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Quarantine Book Club: Secrets and spies in Lara Prescott’s ‘The Secrets We Kept’

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor April 13, 2020

As the first pick of The Seahawk’s Quarantine Book Club, “The Secrets We Kept” took readers back to the 1950s in a sentimental story of spies and secrecy, split between Russia and America, but...

Pandemic Playlist #1 with Rachel Cash

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer April 10, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic stressing most of us out for a myriad of reasons—worry about the future, concern for our health, boredom staying at home—it is as good as time as ever to listen to some of...

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails performs on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at FYF Fest in Exposition Park in Los Angeles, Calif. (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Nine Inch Nails’ two new albums capture the ups and downs of 2020

William Becker, Staff Writer April 7, 2020

We are living in weird times indeed. A global pandemic has put half of the countries in the world on lockdown, canceled almost all events and closed most schools. The star of “The Apprentice” is the...

Anya Taylor-Joy (right, with Mia Goth) as Emma.

‘Emma’ updates Jane Austin’s youthful love story for a new audience

Emily Andsager, Contributing Writer April 6, 2020

The remake of Jane Austen's “Emma” is the perfect mix of witty, funny and heart clenchingly brilliant. Emma (Anya Taylor-Joy) is a young girl, who loves being the center of attention and adores...

Donald Glover attends the Global Press Conference for Disney’s THE LION KING on July 10, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney/TNS)

Childish Gambino releases surprise album ‘3.15.20’

William Becker, Staff Writer April 5, 2020

Donald Glover has a career that spans multiple mediums, either under his real name or musician alias Childish Gambino. While many people know Childish Gambino as a Grammy-winning musician, Glover got...

5 Seconds of Summer attends the Jingle Ball 2015 red carpet on Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

5 Seconds of Summer differentiates itself from boy bands with new album ‘CALM’

William Becker, Staff Writer April 2, 2020

Do you know what I really hate? I really hate advertisements. When you really sit down and think about it, ads are everywhere. If you turn on your phone, if you google something, if you check Instagram,...

Dua Lipa backstage during the 61st Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Dua Lipa’s ‘Future Nostalgia’ is perfect to dance to

William Becker, Staff Writer April 1, 2020

Dua Lipa is a good example of what feels like an overnight success story. Okay, maybe not overnight, but the model-turned singer was 19 years old when she signed a record contract with Warner Music...

Re-shelving a library takes time, but there are unexpected rewards. (Christopher Knight/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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Introducing The Seahawk’s Quarantine Book Club

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor March 30, 2020

In the midst of COVID-19, with the university closed and North Carolina issuing a shelter-in-place order to start Monday, UNC Wilmington students are going to be spending a lot more time indoors. What...

K.J. Apa and Britt Robertson star in

‘I Still Believe’ is a movie America needs

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer March 23, 2020

The film industry and theatrical exhibitors are not in a good position during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Major theater chains such as AMC and Cinemark have closed, and many upcoming movie releases...

Elisabeth Moss faces off against an unseen antagonist in

‘The Invisible Man’ offers a thrilling escape despite COVID-19 setbacks

William Becker, Staff Writer March 23, 2020

“The Invisible Man” has an interesting history in the world of entertainment. Originally, it was published as a novel in 1897 by H.G. Wells, who is often remembered as the father of science fiction....

Maria and the Von Trapp family. (l-r, b-f)  Liesl (Jordan Davis), Captain Von Trapp (Zach Hanner), Maria (Elizabeth Stovall), Friedrich (Jakob Gruntfest), Kurt (Salder Selby), Louisa (Baylee Allen), Brigitta (Braelyn Sudduth), Marta (Piper Holmes), Gretl (Katie Grace Marinos) pose in for a photo in preparation for their performance of

‘The Sound of Music’ prepares for second weekend at Wilmington’s Thalian Hall

Emily Andsager, Contributing Writer March 5, 2020

A classic such as “The Sound of Music” is never viewed lightly, but there was no doubt how incredible director Ray Kennedy’s rendition was last Thursday at Thalian Hall. Kennedy, the director...

James Marsden, left, and Ben Schwartz in

‘Sonic the Hedgehog’: running on fumes

Stephen Lambros, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

"Sonic the Hedgehog," the live-action adaptation of Sega’s flagship video game franchise, surprised both the film industry and the public when it grossed $70 million at the box office over President’s...

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