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Donald Trump and and Hillary Clinton on stage during the second debate between the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. (Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

UNCW leans toward Clinton, College Republicans divided on Trump

Casey McAnarney , Editor in Chief October 13, 2016

UNC Wilmington students have spoken out in two recent polls on The Seahawk's Twitter account before and after the second presidential debate, and they voted for Hillary Clinton as their choice for the...

Student Body President Dan McCord announces SGA’s plans for the upcoming year

Ava Hicks | Staff Writer September 6, 2016

On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 6, the Student Government Association held its annual State of the Student Government Association Address in James Hall. Student Body President Dan McCord spoke in regards...

OPINION: Politics 2016—student involvement and lack thereof

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor August 18, 2016

I think we can all agree that the 2016 presidential campaigns have not turned out the way we expected. Where to begin? Many were surprised with the Bernie Sanders campaign gaining immeasurable momentum...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in UNCW's Trask Coliseum about major problems within the United States political system on Tuesday as a part of his 2016 campaign. 

Locals and UNCW students react to Trump’s Trask rally

The UNCW College Republicans and the Campaign for Donald Trump hosted a rally for the Republican presidential candidate in Trask Coliseum at 2 p.m. on Tuesday.It was the Trump campaign's first visit to...

UNCW student protesters hold up homemade signs at the UNC system-wide bathroom sit-in against controversial House Bill 2.

UNCW students stage bathroom sit-in along with other UNC system schools

For a second straight week, the UNC Wilmington community staged a protest to voice its discontent with North Carolina’s newly enacted, controversial House Bill 2, but this time they took the protesting...

Inclusion! Inclusion! Inclusion! The Chancellor’s plans for UNCW in wake of controversial new laws

Casey McAnarney | News Editor April 7, 2016

Now officially installed as Chancellor of UNC Wilmington, Chancellor José Sartarelli turns his attention away from ceremonies and towards an issue facing campus: diversity and inclusion.The installation...

With silent protests, UNCW students demand more transparency

Casey Auch | Layout Editor April 7, 2016

Several UNC Wilmington students attended the Chancellor’s installation last Thursday, some protesting the recent passing of House Bill 2 and the proposed Campus Free Expression Act.“HB 2 is a large...

New UNC System Student Body President announced; UNCW not involved in the vote

Casey McAnarney | News Editor March 24, 2016

At a gathering of the UNC school system’s Association of Student Governments at Appalachian State University this past weekend, the ASG named North Carolina State University sophomore Madeline Finnegan...

Possible Campus Free Expression Act could actually suppress free speech

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor March 24, 2016

UNC system students will face disciplinary action for disrupting the “first amendment rights of others” on campus if the bill Lt. Gov. Dan Forest plans to propose passes. The Campus Free Expression...

Incumbent Dan McCord elected for second term as student body president

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor March 3, 2016

The Student Government Association officer election polls have closed, the votes have been counted and incumbent Dan McCord has been voted as UNC Wilmington SGA president for his second term. “It...

UNCW Student Government Association makes motions to oppose NC Senate bill

Casey McAnarney | News Editor March 3, 2016

In a resolution entitled ‘An Act of Student Opposition to North Carolina House Bill 589,’ UNC Wilmington’s Student Government Association voiced the opinion of the organization and the campus as...

Student Government Association presidential candidate Joe Herlihy speaks about his plans for SGA if he were to be elected, like creating a more cohesive work environment for senators, executives and students alike.

SGA Presidential Candidate Joe Herlihy hopes to bridge gaps in SGA and create a more cohesive campus

Nathaniel Liu | Contributing Writer February 18, 2016

After spending his freshman and sophomore years as a senator for UNC Wilmington’s Student Government Association, UNCW sophomore and history and political science double major Joe Herlihy finds that...

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