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  • From left, doctors Michael Tift, Allison Loftis and Tiffany Keenan of UNCW’s Marine Mammal Stranding Program.


    Gervais’ beaked whale stranded with balloon in stomach

  • A protestor outside the Board of Education Center holds a copy of “Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You during the school boards Aug. 1 meeting.


    After the removal of ‘Stamped,’ what’s next for the New Hanover County School Board?

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    BREAKING NEWS: UNCW student arrested on multiple sex crime charges while babysitting

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    UNCW creates overflow on-campus housing due to high admittance

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    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’

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    Salette Andrews enters race for Wilmington Council

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    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

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UNCW Theatre Department to present ‘Fight Girl Battle World’

UNCW Theatre Department to present ‘Fight Girl Battle World’

Olivia Vizethann, Staff Writer November 9, 2022
UNCW’s Theatre Department prepares to share their final production of the fall semester. This story tells a witty version of the Biblical story of Adam and Eve through a sci-fi lens in their upcoming production “Fight Girl Battle World.” Fans of “Star Wars” and “Star Trek” will enjoy this action-packed tale that indeed takes place in a galaxy far, far away.
Mayra Robles, finalist for WILMA Women to Watch. Mayra Robles is an admissions counselor for the Office of Admissions.

WOMEN TO WATCH SERIES: Mayra Robles on Centro Hispano and balance

Abigail Celoria, Culture Editor November 7, 2022
This October, WILMA Magazine announced the 35 finalists selected for the WILMA’s 2022 Women to Watch Awards, which included four current UNCW faculty. Mayra Robles, Program Coordinator of UNCW’s Centro Hispano, was one of those four finalists in the rising star category, which is only open to women under the age of thirty.
UNCWs Writers Week 2022 logo.

UNCW kicks off 2022’s Writers’ Week

Olivia Vizethann, Staff Writer November 7, 2022
Nov. 7, 2022 kicks off the first day of UNCW’s 2022 Writers’ Week. This weeklong event is hosted annually by the Department of Creative Writing and is open to all students, staff and the general public.
BOOK CLUB: Revel in ‘Funny You Should Ask’ with The Seahawk

BOOK CLUB: Revel in ‘Funny You Should Ask’ with The Seahawk

Abigail Celoria, Culture Editor November 4, 2022

The Seahawk book club is taking the stress off the semester’s end with a fresh, fun November pick. This month’s selection is “Funny You Should Ask” by Elissa Sussman, a new BookTok sensation. Published...

Unlikely Animals by Annie Hartnett is this months pick for October Book Club.

BOOK CLUB: ‘Unlikely Animals’ is a reminder that even the most lovable have quirks

Lanie Padgett, Staff Writer November 3, 2022
The Seahawk’s book club pick for October is the perfect pick for a cozy autumn read. Written by up-and-coming author Annie Hartnett, the novel presents a comedic mystery complete with a dysfunctional family situation. At first glance, the reader expects a lighthearted tale that, if done correctly, will leave the audience on the edge of their seats. Hartnett gives all that and more as the novel explores familial and friendship roles while also tackling issues like substance abuse and terminal illness. If you enjoy a classic small-town story with an underdog protagonist, this novel is for you.
Tiffany Tuckeris a finalist for WILMA Magazines “Women to Watch.” Tiffany Tucker is the Senior Associate Director for the UNCW Athletics Department. (Jeff Janowski/UNCW)

WOMEN TO WATCH SERIES: Tiffany Tucker on her career in athletics

Abigail Celoria, Culture Editor October 31, 2022
This October, WILMA Magazine announced the 35 finalists selected for the WILMA’s 2022 Women to Watch Awards, which included four current UNCW faculty. Tiffany D. Tucker, Deputy Director of Athletics & Senior Woman Administrator, was one of those four finalists, and at the awards ceremony on Oct. 21, she was announced as the winner under the education category.
Subtropical Wrecks by Kathryn Baczeski was exhibited at The Cameron Art Museum on October 10th.

Kathryn Baczeski challenges the meaning of art in ‘Subtropical Wrecks’

Skye Dlugy-Hegwer, Staff Writer October 31, 2022
Is it that art is meant to last, or that art is meant to have a lasting impression? For Kathryn Baczeski, a visual artist, the latter is at the heart of her artist practice and is exemplified in her ephemeral installation, “Subtropical Wrecks,” now on view at the CAB Gallery until Nov. 11. On Oct. 27, a couple of weeks after the soft opening of the show, Baczeski hosted a public reception and Artist Talk where she discussed the evolution of her artistic practice. In this show, Baczeski transports the natural world into the gallery space using organic, locally sourced material.

REVIEW: ‘My Policeman’ is a compelling drama of love and self-exploration

Nate Mauldin, Staff Writer October 25, 2022
A romantic drama set along the English coast, the stylistic setting and poignant performances found in “My Policeman” leave audiences with a beautiful message about finding love and coming to terms with our innermost identity.
Sayantani Dasgupta, a finalist for WILMAs Women to Watch. Sayantani Dasgupta is an Assistant Professor in the Creative Writing Department of the College of Arts and Sciences at UNCW.

WOMEN TO WATCH SERIES: Meet the four UNCW faculty finalists for WILMA’s Women to Watch Awards

Abigail Celoria, Culture Editor October 24, 2022
The October 2022 issue of WILMA, Wilmington’s premier women’s magazine, features the 35 finalists selected for WILMA’s 2022 Women to Watch Awards. Since 2012, the Awards have been an annual celebration of female leaders in the Wilmington community. This year’s finalists reflect a variety of achievements in seven categories: arts, business, education, health, nonprofit and volunteer, public sector and rising star. Among them, four are UNCW faculty, chosen out of almost 300 nominations across Wilmington.
A ranked list of what UNCW students are reading

A ranked list of what UNCW students are reading

Lanie Padgett, Staff Writer October 20, 2022
With the end of the semester on the horizon and a plethora of textbook material waiting to be read, The Seahawk sought to see exactly what UNCW students are reading–that is, outside of class. A variety of picks rated by popular opinion and students themselves are waiting to be discovered. From romance to nonfiction, UNCW students are reading it all.
Centro Hispano assists and encourages students to become strong leaders and achieve academically.

Centro Hispano unifies Hispanic and Latinx community at UNCW

Hannah Markov, Editor-in-Chief October 16, 2022
UNCW’s Centro Hispano is a rapidly growing organization that formed in 2005 to support the Hispanic and Latinx community on campus. Located on the first floor of Fisher University Union (FUU), Centro Hispano offers students a variety of resources, including cultural events, scholarship and FAFSA assistance and volunteer opportunities, among many others.
Flicker Film Society is an organization that helps students get hands-on experience in filmmaking.

A freshman involvement guide for new students at UNCW

Eriq Dixon, Staff Writer October 14, 2022
On Sept. 1, 2022, UNCW held their annual involvement carnival. This marked the first time the event had been held in person since the COVID-19 pandemic’s start in 2020. However, this article serves as a virtual overview of the event, as well as a guide for freshmen and other newcomers to UNCW who are still struggling to find involvement early on in their first semester.
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