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State Republicans overrule veto by Gov. Cooper on GenX clean-up

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

Republicans in the North Carolina legislature have overruled Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a bill on Thursday, Sept. 21, that North Carolina representatives formulated in response to the pollution of the Cape Fear River with the...

October 15, 2017No Comments

Campus landmarks series – The origins of the clocktower

Campus landmarks series – The origins of the clocktower

Tyler Newman, Staff Writer

For the seventieth anniversary of UNC Wilmington’s founding, we are celebrating the landmarks and locations around campus that make the university what it is today. This will be a recurring series, with each entry delving i...

October 15, 2017No Comments

Deadline to cancel on-campus housing Nov. 1

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief

For on-campus students planning to leave UNC Wilmington for the spring semester — either indefinitely or with the intention of returning — the deadline to cancel on-campus housing is Nov. 1, and missing that deadline...

October 12, 2017No Comments

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Sports

‘Cooper’s Club:’ UNCW quidditch separates itself from J.K. Rowling’s fantasy series

‘Cooper’s Club:’ UNCW quidditch separates itself from J.K. Rowling’s fantasy series

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

For fans of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter saga, Quidditch is nothing short of a dream sport. The idea of playing a game with similarities to soccer, basketball, and American football, except on broomsticks, is something one could only wish the laws of physics would allow in this universe.

October 14, 2017No Comments

Shield Talk: What now for the Giants?

Shield Talk: What now for the Giants?

Brent Jansen, Columnist

The dreaded term “rebuilding year” means so much more than just getting better prepared for the next season. It means the fan base and spectators have given up on the team for the season. No one in a locker room will...

October 12, 2017No Comments

No. 15 UNCW suffers first CAA loss at home vs. CofC

No. 15 UNCW suffers first CAA loss at home vs. CofC

Tanner Lindsay, Contributing Writer

UNC Wilmington men’s soccer suffered its first conference loss of the season Wednesday night after CAA rival College of Charleston rallied for a 2-1 win on the road. The No. 15-ranked Seahawks controlled most of the...

October 11, 2017No Comments

Recent Sports Stories

Charlotte’s Jaylen Sims becomes second commit in UNCW basketball’s 2018 class

Charlotte’s Jaylen Sims becomes second commit in UNCW basketball’s 2018 class

October 7, 2017

Shield Talk: The ups-and-downs of a young NFL season

Shield Talk: The ups-and-downs of a young NFL season

October 5, 2017

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Opinion

Political Perspectives: North Korea calling Trump’s bluff

Political Perspectives: North Korea calling Trump’s bluff

Jack DeVries, Contributing Writer

Editor’s Note: Jack DeVries is a junior at UNCW studying business. Jack also works as a contributing writer for The Seahawk and is a frequent writer for the Political Perspectives column. All opinions exp...

October 14, 2017No Comments

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

I'm a film major in Hollywood east and have become interested in education, but my parents don't want me to be a teacher. What should I do? Am I even able to change my major? - a confused freshman A: The majority of ...

October 11, 2017No Comments

Pink doesn’t cure breast cancer

Pink doesn’t cure breast cancer

Veronica Wernicke, Staff Writer

Veronica Wernicke is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is a staff writer for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may...

October 11, 20171 Comment

The SheHawk: Saudi women finally allowed behind the wheel

Veronica Wernicke, Staff Writer

Veronica Wernicke is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies and is a staff writer for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. Veronica Wernicke may...

October 9, 2017No Comments

Political Perspectives: It’s President Trump’s turn with North Korea

Political Perspectives: It’s President Trump’s turn with North Korea

Kristen Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

Editor’s Note: Kristen Rodriguez is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Political Science with a minor in International Relations. Kristen is a contributing writer for The Seahawk and writes many of the pie...

October 6, 2017No Comments

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Contributing Writer

Q: How do I ask someone who is “out of my league?” A: I want to start by challenging how you look at this. The “out of your league” mentality is a mental barrier. If you are looking at it fr...

October 4, 2017No Comments

Trump’s new tax plan

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

Sean W. Cooper is a sophomore at UNCW majoring in Communication Studies. He is a staff writer for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in the article are solely those of the author. Sean W. Cooper may be ...

October 3, 2017No Comments

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