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SGA 2/23 meeting recap: BOG approves security fee increase and hear sophomore housing requirement updates
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 26, 2021

During this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, senators were given updates on housing and were informed that the UNC System...

The upcoming film building at UNCW.
Construction efforts continue to expand campus
Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer • February 25, 2021

The UNC Wilmington (UNCW) campus continues to grow as several construction projects are near completion, while ground is being broken on new...

Walking to class.
UNCW hosted virtual forums with the final 3 Vice Chancellor candidates
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 23, 2021

The vice chancellor for student affairs search committee has narrowed down its search to its three final candidates. Marianne Thomson, Lowell...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 2/16 meeting recap: Talone hopes to receive $3,000 for feminine hygiene products project
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 19, 2021

During this week’s Student Government Association’s (SGA) meeting, Matt Talone, the SGA’s president, announced that he has been working...

Graduation online-- class of 2020.
Spring 2021 commencement ceremonies will be virtual
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 17, 2021

Chancellor Jose V. Sartarelli announced in a recent email that the spring 2021 commencement ceremonies will be held virtually.  Due to the...

Members of Phi Mu and Pi Sigma Epsilon at a previous DubThon event.
Dubthon raises money for Duke Children’s Hospital for fourth year
Layla Culler, Contributing Writer • February 16, 2021

For the fourth year, the UNC Wilmington sorority Phi Mu, and the business fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon have partnered up to help raise money for...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 2/9 meeting recap: After continued heated discussions, the first week of February is declared National Gun Violence Survivors Week at UNCW
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 12, 2021

Whether or not to pass the previously tabled resolution making an official national gun violence survivors week at UNCW was once again heavily...

The Centro Hispano office in Fisher.
SGA to start a new program geared towards diversity and cultural competency
Serah Culler, Contributing Writer • February 10, 2021

A new curriculum program is being planned for UNC Wilmington (UNCW) that has a unique twist: it is being spearheaded by a student. Thomas...

The nurses prepare to administer the vaccine.
CHHS nursing school students and faculty help deliver vaccines in Wilmington
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 6, 2021

On Feb. 4, students and faculty from the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) nursing school helped deliver coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 2/2 meeting recap: Senate tables gun violence survivors awareness resolution
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 5, 2021

During this week’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, the Senate tabled a resolution to make an official national gun violence survivors...

UNCW to start conducting COVID-19 virus surveillance testing on Feb. 8
UNCW to start conducting COVID-19 virus surveillance testing on Feb. 8
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • February 3, 2021
The Abrons Student Health Center on campus will test UNCW residents weekly and off-campus students in hybrid classes every other week by appointments starting on Feb 8. Students will be contacted via email to set up their appointments. 
The UNCW clocktower
UNCW board of trustees emphasize the need for free speech at their quarterly meeting
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 29, 2021

The UNC Wilmington (UNCW) board of trustees (BOT) met for their third quarterly meeting on Jan. 29 to hear and give updates on their committees...

The Student Government Association (SGA) meets every Tuesday from 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
SGA 1/26 meeting recap: Join SGA, CARES act 2.0 and COVID-19 updates
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 29, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) held their first meeting of the spring 2021 semester on Jan. 26, and they jumped right back into serving...

Students on Chancellor
First diversity committee meeting reveals only 8% of Black students feel like they belong at UNCW
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 28, 2021

On Jan. 27, the UNC Wilmington (UNCW) board of trustees (BOT) began their several days of quarterly meetings. Their week kicked off with the...

A BLM poster near the UNCW pond.

Photo by Kaylin Damico
UNCW's demographic data reflects a struggle to diversify the student population
Veronica Wernicke and Cierra Noffke January 23, 2021

As UNC Wilmington’s (UNCW) enrollment continues to grow, demographics among Black students have remained relatively stagnant and between 2016...

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