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Former recon Marine swims at Wrightsville Beach to raise money for veterans struggling with addiction
Former recon Marine swims at Wrightsville Beach to raise money for veterans struggling with addiction
Olivia Vizethann, Staff Writer • April 30, 2022
With no wetsuit, Nelson completed the swim against 12 mph winds, an incoming tide and 66 F ocean water with a total time of seven hours and four minutes. Wetsuits not only serve as a tool to warm the body in cold water temperatures, but also add a small amount of buoyancy which can greatly assist in open water swimming. All of these factors on top of the great distance Nelson covered in the water is hard to fathom, but Nelson simply said, “A recon Marine would rather die than quit.”
The Oscars celebraes celebrities and their accomplishments in the music industry and on the screen.
OPINION: That moment at the Oscars shows us why we should stop idolizing celebrities
Boyce Rucker, Staff Writer • April 18, 2022
Celebrities are successful people due to their talents, but that shouldn’t exempt them from legal penalties or a lack of healthy coping methods. Not many of us can account for what the entertainment industry is like on the inside, but we can see how much it factors into a person’s image. This year’s Oscars only remind us of why putting celebrities on a pedestal does no more good than bad. In acting this way, we are disregarding the fact that celebrities are normal people, just like us. We can still admire and appreciate their talent, but we should never forget that they’re humans, with personal struggles, who have the capacity to act in both good and bad manners. Smith’s assault on Rock is as much a cautionary event as it is a controversial one.
Alexander Skarsgård in The Northman (2022)
REVIEW: Robert Eggers crafts a visceral and scathing Viking epic in ‘The Northman’
Boyce Rucker, Staff Writer • April 24, 2022
“The Northman” is a masterful film for Eggers that showcases his capabilities with a greater budget than his previous works. Despite going from A24’s niche distribution to major studio backing from Focus Features, Eggers maintains the artistic flourishes that made his first two films worthy of acclaim. This film is an unforgettable experience that will stay with viewers for some time after watching.
The Dont Say Gay Bill was passed through Florida legislature which limits teachers abilities to talk about sexual orientation and identity in their classrooms.
OPINION: The harmful and hypocritical aspects of Florida’s 'Don’t Say Gay' bill
Michael Friant, Contributing Writer • March 31, 2022
At one point or another in our lives, we have all felt discarded or misunderstood. This might be due to the part of the country that we were raised in, our parents’ backgrounds, the viewpoints that we were raised by or the public school system. Such is the case with the “Don’t Say Gay” bill in Florida. This article will discuss why the bill is both harmful to the closeted gay kids in Florida and why it hypocritical to even have such a bill in the first place.
UNCW mens tennis team after winning the 2022 CAA Mens Tennis Championship.
UNCW men’s tennis brings home hardware
Bailey Swogger, Staff Writer • April 26, 2022

ELON, North Carolina - On Sunday, the UNCW’s men’s tennis team secured its eighth CAA Championship in the past 13 years after defeating Elon,...

Humans of the Dub: End of Year Traditions
Humans of the Dub: End of Year Traditions
January 6, 2021
What makes me happy now is making Christmas special for others. It’s not just about getting gifts but giving people things and seeing them react to that. I have a sister, I like to spoil her, and it’s a great time to give back to my parents. As kids we couldn’t give our parents things and now that I’m more mature and can afford things, I like to show my appreciation for them by making it a nice Christmas.
Alex Payton, junior majoring in Public Health and Spanish, on her Christmas traditions. 

Photo courtesy of Alex Payton
Humans of the Dub: Working towards an intentional year
Sunshine Angulo, Humans of the Dub - Head Editor • December 30, 2020
Collin Harrington, junior majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in Business, talks about his favorite Christmas memories.
Photo courtesy of Collin Harrington
Humans of the Dub: Christmas holiday cheer
Sunshine Angulo, Humans of the Dub - Head Editor • December 5, 2020
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