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Cross country runner Callie Willcox likes to microwave M&Ms.

Privateer Profile: Cross country runner Callie Willcox

  Q: What is the funniest thing that ever happened during a game/event? A: During a meet in Wisconsin, it was pouring rain and most of the course was dirt…which quickly became mud. During the race everyone was slipping and sliding, some people even lost their shoes. It ended up being one of my favorite meets because it was something different to race in, gave a new challenge to get ahead of other racers and everyone looked hardcore after the race with mud all over them. Q: If your team/you wins the Southland Conference, what’s the first thing you will do? A: We're going to DISNEY WORLD! Q: Which was your best game/event? A: In track, I absolutely love doing the Steeple Chase. When you focus on getting over the next steeple … [Read More...]

Campus and Community

Maurissa Robert in ireland. Photo courtesy Maurissa Robert.

UNO Semester Abroad – Overseas travel offers learning opportunity

  While many University of New Orleans students spent their summer working or playing, English major Maurissa Robert was still in class but in Ireland as part of a study abroad … [Read More...]

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Campus Attorney offers free legal aid

  For the first time since 2008, the University of New Orleans is offering free legal counseling services to all students. Attorney Michael Tusa is available to assist students in matters such … [Read More...]

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Road Rage – Potholes plague St. Bernard Avenue

  With millions of dollars spent annually for road rehabilitation in New Orleans, some commuters and residents are wondering why certain streets remain neglected. Frustrated residents plant … [Read More...]

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Making the Cut – Committee evaluates degree offerings

The University of New Orleans is currently in the process of reviewing its 84 degree programs with the intent of academic revitalization in the form of restructuring and combining some programs and … [Read More...]

Classmates are cuter when you study online.

Class differences: online classes offer flexibility

As students seek flexible alternatives to the traditional classroom experience, online classes have grown in their appeal. About one-third of college and university students nationwide have taken an … [Read More...]

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Students in a rush to go Greek

The Panhellenic sororities have been encouraging incoming freshman and transfer students to “go Greek” since August 18. Each sorority has been hosting events since the summer in an attempt to get … [Read More...]

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Sports

Cross country runner Callie Willcox likes to microwave M&Ms.

Privateer Profile: Cross country runner Callie Willcox

  Q: What is the funniest thing that ever happened during a game/event? A: During a meet in Wisconsin, it was pouring rain and most of the course was dirt…which quickly became mud. During the … [Read More...]

Celeste Ramirez, renaissance woman.

Privateer Profile: Q&A with Celeste Ramirez

    Celeste Ramirez is a junior on the New Orleans Privateers volleyball team. In her first season as a sophomore in 2013, Ramirez was named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … [Read More...]

From the sidelines – Privateer Round-off

Privateers open home portion of schedule The New Orleans Privateers volleyball team opened the home portion of its 2014 schedule with a four-match homestand that started with hosting Mississippi … [Read More...]

Coach Brown: “Winning will take care of itself”

Anthony Brown was added to the Privateers baseball team coaching staff as volunteer assistant this past offseason. Assistant Athletic Director, Brandon Rizzuto is excited to have Brown join the team. … [Read More...]

Privateers add Kevin Brown to basketball roster

The University of New Orleans Privateers mens’ basketball team is primed to have a great upcoming season. The addition of combination guard Kevin Brown brings an immediate impact with his skills … [Read More...]

Hike, hike

When in Rome… That’s the attitude I’m taking when it comes to the National Football League since I began frequenting New Orleans last fall. I’ve been a Miami Dolphins fan every since I was … [Read More...]

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Entertainment

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Throwback Thursdays: Let My Words Adorn You

This opinion piece written by Driftwood’s 1960 editorial staff could very well have been pulled from a recent issue. Those who are new to UNO may not be aware of the numerous drops of wisdom and words … [Read More...]

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App of the Week: The Grading Game

  Grammar nerds will have fun playing the Grading Game, where knowing the difference between they’re and their earns the player, or teacher, points. Teachers must catch enough typos and … [Read More...]

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Traditionally, non-traditional

  “Age ain’t nothing but a number,” or so I thought. Then last week, I realized that most of my classmates weren’t even alive when Aliyah made that cliché a hit album. And as I typed that … [Read More...]

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Throwback Thursdays: On the Rise

Fifty-four years ago on September 9, 1960, back when the University of New Orleans was called Louisiana State University in New Orleans (LSUNO), Driftwood was highlighting a pretty incredible number. … [Read More...]

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App of the Week: Yik Yak

Writing on the bathroom wall is so last millennium. Download Yik Yak, a social networking app that that allows college students within a three-mile radius to interact with each other. The app … [Read More...]

Celeste Ramirez, renaissance woman.

Privateer Profile: Q&A with Celeste Ramirez

    Celeste Ramirez is a junior on the New Orleans Privateers volleyball team. In her first season as a sophomore in 2013, Ramirez was named the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … [Read More...]

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