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Sound off: submit your rants and raves

  Got some beef with the Elysian Fields bus driver refusing to take your pennies as payment? Have a crush on a classmate but don’t have the guts to profess your love quite yet? Just want to wax poetic about your favorite bathroom graffiti? Every week we will publish your rants, raves, and dirt in our print edition. Submissions may be sent to Please put “Rants” in the subject line and note whether or not you’d like to remain anonymous. Additionally, Driftwood will not publish criminal allegations, slander, racist comments or sexist remarks. We will not print full names of faculty or staff members. All submissions are subject to editing for appropriateness and length. … [Read More...]


Coach looks to lead UNO hoops back to prominence

As practice begins, he stands as a quiet observer watching his players. The sounds of squeaking shoes, dribbling basketballs, nets swishing, and players chattering fill the gym air that smells of … [Read More...]

UNO volleyball update

The UNO volleyball team has gotten off to a tough start, holding a record of 2-10 through the first three weeks of the season. Still, the Privateers see reasons to be optimistic. “(We’re) very … [Read More...]

My experiences covering the Saints

I’ll begin with training camp. As expected, the practice facility in Metairie drew a large crowd both with fans and other writers on the first day. The place was buzzing with excitement and optimism … [Read More...]

A Look at UNO Intramurals

Intramural season will soon begin at UNO. Intramural sports for the fall semester include flag football, volleyball, soccer, and newly added ultimate Frisbee. They will be open to UNO students as … [Read More...]

Meet Lauren Levy

This past weekend the UNO Volleyball team competed in their first tournament in Florida. They competed against the University of Florida, Long Island University Brooklyn, and Duke University. Although … [Read More...]

NBA Draft Recap: Noel’s slide leads to big trade for Pelicans.

There were plenty of unpredictable results this time. "I can honestly say that was not anything I expected, whatsoever," said Jake Madison, who covers the New Orleans Pelicans for the ESPN affiliated … [Read More...]

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Throwback Thursdays: Back to School Looks

Back to school shopping isn't just a retail marketing tactic; everyone wants to look good on that first day of class. Revamping your closet goes hand in hand with shopping for textbooks and pens. … [Read More...]

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Throwback Thursdays: The Dream of the 90s

  The only thing the Class of 1996 was dreaming about was more parking. With 15,483 enrolled students, 7,000 student vehicles stickers processed and only 6,000 parking spots, finding a parking … [Read More...]


Throwback Thursday: Privateer Princess 1965

  The Driftwood staff is combing the newspaper's archives and unearthing vintage news clips for a little Throwback Thursday fun. We will be bringing you our favorite photos, letters to the … [Read More...]

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