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OPINION: SGA needs to reform its campaign process
OPINION: SGA needs to reform its campaign process
Nicolas Ziccardi, Assistant Opinion Editor • April 20, 2021

The Student Government Association (SGA) announced its 2021-2022 winners for student body president and vice president following the first run-off...

A resolution thanking Chief Donaldson from the SGA.
SGA passes 2 resolutions thanking Chief Donaldson, faculty and staff
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • April 8, 2021
During their last meeting of the school year, the Student Government Association (SGA) passed two resolutions—the first thanking University Police Chief David Donaldson and the second highlighting appreciation to faculty and staff.
Robby Fensom (left) with running mate, Thomas Wilson (right) are running in the 2021-2022 SGA election.
A look into the SGA presidential campaign of Robby Fensom and Thomas Wilson
Serah Culler, Contributing Writer • March 13, 2021
Fensom and Wilson are both in their third year and have been involved in the Student Government Association (SGA) prior to their candidacy. Fensom, who is currently the SGA chief of staff, is a communication studies and philosophy double major with minors in economics and leadership studies. Their platform focuses on three points: inclusion, innovation and recovery.  
Kyle Glover (right) with running mate, Jake Linker (left) are running in the 2021-2022 SGA election.
Kyle Glover and Jake Linker want to be your next SGA president and vice president
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • March 11, 2021
Glover, the current SGA treasurer, is running for student body president. His running mate, Linker, current student services committee chair, is running for vice president. The most pressing issues they believe need to be addressed at UNCW include diversity and inclusion, sustainability and divestment and advancement which all tie into the four pillars they are running on which include: advancement, sustainability, engagement and harmony. 
More campus housing is under construction.
OPINION: UNCW's two-year residency program is expected, but still disappointing
Nicolas Ziccardi, Assistant Opinion Editor • March 5, 2021

With the news breaking that UNCW is going to require sophomores to live on-campus in addition to purchasing an All-Access meal plan, many underclassman...

NC officials respond to Trump insurrection
NC officials respond to Trump insurrection
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 19, 2021

It has been almost two weeks since the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol took place and since then many elected officials have come forward condemning...

The North Carolina State Capitol Building in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Dreamstime/TNS)
How NC Capitol is prepping for the presidential inauguration
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 18, 2021

With the nation’s capital preparing for the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20, increased security and safety measures have already been...

NextGen N.C. is a progressive organization that focuses on registering young people to vote and turning them out to the polls in November.
NextGen NC is here to inform young voters
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • August 29, 2020
With the 2020 general election only two months away, organizations like NextGen North Carolina (an offshoot of national organization NextGen America) are helping to inform and guide young voters about the election and why they should vote.
Front of UNCW
UNCW receives, begins distributing CARES Act funding
Caitlyn Dark, News Editor • May 21, 2020

As a tumultuous spring semester begins to settle in the rear view, UNC Wilmington students are expecting to reap the benefits of the latest COVID-19...

2020-2021 SGA VP Sabrina Balent and Preisdent Matt Talone.
Matt Talone and Sabrina Balent elected as 2020-2021 SGA president and VP
Veronica Wernicke, Opinion Editor • May 16, 2020

Every year UNC Wilmington students are given the opportunity to vote for the next school year's upcoming Student Government Association student...

Dr. Till Wagner, Assistant Professor at UNCW’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography, stands in Hodder hall Monday night after delivering his presentation on the evolving dynamics of the Arctic Ocean for the 2019-20 Planet Ocean Seminar Series.Dr. Till Wagner, Assistant Professor at UNCW’s Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography, stands in Hoggard Hall the evening of Monday, Feb. 11 after delivering his presentation on the evolving dynamics of the Arctic Ocean for the 2019-20 Planet Ocean Seminar Series.
Till Wagner delivers lecture about international politics of a melting Arctic
Jack Kessler, Contributing Writer • February 19, 2020

The dynamics of a new and changing Arctic Ocean will have profound effects on the climate and the global economy, said an assistant professor...

Caroline Morin-Gage (left), Ashley Powell (center), and Babette Boyd (right) pose for a photo after lecturing about the cash-bail system in the U.S.
Presentation educates perils of cash-bail system
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • October 8, 2019

A presentation about the pitfalls of the U.S.’ cash-bail system for arrested persons was given to the public Thursday evening in UNC Wilmington’s...

From left to right: SGA President-elect Nick Pianovich; Sammy C. Hawk; SGA Vice President-elect Rachel Kowaldo.
Pianovich, Kowadlo go in-depth on their plans for UNCW
Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor • April 5, 2019

It has been a few weeks since the UNC Wilmington student body elected the 2019-2020 SGA president and vice president, Nick Pianovich and Rachel...

From left to right: College of Health & Human Services Senator Laura Bussiere, Senior Class President Julian Coley, SGA Vice President-elect Rachel Kowaldo, SGA President-elect Nick Pianovich, and Junior Class Senator Sofia Bonilla.
UNCW students elect Pianovich, Kowadlo as SGA president and VP
Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor • March 28, 2019

Over 1,000 UNC Wilmington students voted for in 2019 student government elections, setting a record for voter turnout within the school. The...

Nolan Dunagan, left, and Anna-Kelly Fink, right
SGA elections: Dunagan and Fink look to enhance student experience
Jonny Berrios, Staff Writer • March 27, 2019

The UNC Wilmington 2019 Student Government Association elections will conclude Thursday at 4 p.m., crowning a new president and vice president...

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