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Eating your veggies or paying your bills?

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer

November 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In recent years, the American society seems to have become aware of our country’s severe obesity problem and the media has in turn become flooded with health and fitness advice. Magazines advertise “5 fat-melting foods” an...

Drake, I thought you were better than this

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 14, 2016

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I consider myself to be a fan of Kid Cudi, even though I was not in love with his album, "Speeding Bullet to Heaven," I still respect him as an artist. He has written some great songs such as “Pursuit of Happiness,” “Eras...

Sobriety in society: A look at the college booze bandwagon

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer | @TheSeahawk

November 10, 2016

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We have all been there: it is Friday night, you have been slaving over homework all week and are itching to do something besides watch Netflix in bed. But what are your options?After consulting your friends, you find them dressed to...

Tips and tricks for staying safe in college nightlife

Helen Rogalski | Opinion Editor | @helenrogalski

November 10, 2016

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There is no question as to whether or not drugs and alcohol are available to students here at UNC Wilmington. Some partake in these extra-curriculars regularly, some do not, and others dabble in between. Because drinking and ...

Why doing drugs is no joke

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 10, 2016

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A few weeks ago, fans and spectators alike mourned the death of baseball player Jose Fernandez. Fernandez died in a boating accident on Sept. 24 at the age of 24. Many considered this to be a tragic and unpredictable event. H...

Donald Trump, here’s why I will not vote for you

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

November 8, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I have never considered myself to be very interested in politics. A lot of people have asked me why that is, and my response has been that no matter whom the country elected, that we would make it out okay. As I have grown older...

Move over North Carolina politicians, there’s no womb for you in my uterus

Emily Griffith | Contributing Writer

November 8, 2016

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Anti-Abortion laws in North Carolina are among the strictest across the entire country, which comes as no surprise to pro-choice activists. These laws include required counseling designed to encourage women against having an abort...

Pumpkin spice: the most popular candidate this fall

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

What is it about artificial flavoring and caramel coloring that gets Americans so excited about the fall season? Is it the way the aroma complements the cool autumn air? Or the fact that bikini season is over and consuming ood...

You are amazing just the way you are not

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I am sick and tired of hearing people praise a girl for being curvy, only to turn around and berate them for being classified as slightly overweight on the absolutely ridiculous Body Mass Index scale.Magazine covers in the chec...

Trump makes SNL great again

Sean W. Cooper | Staff Writer | @moviefreakblog

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Not to discredit other memorable performances, such as Will Ferrell's ongoing interpretation of George W. Bush or Tina Fey's unforgettable appearances as Sarah Palin, but Saturday Night Live really hits gold when comedians outside...

Bill Clinton visit to Wilmington and the bigger picture in politics

Jonathan Doi | Contributing Writer

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

As I walked along Front Street towards Cape Fear Community College's Union Station Commons, I enjoyed the cool fall breeze that whispered through the sunlit treetops. The air was clean and felt good to breathe. The sounds of tr...

UNCW lacks a football team, but not school spirit

Samantha Durham | Assistant Opinion Editor

October 19, 2016

Filed under Opinion

UNC Wilmington has a lot to offer and I think that anyone who is a student or faculty member can vouch for that. The university has a wide variety of majors, clubs, dining areas and sporting events. Not to mention, this is a bea...

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