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Letter from the Editorial Board: Current Campus Climate

Editorial Board | The Seahawk

November 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

The following are the opinions of the Editorial Board of The Seahawk, and are not necessarily that of the newspaper's writers and constituents.In response to the recent events of hostility on campus surrounding the election and dive...

How the D.E.A.’s move on marijuana is harming Americans and incarcerating thousands: part 1

Miriam Himes | Managing Editor

September 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

As of August, the Drug Enforcement Administration has decided to keep marijuana on its list of America’s most dangerous drugs. Despite the movement to move marijuana to a Schedule 2 drug where it could join its so very much less...

Summer in Spain: Politics and Terror

Helen Rogalski | Opinion Editor

June 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

Coming here for the summer, I was prepared for people to ask me about Donald Trump. However, I was not expecting most of the Spaniards I know to be so curious about my thoughts on the topic. I don’t blame them, though. Donal...

Why bananas are the best fruit to have in store this summer

Miriam Himes | Managing Editor

May 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Columns, Opinion / Editorials

I love bananas. They are cheap, delicious, nutritious, and extremely versatile. Before I go bananas about bananas, however, here are some cold hard facts about this life-changing fruit. Taking healthy to another level Bananas are packe...

Modest is hottest: how dress codes and modesty values body shame

Miriam Himes | Managing Editor

March 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

I got a phone call from my little sister a few weeks ago; she was gushing ecstatically about her recent triumph over the school officials after they confronted her on her dress code. A sheriff and school official pulled her asi...

Why are we so outraged by Otto Warmbier’s hard labor sentence in North Korea?

Miriam Himes | Managing Editor

March 24, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

North Korea sentenced a US college student to 15 years of hard labor after he committed a small crime before trying to leave the country this January.This story has recently bombarded social media streams but has been an ongoin...

How learning a second language will change your life for the better

Helen Rogalski | Opinion Editor

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

The language requirements at UNC Wilmington are a common discussion among students. It seems as though most feel negatively towards having to complete a foreign language course at level 201 or higher. One thing most of us fail t...

Where is the love…on campus?

Nathaniel Liu | Contributing Writer

February 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but love is still in the air at UNC Wilmington. One has to wonder: is it worth it to look for love on campus, or is it in vain? Without a doubt, dating in college is far different from the a...

The problem with the media’s portrayal of women

Ana Morrow | Assistant Opinion Editor

February 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Editorials

The images of women that are posted all over social media and in public have a tremendous impact on the self-esteem and overall confidence of women. Young girls are being exposed to all sorts of mass media that are expressing how ...

Say hello to your make-believe lover

George Ross | Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Columns, Opinion / Editorials

Now, before I get into this, let me say that this is a real service. Imagine having a super hot girlfriend that you can show off to all your friends and family; a partner whose sole purpose is to flirt with you at all times; som...

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