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Why Beach Blast was cancelled

Why Beach Blast was cancelled

Meredith Hoffman, Assistant News Editor

Early Tuesday morning, new and returning students alike woke up to the surprising news that Beach Blast was cancelled. The news of the cancelation came as a disappointment to many UNC Wilmington students who looked forward...

August 21, 2017No Comments

UNCW student charged with embezzlement, a felony

Casey McAnarney and Meredith Hoffman

A recent UNC Wilmington graduate was charged with embezzlement after the adviser for a club in which they were an officer of last school year reported university funds being used for personal reasons. According to an ent...

August 17, 2017No Comments

Next Steps: Now that we know about the presence of GenX in the Cape Fear River

Next Steps: Now that we know about the presence of GenX in the Cape Fear River

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer

In the wake of a Star News story that broke the information of the presence of a potentially harmful chemical, GenX, in the Cape Fear River, fifteen panelists gathered on the stage of UNCW’s Kenan Auditorium on June 28....

July 11, 2017No Comments

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Sports

Women’s soccer drops opener vs. Virginia, 2-0

Women’s soccer drops opener vs. Virginia, 2-0

Brandon Sans, Assistant Sports Editor

UNC Wilmington knew what it was up against when it scheduled No. 11 Virginia for its season opener, but that did not derail the Seahawks from going toe-to-toe with the Cavaliers despite uncertainty at the goalkeeper position.

August 19, 2017No Comments

UNCW alum Beane named Buffalo Bills GM

UNCW alum Beane named Buffalo Bills GM

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

Even without a football program, UNC Wilmington found a way to make headlines in the National Football League this summer when UNCW alum Brandon Beane was named general manager of the Buffalo Bills on May 9.

August 17, 2017No Comments

Cross-country hoping to flourish with mix of vets, new faces

Cross-country hoping to flourish with mix of vets, new faces

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor

It seems the veil of anxiety has finally lifted from the UNC Wilmington cross-country program heading into the 2017 season.

August 17, 2017No Comments

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McDowell not giving up on MLB despite not being drafted

McDowell not giving up on MLB despite not being drafted

August 17, 2017

3-0 exhibition win over WCU sets tone for women’s soccer

3-0 exhibition win over WCU sets tone for women’s soccer

August 17, 2017

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Opinion

Seeing green: marijuana gains support

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

Pot smokers rejoice as Nevada is now allowing the production and sale of recreational marijuana. According to Rolling Stone, Nevada is the fifth state to allow the opening of dispensaries for recreational...

August 17, 2017No Comments

The summer of GenX

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

I am sure by now that almost everyone in the Wilmington area has heard about the latest water issue; GenX. This summer has been all about GenX and what it can do to not only the community but also to a...

August 17, 2017No Comments

Advice for incoming freshmen

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

A year ago, I was exactly where you are standing right now: a UNCW freshman eager to give my college career a great start.  I confess that there were times where I felt like I was too good to be at a...

August 17, 2017No Comments

Tips and tricks to saving money in college

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

College brings about many eye opening experiences for the majority of those that attend. For many it is the reality of becoming an adult; knowing how to do laundry, filing your own taxes and buying your...

August 16, 2017No Comments

Gospel Gab: You were created for gratification and joy

Ava Hicks, Staff Writer

In a world where we are constantly bombarded with discouraging news from the media and overwhelming day-to-day demands it can be easy to develop a monotonous, pessimistic attitude towards life. This mundane...

August 16, 2017No Comments

Two more nails in Trump’s coffin

Two more nails in Trump’s coffin

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

On July 21, President Trump fired his divisive communications director Sean Spicer and appointed Anthony Scaramucci, founder of the investment firm SkyBridge Capital, to fill the position.  The president...

August 5, 2017No Comments

Trump bans trans

Trump bans trans

Samantha Durham, Opinion Editor

On July 26th President Trump made a bad move for any hope of winning the LBGTQ community’s heart. However, they are not the only ones utterly disappointed by Trump’s latest military decision. On Wednesd...

August 5, 2017No Comments

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