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The fountain in downtown Wilmington.
Wilmington City Council recommends WAVE transportation delay redesign implementation
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • May 7, 2021

During this week's City Council meeting, members passed a resolution recommending the delay of the WAVE transportation redesign, and heard updates...

The Seahawk says goodbye to senior editorial board members
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • May 7, 2021

Three editorial board members will graduate at the semester’s end, leaving The Seahawk with positions to fill as the summer approaches. The...

The late Vice Chancellor Pat Leonard.
Senior medallion renamed to honor late Pat Leonard
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • May 6, 2021

As UNC Wilmington (UNCW) holds its 100th commencement ceremonies this weekend, the prestigious senior medallion award got an updated name to...

A look across the UNCW pond.
Board of trustees meeting recap: diverse student acceptances is up and construction continues
Veronica Wernicke and Andrew Lemon May 5, 2021

During the quarterly UNC Wilmington (UNCW) board of trustees meeting, the board heard updates related to the coronavirus (COVID-19), diversity,...

The new sustainability office is located in the Warwick Center.
Office of Sustainability gets new space
Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor • April 29, 2021
Last week, the Office of Sustainability formally opened the doors of their new space located in the Warwick Center, filling the vacant space following the Office of Military Affairs’ move to Veterans Hall. This space will house Chief Sustainability Officer Kat Pohlman, as well as her staff of peer educators.
UNCW staff member recieves the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the Burney Center clinic.
Burney Center COVID-19 virus vaccine clinic reopens to Wilmington community
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 27, 2021

Following a pause in operations to review the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, UNC Wilmington’s vaccination clinic has...

The fountain between Morton and Leutze Hall.
UNC System receiving more COVID-19 aid as BOG expect a normal fall 2021
Veronica Wernicke and Andrew Lemon, News Editor and Assistant News Editor • April 24, 2021
The UNC System board of governors (BOG) held their bi-monthly meeting earlier this week and discussed COVID-19 aid, a new project with PBS North Carolina, and approving a new board of trustees across the system. 
Period products ready for transport.
'Periods Don’t Stop for Pandemics' campaign collecting menstrual hygiene products for local women
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 22, 2021
For the second year in a row, UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Hawks Harvest is partnering with Seeds of Healing and I Support the Girls, to collect and donate menstrual hygiene products for local women in the Cape Fear region. 
Preparing to administer a vaccine in the Burney Center.
UNC System will not require COVID-19 virus vaccine for fall 2021 return
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 22, 2021
Several major universities, including Duke University have announced that they will require students to receive the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine prior to their return. The UNC System will not.
Center for Healthy Communities.
UNCW receives funding for community COVID-19 virus relief
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 21, 2021

UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) center for healthy communities recently received a $330,000 grant to help vulnerable communities affected by the coronavirus...

The amiptheater.
Student Media Center to move to new location
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 20, 2021

In light of several Institutional Diversity & Inclusion (OIDI) offices being renovated for larger spaces, the Student Media Center (SMC)...

The UNCW clocktower behind some trees.
UNCW partners with search firm to find new chief diversity officer
Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer • April 20, 2021
Roseboro and Stuart hope to have a new chief diversity officer by early July.  
The UNCW pond next to the Student Recreation Center.
UNCW clubs and organizations gear up for Earth Week
Andrew Lemon, Assistant News Editor • April 18, 2021

Earth Day is officially celebrated this year on April 22, but many on campus clubs and organizations at UNC Wilmington (UNCW) are planning environmentally...

The health center is inside Depaolo Hall.
The Board of Governors increases security and health fees
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 15, 2021

In February, the UNC System board of governors (BOG) approved to increase student fees for health services and campus security starting in fall...

UNCW student, Alfredo Espinal, receives his vaccine.
UNCW pauses COVID-19 vaccination clinic
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 13, 2021
On April 13, both the CDC and FDA issued a pause on all administering of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine due to reports of rare blood clots. 

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