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    Biden Campaign sits down with student journalists to discuss abortion rights

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    Community, isolation and politics: The mental health of queer students at UNCW

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    Dredging on Wrightsville Beach coming to a close

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    The New Hanover County candidates on your general election ballot

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    Fire at Green Village Apartments displaces residents and students

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    Ann Marie Pierce: Wilmington local who took her love of running all the way to the Olympic Trials

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    Wilmington locals outraged at Cape Fear Memorial Bridge toll meeting

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    Ground Penetrating Radar used at Maides Cemetery to locate unmarked graves

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Close-up of a cicada. (Shannon Potter/Unsplash.com)
Buzz in: Cicadas swarm N.C.
Skylar Schade, Staff Writer • April 16, 2024

Thirteen years ago, N.C. locals experienced a significant swarm of cicadas. This spring, they are once again witnessing a similar phenomenon,...

Biden-Harris administration hosts roundtable to discuss the experiences of two womens pregnancies post the overturn of Roe v. Wade in 2022 (Courtesy of the Biden Campaign).
Biden Campaign sits down with student journalists to discuss abortion rights
Jackson Davenport, Staff Writer • April 13, 2024

In an online roundtable, two women shared their experiences with the restrictions on abortion and reproductive healthcare.  N.C. abortion...

Group shot of SWE. (Courtesy: Tyler Stubbs)
Dredging on Wrightsville Beach coming to a close
Sophia Culler, Staff Writer • March 18, 2024

After being postponed in 2022 due to reinterpretations of regulations, Wrightsville Beach desperately needs renourishment. The beach renourishment...

Signs for primary candidates posted outside of an early voting site. (Jackson Davenport/The Seahawk)
The New Hanover County candidates on your general election ballot
Jackson Davenport, Staff Writer • March 16, 2024

Voters selected several Democratic and Republican candidates on Tuesday, March 5 to advance to the Nov. 5 general election. Several important...

Smoke rises from Village Green, as seen from the Central Deck parking garage. (Amelia McNeese/The Seahawk)
Fire at Green Village Apartments displaces residents and students
Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief • March 14, 2024

On Tuesday morning, March 12, a building at Village Green Apartments caught on fire, causing substantial damage to the privately owned complex...

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Ann Marie Pierce: Wilmington local who took her love of running all the way to the Olympic Trials
Peyton Lewis, Assistant News Editor • February 24, 2024

A “positive mindset” and “determination.” These are two phrases 31-year-old, Wilmington local Ann Marie Pierce used to describe...

 Protestors oppose tolls at the WMPO Board Meeting. (Jackson Davenport/The Seahawk)
Wilmington locals outraged at Cape Fear Memorial Bridge toll meeting
Jackson Davenport, Staff Writer • February 21, 2024

A recent vote by the Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) is taking a toll on some Cape Fear residents.  In the wake...

Maides Cemetery sign from the Historic Wilmington Foundation. (Sarah Carter/The Seahawk)
Ground Penetrating Radar used at Maides Cemetery to locate unmarked graves
Sarah Carter, Assistant Culture Editor • February 14, 2024

On Feb.10, local volunteers gathered at Maides Cemetery with a Ground Penetrating Radar System (GPR) to help uncover gravesites for individuals...

Platos Lofts at Randall sign. (Grace Lanham/The Seahawk)
UNCW to lease off-campus apartments to accommodate increasing acceptance rates
Grace Lanham, News Editor • February 9, 2024

In a recent announcement from UNCW’s Director of Housing and Residence Life (HRL), Dr. Kevin Meaney, said the university will be leasing...

Police respond to gunshots at BP Gas station (Jamie Royal/The Seahawk).
Wilmington police respond to shooting on College Road
Jamie Leigh Royal, Staff Writer • January 27, 2024

On Jan. 26 at 11:38 a.m. UNCW students received an email reporting shots had been fired near the 400 block of S. College Road, which is adjacent...

A birds eye view of the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. (Cape Fear Public Water Utility)
Sweeney Water Treatment Plant receives award
Jackson Davenport, Contributing Writer • January 10, 2024

In late Oct. 2023, the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant in New Hanover County was awarded the “Gold Star” honor by the N.C. Department of...

SAG-AFTRA President Fran Drescher, white cap front, and National Executive Director and Chief Negotiator Duncan Crabtree-Ireland, left, greet picketers at the Netflix picket line in Los Angeles, on July 14, 2023. (Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Wilmington's film industry at a standstill after SAG-AFTRA strike
Emmy Berger, Contributing Writer • December 17, 2023

The momentum made by Wilmington’s growing film industry has slid to a halt due to the recently ended SAG-AFTRA Actor’s Strike. The movement,...

From left, doctors Michael Tift, Allison Loftis and Tiffany Keenan of UNCW’s Marine Mammal Stranding Program.
Gervais’ beaked whale stranded with balloon in stomach
Grace Lanham, News Editor • November 27, 2023

On Oct. 30, beachgoers of Emerald Isle discovered a Gervais' beaked whale in the shallow water. The Emerald Isle Police Department and Emerald...

A protestor outside the Board of Education Center holds a copy of “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You during the school boards Aug. 1 meeting.
After the removal of 'Stamped,' what’s next for the New Hanover County School Board?
Nate Mauldin and Caroline Patton October 16, 2023

On Sept. 1, the New Hanover County Board of Education voted 4-3 to temporarily remove “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You” from district...

Elijah Jacob Donato’s arrest photo. (New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office)
BREAKING NEWS: UNCW student arrested on multiple sex crime charges while babysitting
Nate Mauldin, Photography Editor • September 29, 2023

21-year-old Elijah Jacob Donato was arrested Thursday, Sept. 28 on two counts of 1st Degree Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and two counts of...

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