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Understanding astrology: from pseudoscience to modern day religion

Understanding astrology: from pseudoscience to modern day religion

Maddie Driggers, Lifestyles Editor July 6, 2018

Even if you don’t know your zodiac sign (or don’t care) you’ve probably seen daily horoscopes plastered on the last few pages of every teen magazine and even local newspapers. However, if you ask...

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Service Dog Training Program combines passion and responsibility

Samantha Dickerson, Contributing Writer April 19, 2018

Many college students have a deep love of animals and want to take part in service opportunities in their community that make a difference. While it can be difficult to bring these two interests together...

Kohn, Setmayer lecture urged bipartisan discussions

Kohn, Setmayer lecture urged bipartisan discussions

Casey McAnarney, Editor-in-Chief March 20, 2018

For the last Leadership Lecture of the semester, the Campus Life Arts and Programs coordinated a moderated discussion between CNN political commentators Sally Kohn and Tara Setmayer, holding this event...

Personality tests: valid or bogus?

Personality tests: valid or bogus?

Samantha Dickerson , Contributing Writer March 20, 2018
What is the validity of personality tests, such as the Myers-Briggs Indicator Test, and how can students use these on campus?
Port City Princess Parties offers an array of princess costume choices for purchase for  children's parties.

UNCW students produce magic with local princess party business

Maddie Driggers, Assistant Lifestyles Editor March 15, 2018

Creating magical experiences for children is all in a day’s work for the two women and UNC Wilmington students who co-founded Port City Princess Parties, a local business that brings royalty to your...

A crystal clear way of life

A crystal clear way of life

Kristen Yun, Contributing Writer March 12, 2018

Crystals are natural products of Mother Earth, and many take advantage of them. They are often used for decor or jewelry, but do they actually have healing power? Crystal collector Ashley Ford has done...

Dr. Sam Murrell discussed how he met Bob Marley in 1976, and his experience with the Rastafarian movement.  Murrell met the King of Reggae at his Smile Jamaica Concert in Kingston, Jamaica.  Photo courtesy of Jordan Behan

Marley and Ganja: the popularization of Rastafari

Jordan Behan , Contributing Writer March 2, 2018

The Rastafarian movement began 40 years before Bob Marley propelled it to an international scale, said a philosophy and religion professor Dr. Sam Murrell in a presentation held at Bear Hall. “The...

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Get to know this year’s Homecoming King and Queen

Kristen Yun, Contributing Writer February 24, 2018

Two seniors of the Communication Studies Department were crowned the 2018 Homecoming King and Queen on Saturday, Feb. 10. The students Grant Draughn and Jenna Curran have both excelled academically and...

A Q&A with the admin of UNCW Crushes and Seahawk Stalkers

A Q&A with the admin of UNCW Crushes and Seahawk Stalkers

Chantai Thomas, Lifestyles Editor February 15, 2018

UNC-Wilmington has its own version of Craigslist's Missed Connections in the form of UNCW Crushes and Seahawk Stalkers. A Facebook page with a sizable following of almost 7,000 people, UNCW Crushes regularly...

UNCW students win chance to perform in 2018 Azalea Festival

Maddie Driggers and Kyle Kissinger February 12, 2018

UNCW’s annual Battle of the Bands competition took place on campus on Friday, Feb. 9 in the Burney Center as one of the Association for Campus Entertainment’s (ACE) Homecoming week events. Five student-based...

My month with Mint

My month with Mint

Maddie Driggers, Assistant Lifestyles Editor February 3, 2018

Sticking to a budget and managing finances is something everyone needs assistance with from time to time. It is hard to know where to begin and difficult to keep track of. I decided to keep track of my...

The Unbreakables

The Unbreakables

Gabriella Dionisio, Contributing Writer January 18, 2018

A personal phone call from Harvard, an email from Davidson’s president and likely, a letter from Yale: these are exchanges many high school seniors can only dream of, but four years ago, it was one New...

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