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The news site of UNC Wilmington

The Seahawk

An artists rendering of what the university plans for the building to look like.

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

Hannah Williams, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2016

An artists rendering of what the university plans for the building to look like.

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...

NC ban on same-sex marriage struck down

Joe Lowe | News Editor October 11, 2014

Gay marriage is now legal in 29 states including North Carolina.Two years ago, North Carolina approved Amendment One, a constitutional amendment slamming the door shut on same-sex marriage for the state....

Supreme Court takes steps toward same-sex marriage in NC

On Oct. 6th, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in five states: Wyoming, Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, and Virginia.The refusal to review the marriages of seven couples in five different states led...

N.C. film industry faces economic decline

Nathan Johnson | Intern October 7, 2014

This year, the North Carolina film industry faces major economic decline due to new incentives.Currently, film productions fill out a form on the North Carolina Film’s website if they are interested...

Wilmington Guns robbed

Nathan Johnson | Intern September 6, 2014

Thirty-nine handguns were stolen from the Wilmington Guns store at 7213 Market St. on Aug. 28. The theft took place around 4:50 a.m.The robbers entered through the front door window, and broke into the...

Vandalized Wrightsville Beach landmark safe; Future up for debate

A handmade mailbox tucked in the dunes of Wrightsville Beach, that once enticed thousands to thoughts behind in a notebook, was recently forced into retirement by vandals- devastating tourists, students...

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