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Next Steps: Now that we know about the presence of GenX in the Cape Fear River

Next Steps: Now that we know about the presence of GenX in the Cape Fear River

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer

In the wake of a Star News story that broke the information of the presence of a potentially harmful chemical, GenX, in the Cape Fear River, fifteen panelists gathered on the stage of UNCW’s Kenan Auditorium on June 28....

July 11, 2017No Comments

Assault on campus: Out in the open, in broad daylight

Assault on campus: Out in the open, in broad daylight

Casey McAnarney, Editor in Chief

Prior to 3 p.m. on Monday, April 17th on the sidewalks between Cameron and Dobo halls, a female student was assaulted by three male subjects according to an email sent out by the UNCW Campus Police via the Office of University...

April 20, 2017No Comments

SGA Inauguration: Farewells lead to new leadership

SGA Inauguration: Farewells lead to new leadership

Daniel West, Contributing Writer | SGA Beat Reporter

Last Tuesday saw an evening full of farewells and triumphs. The UNC Wilmington Student Government Association held its final event of the 2016-2017 school year with their annual SGA Inauguration. Over a dozen graduating members...

April 20, 2017No Comments

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Sports

UNCW baseball falls short of CAA crown

UNCW baseball falls short of CAA crown

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer

UNC Wilmington (30-29) head coach Mark Scalf chuckled as he smiled before answering a question about all the adversity this team had to overcome this season. “A lot of that was because of injuries, illness, and not having...

May 28, 2017No Comments

Late surge puts UNCW in CAA elimination game

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer

UNC Wilmington’s season is on its last leg. Following a 14-8 beat down at the hands of Delaware (33-21), UNCW (29-28) will enter tomorrow knowing one loss will end its season that would most likely be considered a disappointment...

May 27, 2017No Comments

Diamond Hawks thump W&M early in CAAs

Brandon Sans, Staff Writer

When an assortment of rain showers ultimately pushed back UNC Wilmington’s first game of the Colonial Athletic Association nearly three hours, most of the Seahawks (29-27) were tasked with finding a way to stay relaxed...

May 26, 2017No Comments

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May 24, 2017

Seahawks sweep Huskies on Senior Day,

Seahawks sweep Huskies on Senior Day,

May 8, 2017

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Opinion

Confederate statues: should they stay or should they go?

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

On May 19th, the New Orleans Police Department gathered around a 16-foot, bronze statue of Robert E. Lee, standing on a 60-foot base, as they prepared for the monument to be taken down. This was the last Confederate statue to stand i...

June 28, 2017No Comments

A Lesson in Sexual Harassment

Samantha Durham, Assistant Opinion Editor

Sexual harassment hasn’t faded from everyday life as many would like you to believe. It occurs in all places, for all people and different times but the real question is why is happens at all. According...

April 23, 2017No Comments

How to survive (and thrive!) this spring

Maddie Driggers, Staff Writer

April, in every place in the world except for college campuses, means daffodils, bunnies and pastel colors. However, in Wilmington, North Carolina on the campus of UNCW, April means deadlines, all-nighters...

April 23, 2017No Comments

The trouble with political conversations

Natalie Starr, Contributing Writer

I always remember the heart-warming holiday of Thanksgiving Day like no other, but this year especially, I recall quite a bit. It was not only my grandmother’s dish, a crowd favorite of scalloped po...

April 23, 2017No Comments

President Trump: Travel bans, technology, and TSA

Kyle Kissinger, Contributing Writer

Meanwhile in Trump’s America, President Trump’s attempts to enforce a travel ban on the citizens of Muslim countries have repeatedly failed. His proposed ban would prevent entry to the United State...

April 23, 2017No Comments

Why America needs journalism

Maddie Driggers, Staff Writer

Obama was my first presidential experience. I was 11 years old in 2008 when he won his first election. I remember waking up on Nov. 9, walking into the kitchen and seeing my mom reading the newspaper...

April 23, 20171 Comment

The Reality of Television

Kristen Munoz, Contributing Writer

Reality TV has taken television networks by storm. From earlier shows like Laguna Beach to the presently popular Kardashian’s there is seemingly a show for anyone and everyone. What has this shi...

April 23, 2017No Comments

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