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A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. graces the east mall of the University of Texas in Austin. On Monday, people will gather in honor of King's birthday. [RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN]

How Martin Luther King Jr. inspires us to take care of ourselves

Cierra Noffke, Staff Writer January 24, 2020

On Jan. 23, UNC Wilmington hosted a commemoration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The keynote speaker for this gathering was Susan Taylor, the former editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, a publication...

Tim Curry, Nell Campbell and Patricia Quinn star in

ACE’s Rocky Horror Shadowcast: inside the time warp

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Editor October 18, 2019

UNC Wilmington's Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE) will show its shadowcast performance of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," where members of ACE act out and facilitate audience participation to...

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Club Spotlight: Feminist Student Alliance

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

Many students are interested in activism but do not know where to start. Luckily, UNCW has plenty of organizations centered around advocacy. For those focused on gender equality and advocating for the...

Logo by Jennifer Mabes.

Club Spotlight: Communication Studies Society

Sunshine Angulo, Assistant Humans of the Dub Editor September 30, 2019

UNC Wilmington boasts a wide variety of clubs where you can find anything from sports to special interests and even to your major. Communication Studies (COM) majors will find that they have the perfect...

Tarana Burke Leadership Lecture

Tarana Burke delivers emotional Leadership Lecture

William Becker, Staff Writer September 30, 2019

On Tuesday Night, Tarana Burke gave an emotional lecture to a sold-out crowd at the Burney Center on UNC Wilmington’s campus as part of the university’s Leadership Lecture Series. Every word of her...

Club Spotlight: Creative Arts Club

Club Spotlight: Creative Arts Club

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer September 29, 2019

Are you craving to create something but do not know where to start? Interested in making friends with similar interests? Want to meet other artists just like you?  If you answered yes to any of the...

Meghan Markle, left, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, attend the first Royal Foundation Forum on February 28, 2018, in London. (Rota/i-Images/Zuma Press/TNS)

Modern princess: mass communication and monarchy

Sunshine Angulo , Staff Writer April 13, 2019

Professor Jude Davies of American Literature and Culture from the University of Winchester in the United Kingdom and author of “Diana, A Cultural History: Gender, Race, Nation, and the People’s Princess”...

Lakeith Stanfield, pictured left, and Danny Glover acting an example of

Celebrating Black History Month and learning its history

Valerie Keys, Staff Writer February 25, 2019
This month was set aside 43 years ago to recognize the accomplishments and achievements African-Americans have contributed to this country, despite having everything against them. As February is coming to a close, I encourage everyone of all colors, creeds, and religions to check out the programs that the Upperman African-American Culture Center have planned for the rest of the month.
Karen Branan spoke at UNC Wilmington on Monday about her book, “The Family Tree: A Lynching in Georgia, a Legacy of Secrets, and My Search for the Truth,

Karen Branan gets honest about her family history

Caitlyn Dark, Staff Writer February 19, 2019

Standing before an expectant crowd on Monday in UNC Wilmington’s Computer Information Systems building, author and journalist Karen Branan said she had “not relished uncovering the crimes of my forefathers.” Branan...

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Q&A with ACE’s new President Julia Singer

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor February 15, 2019
The Association of Campus Entertainment, or ACE, recently announced that the new president, Julia Singer, had been elected. The Seahawks reached out to Singer to answer a few questions regarding her new position and where she plans to take ACE in the future.
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A Q&A with Maureen Johnson, author of “Truly Devious”

Samantha Dickerson , Lifestyles Editor February 12, 2019
During the The Seahawk Summer Book Club in 2018, a novel was reviewed called "Truly Devious." After months of following along with the characters of the "Truly Devious" series, extending the book club into the winter months, The Seahawk was able to have an interview with the writer of the New York Times bestselling series, Maureen Johnson. 
From left: Homecoming Queen Lauren Deane, Sammy C. Hawk and Homecoming King Alexander Hoffman

Meet your 2019 Homecoming King and Queen

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor February 9, 2019

Queen Deane Lauren Deane is senior double majoring in Spanish and criminology. Her initial intention was to be a Spanish minor, but after taking Spanish classes and studying abroad in Buenos Aires,...

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