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Phi Mu sets new bar for philanthropy with first ever dance marathon

Casey McAnarney | Editor in Chief

January 31, 2017

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Hosting the first ever dance marathon on campus, UNC Wilmington's chapter of Phi Mu set a new bar for philanthropy through Dubthon.Co-hosted with Pi Sigma Epsilon, the professional marketing and sales fraternity on campus, Dubthon raised...

Azalea Festival returns downtown, brings record crowds

Ana Morrow | Assistant Opinion Editor

April 14, 2016

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The Azalea Festival returned to town this past weekend, bringing with it much excitement. Held along Wilmington’s historic downtown riverfront on Water, Front and Market Streets, the event draws a great deal of locals, tourists and col...

Wilmington is “Hotting Up” this April with Iration

Shannon Robinson | Lifestyles Editor

March 31, 2016

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Iration returns to Wilmington next month in support of their newest album, “Hotting Up.” Their tour will feature several of their newest songs, along with crowd favorites from previous albums like “Back Around” and ...

Beau-tiful things happening in Wilmington

Ava Hicks | Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016

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Just minutes from campus, at the intersection of Wrightsville and Kerr, a new business has opened its doors and is touching the hearts of the residents of Wilmington. Locals Amy and Ben Wright are the couple responsible for the...

Battle House brings tactical gameplay to Wilmington

Elizabeth Heglar | Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016

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Laser tag has been a longtime favorite among families, however this enjoyable pastime takes on a different level of competitiveness at a new Wilmington establishment, Battle House. Specializing in tactical gameplay, Battle Hou...

“Chi-Raq:” a reaching film about sex and Chicago violence

Malia Benison | Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016

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Snatching the opportunity right when it was handed to me, I bought my ticket to see a long anticipated film by director Spike Lee, "Chi-Raq." The film, shown in downtown Wilmington at Thalian Hall, sparked an unusual crowd, filled ...

Aaron Carter returns to the Port City with new tour

Shannon Robinson | Lifestyles Editor

January 21, 2016

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More than a decade has gone by since Aaron Carter released his last full length album. The singer, known for his hit single “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It),” took some time off from music after some personal trials and loss...

Confronting the past at the New Hanover County Public Library

Kelsey Prillman | Contributing Writer

January 14, 2016

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What does freedom really mean? It is a question that was on the minds of the many viewers of the film “Slavery by Another Name,” shown Jan. 9 at the New Hanover County Public Library.“This film blends the past and presen...

Buckcherry to rock Wilmington following release of new album

Sierra Shepherd | Lifestyles Editor

September 3, 2015

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Buckcherry is back - the band that brought you the unapologetic rock hit “Crazy Bitch” in 2005, mellowing ballad “Sorry” in 2007, and “Say Fuck It”, an upbeat cover version of European artists Icona Pop and Charli X...

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