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Trump team’s plan to privatize public broadcasting

Paige Myers | Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Filed under News, News / National, News / State

As Trump moves into his first week as President of the United States, his transition team is looking for ways to reduce spending.  Although President Trump did not directly campaign against public radio and television outlets, hi...

Intentional fire set in Fisher University Union women’s restroom

Casey McAnarney | Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017

Filed under News, News / Campus

An intentional fire was set in a first floor women's restroom in Fisher University Union Jan. 23, according to a mass email sent out by the Office of University Relations.The email said that the UNC Wilmington Police Departme...

The SciHawk: New species of gibbons named after Star Wars character

Dana Weber | Staff Writer

January 18, 2017

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The first month of 2017 can now officially be considered a win, as a newly discovered species of primate has been named after a "Star Wars" character.In a galaxy not so far away, the American Journal of Primatology announced the skywalker hoolock gibbon on J...

Is Hollywood progressive?: Trevor Noah weighs in

Paige Myers | Staff Writer

January 17, 2017

Filed under News, News / National

Oscar winning actress Meryl Steep made headlines after her Golden Globes speech last Sunday.  With the country on edge about the Presidential inauguration ahead, Streep took the opportunity to talk about the importance of diversity...

UNCW Professors reflect upon Star News editorial on Mike Adams

Casey McAnarney | Editor in Chief

January 12, 2017

Filed under News, News / Campus, News / City, News / Local, News / National, News / State

In an editorial published Dec. 4 in the StarNews, the editorial board of the paper discussed the implications of the controversy regarding Dr. Mike Adams that reached national news at the end of 2016, stating that the matter was not one of free speech but of profess...

Bike share program brings rentable bikes to UNCW with an accompanying app

Casey Auch | Layout Editor

November 26, 2016

Filed under News, News / Campus, News / City, News / Local

This month UNC Wilmington became the first public university in North Carolina with a bike share program of UNCW’s status. Hawk Wheels is a bike-sharing system that allows students to borrow a bike to travel from point “A” to ...

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