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  • UPD Police Chief Frank Brinkley began his position in March 2023 following his tenure as police chief at UNC School of the Arts, and police major at NC State University.


    Chief Frank Brinkley begins tenure at UNCW

  • Outside of Galloway Hall. Completed in 1971, it was the first student dormitory built on campus.


    UNCW creates overflow on-campus housing due to high admittance

  • A retouched, full-size picture of The Seahawks first edition. The Seahawk was founded in 1948, one year after UNCW was first established.


    A letter from the Editor

  • Former Dean of Watson College of Education Van Dempsey speaks at the 2023 Razor Walker Awards Ceremony on April 25, 2023.


    Van Dempsey speaks out about being removed as Dean of Watson: ‘I did not choose to leave’

  • Veteran and business owner Salette Andrews is the newest candidate in Wilmington’s City Council race. Elections will be held this November. (Salette Andrews)


    Salette Andrews enters race for Wilmington Council

  • Wilmington City Council Candidate Marlowe Foster in a campaign photo. (Marlowe Foster)


    Marlowe Foster announces campaign for Wilmington City Council

  • The entrace of Cumberland Heights in Nashville, Tenn. (Cumberland Heights)


    OP-ED: One day at a time—my battle with addiction

  • Student protesters hold signs outside of the Burney Center during the Razor Walker Awards ceremony. (Nate Mauldin/The Seahawk)


    Sen. Michael Lee receives Razor Walker Award for Public Policy despite protests

  • From left, SGA presidential candidates Skyler Stein and Cody Brandon in their campaign photos. (Courtesy of Skyler Stein)


    An interview with the new 2023-2024 SGA Presidents

  • UNCW Chancellor Aswani K. Volety at his installation on Friday, March 31, 2023. (UNCW Office of University Relations)


    Dr. Aswani K. Volety installed as Chancellor of UNCW

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With nearly eight miles of beach, Keewaydin Island is a remote hideaway only accessible by boat. The barrier island lies between Marco Island and Naples Fla.

UNCW faculty conduct barrier island research on Masonboro Island

Serah Culler, Contributing Writer March 6, 2021

A new research project is being conducted on Masonboro Island that could teach us how to predict the effects of both storms and calm periods on the habitats and ecosystems of the island. Joseph Long,...

NC lifts modified stay at home order

NC lifts modified stay at home order

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor February 25, 2021

In response to increased state-wide vaccination efforts, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper announced this week that he would be loosening some of the state's current coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions.  Executive...

A view of the Wilmington Riverfront.

City Council passes two ordinances for a more sustainable Wilmington

Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer February 24, 2021

At a Feb. 16 meeting of the Wilmington City Council, councilmembers unanimously approved two ordinances brought forward by Sustainability Program Manager David Ingram.  The larger item on the agenda...


Cucalorus selected for $25K grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer February 24, 2021

After about a year and a half application process, Wilmington’s local nonprofit art organization Cucalorus was recently awarded a $25,000 grant for their annual Cucalorus Film Festival from...

Current renovation plans for Bijou Park.

City of Wilmington approves Bijou Park renovations

Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer February 13, 2021

At the Feb. 2 Wilmington City Council meeting, councilmembers unanimously passed an ordinance to begin renovations to Bijou Park. The .13 acre park is located at 209 N. Front St. in the heart of downtown...

Filming at Screen Gems Studios.

Wilmington’s film industry keeps rolling despite added costs

Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer February 7, 2021

WILMINGTON N.C.—Since the first film productions began in Wilmington in the early 1980s, the city has become an alluring backdrop for filmmakers across the country. As film and TV projects increasingly...

The nurses prepare to administer the vaccine.

CHHS nursing school students and faculty help deliver vaccines in Wilmington

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor February 6, 2021

On Feb. 4, students and faculty from the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) nursing school helped deliver coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines to locals in Wilmington. Since Wilmington has begun...

North Carolina Board of Elections no longer recognizing Constitution Party and Green Party

North Carolina Board of Elections no longer recognizing Constitution Party and Green Party

Anthony Culler, Contributing Writer February 3, 2021

According to the North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE), the Constitution Party and Green Party are no longer recognized political parties in North Carolina. “Both parties failed to turn...

Jeff Jackson at a rally.

Photo provided by Jeff Jacksons official press team

Jeff Jackson announces run for U.S. Senate

Nicolas Ziccardi, Staff Writer January 31, 2021

On Jan. 26, Jeff Jackson, four-term North Carolina State Senator, announced he would be running for U.S. Senate to replace outgoing Senator Richard Burr after he announced that he would not seek re-election....

Several people are out to enjoy the Riverwalk.

Wilmington Riverwalk attracts national attention

Andrew Lemon, Contributing Writer January 30, 2021

WILMINGTON N.C. - The Wilmington Riverwalk has been a staple of the downtown area for the past 40 years. Offering a view of the Cape Fear river and the historic storefronts of the city, various restaurants...

Roy Cooper extends N.C. modified stay-at-home order

Roy Cooper extends N.C. modified stay-at-home order

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 29, 2021

Roy Cooper, North Carolina’s Governor, announced on Jan. 27 that he is extending the modified stay-at-home order that was set to expire Jan. 29. The extended stay-at-home order goes into effect at...

NC officials respond to Trump insurrection

NC officials respond to Trump insurrection

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor January 19, 2021

It has been almost two weeks since the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol took place and since then many elected officials have come forward condemning the violent actions and the role that various people...

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