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Students sit inside the Fisher Student Center to do work.
UNCW student organizations can again reserve campus spaces
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • September 17, 2021

Student organizations can reserve spaces in campus buildings once again, per an activities email sent at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The email, sent...

A sign on UNCWs campus detailing when masks should be worn.
UNCW extends current COVID-19 restrictions another month
Chamiya Campbell, News Editor • September 14, 2021
On Monday afternoon, UNCW announced they would extend the current guidelines related to COVID-19 until Oct. 15. Chancellor Jose Sartarelli made this decision ahead of a Sept. 17 deadline to decide on the continuance or change to current guidelines.
Students head to class on Chancellors Walk.
How UNCW’s new COVID guidelines are affecting the campus experience
Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer • September 11, 2021
There is a struggle with the new guidelines across the campus community. While many recognize their importance, it is still discouraging that online events are continuing to be the reality. Still, UNCW’s students have remained resilient throughout the pandemic.
UNCWs new University Film Center is open.
Filmmakers, welcome to the new University Film Center
Boyce Rucker, Culture Intern • September 1, 2021

The film studies department at UNCW is defined by its sense of community and the deeply shared passion for the cinematic arts, whether it be...

Administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
UNCW announces all unvaccinated in-person students must participate in surveillance testing, change from previous guidance
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • August 11, 2021

UNCW announced on Tuesday that all unvaccinated students who live on campus or attend face-to-face classes, along with unvaccinated faculty and...

A face mask mandate sign on campus.
UNCW will temporarily return to mask wearing and surveillance testing
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • July 31, 2021

Editor's Note: The Seahawk has updated its coverage on this topic. To view the update on surveillance testing from Aug.11, please click here.  A...

The amphitheater.
UNCW adds two new STEM programs in the computer science department
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • July 22, 2021

The UNC board of governors approved the addition of two new Bachelor of Science programs at UNCW in cybersecurity and intelligent systems engineering....

The Emmett Till statue is seen through protesters at the South Carolina State House in Columbia, South Carolina demonstrating their anger over racial injustice on June 5, 2020.
Critical race theory and how it is affecting Wilmington
Andrew Lemon and Brenna Flanagan July 11, 2021

Over the past year, a new term has entered the political lexicon in the United States. Critical race theory, an theory in legal academia analyzing...

Dan Johnson is a professor in the School of Health and Applied Human Sciences.
UNCW professor apologizes for "Blow up Republicans" post
Brenna Flanagan , Editor-in-Chief • July 1, 2021

A UNCW professor’s Facebook post that came under fire in the campus community this week caused the professor to issue an apology in a statement...

Cornerstone Hall.
Former Republican representative appointed to UNCW board of trustees
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • June 30, 2021

A former Republican state representative was appointed to the UNCW board of trustees on Tuesday. Holly Grange was recommended by her party leader,...

A face mask mandate sign on campus.
Students respond to new COVID-19 guidelines on campus
Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer • June 3, 2021

With the release of the COVID-19 vaccines, the world has taken a full step toward pre-pandemic normalcy. The CDC has adjusted its safety guidelines,...

A biker on the crosswalk.
Director of Campus Life takes over housing as search begins for new housing director
Andrew Lemon, Interim News Editor • June 2, 2021

An administrative reshuffle is underway in UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) division of Student Affairs, spurred on by Director of Housing and Residence...

Face mask mandate on campus.
UNCW announces end to mask mandate and other COVID-19 restrictions
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • May 19, 2021

Masks will no longer be required on the UNCW campus in most situations and no matter vaccination status, per an OUR email on Wednesday morning.  Masks...

A recap of UNCWs current construction projects
A recap of UNCW's current construction projects
Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer • May 17, 2021

The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW) campus continues to expand. This summer the university will add Terrapin and Loggerhead Halls,...

Alderman Hall on UNCW campus.
Newly signed law allows campus police to take courses free of charge
Andrew Lemon, Interim News Editor • May 12, 2021

A bill signed into law on May 7 by Gov. Roy Cooper allows UNC system campus police the opportunity to enroll in an unlimited number of courses...

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