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The War on Planned Parenthood

Maddie Driggers | Contributing Writer

March 13, 2017

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Planned Parenthood has been a hot topic in both the social and political world for over two years, especially in the months since the United States Presidential Election. There seems to be a battle of values going on between Repub...

Flint, Michigan and the big picture

Megan Romanchok | Contributing Writer

March 13, 2017

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On Jan. 16, 2016, President Barack Obama declared the city of Flint, Michigan to be in a state of emergency due to unsafe levels of lead and other bacteria in the tap water. About a year after the declaration, on Jan. 25, 2017...

The Reality of Trump’s Travel Ban

Maddie Driggers | Contributing Writer

February 22, 2017

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The executive order President Trump signed on Jan. 27, 2017 has some undeniable flaws, not only in purpose and content, but also in the physical execution and implementation of the document. No one knows this better than Hame...

Looking back: Commercials at the Super Bowl

Natalie Starr | Contributing Writer

February 22, 2017

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On Jan. 15, 1967, the first ever Super Bowl was played. Over the fifty years that have passed since then, the Super Bowl has transformed into a widely celebrated holiday for most all Americans. While the Super Bowl of 1967 may n...

Woo your sweetie with the wonders of Wilmington this Valentine’s Day

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

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Every year, when the calendar switches to February, sweethearts and secret admirers everywhere frantically search for creative ideas of how to woo their love interests. For some, this means dinner at Applebee’s and a trip t...

Gaga’s roof shenanigans

Watson Pitner | Contributing Writer

February 13, 2017

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Lady Gaga appeared at the top of NRG Stadium in Houston to kick off the halftime show of Super Bowl LI. Her eye opening performance was highlighted by renditions of “God Bless America” and “This Land is Your Land,” as we...

Sammy Satire: World leaders threaten to weaponize indigenous fauna

Nathan Liu | Contributing Writer | @TheSeahawk

February 9, 2017

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It is no secret that since Donald Trump’s inauguration, the international relations with allies and opponents have grown tense. The threat of World War III seems increasingly possible with every passing day.In response to Donald...

More than just the waggles

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer | @TheSeahawk

February 9, 2017

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Commonly referred to as “Wag” by students and staff alike, Wagoner Hall is the endearing dining hall that sits at the end of Chancellor’s Walk, and is home to an endless selection of buffet-style cuisine that encompasses all th...

Donald Trump’s actions helped me to find my political voice

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor @Durham_Sam

February 9, 2017

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I have to thank Donald Trump. I really do, but not for the things that he has done as president, or actually, for nothing he has intentionally done at all.I started taking an interest in politics when President Obama took office, an...

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