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Boxes of tampons are in a pharmacy in New York.
North Carolina Senate proposes bill to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 9, 2021
As of April 7, the bill had been filed, passed first reading and referred to the Committee on Roles and Operations of the Senate. If passed, this bill would go into effect on Oct. 1, 2021, and would apply to sales made on or after this date. 
Asylum-seekers who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally wait to be processed in Mission, Texas.
OPINION: Who is really behind the border crisis? (Hint: it is not Biden or Trump)
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • April 8, 2021
It is true that since Biden took office, the number of apprehensions of migrants entering the U.S. from the southern border surged after he promised in his campaign to enact more liberal immigration policies. It is also true that Trump’s directives were extremely controversial and sometimes in violation of human rights, which Biden harped on during his campaign. 
Young teen doing schoolwork at home after schools close due to the Coronavirus.
How Zoom classes affect our quality of life
Nicolas Ziccardi, Assistant Opinion Editor • March 28, 2021
A picture of foil reliefs created by students of GLOW Academy in the "Just Us" program in the Cameron Art Museum.
"Just Us" resiliency program designed to promote Wilmington youth expression
Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor • April 9, 2021
“Just Us” is a pilot program designed to give youth a space and medium to feel safe and to build resiliency in the face of trauma or injustice. Kimberley Cheatham—the outreach coordinator for UNC-Wilmington’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion—formulated the program in response to the Black Lives Matter movement.  
Boxes of tampons are in a pharmacy in New York.
North Carolina Senate proposes bill to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 9, 2021
As of April 7, the bill had been filed, passed first reading and referred to the Committee on Roles and Operations of the Senate. If passed, this bill would go into effect on Oct. 1, 2021, and would apply to sales made on or after this date. 
Gabriella Hessenthaler during UNCW
Hessenthaler makes SportsCenter Top 10
Zachary Kilby, Sports Editor • April 9, 2021

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – DA-DA-DA, DA-DA-DA… UNCW softball’s Gabriella Hessenthaler was featured on SportsCenter’s Top 10 Plays...

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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