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New course opens students’ eyes to reality of prison system

Ben Weber, a visiting lecturer in the History Dept. will be teaching a...

Course teaches students to effectively utilize social media

With the professional world evolving more and more to include digital and...

LGBT progress spawns new course

Scott Nolan, a UNO Ph.D. candidate and instructor, is teaching LGBT Politics...

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Movie Review: We Are Your Friends

Movies are dying. Given the virtually unlimited amount of options that the...

Letter to the Editor

“Budget cuts” is a term that is all too familiar for the average college...

Letter from the Editor

The summer is officially over. I know, it hurts to hear, but with each new...

Bringing a touch of home to on-campus living

As the first week of classes rounds itself out, many students find...

Movie Review: The Gift

You’re sitting around a campfire in the middle of the woods, surrounded by...

Editor-in-Chief urges new staff to continue pushing boundaries

This is my last issue as Editor-in-Chief and it’s bittersweet. No more...

Driftwood challenges provide opportunity to abandon comfort zone

There’s a famous saying that I usually disagree with that claims “it’s...

Gaining experience and exposure with the Driftwood

I came to UNO with a one-track mind, “get through it as soon as physically...

New course opens students’ eyes to reality of prison system

Ben Weber, a visiting lecturer in the History Dept. will be teaching a...

Course teaches students to effectively utilize social media

With the professional world evolving more and more to include digital and...

LGBT progress spawns new course

Scott Nolan, a UNO Ph.D. candidate and instructor, is teaching LGBT Politics...

Driftwood online gets redesigned for Fall

The Driftwood website was revamped for the fall semester to make way for the...

UNO students share why they chose to come to UNO

The international body at the University of New Orleans is a diverse,...

Small club experiences big success with “GenshiGameOn!”

Gamers joined together on Friday to sling spells and fight monsters at the...

University students see both sides to controversial app

Since September, Yik Yak, a free app that allows users to post and read...

University avoids dreaded departmental cuts

As the fall semester of the new school year begins, it is clear there are...

UNO students help rebuild Nepal, one “phase” at a time

On May 12, UNO Senior Shaswot Khanel was on his way to his home city of...

English professor earns national recognition for upcoming manuscript

UNO English professor Carolyn Hembree has won two national awards for her...

Study Abroad offers invaluable learning environments worldwide

Over the summer, UNO students packed their bags and pursued their education...

UNO librarian recognized for 35 years of dedicated service

UNO librarian Connie Phelps was recently awarded the Career Achievement...

Students research invasive species in Louisiana at the Nekton Lab

Louisiana’s bayous are home to numerous invasive species that disrupt the...

No Funds No Future attendees share thoughts on protest and higher ed budget cuts

Matthew Bravender Sophomore history major: “I liked the passion of the...

WWII Museum President Nick Mueller to receive honorary doctorate from UNO

Gordon “Nick” Mueller, President and CEO of the National WWII Museum in...

Summer Sports Wrap-Up

Men’s Basketball   Former New Mexico State University basketball...

Privateers still growing in second year of Southland play

The UNO athletics teams are wrapping up their second year of contention in...

Sports Wrap-Up

Baseball The Privateers (14-29, 3-18 SLC) were swept in their weekend series...

Sports Wrap-Up

Track and Field After being rained out for the Southeastern Invitational,...

Privateers snap nine-game losing streak

  A long and gloomy month so far for the Privateers finally begins to...

Men and women’s finish last games of regular season

With the regular season now finished, the men and women’s tennis team now...

Privateers still searching for first April win

A tough month of April road games continued for the UNO baseball team as...