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Campus hostility worsens, students left to pick up the pieces

Casey McAnarney & Elizabeth Heglar | The Seahawk

November 22, 2016

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Post-election hostility continues to grow on UNC Wilmington’s campus as arguments between students and a professor, Dr. Mike Adams, over social media erupt into petitions calling for his resignation and questions over what the ...

UNCW’s recreation therapy major can teach students how to assist recovery of addicts

Dana Weber | Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

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Addiction, one of the many diagnoses surrounding mental health, comes with a stigma that many work to acknowledge and prevent. Recreation therapists—a subset of therapy in which professionals use physical activities to rehabi...

Alcohol intervention does not work on fraternities, says study

Lucy O’Brien | Staff writer

November 10, 2016

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Alcohol intervention programs do not reduce drinking among fraternity brothers, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association in May. The project’s lead researcher, Lori Scott-Sheldon, attributes ...

Fewer student drinking referrals, more arrests reflect UNCW’s changing approach to drinking violations

Malia Benison | Assistant News Editor

November 10, 2016

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Drinking arrests and referrals administered to UNC Wilmington students, both on campus and off campus, have led to a growing surge in many departments to take preventative and progressive action for the safety and well being of ...

UNCW students recognize substance abuse better than peers across U.S.

Paige Myers & Hannah Williams | The Seahawk Staff

November 10, 2016

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Most experts, including those at the Addiction Center (a medical website geared towards providing information about substance abuse and recovery), believe that a culture that promotes excessive drinking and substance use wil...

America stunned: Donald J. Trump wins presidency

Hannah Williams | News Editor

November 9, 2016

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In a move that went against nearly every prediction except that of Donald Trump himself, America elected former business mogul and Republican Donald J. Trump to the White House.When polls began closing and results flooded in to CNN...

2016 Election Coverage

Noah Thomas & Casey McAnarney | The Seahawk Staff

November 8, 2016

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9:00 a.m. ESTDonald Trump was elected to be the next President of the United States in the early morning hours of Nov. 9 after gaining the 270 electoral votes necessary to clinch the election.Trump's victory acted as an upset i...

Education, HB2 and leadership: Roy Cooper hopes to implement big plans

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 7, 2016

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Roy Cooper, a North Carolina native and candidate for North Carolina’s governor, spoke with The Seahawk on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in regard to his campaign and ideas for the state’s future.Cooper states on his website and throu...

The Seahawk fact-checks claims made by Pence in Jacksonville rally

James LaPorta | Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

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JACKSONVILLE, North Carolina — “What a difference a week makes,” Indiana Gov. Mike Pence told a crowd of hundreds this past Saturday in Onslow County as news surfaced a mere 24-hours earlier that, with less than a week bef...

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