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Grab a coffee, rescue a kitten: Wilmingtons first cat cafe

Grab a coffee, rescue a kitten: Wilmington’s first cat cafe

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer February 27, 2018

Soon you will be able to enjoy your Sunday morning macchiato while contributing to the rescue efforts of local homeless kittens. The Scratching Post Cafe, Wilmington's first cat cafe, will be opening soon....

UNCW students win chance to perform in 2018 Azalea Festival

Maddie Driggers and Kyle Kissinger February 12, 2018

UNCW’s annual Battle of the Bands competition took place on campus on Friday, Feb. 9 in the Burney Center as one of the Association for Campus Entertainment’s (ACE) Homecoming week events. Five student-based...

Wilmington spilled the beans

Kristen Yun, Contributing Writer February 2, 2018

Locals and visitors were invited to enjoy a cup-o-joe from Wilmington's best hole-in-the-wall coffee shops. The first annual Wilmington Coffee Crawl took place downtown on Saturday, January 27. Crawlers...

Look cool and stay warm: 7 ways to stunt this fall

Look cool and stay warm: 7 ways to stunt this fall

Maddie Driggers, Assistant Lifestyles Editor November 28, 2017

All Velvet Everything One trend that has been literally everywhere this fall and on every piece of clothing imaginable is velvet. I’ve seen velvet tops, pants, shoes, and even scrunchies (which I’m...

Used straws collected during a beach sweep. Courtesy of UNCW Plastic Ocean Project.

Why UNCW should “Stop Sucking”

Rachel Logan and Chantai Thomas November 16, 2017

“Sea Turtle with Straw up its Nostril - "NO" TO PLASTIC STRAWS” is a video with which many people are now familiar. With almost 15 million views on Youtube today, this video, first posted by an...

GCF Donation Center & Store, 709 S Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC.

Tips, tricks and stories of North Carolina’s best thrift stores

Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor November 16, 2017

Oversized button ups, mom jeans, vintage jackets, western style belts, ironic or distressed t-shirts. While these things can easily be found at places such as Forever 21, TopShop or Pacsun, there is the...

Kelly Rae Williams, Lori Wilson, and Daisuke Shen. Courtesy of Athenian Press & Workshops.

Athenian Press & Workshops – a breath of fresh air for the Wilmington literary community

Casey Auch, Contributing Writer November 16, 2017

One month ago, Athenian Press & Workshops [Athenian] launched their Kickstarter campaign in hopes of making their feminist bookstore, press, literary magazine and resource center a reality with a $30,000...

The riverwalk along the Cape Fear River in downtown Wilmington.

Hollywood of the East: Wilmington’s notable television and film appearances

Kyle Kissinger, Assistant Lifestyles Editor November 14, 2017

The state of North Carolina has earned the title of "Hollywood of the East" from the dozens of unforgettable television shows and films that have been produced here in the recent years. Earlier this...

My Inktober experience

My Inktober experience

Skylar Chadwick, Contributing Writer November 13, 2017

31 days, 31 drawings. The Inktober initiative was created in 2009 by Jake JP Parker. He wanted to challenge himself to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. However, he...

Wilmingtons best brunch spots

Wilmington’s best brunch spots

Maddie Driggers, Assistant Lifestyles Editor November 9, 2017

Are you looking for a local brunch spot close to campus? How about a good place to take family when they're visiting you from out of town? Maybe a good traditional diner-style breakfast? Or even a completely...

Brandon Noel

Making Friday nights easier: UNCW graduate starts BarMembership

Vanessa Dickerson, Staff Writer October 19, 2017

Say goodbye to holding a plethora of membership cards in your wallet when going out in Wilmington, all thanks to UNC-Wilmington Communication Studies graduate Brandon Noel. Noel, who graduated in 2002,...

The view of Wilmington Riverfest from the balcony of Front Street Brewery on Saturday, Oct. 7. Thousands of Wilmington residents gathered for the annual festival, which highlights local artists and businesses in a community setting.

Gallery: Wilmington Riverfest 2017

The Seahawk Staff October 7, 2017
Thousands of Wilmington residents gathered for the annual festival celebrating local artists and musical acts in the city's historic downtown district.
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