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2021 UNCW teaching award nominations open through January
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 25, 2020

Every year all UNC Wilmington (UNCW) chairpersons, directors, faculty, staff, students and alumni can nominate faculty members for The Chancellor’s...

A new building for the Film Studies department set to open in 2021.
New Film Studies building set to open in spring 2021
Bethanie Simms, Contributing Writer • November 24, 2020

  A new building has emerged among the trees in the back of the campus between Plyler Drive and Riegel Road. The 4,000 square...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 11/17 meeting recap: Senate passes several items of legislation
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 20, 2020

The Student Government Association (SGA) met for the final time this semester and they introduced and voted on several items of legislation including...

Swipes for Seahawks allows UNCW students to donate one guest swipe per semester to food insecure students.
Swipes for Seahawks allows students to donate meal swipes to food-insecure classmates
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 19, 2020

During their sophomore year at UNC Wilmington (UNCW), Robby Fensom, Logan Massengill and Cassidy Montgomery began working on a project for their...

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UNC System Racial Equity Task Force hosts key findings meeting
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 15, 2020

The UNC System Racial Equity Task Force, started this past summer under the system’s Board of Governors, was created in response to nationwide...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 11/10 meeting recap: Pass/fail to update, DRC, and director of sustainability
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 13, 2020

At their second to the last meeting of the semester, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed the UNC Wilmington (UNCW) Disability...

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Faculty Senate’s decides against pass/fail for the fall 2020 semester
Hannah Horowitz, Staff Writer • November 13, 2020

The Faculty Senate, the legislative body of the faculty, reconvened on Nov. 10 to discuss a number of items relating to the fall 2020 semester,...

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UNCW releases details for winter break and spring return
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 12, 2020

With the end of the semester only a few weeks away, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) is preparing for what the spring will look like as the coronavirus...

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The reality of student workers during COVID-19
Kassie Bild, Contributing Writer • November 3, 2020

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic work and employment has been hectic and ever-changing. Many workers were laid-off, furloughed and...

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UNCW mourning the loss of Carly Rae Baron
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 2, 2020
At a Halloween gathering this past weekend, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) PCOM junior Carly Rae Baron was shot and later passed away from her injuries, according to reports from WWAY.
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Sustainability office working on climate resilience and action plan
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • November 2, 2020
In Sept. UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Office of Sustainability announced the university’s first-ever climate resilience and action plan.
COVID-19 testing site at UNCW.
UNCW collaborating with the local health department to host a COVID-19 testing site
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 31, 2020
In an email sent out by the university on Oct. 23, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) announced they are collaborating with the New Hanover County Health Department to host a free coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site. 
The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 10/27 meeting recap: DACA, Swipes for Seahawks and COVID-19
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 30, 2020
During their weekly meeting, the Student Government Association’s (SGA) swore in and filled in their final freshman class senator.
UNC System host town halls discussing race and equity
UNC System host town halls discussing race and equity
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 28, 2020
On Oct. 27 the UNC System held its first of two town halls for respective students to discuss race and equity. These open forums were a follow up to a previous survey they had sent across campuses to get a better feel of the climate of race and equity at various UNC System universities.
The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 10/20 meeting recap: SGA discusses parking, POD gouging and DACA
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 23, 2020
At their weekly meeting, the Student Government Association (SGA) discussed various updates across UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) campus.

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