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The fashion industry is destroying Earth—here’s what you can do to help

Shelby Diehl, Contributing Writer February 9, 2021

In an age dominated by social media and influencers persuading individuals to keep up with ongoing fashion trends, it can be hard to not give into the pressure of fast fashion. Young adults are the greatest...

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Galentine’s Day 101 – a guide to celebrating gal pals

Emma Smith, Contributing Writer February 7, 2021

When one mentions the month of February, thoughts of boxed chocolates, roses and Marvin Gaye’s hit song “Let’s Get It On,” may come to mind for Valentine’s Day. Though in recent years, Galentine’s...

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“Promising Young Woman” is the most innovative feminist film in years

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

It was only natural that a wave of female-driven independent films with themes surrounding cultural misogyny and female empowerment followed the wake ofwould be created as a side effect of the #MeToo movement....

Zendaya and John David Washington in the movie “Malcolm & Marie.” (Dominic Miller/Netflix/TNS)

REVIEW: ‘Malcom & Marie’ is a lovers’ quarrel that’s hard to love

Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer February 6, 2021

Written and directed by Sam Levinson, creator of HBO’s “Euphoria,” the Netflix original film “Malcolm & Marie” stands out as one of the few films to have been produced and finished during...

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...

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All the new books releasing this February that you should read

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor January 29, 2021

If your goal was to read more in 2021, to be better educated about anything from poetic prose to the world of cyberweapons, or to feel like you’re travelling somewhere else for a moment, this list is...

It's no easy task to create an environment that blends the modern touch of revitalization with the weathered charm of a once-forgotten neighborhood.

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The pandemic has forced universities to rethink their admissions process

Hannah McDonnell, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

Transitioning to college life is extremely stressful and every student has a different experience. Adding a global pandemic into the mix not only makes college more stressful for its students, but for...

Paul Bettany is Vision and Elizabeth Olsen is Wanda Maximoff in Marvel Studios' WANDAVISION, exclusively on Disney+.

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All the Marvel clues you missed in the first three episodes of “WandaVision”

Boyce Rucker, Contributing Writer January 25, 2021

After facing a long hiatus brought on by the difficulties and challenges of the previous year, Marvel Studios returns with a new installment in the form of “WandaVision,” which marks the first MCU-set...

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UNCW students share ways to manage another semester of online classes

Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer January 24, 2021

The COVID-19 virus has had a devastating effect on the world at large, forcing many institutions to find new ways of functioning to serve a secluded populous. Schools are one such institution that has...

“One Night in Miami...” thoughtfully ends with a performance by Sam Cooke, portrayed by Leslie Odom Jr.

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REVIEW: ‘One Night in Miami’ pulls no punches

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

Since their first feature film releases in the mid-2010s, Amazon Studios has quietly amassed a solid catalog of artful, well-crafted independent movies; notable titles include “The Lost City of Z,”...

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...

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