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From cancer to Chi Omega: One student’s uplifting journey

Gabriella Dionisio, Beat Writer October 24, 2017

Every mother has a sixth sense. It’s that gut feeling that something is not right; it’s the badge of honor worn in the face of disaster; it’s the defensive nature that enables moms to protect their...

UNCW professor leads master class at North Carolina Writers' Network conference

UNCW professor leads master class at North Carolina Writers’ Network conference

Maddie Driggers, Assistant Lifestyles Editor October 24, 2017

Wilmington is set to host over 200 writers, scholars and lovers of literature as the North Carolina Writers' Network hosts its fall conference in Wrightsville Beach next weekend. One of UNCW’s own, Nina...

Grey Oakes: From Dub Idol to American Idol

Grey Oakes: From Dub Idol to American Idol

Carey Shook, Contributing Writer October 19, 2017

Grey Oakes was four years old when American Idol premiered on Fox. He remembers following the journey of season four winner Carrie Underwood, and he remembers his hometown of McLeansville, North Carolina...

ACE Presents: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The tradition behind UNCW’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show” shadowcast

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer October 17, 2017

Newly engaged Brad and Janet are returning from a wedding one night when their car breaks down in the pouring rain near a castle. They enter the premises to ask to use the phone, and instead they are...

Director of Campus Life Arts and Programs Stefanie Norris, left, looks on as Brandon Stanton, creator of

The face behind ‘Humans of New York’ tells the story behind the stories in leadership lecture series

Noah Thomas, Sports Editor September 27, 2017
“At some point, it stopped being a photography blog and started being what it is today,” Stanton said.
Shawna Kenney, award winning author, shared with UNCW faculty and students her methods for getting creative writing published. Photo by Rachel Cash | The Seahawk

Author shares how to get creative writing published at UNCW event

Rachel Cash, Contributing Writer September 26, 2017

Writers who are just starting out should submit short stories and smaller pieces to online publications and journals before they think about trying to get a full book published, said Shawna Kenney, the...

Hopper was given the opportunity to go to California and take part in physical therapy that allowed him to walk on his own with assistance.

#TheFight4Ry: UNCW student returns to campus after sustaining life-changing injury

Casey McAnarney & Chantai Thomas, Editor in chief & Lifestyles Editor September 21, 2017

Ryley Hopper, a UNC Wilmington sophomore, had a relaxed afternoon ahead of him on July 17, 2016. Before he had work later in the day, he and some friends planned to go to a private pool in Raleigh’s...

CARE: What is being done to prevent sexual abuse on campus

Vanessa Dickerson, Contributing Writer September 21, 2017

It is no secret that the threat of sexual assault exists on college campuses; however, not every college campus has a resource for victims of sexual assault like the CARE program at UNC Wilmington. CARE,...

Declining Carolina: The up-and-coming ghost towns of North Carolina

Declining Carolina: The up-and-coming ghost towns of North Carolina

Tyler Newman, Contributing Writer September 16, 2017

CONWAY, N.C. – At a single crossroads sits a lone set of stoplights, directing the ebb and flow of traffic in and out of town. On occasion, a John Deere tractor passes through, its driver giving a simple...

Potential new members await for their rounds to start on Sisterhood Day.

Running Home: UNCW Welcomes In New Pledge Classes for all Panhellenic Sororities

Kristen Burgess, Staff Writer September 8, 2017

Tuesday, September 6 concluded 2017's fall Formal Recruitment for all Panhellenic sororities on UNC Wilmington's campus. A Panhellenic sorority is one that belongs to the National Panhellenic Conference....

The “Hurricane Harveys” of Wilmington’s past

Jasmine Hughes, Contributing Writer September 6, 2017

The news of Harvey’s destruction in Texas is devastating, but over the course of Wilmington’s centuries of existence, the city is no stranger to the devastation experienced by those in Houston. Due...

Barnes & Noble recently published children's books by alumnus Justin Pope, who graduated in 2005 with a degree in communications.

UNCW alum’s book series hits shelves at Barnes & Noble

Casey Auch, Layout Editor March 25, 2017

UNC Wilmington graduate Justin Pope’s children’s series Henry and Matilda’s Adventures hit the shelves of Barnes & Noble this year. After selling out at a book signing in Wilmington’s Mayfaire...

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