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Image of emergency service vehicles outside of Morton. (Peyton James/The Seahawk)
​​COVID cluster or electrical fire?
Peyton James, Staff Writer • April 16, 2024

At 7:36 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10, UNCW students and staff received an email regarding a main campus-wide power outage. The headline confused...

 A recycling symbol on a blue recycling bin. (Sigmund/Unsplash.com)
UNCW Recycling enters Campus Race to Zero Waste Competition
Grace Lanham, News Editor • April 9, 2024

Throughout the month of March, UNCW’s Recycling Services participated in the Campus Race to Zero Waste Electronic Recycling Competition,...

Randall Library is under construction as UNCW works to expand the building and resources it offers. (Peyton Lewis/The Seahawk)
UNCW invests in new expansion to Randall Library
Peyton Lewis, Assistant News Editor • April 3, 2024

UNCW broke ground on a significant development back in 2022. The university commenced building for a three-story expansion at Randall Library...

Smoke rises from Village Green, as seen from the Central Deck parking garage. (Amelia McNeese/The Seahawk)
Fire at Green Village Apartments displaces residents and students
Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief • March 14, 2024

On Tuesday morning, March 12, a building at Village Green Apartments caught on fire, causing substantial damage to the privately owned complex...

Platos Lofts at Randall sign. (Grace Lanham/The Seahawk)
UNCW to lease off-campus apartments to accommodate increasing acceptance rates
Grace Lanham, News Editor • February 9, 2024

In a recent announcement from UNCW’s Director of Housing and Residence Life (HRL), Dr. Kevin Meaney, said the university will be leasing...

FAFSA applications may be delayed until March (Andril Dodonov/iStock).
FAFSA delays: what's next for students
Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief • February 4, 2024

Following the redesign of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, the U.S. Department of Education released a statement...

Police respond to gunshots at BP Gas station (Jamie Royal/The Seahawk).
Wilmington police respond to shooting on College Road
Jamie Leigh Royal, Staff Writer • January 27, 2024

On Jan. 26 at 11:38 a.m. UNCW students received an email reporting shots had been fired near the 400 block of S. College Road, which is adjacent...

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A closer look at violent crime at UNCW
Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief • December 30, 2023

A public records request submitted by The Seahawk has yielded the locations, dates and times of all documented violent crimes that took place...

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UNCW bookstore to introduce First Day Complete Program for course materials
Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief • December 20, 2023

SGA recently passed a resolution to implement a new program in UNCW’s bookstore, known as “First Day Complete” (FDC). The initiative,...

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New encrypted technology is allowing sexual assault survivors to anonymously report perpetrators
Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief • December 17, 2023

In Oct. 2023, Callisto, a nonprofit organization, launched an app called Callisto’s Vault to be available for all college students in the...

One student expresses his stance on gun control, after which other students have the chance to ask questions or make a rebuttal. The debate was moderated by Braver Angels, a non profit crated with the mission to depolarize America.
Civil discourse in a time of division: UNCW hosts debate on gun restrictions
Peyton Lewis, Staff Writer • November 24, 2023

On Nov. 8, UNCW hosted an open debate for students on a prominent political issue that has divided American citizens for years: Should the...

UNCW biology assistant professor Dr. Lori Schweikert holds a Hogfish, the subject of her team’s latest research project. (UNCW)
Dr. Schweikert’s lab shows that the hogfish can “see” with its skin
Anthony Woodruff, Staff Writer • November 13, 2023

On Aug. 22, UNCW biology and marine biology assistant professor Dr. Lorian Schweikert and her lab published a study in the scientific journal...

One of more than a dozen shirts hung on the railing of the Campus Commons Amphitheater. Painted on each of them are messages of hope and calls for action against domestic violence.
UNCW hosts Take Back the Night Rally for victims of domestic violence
Peyton Lewis, Staff Writer • October 20, 2023

Each year, the month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness month; on Oct. 9, UNCW held its third annual Take Back the Night...

SGA President Cody Brandon delivers his State of the Union Address on Sept. 19, 2023.
SGA holds 2023-2024 State of the Union Address
Grace Lanham, News Editor • October 6, 2023

Tuesday, Sept. 19 marked the annual UNCW’s Student Government Association (SGA) State of the Union Address, an event dedicated for those...

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BREAKING NEWS: UNCW student arrested on multiple sex crime charges while babysitting
Nate Mauldin, Photography Editor • September 29, 2023

21-year-old Elijah Jacob Donato was arrested Thursday, Sept. 28 on two counts of 1st Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and two counts of...

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