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Lakeith Stanfield, pictured left, and Danny Glover acting an example of code switching in the 2018 film, Sorry To Bother You.

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, and her journey to uncover her own family history.

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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INTERVIEW: Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient Donald Godwin

Sunshine Angulo, Contributing Writer February 5, 2019
Donald E. Godwin graduated in from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in 1969, when UNCW was still considered Wilmington College.He has grown to be one of the most well-respected trial lawyers in Texas, where he currently resides, and in the entire nation.
The University of North Carolina at Wilmingtons 2019 Homecoming Court.

Getting to know the 2019 UNCW Homecoming Court

Hannah Bonet and Karina Zelaya-Trejo January 29, 2019

Here are the 10 homecoming court candidates for ACE 2019 Homecoming Week at UNCW. Homecoming Queen Candidates Lauren Deane Lauren Deane is a Senior double majoring in Spanish and Criminology...

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Gabby Rivera speaks at UNCW on ‘radical creativity and queer Latinx joy’

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor January 24, 2019

“I fill my stories with love notes for queer kids of color,” Gabby Rivera wrote on one slide from her presentation, quickly summarizing her entire message in one sentence. On Jan. 23, Rivera stepped...

Bakari Sellers speaks at UNC Wilmington for MLK celebration

Bakari Sellers speaks at UNC Wilmington for MLK celebration

Fairley Lloyd, Assistant News Editor January 23, 2019

Photo of Bakari Sellers, Courtesy of Twitter On Jan. 22, former state representative and CNN commentator Bakari Sellers served as the keynote speaker for the Upperman African-American Cultural...

70 years of The Seahawk: Student media impacts on UNCW professors

70 years of The Seahawk: Student media impacts on UNCW professors

Amanda Hagy, Staff Writer November 25, 2018

For 70 years, The Seahawk has served as a communication line for reporting current events by the students for the students. The Seahawk, UNCW alumni and other student media organizations have helped evolve...

Seven major milestones in Seahawk journalism history

Seven major milestones in Seahawk journalism history

Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Assistant Editor November 25, 2018
Looking back on the milestones The Seahawk has faced, it is important to note them and see how far both journalism and UNCW have come since 1948.
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For the love of monsters: the creative mind of a UNCW sophomore

Rachel Cash, Contributing Writer November 15, 2018

Jules Miller has sewn enough that he knows the pros and cons of each kind of fabric. He recommends minky for stuffed plushies. Fleece gets pilly. Plush sheds flakes of fabric when you cut along the...

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