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REVIEW: ‘Wuhan Wuhan’ explores a new perspective of the COVID-19 pandemic

Stephen Lambros, Contributing Writer November 13, 2021
All in all, “Wuhan Wuhan” is a heartfelt and deeply human time capsule that deserves to be seen by many people. The film effectively shows that while the coronavirus affected people on a global scale, the human race is more than capable of overcoming it.
Cucalorus is hosting their 27th annual film festival.

27th Cucalorus Festival kicks off in downtown Wilmington

Grace Hall, Contributing Writer November 9, 2021
Though this festival is a continuation of an annual tradition, it never fails to introduce some of the up-and-coming names in the film and music industry, bringing light to topics needing representation in media. Whether you are a film geek, a fan of good music, or simply a festival-goer interested in modern media, Cuculorus welcomes all.
UNCW student and lifestyle Youtuber Sophia Pruett. (Courtesy of Sophia Pruett)

Sophia Pruett on her journey on YouTube and in life

Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer November 4, 2021
In recent years, YouTube has become an unexpected expert source for students just beginning the college search. Many universities found unofficial spokespeople in YouTube lifestyle vloggers. The popularity of the genre has allowed ordinary college students to take over the online space, posting day-in-my-life vlogs, homework tips and tricks, outfit try-ons and more. For high schoolers looking forward to this new phase of life, these YouTubers provide an inside look into the real college experience. UNCW has its own unofficial representative in Sophia Pruett, a senior who has been documenting her college career since its beginning.
Elliot Stanford plays guitar in the band Ridgewood.

Rock band ‘Ridgewood’ on being created during the pandemic and musical inspiration

Kiley Woods, Staff Writer October 27, 2021
Ridgewood started in the midst of a long-term global crisis: a pandemic, the ongoing fight for human rights and general uneasiness. Like many artists during this time of darkness and undesired silence they were driven together by a common goal, to put creativity and art in front of feelings of fear and uncertainty.
Natalie Wandersee also got to visit the Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary.

Tales from Abroad: Finding yourself in Budapest

Giancarlo Franzese, Contributing Writer October 7, 2021
Natalie Wandersee, a 21-year-old senior, is studying abroad in Budapest, Hungary until Dec. 23, and focusing on Communication Studies at a Business University called Corvinus. She is taking fun classes including cross-cultural communications and marketing, where Wandersee states she is learning the most in.
Robby Fensom talks about The Paradox of Tar Heel Politics by Rob Christensen.

SGA President Robby Fensom shares what is in his bookbag

Caroline Straubel, Contributing Writer September 23, 2021

SGA Student Body President Robby Fensom gave The Seahawk a tour of his bookbag for our new series discovering what your fellow students carry around with them every day. Find out Fensom’s campus essentials...

College Love: Its a Virgo thing

College Love: It’s a Virgo thing

June 22, 2021
I thought we’d meet, introduce ourselves and practically never speak much after that. It was only two days into being roommates. I barely knew anything about Leslie except for her natal chart, the direction of her uterus and that she had a UTI.
Netzer on the beach.

Nikki Netzer’s balancing act

Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief May 17, 2021
Netzer has a penchant for optimism. That positive outlook helps when her job requires her to be online a lot, and it shows on her own social media. Every photo is posed just enough to look off guard, every thread of her messy bun perfectly styled. Despite her projected image, Netzer is thinking more about revealing the uncontrollable—especially now in this time of shared pain.  
The reality for North Carolina migrant farmworkers

The reality for North Carolina migrant farmworkers

Shelby Diehl, Contributing Writer April 1, 2021

For the past week, UNCW’s College of Health & Human Services has been hosting “Food for Thought: Farmworkers & the Intersection of Equity, Health & Food.” This series of presentations,...

A new building for the Film Studies department is under construction.

An inside look into the film studies major and new building

Abigail Celoria, Contributing Writer February 21, 2021

UNCW’s Film Studies program is one of the university’s major academic attractions. Blending film theory and production, both undergraduate and graduate students learn the essentials of the craft while...

College Love: My pandemic buddy became my lifelong friend

College Love: My pandemic buddy became my lifelong friend

February 14, 2021
Early June, summer of 2019, Dana was put into my life on a sterling silver platter.
An image from a book market in Lyon looking across the Saône river towards La Basilique Notre Dame de Fourvière located in Vieux Lyon.

Tales from Abroad: savoring the beauty of everyday life in France

Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor February 11, 2021

Emma Cowen wakes before the sun on a cool fall morning. She laces up her boots and puts on her work clothes. While the sun creeps into the sky, she walks out into a dew-laden pasture. Cowen is walking...

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