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    Ann Marie Pierce: Wilmington local who took her love of running all the way to the Olympic Trials

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    Wilmington locals outraged at Cape Fear Memorial Bridge toll meeting

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    Ground Penetrating Radar used at Maides Cemetery to locate unmarked graves

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    UNCW to lease off-campus apartments to accommodate increasing acceptance rates

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    Interview with Head Coach Ashley Wade and infielder Mary Sobataka

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    OP-ED: We will not wait for the next school shooting

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    Letter from the Editor: 75 years of student reporting

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    The Seahawk’s staff picks of 2023

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    New encrypted technology is allowing sexual assault survivors to anonymously report perpetrators

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    Gervais’ beaked whale stranded with balloon in stomach

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A ship passes by an iceberg off the coast of Greenland. (Hubert Neufeld/Unsplash)
Greenland's icy giant: Frederikshåb Glacier melts at a quickening pace
Olivia Trahan, Staff Writer • October 20, 2023

Glaciers are melting, and climate change is only speeding up that process. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration...

Student loan payments will resume Oct. 1, following a more than three year pause on interest and payments. Interest rates already resumed on Sept. 1. (Kenny Eliason via Unsplash)
Student loan payments to resume in October
Amelia McNeese, Editor-in-Chief • September 28, 2023

After a three-year pause on student loan payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, loan payments and interest accumulation will resume Oct. 1. Students...

North Carolina Rep. Madison Cawthorn and Indiana Rep. Jim Banks chat before former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo introduces the Maximum Pressure Act against Iran on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.
OPINION: Madison Cawthorn should be doing more to help the disabled community
Michael Friant, Contributing Writer • August 5, 2021
Cawthorn should be using his platform to amplify that people with disabilities are in fact normal. He could do this in a variety of ways. First, he could talk about his own experiences as a person with a wheelchair. Undoubtedly, he has had these experiences and they have played a huge role in his life. Second, he could start weekly conversations with other people with disabilities in North Carolina which would not only amplify the disability community but also enlighten him as a representative of the people.
Here are North Carolina's candidates running for the Senate in 2022
Brenna Flanagan, Editor-in-Chief • July 15, 2021

Since incumbent Senator Richard Burr announced he would not seek re-election in 2022, many North Carolinians have expressed interest...

Alisa Newber (left) and a Food Pantry volunteer (right).
511 House provides space for human trafficking victims
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • March 8, 2021

According to the North Carolina Department of Administration (NC DOA), human trafficking is one the fastest growing crimes in the United States....

Jeff Jackson at a rally.

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Jeff Jackson announces run for U.S. Senate
Nicolas Ziccardi, Staff Writer • January 31, 2021

On Jan. 26, Jeff Jackson, four-term North Carolina State Senator, announced he would be running for U.S. Senate to replace outgoing Senator Richard...

Roy Cooper extends N.C. modified stay-at-home order
Roy Cooper extends N.C. modified stay-at-home order
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 29, 2021

Roy Cooper, North Carolina’s Governor, announced on Jan. 27 that he is extending the modified stay-at-home order that was set to expire...

President Joe Biden signs an executive order after speaking during an event on his administrations COVID-19 response with Vice President Kamala Harris, left, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.

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Biden signs 17+ executive orders in his first week in office
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 27, 2021

It has been one week since Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as the 46th President and Vice-President of the U.S. Both got an early start...

NC officials respond to Trump insurrection
NC officials respond to Trump insurrection
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 19, 2021

It has been almost two weeks since the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol took place and since then many elected officials have come forward condemning...

The North Carolina State Capitol Building in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Dreamstime/TNS)
How NC Capitol is prepping for the presidential inauguration
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 18, 2021

With the nation’s capital preparing for the presidential inauguration on Jan. 20, increased security and safety measures have already been...

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UNCW faculty and staff respond to insurrection at the Capitol
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 15, 2021

On Jan. 6, a violent mob descended upon and stormed the U.S. Capitol building in protest of Congress' confirmation of Joe Biden’s win of the...

NC updates vaccine plan
NC updates vaccine plan
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 14, 2021

Alongside new guidance and guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), North Carolina has updated its coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Members of the National Guard take a rest in the Rotunda of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 13, 2021, ahead of an expected House vote impeaching US President Donald Trump. The Democrat-controlled US House of Representatives on Wednesday opened debate on a historic second impeachment of President Donald Trump over his supporters attack of the Capitol that left five dead.Lawmakers in the lower chamber are expected to vote for impeachment around 3:00 pm

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House votes to impeach Trump for the second time
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 13, 2021

On Jan. 13, a week after the insurrection at the Capitol, the House of Representatives met to vote on whether to impeach President Donald Trump....

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) and U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) attend a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court on October 22, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Democratic committee members boycotted the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting.
NC Senator Thom Tillis co-sponsors bill making streaming pirated content a felony
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 2, 2021
Following its approval in the House and Senate, President Donald Trump signed the second coronavirus (COVID-19) relief package into law on Dec. 27. In addition to providing COVID-19 relief to Americans, many other bills were written within the document. One includes making streaming pirated content a felony.
U.S. President Donald Trump reacts after signing an executive order following his remarks on his health care policies on Thursday, September 24, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Trumps trip to North Carolina marks his fifth time in the state within the last 30 days.
Second COVID relief package passes
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • January 2, 2021
After several months of negotiations and delays due to a lack of bipartisanship between Democrats and Republicans, a second coronavirus (COVID-19) relief package passed on Dec. 21. 

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