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    UNCW to lease off-campus apartments to accommodate increasing acceptance rates

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    New encrypted technology is allowing sexual assault survivors to anonymously report perpetrators

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State employees were granted raises for the 2016-2017 fiscal year, and certain chancellors received greater raises than the state minimum so that they could have competitive market salaries, according to UNC System President Margaret Spellings. 

State employee raises include extra funds for some chancellors

Casey McAnarney, Editor in Chief July 30, 2016

Sixteen UNC system chancellors have had pay raises approved for the 2016-2017 school year by the UNC Board of Governors. Including UNC Wilmington’s Chancellor Jose Sartarelli, nine of the 16 chancellors...

Tropical Storm Colin expected to hit Wilmington by Tuesday

Hannah Williams, News Editor June 5, 2016

Tropical Depression 3 is expected to strengthen to Tropical Storm Colin by Sunday night or Monday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center, and it will likely bring heavy wind and rain to...

McCrory, DOJ respond to HB2 controversy with lawsuit fast draw

Hannah Williams, News Editor May 11, 2016

In actions that added complexity to North Carolina’s increasingly controversial House Bill 2, North Carolina officials and the Department of Justice filed lawsuits against each other based on their...

Gov. Pat McCrory met with tough questions on “Meet the Press”

Casey McAnarney, News Editor April 21, 2016

Gov. Pat McCrory went on NBC’s “Meet the Press” last Sunday to defend North Carolina’s law on LGBT rights, and said the issue over the bill warrants more dialogue instead of vexed rhetoric. The...

HB 2 threatens upward trend of film activity in Wilmington

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor April 14, 2016

Turner Television Network and A&E Network are adding their names to the ever growing list of businesses planning to close up shop in North Carolina following the passage of NC’s highly controversial...

Members of the Wilmington community rally in opposition to House Bill 2, a new law in North Carolina, passed last week. 

McCrory’s “bathroom bill” receives local opposition from families

Casey Auch | Layout Editor April 7, 2016

Members of the Wilmington community rally in opposition to House Bill 2, a new law in North Carolina, passed last week.


Phony traffic stop just miles from campus

Ava Hicks | Contributing Writer March 31, 2016

Around one in the morning on Wednesday, March 2, the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call from an individual claiming to have been pulled over by a suspicious person posing as an...

A screen capture of a tweet from a trans North Carolinian in response to controversial House Bill 2.

America’s response to controversial House Bill 2

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor March 31, 2016

A screen capture of a tweet from a trans North Carolinian in response to controversial House Bill 2.

Legislature poses threat of renaming historically black colleges and universities in NC

Maegan McUmber | Contributing Writer March 31, 2016

As some of the last institutions dedicated solely to African Americans, historically black colleges and universities are an aspect of the diversity of culture and heritage in North Carolina.Therefore,...

House Bill 2 could have huge implications for NC; UNCW students stage silent protest

Casey McAnarney | News Editor March 31, 2016

A recent House bill passed by North Carolina's legislative body has left students and citizens frustrated with their government, so much so that UNC Wilmington students staged a silent protest the Monday...

Trump Supporter Gets Violent at NC Rally

Malia Benison | Contributing Writer March 24, 2016

Donald Trump, the front-runner of the Republican Party, held a rally in Fayetteville, NC March 8 as a boost for his campaign. A home to many active duty military stationed at Fort Bragg, Trump is the first...

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

Paige Myers | Contributing Writer March 17, 2016

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...

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