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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 administration
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
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. Trump
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. 
46th President-elect Joe Biden addressing the nation on Nov 6 ahead of his win.
Joe Biden elected as 46th president of United States
Nicolas Ziccardi, Contributing Writer • November 9, 2020
After an unprecedented election week and a swarm of conflict and inevitable lawsuits, Former Vice-President Joe Biden has secured enough electoral votes to become the President-Elect and the eventual 46 President of the United States.  
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and U.S. President Donald Trump, shown in a reflection, participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. This is the last debate between the two candidates before the election on November 3. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)
Biden and Trump face off in final debate
Bethanie Simms, Contributing Writer • October 26, 2020
The final presidential debate of the 2020 election took place on Oct. 23, just twelve days before the election. The second debate, in what was supposed to be a series of three, was held at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. 
The Commission on Presidential Debates cancelled the second debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. (JIM WATSON,SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
Commission on Presidential Debates cancels second presidential debate
Bethanie Simms, Contributing Writer • October 15, 2020
In an unprecedented move, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) canceled a presidential debate amid fallout from President Trump’s positive coronavirus diagnosis.
Stage IV or metastatic breast cancer is cancer that has spread beyond the breast.
Oct. 13 is metastatic breast cancer awareness day
Veronica Wernicke, News Editor • October 13, 2020
One in eight women and one in 883 men in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Of those, 276,480 of women and 2,620 of men cases are expected to become invasive in 2020, according to BreastCancer.org.

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