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2020-2021 SGA VP Sabrina Balent and Preisdent Matt Talone.
2020 State of the SGA recap
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • September 18, 2020

On Sept. 15, the Student Government Association (SGA) held its yearly state of the SGA. This year’s event was held virtually due to the coronavirus...

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UNCW ranked among the top 100 Public National Universities for 2021
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • September 15, 2020

The 2021 U.S. News & World Report for Top 100 Public Schools ranked UNC Wilmington (UNCW) 95 out of 100. UNCW was also ranked as 187 of 389...

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Upperman African American Cultural Center celebrates 25 years
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • September 14, 2020
This year UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Upperman African American Cultural Center celebrates its 25 anniversary. The Upperman Center is a place of support, education and advocacy for Black students at the university. 
Inside Depaolo Hall, where the Abrons Student Health Center is located.
Abrons Student Health Center joined SGA to discuss COVID-19
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • September 10, 2020
On Sept. 9 the Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly meeting and the coronavirus (COVID-19) was a prominent topic.
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UNCW discusses diversity and inclusion on campus
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • September 9, 2020
Last week UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) Interim Chief Diversity Officer, Dr. Donyell Roseboro, held three open forums to discuss the current climate of diversity and inclusion at UNCW’s campus and how moving forward those things could improve. 
Pelican Hall and Sandpiper Hall are two of the four new housing options which opened fall 2020 at UNCW.
BREAKING NEWS: On-campus dorms to become single occupancy due to COVID-19 concerns
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • September 7, 2020
The Seahawk has learned that on Sept. 8 UNCW students will receive an email announcing that all on-campus dorms will become single occupancy.
Some of the bottled honey that was sold last year on campus. One pound bottles are available for $9.50 at the POD markets on campus.
EVS and UNCW Beekeepers set to sell honey on campus for the third year
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • September 1, 2020
For the third year, the environmental science (EVS) department alongside Beekeepers (the bee club) at UNC Wilmington (UNCW) will be selling the honey they harvested and bottled at the POD markets on campus. One pound bottles will be able for $9.50 starting this week, Aramark is in control of when it officially hits shelves. 
The new seahawk sculpture displayed near Pelican and Sandpiper Halls.
UNCW unveils new seahawk sculpture
William Becker, Staff Writer • August 31, 2020

UNC Wilmington (UNCW) recently held a small ceremony and celebration to unveil a new sculpture on campus.  This new sculpture, which...

Pelican Hall and Sandpiper Hall are two of the four new housing options which opened fall 2020 at UNCW.
BREAKING NEWS: UNCW reports 6 COVID-19 virus clusters on campus
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 27, 2020
On Thursday evening, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) issued a UNCWAlert informing student of two COVID-19 clusters on campus. This alert was issued via text, email and phone. 
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UNCW adjusts to learning during COVID-19
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 27, 2020

The threat of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is still looming as students, faculty and staff around the U.S. headed back to school this month and...

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Q&A: Talking COVID-19 with UNCW administration
William Becker, Staff Writer • August 26, 2020
This interview was conducted on Aug. 21, by Seahawk Staff Writer William Becker.  Notably, a piece by Becker was published on Aug. 1, simply titled as “UNC System’s fall plan betrays students and staff amid COVID-19.” This piece was extremely critical of the UNC system and its decision to continue operating in-person classes during the threat of COVID-19.  As of Aug 20, two UNC schools (NC State and UNC Chapel Hill) have gone to completely remote learning. In response to the article, Christinia Schectman, a Public Relations Specialist at the Office of University Relations contacted Becker in hopes of conducting a discussion between William Becker and notable staff members at UNCW.
Expanded and socially distanced outdoor seating located between the Fisher buildings.
UNCW’s campus dining implements new COVID-19 safety measures
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 24, 2020

  UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) campus dining is one of many aspects that the university has had to adjust in accordance with health...

Pelican Hall and Sandpiper Hall are two of the four new housing options which opened fall 2020 at UNCW.
New UNCW dorms Sandpiper and Pelican Halls officially open
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 21, 2020

The fall 2020 school year saw the completion and official opening of two new campus housing options at UNC Wilmington (UNCW). Sandpiper Hall...

UNCW columns between Leutze and Morton Hall.
COM department offering new interracial dialogue class
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 20, 2020

Amid the recent conversations about race and protest surrounding the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, the Communication Studies (COM) department...

Pelican Hall and Sandpiper Hall are two of the four new housing options which opened fall 2020 at UNCW.
UNCW revises campus housing visitor policy amid COVID-19
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 18, 2020

As countries around the world, the U.S. included, are still dealing with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, UNC Wilmington (UNCW) has updated...

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