utilize the resources offered. ...

Aramark maintains long-term relationship with UNO

Lindsay Maxie, Staff

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, University

Aramark’s 10-year contract has been renewed twice by the university, allowing for a 20-year partnership. Many University of New Orleans students have mixed feelings with food supplier, but UNO administration has nothing but good things to say. For the past 17 years, Aramark has stuck with the u...

University administrators consider implementing shuttle system

Christopher Walker, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2016


Filed under News, University

For University of New Orleans students living on campus without a car, the task of getting essential, everyday items can create a real headache many students with access to transportation are unfamiliar with. A five-minute car ride to Rouses, something many students take without second thought, can cre...

Studying Abroad: Once-in-a-lifetime chance

Studying Abroad: Once-in-a-lifetime chance

Anjanae Crump, Managing Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Top Story, University

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 ...

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