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Growing a green thumb: Get started on spring gardening with Wilmington's best garden centers and nurseries

Growing a green thumb: Get started on spring gardening with Wilmington’s best garden centers and nurseries

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Springtime is officially here and for some that means that it is time to gardening again. For those of us that love plants but have limited gardening skills, now is the perfect time to try your hand at...

A view of the Wilmington riverwalk.

Wilmington’s path to funding small businesses and preventing more business closures

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer April 5, 2021

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, many small businesses have struggled to keep their doors open. Each day, businesses lost customers and money when people started staying inside to keep themselves...

The reality for North Carolina migrant farmworkers

The reality for North Carolina migrant farmworkers

Shelby Diehl, Contributing Writer April 1, 2021

For the past week, UNCW’s College of Health & Human Services has been hosting “Food for Thought: Farmworkers & the Intersection of Equity, Health & Food.” This series of presentations,...

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Snyder’s ‘Justice League’ is a monumental superhero film fueled by passion

Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer March 30, 2021
Soon after the theatrical cut’s release, fans began to petition and demand for a release of Snyder’s original cut of the film. In the midst of circulating rumors, Snyder confirmed its existence in 2019 and revealed that its release was up to Warner Bros to decide. A year later, it was announced that Warner Bros would be releasing the film on HBO Max in 2021 and that Snyder would receive additional funding to complete the film as he saw fit.
The Office of the Arts takes on social activism with new project ‘Artivism’

The Office of the Arts takes on social activism with new project ‘Artivism’

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

The Office of the Arts is creating opportunities for social justice through creativity, engagement and empowerment in a new series called “Artivism Through Social Change.” Typically, the Office...

Self Love Speaker series highlights issue of period poverty and menstrual health

Self Love Speaker series highlights issue of period poverty and menstrual health

Amanda Leahey, Contributing Writer March 28, 2021

This article was edited on March 29, to correct information about the "Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics" drive. Did you know that menstrual products are taxed as a non-essential, or luxury good in North...

Lookout Labs event.

Celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Lookout Books, UNCW’s publishing house

Layla Culler, Contributing Writer March 25, 2021

On Thursday, March 18, Lookout Books co-founder and publisher Emily Smith, and editor KaToya Ellis Fleming, hosted a special 10-year anniversary event with Clare Beams and Cameron Dezen Hammon,...

Sidney Wollmuth.

Meet the new editor-in-chief of Atlantis Magazine: Sidney Wollmuth on her hopes and goals for the publication

Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer March 24, 2021
Wollmuth is currently a junior majoring in creative writing and English literature. As an honors student and head of the Creative Arts Club on campus, she stays engaged academically and artistically. She is also a published writer—her prose and poetry have been featured in a number of literary magazines outside of UNCW.  
Artwork on Second Street in Wilmington.

Wilmington and the arts: One business owner’s fight to keep murals in Wilmington

Kiley Woods, Contributing Writer March 23, 2021

  For the most part, Wilmington murals are diminished onto basement walls, brick buildings and stairwells where passersby walk past without seeing their beauty and message.   The few...

The Reel Teal Film Festival announces winners for the 16th annual festival

The Reel Teal Film Festival announces winners for the 16th annual festival

Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer March 16, 2021

The 2021 Reel Teal Film Festival announced the winners for the 16th annual festival on March 15, 2021. The winners were selected from 37 film finalists, and selected by UNCW student judges. The winners...

Exterior view of Cameron Hall.

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...

Selfie time for two girlfriends sitting on a marble bench, wearing face masks against Covid-19.

How to maintain connections during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

As the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 virus hits the United States, we are still trying to navigate the struggle of staying connected with people and starting new connections. Making friends and...

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