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Ava Hicks | Contributing Writer

February 18, 2016

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Just minutes from campus, at the intersection of Wrightsville and Kerr, a new business has opened its doors and is touching the hearts of the residents of Wilmington. Locals Amy and Ben Wright are the couple responsible for the...

Battle House brings tactical gameplay to Wilmington

Elizabeth Heglar | Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016

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Laser tag has been a longtime favorite among families, however this enjoyable pastime takes on a different level of competitiveness at a new Wilmington establishment, Battle House. Specializing in tactical gameplay, Battle Hou...

“Chi-Raq:” a reaching film about sex and Chicago violence

Malia Benison | Contributing Writer

February 4, 2016

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Snatching the opportunity right when it was handed to me, I bought my ticket to see a long anticipated film by director Spike Lee, "Chi-Raq." The film, shown in downtown Wilmington at Thalian Hall, sparked an unusual crowd, filled ...

Aaron Carter returns to the Port City with new tour

Shannon Robinson | Lifestyles Editor

January 21, 2016

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More than a decade has gone by since Aaron Carter released his last full length album. The singer, known for his hit single “Aaron’s Party (Come Get It),” took some time off from music after some personal trials and loss...

Confronting the past at the New Hanover County Public Library

Kelsey Prillman | Contributing Writer

January 14, 2016

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What does freedom really mean? It is a question that was on the minds of the many viewers of the film “Slavery by Another Name,” shown Jan. 9 at the New Hanover County Public Library.“This film blends the past and presen...

Buckcherry to rock Wilmington following release of new album

Sierra Shepherd | Lifestyles Editor

September 3, 2015

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Buckcherry is back - the band that brought you the unapologetic rock hit “Crazy Bitch” in 2005, mellowing ballad “Sorry” in 2007, and “Say Fuck It”, an upbeat cover version of European artists Icona Pop and Charli X...

Hip-hop crew ¡MAYDAY! brings Future Vintage tour to Wilmington

Sierra Shepherd | Lifestyles Editor

September 3, 2015

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On Monday, May 24, the lively hip-hop group ¡MAYDAY! performed at Ziggy’s by the Sea in downtown Wilmington. This concert made for the third of fifty-three stops on their Future Vintage U.S. tour.Concertgoers in Wilmington w...

Wilmington unites against domestic violence for 25 years

Emma Tasharski | Contributing Writer

October 20, 2014

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On Oct. 9, hundreds of community members gathered in front of the Alton Lennon Federal Building for Wilmington’s annual Take Back the Night march against domestic violence. The theme, “Building Bridges for 25 Years,” co...

A dream realized for local restaurant owner

James Laporta | Contributing Writer

September 30, 2014

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Peruvian food was foreign to me—I had certainly entered unfamiliar territory. Julian Herrera, the owner of The Golden Chicken restaurant, assured me I was in good hands as I sat down at the corner table by the window. Herrera ...

Restaurant review: Fork ‘n’ Cork, from food truck to gastro pub

Autumn Rankin | Contributing Writer

September 17, 2014

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Former Wilmington food truck “The Patty Wagon” has been reborn into one of downtown’s coziest new gastro pubs, “The Fork ‘n’ Cork”. Serving traditional American food and burgers and sporting an eclectic wine and ...

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