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Swain Center highlights women with International Women’s Day series

Kylie Woods, Contributing Writer March 16, 2021

In honor of International Women’s day, the Swain Center at the UNC-Wilmington put together a series of virtual workshops highlighting women and their leadership roles in in their communities. The...

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11 of Wilmington’s best coffee shops

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor February 24, 2021
One of the cornerstones of Wilmington’s appeal are its coffee shops, and new ones seemingly spring up every year. Navigating the scape can be overwhelming, so we’ve  rounded up some of Wilmington’s finest coffee places, accounting for the overall vibe, the indoor space and the variety and quality of the menu.
A photo display of the famous lunch counter sit-in in Greensboro North Carolina. DuSable Museum of African American History museum, on August 26, 2015, prepares a new exhibit, Freedom, Resistance and the Journey Toward Equality, at the Chicago museum.

Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County to begin fundraising for Major General Joseph McNeil Statue

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer February 12, 2021

This article was updated on Feb. 13 2021 to include a link to the donation fund started by the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County. On Feb. 1, 1960, a man from Wilmington named Major General...

He was a weak man. The sort who needed to crush a woman in order to feel powerful. -John Mark Green

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A pandemic within a pandemic: domestic violence

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

For many, home is a place of love, warmth and comfort where you have support and a break from the business of the real world. But for millions of others, home is anything but a sanctuary. The US Department...

23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription

23 films you can watch with your free Kanopy subscription

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief January 16, 2021

If you did not know—UNCW provides students with free access to the film library of Kanopy, an educational streaming service. The library is packed full of film from an array of subjects from all over...

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Wilmington’s film industry makes a comeback after COVID-19 lockdown

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer January 14, 2021

Beginning in the early 1980s, Wilmington became a go-to location for many film productions—ranging from horror to crime to romance. At the beginning, producers filmed in Wilmington to capture a...

The Seahawks 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Seahawk’s 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor December 8, 2020
In the mess known as 2020, it can be hard to find the perfect gift for everyone in your life. To make holiday shopping easier for you, we created a gift guide full of small businesses and local handcrafted goods at an affordable price! 
How to make friends during a pandemic

How to make friends during a pandemic

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer December 3, 2020

People thrive on human connection and one of the most important of those connections is friendship. According to Help Guide, “friendships have a huge impact on your mental health and happiness. Good...

Black Foot, Standing Bear, Big Eagle, Sioux. Three members of the Sioux tribe pose in Indian Village, 1898.

Recognizing Native American Heritage Month: Who was here before us?

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer November 27, 2020

This is the 30th anniversary of government recognized Native American Heritage month and despite the civic rupture of 2020, we have found ourselves recognizing silenced voices and the history of their...

Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup

Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup

Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer November 26, 2020

Happy NotTurkey Day: Last Minute Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Lineup  I am a vegan, and my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving—there, I said it. But how, you ask? Vegans cannot possibly like Thanksgiving, there...

Cucalorus Film Review: Dramarama is a sweet coming-of-age tale

Cucalorus Film Review: ‘Dramarama’ is a sweet coming-of-age tale

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer November 25, 2020

Films concerning the relationships and struggles of modern American high schoolers are a dime a dozen—but very few high school movies attempt to display the nuances and three-dimensional traits of their...

While some struggling businesses close in Wilmington, others open in their place

While some struggling businesses close in Wilmington, others open in their place

Sophia Ho , Contributing Writer November 23, 2020

Amongst the numerous changes occurring in the wake of this new normal, economic instability has driven some businesses to shut down while others are writing new beginnings.   With capacity limits...

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