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New Director of the School of Social Work plans to build upon new-found notoriety

As UNC Wilmington receives recognition for its affordable, accredited Masters of Social Work Program, the School of Social Work also recognizes and names a new director, Dr. Stacy Kolomer, who plans to...

NC primary results: Clinton and Trump win big; Connect NC Bond passes

Casey McAnarney | News Editor March 16, 2016

UNC Wilmington students and North Carolinians alike ventured out to the polls for the NC Primary yesterday, and the results are now in.In the presidential race, Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary...

McCrory speaks at UNCW about Connect NC bond, impact on Wilmington community

NC Gov. Pat McCrory spoke at a meeting held on UNC Wilmington's campus this past Wednesday, March 9 while students were on spring break to promote the two billion dollar Connect NC public improvement bond...

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death and its effect on North Carolina

The country received news on Feb. 13 that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who was appointed to the bench by President Ronald Reagan, had died at the age of 79. Subsequently, his death has risen...

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...

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“Vote yes to invest” with new Connect NC bond? You will decide.

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2016

When North Carolinians go to vote in the March 15 primary election, they will notice a little box titled “Referendum, Connect NC: Public Improvement Bond” at the bottom of their ballot after the...

New scholarship hopes to keep teachers in New Hanover County public schools

Noah Thomas January 14, 2016

A ranking by WalletHub placed North Carolina 50th of 51 United States territories for best states to work in as a public school teacher. This ranking may have deterred prospective teachers from seeking...

Death resurfaces pedestrian cross bridge conversation

On November 1 around 10:45 pm, an adult male was struck and killed walking outside of the designated crosswalk on South College Road.Hundreds of students wait patiently to cross the seven lane highway...

NC ranks 50th in teacher ranking poll

WalletHub dealt North Carolina a crushing blow last week when a study ranking the best and worst states for public school teachers placed the Tar Heel State as 50th of 51 territories that include the District...

N.C. ends Teaching Fellowship Programs

Kathrin Bittner | Intern January 15, 2015

Recent government decisions led to the removal of several education programs, jump-starting a decline of teachers in North Carolina."One of the main factors contributing to that decline is the state ending...

Hawks for Hunger accepting donations to provide for local families

Nathan Johnson | Interning Writer November 17, 2014

UNC Wilmington is now accepting donations for its charity campaign, Hawks for Hunger.For every gift or donation made during the month of November, the Hawks for Hunger sponsors will donate a meal to a...

WPD initiates use of body cameras

Nathan Johnson | Intern October 20, 2014

Beginning this month, criminal activity in the city of Wilmington, N.C. will be monitored.Police around Wilmington are embracing the use of personal body video cameras. However, the UNC Wilmington police...

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